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ETX native, Texas A&M star cut by Dolphins

Tuesday is the deadline for NFL teams to cut their team down to their 75-man roster. Unfortunately, Jorvorskie Lane, a Lufkin native and former Texas A&M star, was released by the Miami Dolphins.

Border Patrol agents seize nearly 8,400 pounds of marijuana

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector seized more than $6.6 million worth of marijuana over the past weekend.

Border Patrol agents seize nearly 8,400 pounds of marijuana

U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector seized more than $6.6 million worth of marijuana over the past weekend.

Rusk Co. Sheriff's Office to sell German Shepherd

The Rusk County Sheriff's Office will be having a sale on September 6th at noon. They will be selling one dog,a six-year-old male German Shepherd.

CBP officers seize over $1.5M of marijuana in shipment of jalapeno peppers

Custom and Border Protection officers, working the Rio Grande City port of entry, seized $1,641,000 worth of marijuana.

Longview paratrooper stationed at Fort Bragg drowns

An East Texas soldier stationed at Fort Bragg died over the weekend. PVT. Jordan Miles, 21, a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division drowned at White Lake on Saturday according to a press release.

State Fair of Texas announces fried finalists

With just a month to go until the gates open to the State Fair of Texas, mouths will now be watering after fair officials announced Tuesday the finalists for the ninth annual Big Tex Choice Awards.

Foundation provides gift to historic Longview depot, launches memorial brick project

The Hubbard-Watlington Foundation will present a $25,000 gift for the establishment of a memorial plaza at the Historic Longview Depot. The presentation will take place at 9:00 a.m., Friday, August 30, at the Historic Longview Depot, 905 E.

Smith Co. approves 2014 budget

The Smith County Commissioners Court unanimously approved the Fiscal Year (FY)2014 budget Tuesday, August 27.

Cowboys place Jay Ratliff on PUP list, out for 6 weeks

The Dallas Cowboys have placed defensive tackle, Jay Ratliff, on physically unable to preform (PUP) list.