Local News + Statewide News

Runoff for Rusk County sheriff draws near

Voters in Rusk County will have the choice of two experienced lawmen with strong local ties when they select the Republican nominee for Rusk County sheriff.

Lake Tyler Petroleum Club

Event Coordinator, Jessica Taylor with  Lake Tyler Petroleum Club stops by to talk about having your special event on with their club. Memberships are also available.

Savannah Winery & Bistro

Ed Pickett, owner of the Savannah Winery & Bistro, chats with Ben about delicious food and art that benefits our East Texas veterans.

East Texas Wedding Extravaganza

Joyce Crawford with the East Texas Wedding Extravaganza stops by with a few fun facts about wedding costs.

Car renting tips

Mechele Mills with the Better Business Bureau stops by to talk about a few helpful tips for those looking to rent a car this summer. Mrs. Mills tell us it's important to shop around and look for hidden charges.

Wreck slows traffic on Highway 155

Smith County — Smith County officials tell KFXK no passengers were taken to a hospital for treament. They have refused medical assistance. DPS troopers are currently on scene.

Gerard Cace, Longview restaurateur, dies of heart attack

Fox 51 has confirmed Gerard Cace, owner of Longview's famous Johnny Cace's Seafood & Steakhouse, has died of an apparent heart attack.

Library offering discount on late fees

Lufkin — The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; for patrons of Lufkin’s Kurth Memorial Library who may owe fines for those late books, it’s now safe to go back to the library.

Bowie County guard accused of helping inmate escape

A Bowie County Correctional Center guard is under arrest after he allegedly helped an inmate escape on July 14.

Governor and first lady: Texas Governor’s Mansion fully restored

Gov. Rick Perry and First Lady Anita Perry today announced that the 156- year-old Texas Governor’s Mansion has been fully restored.