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Craftsmanship on display at 40th annual Gladewater arts festival

The first cool breezes of fall swirled through booths at the 40th annual Gladewater Arts & Crafts Festival this weekend, setting off a chorus of wind chimes and tickling leaves on holiday wreaths.

Sheriff says removing fake hair is Gregg County Jail policy

Inmates entering the Gregg County Jail can expect to remove all clothing, shoes, jewelry and hair — if it’s fake.

Relic road trip: Henderson museum offers look at ancient Mideast artifacts

East Texans interested in viewing mummies, scarabs and other artifacts of the ancient Middle East don’t need to travel to a large city.

Gregg County Jail policy shift on medication may affect lawsuit

A policy controlling prescription drug use in the Gregg County Jail was quietly changed on the day in 2011 that an inmate lawsuit that produced a $1.9 million settlement was filed.

VIOLENCE BEHIND BARS: A tie to mental illness

The most violent prisons in the Texas state system share a common factor: They house a high proportion of mentally ill inmates.

Family of 5 found dead inside Texas home

A family of five was found dead inside a house near Rice, Texas, on Sunday night, authorities said. That's just south of Dallas. Navarro County sheriff's deputies found the bodies of two adults and three children inside.

Firearms, tools stolen from Cherokee Co. house

Cherokee County authorities are asking for any information about a burglary that happened in early September.

1-year-old dies after being backed over in Smith Co.; Authorities investigating

The Smith County Sheriff's office is investigating the death of a Chapel Hill baby who was reportedly backed over with a car in a driveway.

Ohio State QB named Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week

Ohio State quarterback, Kenny Guiton, has been selected as The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for the fourth week of the college football season.