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Smith County to receive $100,000 for indigent defense

Smith County will receive $100,000 for indigent defense.

After 33 years as UT AD, Dodds announces he will step down in August 2014

33-year University of Texas veteran Athletic Director, DeLoss Dodds, announced Tuesday, in a press conference, he will be stepping down in August 2014.

State reaches merger agreement allowing 2 ETX airports to continue daily departures, arrivals

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today announced that a settlement agreement has been successfully negotiated with American Airlines and US Airways concerning the proposed merger of the two airlines.

ETX man gets two 8-year sentences for fatal 2010 wreck

A man who was facing a felony DWI charge when he crashed into a couple, killing the husband, pleaded guilty Monday to manslaughter and aggravated assault arising from the February 2010 wreck.

ETX man sentenced to 8 years for Pilgrim's Pride thefts

A Mount Pleasant man was sentenced to eight years in prison Monday after pleading guilty to a string of thefts at at Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation.

TX veterans slated to visit war memorials in D.C., Cornyn calls for Obama to open them despite government shutdown

World War II and other veterans visiting Washington this week as a part of the Honor Flight Network have been told their war memorials will be closed during their visit due to the federal government shutdown. U.S.

TX man wanted for 2012 murder arrested in LA during traffic stop

A speeding violation has led to the arrest of a Houston, Texas man who has been on the run since December of 2012.

Smith County deputy arrested for drug trafficking accepts plea deal

A Smith County patrol deputy who was arrested in July for drug trafficking, has accepted a plea agreement.

Rays beat Rangers 5-2 in AL Wild Card tiebreaker, end season 91-72

The Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Texas Rangers, 5-2, Monday night in Arlington. For the first time since 2009, Major League Baseball needed a 163rd game to complete the regular season.

Lindale Area Chamber of Commerce will host biggest 'Country Fest' ever

Saturday, October 12, 2013, the Lindale Area Chamber of Commerce will host the biggest Country Fest ever.