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Texarkana inmate beating President Obama in 8 West Virginia counties

West Virginia — An incarcerated 53-year-old man is beating President Barack Obama in eight West Virginia counties in the state's Democratic Presidential Primary Tuesday, according to the latest figures from the West Virginia secretary

PATH names acting executive director

TYLER – As Tyler’s PATH organization begins a search for a new executive director, following board policy, the Finance Director of the organization, Rick Hyatt, has been named as Acting Executive Director.

UPDATE: Man released from hospital, booked into jail after April aggravated assault

TYLER — WEDNESDAY UPDATE (MAY 9TH): On Wednesday, May 09, 2012 Tyler Police Investigators arrested Lewis Bret Hampton, W/M, 01/02/1971, for two counts of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Unlawful Carrying a Weapon.

Longview United Way chief resigns for similar post in Midland

Our partners The Longview News Journal reports Donna Mahurin has tendered her resignation as the executive director of the Greater Longview United Way effective May 25 to accept a position with the United Way of Midland.

AlleyFest street closures begin today

Longview, TX — Longview’s downtown salute to the arts and entertainment kicks off this weekend for a three-day run about a month earlier than normal.

Low natural gas prices again hurt East Texas property values

Longview, TX — Gregg County property values are continuing to decline, according to estimates released Tuesday by the Gregg County Appraisal District.

Man gets 60 years in drunken crash that killed wife, other woman

Longview, TX — Seven years after a Longview drunken driving wreck that killed two women, Jamie Lee Coker on Tuesday was tried and sentenced on two counts of intoxication manslaughter and three counts of intoxication assault.

2012 Tyler ISD Teachers of the Year

Tyler – Tyler ISD announced the 2012 Teachers of the Year at the annual Teacher of the Year Banquet held Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at the Harvey Convention Center in Tyler.

City of Tyler annexes UT Health Science Center

TYLER — Tyler Mayor Barbara Bass and Dr. Kirk Calhoun, president of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (UTHSCT), hosted a ceremony to mark the annexation of UT Health Science Center of Tyler into the city limits.

Lufkin man charged with sexual assault of woman

Lufkin, Texas — A Lufkin man was arrested Sunday after allegedly sexually assaulting a woman at knife point.