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Jacksonville ISD approves purchase of Lon Morris property

On Friday, the Jacksonville Independent School District Board of Trustees approved the purchase of the Gymnasium, Administration Building, and approximately 50 acres of land and assets from the Lon Morris Bankruptcy Estate for $1,530,000, subje

Lufkin Police: "Bill washing" may lead to increase of counterfeit money in ETX

Lufkin Police are looking for a man who reportedly tried to use counterfeit money at a convenience store, just after 7:00pm on Thursday.

Man indicted for kidnapping after allegedly stealing van with baby inside

The man who allegedly stole a van with a baby inside in November 2012, has been indicted in Upshur County.

ETX student's dream takes flight with help of "Racing Aces"

An East Texas student is nearing her dream after getting a little help along the way.

TX bill to limit junk food bought with food stamps

Some folks in Texas may soon be limited on how much junk food they can purchase.

Tyler Senior Center to host scam seminar

Seniors can be a target for scams, so City of Tyler officials are trying to educate older citizens about the dangers before it is too late.

ETX Road updates

UNDATED - Here's a quick look at events and work planned in the Tyler District: TxDOT plans work in Tyler, on Interstate 20

ETMC offers free heart health fair

The East Texas Medical Center Cardiovascular Institute will hold a free heart health fair on Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 8-11 a.m. in the ETMC Pavilion, 801 Clinic Drive in Tyler.

Panel cancels testimony on cancer agency

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Scheduled legislative appearances by two former top officials of the state cancer-fighting agency were canceled Wednesday because investigators looking into improprieties raised concerns the testimony could g

Despite Reforms, Some Elected Officials Still Lobby

Ten years ago, the Texas Legislature passed laws to clamp down on lawmakers lobbying state agencies on behalf of private clients.