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Update: Van Zandt Co. murder suspect returns to East Texas

AUGUST 16TH UPDATE: On Thursday, August 16th, deputies for the Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office will be delivering capital murder suspect Donny Greenhow to the Van Zandt County Justice Center from Tennessee.

First horse tests positive for West Nile in Smith County

On Thursday, the Northeast Texas Public Health District received notice from a local veterinarian that a horse he treated tested positive for West Nile fever, according to KTBB.

Tax increase among options to cover Upshur County budget shortfall

GILMER, TX — After 10 years without a tax increase, Upshur County residents face radical proposals to fund the county budget.

Students, parents rush to receive immunizations before school begins

As the start of a new school year draws near, many East Texas parents are making a mad dash to the doctor’s office.

PCP found during Rusk County traffic stop

On Tuesday, August 14, approximately 10:15pm, Rusk County Sheriff’s Office  K9 Deputy, Jason Smith and Certified Narcotic Dog, Caro discovered Phencyclindine (PCP) during a traffic stop on Hwy 59 North, in Rusk County.

Man uses iPhone tracking app to locate stolen phone

A hospitalized man uses his phone's tracking feature to locate his device, which had been stolen by one of the hospital employees.

Beloved SFA Professor Archie McDonald dead at 76

Well known and beloved Stephen F. Austin University professor, Dr. Archie McDonald, died on Thursday morning after a battle with cancer. He was 76 years old.

Electronic medical records

Mike Eckhard with Trinity Mother Frances stops by to talk about the latest development in patient care. To learn more about ConnectCare visit www.tmfhs.org.  

Back to school with Better Business Bureau

Mechele Mills from the Better Business Bureau stops by to back-to-school smart shopping tips. For more information visit www.bbb.org

4 East Texas counties have confirmed cases of West Nile

Four East Texas counties now have cases of West Nile virus: Gregg, Van Zandt, Henderson, and Angelina County.