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Invasive species workshop at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center on July 13

You can help prevent the spread of invasive aquatic and other species in East Texas.

Tyler lawyer named TCDLA president

The Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association ("TCDLA") announces the installation of Bobby D. Mims, of Tyler, Texas, as its President for 2013 to 2014.

Tyler Public Library hosts free movie matinees and story time

The Tyler Public Library offers free Movie Matinees every Monday and Tuesday at 2:00 p.m., and Fables and Films Story Time on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Both events are free and run through the end of July.

Tyler officers cracking down on DWI's during 4th of July holiday

The Tyler Police Department is once again stepping up its patrols targeting DWI drivers for the 4th of July Holiday.

Texas A&M to auction 12THMAN license plate

No one has ever had 12THMAN on an official Texas license plate.

City of Longview 4th of July closings

City of Longview offices, Longview Public Library and Longview Transit will be closed, Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.

Water balloon fight benefits East Texans

Sunday Bergfeld Park in Tyler was filled with food, dunking booths, and hundreds of water balloons for the "Aquapalooza" water balloon war.

Police make arrest in April home invasion in Longview

A Longview man wanted in connection with a home-invasion robbery in April is being held in the Gregg County Jail on $150,000 bond. Adam Ray English was arrested Thursday night.

Man dies in motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon

A motorcycle crash ends with one dead Saturday afternoon. It happened just after 4:00 p.m. on Farm to Market Road 1818 just an eighth of a mile from U.S. Highway 69.

Juvenile arrests in Longview drop, but crimes more serious

The arrest of a 16-year-old Longview youth in connection with the ambush-style slaying of a former Kilgore College football player a year ago typified a trend in juvenile arrests — fewer, but for more serious crimes.