East Texas counties have been implementing burn bans as a result of the drought looming over the state of Texas.
As of Monday, August 12, 2013, at 12:00 p.m., Anderson County has also issued a 90-day burn ban.
According to Gladewater Police Chief Farrell Alexander, a lieutenant with the Gladewater Fire Department was arrested for assaulting his girlfriend and tried to prevent her from calling authorities for help.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting health care providers and patients of a voluntary nationwide recall of all products produced and distributed for sterile use by Specialty Compounding, LLC, Cedar Park, TX.
Gov. Rick Perry has named Kathy Walt as chief of staff and Jonathan Taylor as director of the Economic Development and Tourism Division (EDT). Aaron Demerson will serve as senior advisor for economic development.