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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.

REPORT: TX troopers arrest 1,100 over July 4th weekend for drunk driving

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers made more than 1,100 DWI arrests during a 10-day special enforcement period, which included the July 4th holiday.

ETX man arrested after holding parent at gunpoint, steals car, credit card

A Nacogdoches man was arrested Thursday morning after police were called to an aggravated robbery.

Kilgore Police investigating aggravated assault and possible attempted sexual assault

Kilgore Police are investigating an aggravated assault and a possible attempted sexual assault. It happened Saturday morning, Kilgore Police were called for a victim suffering from several injuries.