Local News + Statewide News

Kilgore police arrest two on meth charges

Two men remained jailed Tuesday afternoon after police say they found “shards” of methamphetamines during a traffic stop in Kilgore.

Man killed in wreck near Henderson

A man was killed in a wreck just outside of Henderson on Highway 64 Wednesday morning.

East Texas soccer athletes VX Chivas of Guadalajara in Lufkin

On July 1st, Lufkin and Nacogdoches Soccer will never be the same. The biggest Soccer Franchise in the North America will be touching East Texas Soil to battle against homegrown and local talent.

Woldert Park Pool to open this weekend

The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department will be opening Woldert Park Pool, located at 701 W. 32nd St., from 1 to 6 p.m. this Saturday, June 22. There is no admission charge.

2 Deputies on administrative leave after gunfire exchange with Nacogdoches man

Deputies with the Nacogdoches County Sheriff Office were dispatched to a disturbance on CR 2051 shortly before 1:00 a.m., Monday morning.

Longview Transit Offers Free Rides on Dump the Pump Day June 20

As an alternative to fluctuating gas prices, Longview Transit will join with other public transportation systems nationwide to participate in the 8th annual National Dump the Pump Day on Thursday, June 20.

ETX orthodontist guilty of health care fraud violations

A 70-year-old Beaumont orthodontist has pleaded guilty to health care fraud violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Tyler man guilty of smuggling snakes on a plane from Peru

A 63-year-old Tyler, Texas eco-tourism guide has pleaded guilty to smuggling live snakes into the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Power outages reported in ETX, northwest LA

Due to storms making their way through east Texas and west Louisiana, power outages are beginning to be reported by Swepco. The following areas have reported outages:

Fire kills more than 200 exotic birds in Kilgore

The owner of more than 200 exotic birds that perished in a Sunday fire said he is heartbroken by the loss and isn’t sure how he’ll move forward.