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ETX man given the maximum sentence for 2010 murder

An East Texas man has received the maximum sentence for a murder in 2010.

Amber Alert issued for two missing California children possibly headed to Texas

An Amber Alert has been issued for the state of California, and the missing people could be on their way to Texas.

BREAKING: Structure catches fire at The Villages

The Smith County Sheriff's Office has confirmed with FOX51 there is a structure fire at The Villages near Lake Palestine. The fire is reported to be near Farm to Market Road 2661 and Big Eddy Road.

ETX Marine honored for 'heroic achievement' in Afghanistan

An East Texas native was recently honored for his heroic actions while serving oversees in Afghanistan. On July 23, Lance Cpl. Joel T.

Hideaway Lake Kiwanis Club to host 'Annual Day of Giving' on September 10th

Hideaway Lake Kiwanis Club is having their Annual Day of Giving on September 10th, 2013. The event will be held at the Kiwanis Club at Hideaway Lake from 11:00 a.m., - 1:00 p.m.

Lindale ISD board of trustees vote to decrease tax rates

The board of trustees of the Lindale Independent School District voted Monday night to decrease the total tax rate by two cents, including a four cent tax decrease on the interest and sinking tax rate and a two cent tax rate increase on the mai

Bush undergoes heart procedure

Former President George W. Bush, 67, underwent a procedure Tuesday morning to have a stent placed in his heart one day after a blockage was discovered in an artery, according to a statement from his office.

Wood County welcomes first member of search and rescue team

The Wood County Sheriff's Office proudly announced their newest member to their department Tuesday morning. His name is Copper, a bloodhound puppy.

Texas House Passes Transportation Legislation

This evening, the Texas House of Representatives passed two pivotal pieces of transportation legislation, HB1 and SJR1.

Nichols pleased with Legislature's passage of transportation funding bill

On August 5, 2013, the Texas Legislature passed the SJR 1, the bill that will create a constitutional amendment to dedicate up to 50 percent of all oil and gas severance taxes currently transferred to the Economic Stabilization Fund to the stat