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Lobos' focus on themselves heading into week two of practice, John Tyler scrimmage

As Longview enters the second week of fall drills today, Friday’s scrimmage with John Tyler won’t be the main focus. The August 30 season opener with Coppell will be an after thought

Baby girl who weighed little more than pound at birth remains in Longview hospital

Many mothers describe their newborn babies as “tiny,” but the word truly fits Bailey Danielle Wallace, who weighed 1 pound, 3 ounces when she was born Aug. 1.

One dead, one seriously injured in Saturday night wreck

A one-vehicle wreck in Flint leaves one dead and one in serious condition. Smith County DPS tells FOX 51 it happened on Farm to Market Road 2813 at 11:23 p.m. Saturday night.

Lufkin Police asking for assistance in locating air conditioning unit stolen from local church

Lufkin Police are looking for the person(s) that stole an air conditioning unit from a local church. Police believe it happened between Wednesday, August 14, and Saturday, August 17 in the 600 block of north Warren Street.

ETX man arrested for evading arrest, racing on a highway, driving while intoxicated

 One man is arrested for driving while intoxicated in Nacogdoches early Sunday morning. It happened around 1:25 a.m. in the 300 block of Warren Drive.

House fire in Whitehouse

UPDATE (Sunday 5:10 a.m.): Fire crews responded to a house fire in Whitehouse just after 1 a.m. Sunday morning. The fire happened at 207 Senter Ave. near FM 346.

Border Patrol seizes 9 tons of marijuana in 2 days

Nine tons of marijuana was intercepted in the Valley during August 15th and 16th. On Thursday, Border Patrol agents spotted a loaded pickup truck heading away from the river.

Texas mom not happy with store's "No Kids" policy

A Texas mom is not happy after a store said her daughter wasn't welcome. Turns out the business actually posted a sign that said, "No Children Please."

ETX man steals one beer and waits for police to arrest him

A Lufkin man is arrested after stealing a beer from a local store. Police were called to the 3400 block of south Chestnut Street Friday morning for a call on theft.

Governor Perry announces new Texas Water Development Board members

Governor Rick Perry announced Friday that Carlos Rubinstein, Bech Bruun, and Mary Ann Williamson will serve as the new full-time, three member bard of the Texas Water Development Board to House Bill 4 of the 83rd Legislature Regular Session tha