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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.

Rangers sweep Mariners

The Rangers swept Seattle in Arlington over the weekend. Here's more from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Arlington set to become major player in college football playoff system

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram has a story about Arlington and major college football. It's all because of Cowboys Stadium.

Lee beats Longview

Jimmy Carter writes for the Longview News-Journal. Lee beat Longview in a big district matchup.

Kilgore tops 32-4A soccer selections

The Longview News-Journal has the All-District soccer team. The Kilgore Bulldogs led the way.

Hollytree CC hosting Pinkerton Golf Tournament

The Pinkerton Golf Tournament will be taking place Monday at Hollytree Country Club. The helicopter ball drop will take place at noon with the golf tournament beginning at 1:00 p.m.

'No Hungry Children' festival to feed children in Tyler

The Second Annual " No Hungry Children" Benefit Festival will be held in Tyler’s Bergfeld Park from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., on Saturday, May 18th.