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Rusk Co. roads 6 times deadlier than US average

A lonely memorial on Texas 79 outside Henderson serves as a reminder that the first half of 2013 has been deadly on Rusk County roads.

Robert E. Lee student wins James R. Carns Memorial Scholaship

An East Texas student has been selected for the James R. Carns Memorial Scholarship.

Nacogdoches ISD to get new computer operating systems and other technology advances

Nacogdoches ISD students will return this fall to technology advances that include upgraded computer operating systems, availability of instruction through mobile devices and the opportunity to check out iPads.

Whitehouse ISD announces new head boy's basketball coach

Whitehouse ISD has announced its choice for the head boy's basketball coach.

TX most wanted fugitive captured in El Campo

Robert Allen Kotlar, 54, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is now in custody after being arrested on Friday in El Campo, Texas. Kotlar has an extensive criminal history, and was recently wanted for parole violation.

Sabine St. in Longview closed to daytime traffic starting July 17

Sabine Street will be closed to daytime traffic underneath the High Street Overpass between Ware Street and Elliott Street beginning Wednesday, July 17, 2013. The closure will allow for bridge maintenance and painting.

TJC cheerleaders to deliver Meals on Wheels

Members of the Tyler Junior College Cheerleaders will deliver meals to Meals on Wheels Ministry clients on Tuesday, July 16th.

Longview woman sentenced to prison for embezzling over $425,000

A Longview woman was sentenced to 24 months in prison on Friday for embezzlement by U.S. Attorney John M. Bales.

Fraternity men cycle coast to coast to benefit people with disabilities

A team of cyclists participating in Journey of Hope, presented by KRG Capital, will arrive in Longview as a stop on their 4,000-mile cycling event across the country to raise funds and awareness for people with disabilities Tuesday, July 16th.<

Tyler ISD accepting nominations for Athletic Hall of Fame

The Tyler Independent School District is now accepting nominations for the Athletic Hall of Fame.