Local News + Statewide News

Harrison County officials search for missing teen

HARRISON COUNTY — The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking information on the location of a missing juvenile. Bailey Emerson, W/M/09-26-1996, left the residence of his mother on Page Rd.

Longview to hold MLK citywide celebration this month

In honor of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., The MLK Planning Committee, the City of Longview, and other community sponsors present the annual MLK Citywide Celebration with events planned leading up to Monday, January 16.

Smith County breaks ground on jail expansion

tyler — The first leg of construction for the $35 million, voter approved jail bond kicked off Thursday morning in Tyler.

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. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------