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New training to promote mental health intervention

When Josette Saxton was in high school, she wrote an essay about child abuse that was a red flag for a teacher who reached out to offer her help.

Traffic control plan in motion at new Kilgore schools

Kilgore ISD officials are encouraging parental patience and emphasizing student safety as the district prepares to implement and adjust traffic management plans at two new schools.

Resolution could signal Longview sanitation plan passage

The Longview City Council could preliminary thumbs up Thursday to a revamped sanitation plan by asking that it be part of the proposed 2013-14 budget.

Lance Dunbar in walking boot with sprained foot, which threatens his availability for start of season

Backup running back Lance Dunbar is in a walking boot, nursing a sprained left foot. He missed practice Monday as the team returned home to Valley Ranch, and the injury threatens his availability for start of the regular season.

Cowboys’ defense under Kiffin stopping opponents in red zone

If the Dallas Cowboys are getting nothing else done in the preseason, at least the Monte Kiffin defense is performing in one area. Getting red-zone stops.  

ETX woman accused of murder plot to steal unborn baby appears in court Monday

The Longview woman who is accused of plotting to kill a pregnant mother in order to steal her unborn baby back in June of 2012, made an appearance in court Monday morning.

Early morning fire destroys barn, $75,000 in farming equipment

An early morning Longview fire destroyed a barn including $75,000 worth of farming equipment.

Rangers loses series against Mariners

Kyle Seager did it again. The Seattle Mariners third baseman drove in the go-ahead run for the second time in three games against the Texas Rangers.

Spring Hill Panthers will learn from scrimmage video, coach says

Friday’s scrimmage against Troup was an important first step for Spring Hill, but first-year Panther head coach Mark Sartain knows that what happens next for his team is going to be a big key to the 2013 season.

Is it time to worry about Arian Foster?

Texans running back Arian Foster is still dealing with back soreness and will not return to action Monday, head coach Gary Kubiak said. Foster is receiving injections, has undergone MRIs and will be re-evaluated later this week.