Local News + Statewide News

ETX man pleads guilty to federal drug trafficking

On Tuesday, a man pleaded guilty to federal drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales.

ETX Grassroots reps question state leaders about financing proposals

With large-scale financing plans for transportation and water in the air, Tea Party activists cracked the whip at a Capitol news conference Monday, strongly criticizing officeholders' proposals for those and other projects.

Plane lands at Tyler airport without front landing gear

A plane landed at the Tyler Pounds Regional Airport without nose landing gear. Susan Guthrie with the City of Tyler tells FOX 51, the nose gear in the plane was not functioning.

Spring Hill ISD school board will not extend contract for Superintendent

The Board of Trustees for the Spring Hill Independent School District has voted not to extend the contract for Superintendent Wes Jones.

UT Health Northeast to host 'Lung Cancer 2013'

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in both men and women in the United States. And lung cancer rates are higher in East Texas than anywhere else in the state.

3 Texans awarded for human trafficking prevention efforts

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, former first lady Laura Bush and Dallas Police Chief David Brown were recognized Friday by New Friends New Life for their efforts to combat human trafficking.

State Senator Kevin Eltife endorses Tyler ISD bond

Tyler native and State Senator Kevin Eltife announced his endorsement of the Tyler ISD bond that will build a new Career and Technical Education (CTE) Center, three middle schools and remodel two elementary schools with no tax rate increase.

Whitehouse JH to host blood drive with Carter BloodCare

Whitehouse Jr. High is hosting a blood drive on Monday, April 29, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., at 108 Wildcat Drive in the gym and foyer.

Fresh Veggie on the Menu at The Diner

Lloyd Nichols, owner of The Diner stops by to show us some great eats over at The Diner. He also previews the new menu options they are releasing soon.

St. Paul Children's Foundation Golf Tournament

Mitzie Avera along with Scott Myers & Sharlyn Cannady tell us about a great event for charity. The St. Paul Children's Foundation Annual Golf Tournament kicks of in Tyler.