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Longview's Chris Davis hits another homer

The former Longview Lobo did it again. Chris Davis hit home run #17 Tuesday night against the Nationals. The East Texan leads the majors in homers.

DeMarco Murray is fooling himself about this

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram covers the Cowboys. DeMarco Murray is hurting again.

Elvis Andrus learning importance of ‘mental edge’

The Rangers have lost three straight. But Elvis is not worried. http://www.star-telegram.com/2013/05/27/4887491/elvis-andrus-learning-im....  

Tyler to unveil half mile of history markers downtown on May 30th

The City of Tyler will host a ceremony to unveil three new Half Mile of History markers in Downtown Tyler to honor Tyler Commercial College, Brady Preston Gentry and Hampson Boren Gary.

ETX angler sets new fly rod state record for channel catfish

When Bryan Smith of Athens isn’t helping visitors to the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) catch fish, he does some fishing on his own.

ETX drug dealer sentenced to federal prison for felony possession of a firearm

A 40-year-old Port Arthur, Texas, man has been sentenced to federal prison for federal firearms violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Full version of Lindale 5th grade play moved from school, 'Freedom From Religion Foundation' files second complaint

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has filed a second complaint with the Lindale Independent School District concerning a 5th grade play titled, "In God We Trust."

TYLER PD: 'No-Refusal After-Action Report' for Memorial Day, 18 total 'DWI' arrests

The Tyler Police Department recently ended their "No-Refusal DWI Campaign." The campaign ran from May 24th through the Memorial Day weekend.

Marine in Texas shootings also killed wife, police say

A Marine combat veteran killed by Texas authorities after a deadly shooting spree there has also been linked to the death of his wife in North Carolina, authorities said Tuesday.

Families displaced after overnight fire in Tyler

The Tyler Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire early Wednesday morning at a two-story residence on the 1600 block of E. Earle St. It happened just before 2:00 a.m.