Local News + Statewide News

Part of Bill Owens Parkway closed due to water leak

A water leak has forced part of Bill Owens Parkway to shut down. Bill Owens between Fairmont and Stonewall will be shut down for several hours as crews repair the leak.

Trinity Mother Frances' 75th anniversary

Ben chats with John Moore from Trinity Mother Frances. To chare your stories, click here.

A record for sales tax revenue

The Lufkin Daily News reports good tidings for sales tax revenues for Lufkin. According to the state comptroller of public accounts: Lufkin collected more than 12.4 million in tax revenues. That's up 4.7 percent from the previous year.

"Handsome Guy" bandit on his way to jail in MS

Jackson County, MS — KFXK just found out Steven Ray Milam, or the "handsome guy" bandit, the man accused of almost a dozen North Texas bank robberies over the last year, and who police say has Tyler ties is currently being taken

Nacogdoches man in poor condition after wrecking stolen vehicle

NACOGDOCHES — A Nacogdoches man is fighting for his life after stealing a car from the Sunshine Food Mart and crashing it soon after.

Drunken man arrested after wrecking on S. Broadway in Tyler

According to Smith County jail records, Quinten Mackey was released from jail at 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Postal Service meets with Lufkin area residents

The Lufkin Daily News is reporting; concerned East Texans worred about mail delivery and jobs can learn more about pending closures at a meeting with USPS officials this evening.

Man uses stolen credit card seven times in Lufkin stores and online

Crime Stoppers of Lufkin wants your help identifying a suspect in a credit card fraud investigation.

Longview area 2011 homes sales on upward trend

Home sales in the first half of 2011 for the Longview and East Texas area lagged behind rates from the first half of 2010, but the market appears to be rebounding, according to sales numbers and local Realtors.