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Longview Mall to host carnival

Longview-area residents are invited to have some fun with food, family and friends at the Evans United Shows Carnival starting Wednesday, May 1 through Sunday, May 4 in Longview Mall parking lot.

Jacksonville Chili's to host 'Relay For Life' event

On Tuesday, April 30th, bring in the attached flyer to Chili's in Jacksonville, and they will donate 10 percent of sales to the Relay For Life of Cherokee County. The event details are as follows:

Mock Team Interviews with UT Tyler

Gail Johnson, lecturer at UT Tyler, joins us to talk about the Mock Team Interviews this Friday on the UT campus. For more information, head over to their webpage.

Amended payday lending bill passes Senate

The Texas Senate approved a bill to regulate short-term lenders on Monday night, a milestone some thought the chamber wouldn't reach after a personal and divisive floor fight on Thursday.

Update: missing child found safe

On Monday night at around 8:40 p.m., Tyler Police were called for a missing seven year old child.

Tyler Police asking for help finding missing child

On Monday night at around 8:40 p.m., Tyler Police were called for a missing seven year old child.

First lawsuit filed against plant in West, TX explosion

The first lawsuit has formally been filed against the fertilizer plant that exploded in West, Texas, and is being carried out by local attorney, Randell Roberts. See attached photos for information on the lawsuit.  

Smith Co. FD raises money to benefit firefighters in West, TX

11 Smith County Fire Departments and over 50 Firefighters joined in an effort to raise money to benefit the West Fire Department.

Male drum major first in 40 years at Longview High School

For decades, the Big Green Marching Machine has been led by women. But in the fall, Garrett Littlejohn will make a mark in Lobo history when he becomes Longview High School’s first male drum major in 40 years.

2 from 'Texas 10 Most Wanted' captured

The Texas Department of Public Safety announced, Monday, that two Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives were captured within the last week.