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Tyler ISD STAAR test results below state trends

The State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) scores in math and reading determine whether or not fifth and eighth grade students advance to the next grade level.

Spurs 113, Heat 77: A vulgar display of power

As Cornbread Maxwell noted after Boston destroyed the Lakers in Game 1 of the 1985 Finals, basketball isn’t backgammon. You don’t get extra credit for margin of victory.

Smith Co. honored with Gold Leadership Transparency Award

Smith County has been honored for a third time with the 2013 Texas Comptroller Gold Leadership Circle Award for financial transparency in government.

Police: Longview pair busted attempting to cash stolen checks

A Longview pair police say were involved in a forgery at a convenience store were held Tuesday in the Gregg County Jail.

Police: Longview man stole vehicle from work

A Longview man accused of stealing a vehicle from the car lot he was fired from this past month was jailed Tuesday afternoon when police noticed the vehicle was stolen during a traffic stop.

Longview PD looking for suspect in Sears merchandise theft

The Longview police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in an April merchandise theft.

REPORT: FEMA refuses to provide aid to West, Texas after plant explosion

Media reports are stating Governor Rick Perry received a letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency saying they are not going to provide money to assist in rebuilding a Central Texas town that was ripped apart by a fertilizer plant exp

Lufkin volunteer to be honored in Austin

Lufkin area volunteer Dan Maxwell is dedicated to serving the residents of the Lufkin State Supported Living Center through music.

WEDNESDAY: Road advisories for Tyler

The Tyler Police Department wants citizens to be aware of road closures and work that will be taking place on Wednesday in Tyler.

Fmr. Henderson teacher pleads guilty to child porn charges

A former Henderson High School English teacher has pleaded guilty in a Tyler federal court to child pornography charges.