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Labor Day fun with Sweet Gourmet

Pam Gabriel, owner of Sweet Gourmet, stops by with a few fun ideas for those planning outdoor festivities for the Labor Day weekend.

Murderer pleads guilty to sexual assault mid trial

Lufkin ,Tx — In the middle of a trial by Lufkin judge on a rape charge, a paroled Nacogdoches murderer opted to plead guilty following testimony about DNA evidence collected from the victim.

Kilgore ISD superintendent accepts role at Longview ISD

Longview, TX — Kilgore ISD Superintendent Jody Clements was hired Wednesday as Longview ISD’s assistant superintendent for administrative and pupil services.

Parkway dedicated to Tyler native Earl Campbell

A new section of roadway extending from Loop 323 to SH155 was opened today in Tyler at a special ribbon cutting ceremony featuring football legend, and Tyler native, Earl Campbell.

Judge declares mistrial in FRESH kidnapping case

A mistrial has been declared in the case of an alleged attempted kidnapping that took place in Tyler.

Lobo QB Stepping Up as a Leader

Bivins Caraway has a different swagger this fall. The Longview senior quarterback has displayed his new attitude since the beginning of fall camp in early August. Read more at News-Journal.com

Update: Tyler toddler dies in bathtub drowning

UPDATE: A Tyler baby has died after drowning in a bathtub.

West Nile blamed for second East Texas death

A second East Texan has died from West Nile virus, state health officials reported Wednesday.

West Nile virus death reported in Panola County

Panola County has reported its first fatality in connection with the deadly West Nile virus, According to the Department of State Health Services. Panola County has experienced a total of two confirmed cases.

Reno the "Miracle Foal"

Jody Baton stops by to talk about a miraculous story involving her horse, Reno. Reno is one of the hirst foals to undergo successful brain surgery, and his successful treatment is all in thanks to veternarians at A&M.