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8 Texans arrested in Louisiana prostitution sting

A recent prostitution sting in Baton Rouge has netted 18 arrests. The arrests were performed by the Louisiana State Police, Baton Rouge City Police and East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.

Drought relief loans available

Small, nonfarm businesses in 13 Texas counties, including Smith County, are now eligible to apply for low-interest federal disaster loans from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

3 arrested in ETX drug, weapons bust

The Nacogdoches County Sheriff Office has made three arrests stemming from two different search warrants that were executed Tuesday morning at two different residences.

TX traffic stop leads to seizure of $1 million in heroin

An ordinary traffic stop leads to police seizing up to $1 million in heroin.

VIDEO: Tyler man killed when plane crashed into mobile homes

A Tyler man was killed after a small plane crashed in a Texas neighborhood Thursday morning. According to the Amarillo Globe-News, the pilot reported engine problems shortly after takeoff.

Mark Alexander hired as Jacksonville boys basketball coach

Jacksonville High School is adding a tenured head coach to their basketball program this year.

Nacogdoches ISD teacher named ATPE Secondary Educator of the Year

Nacogdoches Independent School District teacher Kimberly Cross was honored July 19 with the Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE) Secondary Educator of the Year Award.

Phone scam targeting Wood Co. residents

A phone scam has been threatening citizens of Wood County. Sheriff Jim Brown has issued a caution to Wood Co. residents to be aware of a phone scam that is being perpetrated.

CORNYN: 'Texans will not stand for bullying of our state by the Obama Administration'

On Thursday, Attorney General Eric Holder said the Justice Department is opening a new front in the battle for voter protections.