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East Texas team brings home World Series title

Randy Pilkington told his wife his team wasn’t coming home without a World Series championship, and the East Texas Colt 45s came through for him.

Softball coming to TJC in 2014

Tyler Junior College announces the addition of women’s softball to its lineup of NJCAA Division I athletics, beginning in Fall 2014.

Officials consider Kilgore College-Longview campus expansion

The dean of Kilgore College-Longview is laying groundwork for an expansion of the school’s downtown campus to accommodate more industrial skills courses.

Henderson Co. Grand Jury returns 100 True Bills

R. Scott McKee, District Attorney, reports the January Term, 2013, Grand Jury met on June 27, 2013 and returned 100 True Bills. The True Bills include the following:

Ryan Tomlin resigns as head basketball coach at Whitehouse

According to Smoaky.com, Ryan Tomlin resigned on Tuesday as the boys head basketball coach at Whitehouse High School to become an assistant principal at Lindale High School.

Spurs re-sign Ginobili, Splitter for at least 2 more years

On Wednesday, via Twitter, Manu Ginobili announced he will be staying in San Antonio for at least two more years. There were rumors circling the NBA circuit that Ginobili, 35, was going to retire after this season.

AAA TX offers free 'tipsy tow' during 4th of July holiday

AAA Texas urges those who celebrate the Fourth of July with family and friends to designate a sober driver and reminds motorists about its free Tipsy Tow program during the holiday.

SPCA of TX, Upshur Co. Sheriff's Office seize 27 dogs, puppies from ETX property

On Tuesday, under the authority of the Upshur County Sheriff's Office, the SPCA of Texas seized and took custody of 27 cruelly confined dogs and puppies from a property in Gilmer, Texas.

UPDATE: Longview man dies as result of injuries from Monday night motorcycle wreck

A man has died as a result of injuries stemming from a Monday night motorcycle accident in Longview.

City of Tyler now accepting applications for boards and commissions

The City of Tyler is currently accepting applications from Tyler citizens to serve on City boards and commissions. The deadline to apply is August 16 and appointments will be made by the City Council at their August 28 meeting.