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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.

TX files suit against BP for damages from 2010 deepwater horizon oil spill

The State of Texas today filed a lawsuit against BP America and other defendants for their role in the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon offshore oil spill.

ETX woman gets probation after spiking coffee with meth before delivering baby

Officials with Angelina County tell KETK, Amanda McAdams, 26, of Huntington, received probation after her newborn baby tested positive for meth. The baby tested positive on March 6, 2013, by follicle forensics.

David, Sabrina Kimbley plead guilty to 5 counts of child endangerment, receive 4 yrs in prison

According to Smith County District Attorney, Matt Bingham, David  and Sabrina Kimbley both pleaded guilty to five cases of child endangerment and are both serving four years in Smith County Jail Confirmed by DA Matt Bingham.

Fire displaces Longview family

The Longview Fire Department responded Thursday to a residential structure fire in the 900 block of Irene Stre

Veterans Service Office closed May 20-23

The Smith County Veterans Service Office will be closed Monday, May 20 through Thursday, May 23, 2013, to attend semi-annual training conducted by Texas Veterans Commission and Veteran Affairs.

Smith Co. pro-development group gathers signatures to sell beer, wine in JP 4

A pro-development group in Smith County has started collecting the required number of signatures on petitions to place limited beer and wine sales on the November ballot for the current boundaries of Smith County JP 4.

Third person indicted in Gregg County child sex assault

A third person has been indicted in Gregg County on charges connected to the sexual assault of a child younger than 6 this past year.

Brookshire Brothers to host charity golf tournament

Golf and giving. In Brookshire Brothers’ world, the two go hand and hand. The Lufkin-based grocery chain holds two charity golf tournaments each year. The proceeds go into the company’s Charitable Foundation.

Joining Forces: Veterans’ Family Day

The Charles Wilson Outpatient Clinic is again “joining forces” with Veterans, families, East Texas Veteran Service Organizations, auxiliaries and many others for the Second Annual Veteran’s Family Day on Armed Forces Day.