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Longview pair used elderly man's cane to beat him, another man

A Longview man and woman were arrested Thursday after police said they beat a 76-year-old man and then a 56-year-old man with the elder man’s wooden cane, sending both victims to the hospital.

BREAKING: West, TX declared major disaster area

Governor Rick Perry announced on Friday, the Major Disaster Declaration for West, TX has been approved.

ONE NIGHT ONLY: Sharknado to make big screen debut in Longview

One of the most buzz-worthy movies of the summer hasn't even been in movie theaters, until now.

Smith Co. officials help set national policies at conference

Smith County Judge Joel Baker and Precinct 4 Commissioner JoAnn Hampton recently joined 2,300 fellow county officials from across the country during the 2013 NACo Annual Conference: County Solutions and Idea Marketplace in Tarrant County/Fort W

UTHNE Family Medicine Residency Program graduates 8, 2 complete Occupational Medicine Residency Program

The Family Medicine Residency Program at UT Health Northeast recently celebrated the graduation of eight residents at a formal commencement ceremony. In addition, two physicians completed the Occupational Medicine Residency Program.

ETX Planned Parenthood closes its doors

With the signing of the abortion bill by Governor Rick Perry on Thursday, July 18, Planned Parenthood centers immediately began closing its doors in Texas towns.

Cherokee Co. woman shoots self in chest

A Cherokee County woman is in stable condition after shooting herself in the chest, Wednesday night.

KC is affordable option for West Rusk students making last-minute plans

With the uncertainty of scholarship money promised to West Rusk High School seniors, Kilgore College president Dr.

Smith Co. deputy involved in HWY 69 wreck

A Smith County deputy was involved in an accident Thursday afternoon on Highway 69 North, just south of Faulkner Park.