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Gilmer girl follows grandmother’s steps, wins 76th Yamboree crown

Following in her grandmother’s footsteps, Karlie Carol White on Friday was named the 76th East Texas Yamboree queen. “It is a tradition in my family and I wanted to keep the tradition ongoing,” White said.

Randy Travis remains under heavy sedation, in critical condition

Country singer Randy Travis remained under heavy sedation and in critical condition Friday, two days after surgery relieved pressure on his brain after a stroke, his publicist said.

After divisive debate, Texas Senate approves restrictive abortion measure

A bill that places new restrictions on abortion passed the Texas Senate on Friday after days of debate that galvanized activists nationwide.

Kilgore woman thwarts would-be dog thief

When Candace Montgomery answered her front door early Thursday, it didn’t take her long to recognize something wasn’t right.

Oklahoma man arrested on Peeping Tom charges in a Port-a-Potty

A 50 year old Oklahoma City man is accused of peeping through a hole in a port-a-potty at Will Rogers Park in Oklahoma City. Police say he enjoys watching women and girls use those facilities.

Opening and dedication ceremony for the Ceaugry and W.B. Houston Center

The community is invited to attend the dedication and opening ceremony of the Ceaugry and W.B. Houston Center at 10 a.m., Friday, July 19, 2013, at 1313 North Palace Ave.

ETX man arrested on drug charges and unlawful carrying of a weapon

An East Texas man is now in Angelina County Jail after being found with drugs and a weapon.

Two East Texans are arrested on several charges including driving with an unrestrained child

Two East Texans are now in Angelina County Jail with several charges, including an unrestrained child under the age of eight in their car.

Texas Medical Board suspends Tyler doctor

On July 12, 2013, a disciplinary panel of the Texas Medical Board temporarily suspended, without notice, the Texas medical license of Tyler physician William Edward Brown, M.D., after determining that Dr.

Jars of urine, feces confiscated at TX capitol as abortion bill voting takes place

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today received information that individuals planned to use a variety of items or props to disrupt legislative proceedings at the Texas Capitol.