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Authorities issue warrant for ETX man

Harrison County authorities are asking for the public's help in find a wanted suspect. Dennis James Perry, 58, is sought over a warrant issued for criminal trespass.

Community sends Roughnecks back to state tournament

Students, parents and longtime fans lined the halls of White Oak High School early Thursday morning to cheer on the Roughneck basketball team as members boarded buses for Austin to compete in their second straight state tournament.

Teacher accused of rape receives additional molestation charge

A local teacher who was arrested last month for sexually assaulting a mentally challenged student now faces more charges.

Fighting Daylight Saving Time

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; with the approach of the year's most dreaded weekend - the loss of an hour for the switch to daylight saving time - a mattress company is calling for the time change to take effect Saturday instead of Sun

City officials warn of bat problem in Longview

Over the last several weeks, the City of Longview Environmental Health Department has received several calls regarding bats found primarily in the downtown area of Longview.

Man sentenced to life in prison leaves ETX courthouse during trial break

Authorities issued a warrant for a Dallas man's arrest Thursday after he skipped out on a life sentence.

City of Troup experiencing water discoloration

Residents of Troup woke up to discolored water coming from their faucets Friday morning. According to City Administrator Gene Cottle, the coloration is not a reflection on the water's safety.

ETX man found murdered in home

East Texas law enforcement officers are investigating a murder after they responded to a 911 call early Friday morning.

Council OKs deferral on tax abatement for Hotel Angelina

Lufkin — The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; The Lufkin City Council in a 6-1 vote on Tuesday approved a one-year deferral of a tax abatement and economic development program agreement with “Project Landmark,” the renovation o

ETX man arrested for delivering controlled substances

Lufkin, Tx (FOX 51) — An East Texas man is arrested for delivering controlled substances. Jammie Parks, 39, of Lufkin, was taken into custody a on a warrant for controlled substances.