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Counterfeit $100 bills used in East Texas businesses

KILGORE — Kilgore Police are searching for a man who has been using counterfeit $100 bills in East Texas.

UPDATE: Kilgore Police looking for armed robber

KILGORE — Friday afternoon update: Kilgore Police have released security images of the robbery at Clayton's Git-N-Go in Kilgore. If you can identify the robber, please contact the Kilgore Police Department.

Resale giant Plato's Closet opens in Tyler

Another new business officially opened its doors to east Texans this week.

Auto icon and East Texas legend Carroll Shelby is dead at age 89

Automobile Magazine is reporting, Carroll Shelby died late Thursday night in Dallas. Shelby was born on January 11, 1923 in Leesburgh, Texas.

Good Shepherd plans $20 million expansion

Longview, TX — Good Shepherd Medical Center is looking northward again for its latest major expansion project — a $20 million, 74,000-square-foot facility to be built next to the GSMC Institute for Healthy Living.

Local group encourages use of public transportation

Longview, TX — He did not intend it that way, but Jason Dean’s Thursday trip to the VA Hospital in Dallas for injuries he suffered while serving in the Mideast offered organizers of EastTexConnects an ideal example of what they hope

Alleged abducted Henderson woman found safe

Rusk County officials have successfully found a missing Henderson woman who was allegedly abducted.

Two Kilgore residents arrested on drug charges

Two Kilgore residents were arrested during a search of home in Laird Hill Thursday. Rusk County officials busted Cecil Kenneth Babb, 26, and Carolyn Nell Brown, 43, on County Road 169D.

Palin jumps on Cruz bandwagon in Texas

Sarah Palin threw her voice into the Texas Republican Senate race on Thursday, endorsing tea party favorite Ted Cruz less than three weeks before the state's primary.

Kilgore police searching for armed robber

The Kilgore Police Department is searching for a man who robbed a Kilgore gas station at gunpoint Thursday evening.