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Lakeport alcohol sales brisk

Shoppers at Skinner’s Corner Store in Lakeport were adding something new to their carts Monday. On the first New Year’s Eve they were able to buy beer and wine at a Lakeport store.

Gregg County elected officials take oaths

Gregg County elected officials, including new Pct. 1 Commissioner Ronnie McKinney, were sworn into office Tuesday at the county courthouse.

Aggie student raising money for K-9 Kevlar

A local student is raising money to help protect the animals that help protect the public.

"Barefoot in the Park"

Jeff Olver and Skye Graham, leads in the upcoming production "Barefoot in the Park," stop by to talk about a few fun things the comedy has to offer audiences of all ages.

New Smith County Sheriff sworn in Tuesday morning

TYLER — Larry Smith has been sworn in as Smith County's new Sheriff. In a crowded Smith County courtroom, Larry Smith was sworn in by Smith County District Judge Jack Skeen.

Back to work! Re-entering the job market in the New Year

"He doesn't remember you wearing a T-shirt and yoga pants covered in baby spit-up."

Back spasms forced Dez Bryant to spend night in hospital

The Cowboys' receiver from Lufkin had a painful end to the season. Dez Bryant was doubled-over with back pain in the loss to the Redskins.

Planned Parenthood loses bid to delay Texas funding law

A Texas judge denied a Planned Parenthood request for a temporary restraining order Monday that would have extended the organization's ability to participate in the state's revamped Women's Health Program.

Tyler Police officer involved in early morning shooting

Officers tell Fox 51 that a Tyler Police officer was involved shooting early Tuesday morning. We have a crew are on the scene on Queen St. in Tyler.

Blood clots: 4 things you should know

Secretary of State Hilary Clinton was hospitalized Sunday for a blood clot that formed after her she fell and suffered a concussion a few weeks ago.