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Pump Jacks make home debut tonight

Time to play ball at Driller Park in Kilgore. The Longview News-Journal has more on the East Texas Pump Jacks.

The Astros are the hottest team in baseball

They've won six straight, all on the road. The Houston Chronicle has more on the Astros. http://blog.chron.com/ultimateastros/2013/06/03/hot-streak-continues-for....  

Smith Co. DA donates 7 cars to SCSO

Tuesday at a news conference at the Smith County Emergency Operations Center on Spur 248, Smith County DA Matt Bingham presented seven Dodge Chargers to Sheriff Larry Smith for use by the Smith County Sheriff's Office.

Africanized bee swarm, kill Texas man

A Texas man died after a swarm of Africanized bees disturbed by his tractor attacked, stinging him more than 1,000 times Saturday.

TX DPS offers $7,500 reward for 'Tango Blast' gang member, sex offender

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Robert Anthony Lopez, 48, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.

Aggie alumni group awarding 21 scholarships to ETX students

The Tyler / Smith County Texas A&M Club will award 21 scholarships this year to East Texas high school students. The Scholarship Recipients and their  parents will be recognized at a luncheon on Thursday, June 6.

TX man guilty in pipeline bombing incident

A 33-year-old Plano, Texas man has pleaded guilty to federal charges related to an incident involving an explosive device in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales.

Couple charged with 27 counts of animal cruelty for condition of home; children removed by state

A couple’s compassion for stray animals created a dangerous and toxic environment for their two children, as well as the animals they were hoping to save.

Marshall Police looking for missing teenage girl

Marshall Police Department is seeking help from the public to located a missing girl, Tysha Darna Adkins of Marshall.

Hogg Middle School student brings gun onto campus

A Hogg Middle School student was arrested Monday for bringing a weapon onto campus. The weapon was confiscated by Tyler Police Department and no students were harmed.