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Longview ISD approves district-wide pay hike

The district’s Board of Trustees on Monday unanimously approved ending a two-year salary freeze, effectively restoring scheduled salary steps in their entirety. The vote was 6-0, with Trustee Dr. Mark Camp absent.

ETX man arrested for allegedly murdering brother

A Rusk County man has been arrested for the murder of his brother. Brian Jerome Townsend, 24, of Mt. Enterprise was arrested for murdering his brother, Alonzo Lewis, 32.

BREAKING: 1 arrested in San Antonio Army base shooting

(UPDATE 4:20 p.m.): According to CNN, San Antonio police officers searched surrounding areas near Ft. Sam Houson searching for the shooting suspect where an unidentified man was captured and taken away via police.

A Louisiana man pleads guilty to wildlife violations in East Texas

Louisiana Man Guilty of Negligent Transportation of Wildlife in East Texas A Shreveport, LA man has pleaded guilty to federal wildlife violations in East Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today, June 10, 2013.

ETX man dies in Louisiana 2-car crash

Earlier today, a crash involving two vehicles killed a Diboll man on Monday.

ETX man dies in fiery one-vehicle Rusk Co. crash

A Shelbyville man died Sunday afternoon when his vehicle caught fire after striking a bridge in Rusk County, according to officials with the Texas Department of Public Safety.

ETX man dies from injuries after motorcycle wreck

A Hallsville man involved in a motorcycle wreck in Longview this past week has died from his injuries.

ETX woman arrested after stabbing boyfriend over 'Happy birthday' remark

A Harrison County woman was arrested on Sunday after stabbing her boyfriend.

Promise of good music, good food brings out crowd to Overton Bluegrass Festival

With the scent of barbecue in the air and pickin’ and fiddlin’ on the outdoor stage, the 25th annual Overton Bluegrass Festival wrapped up Saturday afternoon at the city park.

Longview to hire Lindale DC, Randy Huffstickler, as asst. coach

According to Smoaky.com,  Longview ISD officially announced on Monday they will hire Randy Huffstickler as an assistant defensive coach and Special Teams Coordinator.