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Smith county offices to close for Thanksgiving holiday

Smith County offices will close Thursday and Friday, November 22 -23 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Turkey treats with Sweet Gourmet

Pam Gabriel with Sweet Gourmet shows Ben and Katie how to turn turkey into a delectable pâté.

Nine Flags Festival

Nacogdoches, the oldest town in Texas, is in the midst of their annual Nine Flags Festival.

Santa Dash & Children's Snow Man Shuffle

Ben chats with Mike Coston and James Bond about the upcoming 5K Santa Dash & Children's Snow Man Shuffle. The event  will be held in Kilgore on November 24th at 9:00 am.

Amber Alert: Trinity County Girl abducted by mother believed to be headed to North Texas

The Trinity County sheriff's office is searching for Savannah Hurley, white, female, 11 years old, 4 ft. 10 in., 120 lbs, brown hair, hazel eyes and unknown clothing has small gap between front teeth and pierced ears.

Thanksgiving dinner to cost Texans less this year

A traditional, Texas-style Thanksgiving dinner for 10 will cost $46.08 this year, marking more than a 5 percent savings over last year, according to the special Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) 2012 Thanksgiving Meal Report.

City of Tyler releases holiday schedule

City offices will observe the following holiday schedule on Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

UTEP Football Coach Mike Price announces retirement

Mike Price has announced his retirement as UTEP's Football Coach. This Saturday's game against Rice will conclude his nine-year tenure with the Miners.

UPDATE: Smith County trooper arrested for DWI

UPDATE (November 19, 2012): A trooper who was involved in a wreck in early November has been arrested for Driving While Intoxicated during that incident.

ETX daycare shut down after baby fractures skull

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services notified an East Texas daycare Friday of their permit's cancelation.