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Harrison County 2-year old drowns in pool

A Harrison County 2-year old died Sunday afternoon in an apparent drowning. At around 4:30 p.m., Harrison County 911 dispatchers received a call from an address on Private Road 4137, near Harleton, about a possible drowning.

Ricklan Holmes to be named John Tyler football coach

KFXK's Danny Elzner has learned that Ricklan Homes will be named the new head football coach at John Tyler later today. TISD will make it official at a school board meeting at 5:30.

Elderly Longview woman hit by SUV dies from injuries

LONGVIEW— An elderly woman hit by an SUV succumbed to her injuries a few days ago.

Team Penning and Ranch Sorting in Henderson

Now this weekend's competition  was organized by the East Texas Team Penning Association of Henderson, and competitors were looking to win cash as well as earn points that will be added up nationally at the end of the season.

Grassroots America endorses Larry Smith for Smith County Sheriff

SMITH COUNTY — Grassroots America - We the People endorsed Larry Smith for Smith County Sheriff on Friday. Here is the information provided to FOX 51 by Grassroots:

Kilgore firefighter death lawsuit trial begins

KILGORE — The man sent to show Kilgore firefighters how to use a new ladder truck did not bring or use a safety belt before a January 2009 training exercise that resulted in the deaths of two firefighters, testimony in a wrongful death la

Alabama man arrested in Nacogdoches

NACOGDOCHES — An Alabama man was arrested in Nacogdoches Thursday morning.

4 Lufkin-area store clerks caught selling alcohol to a minor

Lufkin, TX — A March sting led to the arrests of four Lufkin-area convenience store workers this week for allegedly selling alcohol to a minor.

Pine Tree Pirate Signs Baseball Scholarship

As the sports cliché goes, speed kills, and that’s exactly what Crowder College is getting in Pine Tree’s Ryan Lazo.

Price of Nacogdoches gas spill hits $400,000

Nacogdoches, TX — The bills are in and Morgan Oil Company is paying a hefty price tag for the gas spill that happened in early March, and the company is waiting for final approval of closure from the Texas Commission on Environmental Qual