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Encourage Kids to Have Gadget-Free Fun this Summer

(StatePoint) You may remember your parents telling you to turn off the television and go outside or read a book.

'Traumatic day': Residents return to tornado-devastated neighborhood

Scores of people stood outside a north Texas church Saturday morning, waiting to be escorted to their neighborhood for the first time since tornadoes devastated it three days earlier.

Athens physician re-elected to TMA's Board of Trustees

An Athens physician is reelected to TMA's Board of Trustees.

League of Women Voters to have homeless meeting

The League of Women voters will meet on Monday, May 20, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall of first Christian Church on Loop 323 and Broadway to present a new study about the homelessness in Smith County.

After the storm: 'I thought that lady was gonna die in my truck'

Tina and Billy Clark saw the funnel cloud approaching and did what many of their neighbors did.

Storm damage from parts of East Texas and Northern Louisiana

The National Weather Service released a complete list of damage from the May 16th severe thunderstorms that rocked parts of North and East Texas and parts of Northwest Louisiana.

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.