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This Year's Summer Blockbusters Aim to be Bigger than Ever

(StatePoint) This year’s summer blockbuster season is shaping up to be a big one, full of some of the year’s most highly anticipated films.

One killed in early morning motorcycle accident

One person was killed this morning of a fatal motorcycle accident and an 18-wheeler. Smith County DPS Trooper Jean Dark tells us the accident happened on CR 2142 and CR 2152 just north of Troup.

Police arrest six in prostitution sting

Bossier City Police Department with the assistance of Shreveport Police Department arrested six in a prostitution sting Thursday night.

Encourage Kids to Have Gadget-Free Fun this Summer

(StatePoint) You may remember your parents telling you to turn off the television and go outside or read a book.

'Traumatic day': Residents return to tornado-devastated neighborhood

Scores of people stood outside a north Texas church Saturday morning, waiting to be escorted to their neighborhood for the first time since tornadoes devastated it three days earlier.

Athens physician re-elected to TMA's Board of Trustees

An Athens physician is reelected to TMA's Board of Trustees.

League of Women Voters to have homeless meeting

The League of Women voters will meet on Monday, May 20, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall of first Christian Church on Loop 323 and Broadway to present a new study about the homelessness in Smith County.

After the storm: 'I thought that lady was gonna die in my truck'

Tina and Billy Clark saw the funnel cloud approaching and did what many of their neighbors did.

Storm damage from parts of East Texas and Northern Louisiana

The National Weather Service released a complete list of damage from the May 16th severe thunderstorms that rocked parts of North and East Texas and parts of Northwest Louisiana.

Great Dane bites animal control officer in face

Friday, during a routine call in the Lindale area, Smith County Animal Control Officer Juan Dockens was bitten in the face by a Great Dane. The dog was being surrendered by its owners.