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DSHS to hold West Nile virus event at UT Health Northeast

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) will hold a news conference to educate the public about West Nile virus at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 30, 2013, in Hudnall Auditorium on the UT Health Northeast campus, at the corner of U.S.

Pump Jacks open defense of TCL title on the road tonight

The East Texas Pump Jacks celebrated their fifth year as a Texas Collegiate League franchise in 2012 by winning the league championship on their home field — historic Driller Park in Kilgore.

Carlisle vs Douglass: Winner to state tourney

All that stands in the way for Carlisle’s second-straight appearance in Austin is a familiar face.

Tips to Boost Your Smartphone's Battery Life

(StatePoint) Smartphones have become such integral parts of our lives that when we see those low battery warnings our hearts sink right along with the power of our mobile devices.

Are You Saving Enough for Your Child’s College Education?

(StatePoint)  Despite rising college costs, fewer American families with children under age 18 are saving for college.

Hey Dad, Get Creative With Your Kids This Father’s Day!

(StatePoint) There is something about the way dads think that allow them to transform the ordinary into something extraordinary.

CPS: Cherokee Co. toddler who shot himself Wednesday has died

2-year-old boy is dead after what authorities say was an accidental, self-inflicted gun-shot wound. The child, Trenton Mathis, was to turn 3-years-old on July 5.

$1 million Lamborghini catches fire at ETX gas station

A $1 million Lamborghini  traveling through Timpson, caught fire at the Timpson Quick Stop Tuesday afternoon.

West Rusk students to recieve full academic scholarships indefinitely

During an awards ceremony on Wednesday, West Rusk students got the surprise of their life.

Stanley's Famous Pit Barbecue featured in new BBQ "Bible"

The debut title in the Anthony Bourdain Books line, The Prophets of Smoked Meat, is touted as a guide to all things Texas barbecue written by “Barbecue Snob” Daniel Vaughn, author of the enormously popular blog Full Custom Gospel BB