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Lobo coach expects tough game from Olive Branch

Preparing for a team that is six hours away brings a lot of unknowns to the table.

Fatal pedestrian accident in Smith County

A pedestrian was killed this morning after being struck by a car in Smith County. State troopers tell FOX 51, it happened on Highway 31 West, near the intersection of Greenbriar road.

Social media impact

These days smartphones and computers have taken over our world, as well as some of our lives. It has put us in a different frame of mind from just 20 years ago.

Trial dates set for ex-Longview ISD teacher held on child sex charges

Trial dates have been set for a former Longview ISD teacher facing multiple child sex charges.

Puppy mills going online for sales

Some of the sweetest dogs come from the cruelest breeders, puppy mill operators. Puppy mill operators are getting away with selling dogs by making them available online, but not for much longer.

Pine Tree quarterback Manns among Built Ford Tough players of the week

Five quarterbacks, including Pine Tree’s Dalvin Manns, and one defensive end were honored on Thursday as the initial winners of the Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Players of the Week honor.

ETL: Cooper needs a home

Bob and Kaci chat with Pam Hicks from Homeward Bound. For more information click here.

3 UT Health Northeast scientists awarded over $300,000 each for research into lung disease, blood clotting

Three biomedical researchers at UT Health Northeast recently received separate grants of more than $300,000 each to fund important studies in the areas of lung disease and blood clotting.

ETX man arrested after 100 MPH chase ends in crash, surrender early Wednesday morning

An East Texas man led Chandler police, Tyler police and Smith County officers on a high speed chase early Wednesday morning. Jimmy Dewayne Lee, 53, began leading Chandler officers on a chase around 2:45 a.m.

UPDATE: Roads clear after train collides with forklift

Roadways are now open after a train hit an idle forklift at Loop 323 and U.S. Highway 271 in Smith County.