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Eighth Annual Ice Bowl Disc Golf Tournament in Tyler this month

Mark your calendars! The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department is inviting players of all levels to fling a disc for the East Texas Food Bank during the 2013 Ice Bowl Disc Golf Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 19.

Tyler Council to hear presentation on vision for city

On Jan. 9 at 9 a.m., the Tyler City Council is scheduled to hear a presentation about the status of the City’s comprehensive plan, Tyler 21, at their regularly scheduled meeting.

Police: Bus driver allegedly drunk when he dropped off students

A school bus driver was arrested this morning after he endangered the lives of roughly 49 children. At the time of his arrest, the 26-year-old man had a blood alcohol level that was more than two-times the legal limit.

Beloved Wiley College professor killed in motorcycle wreck

Wiley College Professor Valentyn Siniak died in a motorcycle accident on Friday night, a Wiley College spokesperson tells KETK.

Longview group submits alcohol petitions Monday morning

More than 9,000 signatures have been collected in the petition to get alcohol sales approved for the remaining dry portions of Longview.

Third suspect in Ronnie Joe Gammage slaying arraigned

A U.S. Army private was arraigned Friday in Upshur County District Court on a charge of capital murder in connection with the slaying of a mentally disabled Longview man.

Federal probe reveals who paid for anti-Obama billboards in Angelina County

An 82-year-old Lufkin woman paid for two anonymous anti-Barack Obama billboards that did not contain the required political disclaimers, according to Federal Election Commission officials who recommended last month that no action be taken again

ETMC unveils new helicopters

The East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System unveiled today two new emergency transport helicopters, valued at over $9 million, to provide patients in East Texas with critical, fast access to the region’s only level 1 trauma c

Two women attacked, robbed at gunpoint in Rusk

Two women were robbed at gunpoint in Rusk, and now police are searching for the suspects. It happened in the 100 block of North Main Street late Sunday night.

Remote control toys with Hobbytown

Chris Paker, Sally Lewis and Cameron Eastman stop by with a few toys for the older crowd that Hobbytown offers East Texans.