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Rusk Co. officials warn of 'prize winning' scam

Rusk County officials are warning citizens of a new scam via phone and mail. People are receiving calls and letters telling them they have won money when they have not.

Smith Co. Peace Officer Memorial Service to be held May 13

The Smith County Peace Officer Memorial Service will be held on Monday, May 13, 2013 at 12:00 p.m., on the downtown square.

4 Jacksonville men arrested for 3-year crime spree

Four Jacksonville men have been indicted and arrested in connection with a violent crime spree targeting area businesses in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Rockets enter offseason with big questions

For all that the Rockets answered, returning to the playoffs for the first time since 2009 and taking the Oklahoma City Thunder to six games in an intense, emotional and wildly entertaining series, new questions have arrived.

Patriots win ASC Championship

The UT Tyler Patriots defeated Louisiana College, 10-4, on Sunday afternoon to win the 2013 ASC Baseball Title and an automatic qualifier to the NCAA Championships.

Custom officers seize over $360,000 in unreported U.S. currency

Custom and Border Protection officers seized $360,025 in unreported currency from a Mexican citizen who was attempting to enter into Mexico.

Rangers sweep Red Sox

Adrian Beltre's single to right in the bottom of the ninth scored Elvis Andrus and lifted the Rangers to a 4-3 over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday afternoon at a sold-out Rangers Ballpark.

Van man dead after stabbing, suspect still at large

UPDATE (4:11 p.m.) : The man who officials say was stabbed is dead. The alleged suspect is still at large.

105-year-old bacon-loving granny in TX gets visit from the 'Wienermobile'

One bacon-loving grandmother in Texas got a special visit from the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. But, she didn't just get to see the unusual vehicle in person, she also got to ride around in it!

GSMC opens new urology practice, welcomes new reconstructive surgeon

Nationally renowned urologist Dr. Charles Secrest joined Good Shepherd Medical Associates on May 1 and will offer the East Texas community a level of urology care never before available in our region.