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West Nile kills one in Titus County

The state health department on Monday reported a Titus County resident has died of West Nile neuroinvasive disease — the sole fatality in Texas contributed to the mosquito-borne illness since Friday, the last day statistics were released

Christian banners banned at Texas high school's football games

Kountze I.S.D. administrators have banned run-through banners at football games if they display religious messages. The superintendent made the decision after receiving a complaint.

Florida man guilty of illegally harvesting Texas alligator gar

A 63-year-old West Palm Beach, Florida man has been sentenced to federal prison for his role in a conspiracy to violate the Lacey Act. The two day trial was held in Lufkin before U.S.

Ann Romney fundraising in Shreveport for husband, presidential hopeful

Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, is fundraising in Shreveport Wednesday morning.

DoD: Texas soldier killed in recent Afghanistan attacks

The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of four soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

UPDATE: Suspect named in LSU bomb threat

Shortly before midnight on Sept. 18, LSU Police arrested William Bouvay, Jr., 42, of Baton Rouge. He was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison for Communicating False Information of Planned Bombing.

Management firm takes over Kilgore golf course

Kilgore is poised to get in the private club business, after members of the City Council voted to hire a firm to operate and manage the former Meadowbrook Country Club.

Fall fashions with In Style

Editor Lea Rittehnhouse and Stylist Alex Becnel with In Magazine stop by to talk fall fashions that East Texans are sure to want to take notice of. The two talk about the oversized sweaters and new trends in footwear.

Frankston man accused of stealing more $30,000 in timber

An East Texas man was arrested Wednesday morning for theft of timber after an investigation in which Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) agents found that he failed to pay for almost $33,000 worth of timber.

Tyler ISD student 'brushed' by bus

A Tyler ISD student was taken to the hospital this morning after a school bus 'brushed' against the child. The Robert E. Lee freshman was walking in the roadway on Red Raider Drive when a bus nicked him.