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Budget cuts affect Fort Bliss

Texas is expected to be hit hard by forced budget cuts that went into effect Friday. 85-billion dollars will be trimmed from federal budgets over the next seven months, much of it from defense spending.

National Rifle Association to sponsor NASCAR race in Texas

The National Rifle Association will sponsor the NASCAR Sprint Cup event in Texas on April 13, Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage announced Monday.

Smith County: Outdoor burning advisory issued due to high winds

Smith County authorities tell FOX 51, an outdoor burning advisory has been issued for Tuesday, March 5, due to the expected high winds. Windy weather increases the risk of fires to become out of control.

If bond passes, Tyler ISD proposes a third high school

During a special school meeting Tuesday morning, Tyler ISD officials said, if the bond passes, they will work toward building a third high school. The school would be called A.T. Stewart Academy of Excellence.

Anderson County maintenance building on fire

Anderson County Sheriff's Department tells KFXK there is a fire at the county maintenance building in Frankston. Information is still coming in, we will keep you updated as we find out more  

26th Annual Taste of Tyler

Cedric Fletcher & Bob Westbrook talk to us about the 26th Annual Taste of Tyler. Approximately 25 restaurants will participate with an assortment of culinary delights and beverages, along with entertainment for your enjoyment.

Tastes from Fat Catz with Cedric Fletcher

Cedric Fletcher brings us some spicy tastes from the menu over at Fat Catz Louisiana Kitchen. He lets everyone know they have great catering service at Fat Catz.

Plato's Closet stops by with Spring Trends

Lisa Snow, manger over at Plato's Closet stops by to show us how to piece together a couple outfits from some clothes from their shop. Lisa informs us that they are in need of gently worn men and women's spring wear.

Help protect your home from wicked weather

(StatePoint) With wild weather patterns impacting the country in recent years, homeowners nationwide are constantly on the lookout for better ways to prepare their homes to handle tough weather conditions.

Firefighters on scene of structure fire in Winona

Smith County, TX (FOX 51) — Smith County fire crews are on scene of a structure fire in the Winona area. The fire is on Devonne Dr., near the dead end of Landry Lane. The call came in around 2:30 pm.