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2 women arrested for scrap metal theft in Rusk County

RUSK COUNTY — On Monday, April 16, 2012, at approximately 5pm, the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Jonathan Medford and Cody Runnels were dispatched to FM 782, in Rusk County, in reference to a theft in progress.

Routine traffic stop lands Kilgore man in jail

Kilgore — A routine traffic stop leads deputies to an illegal stash of prescription pills.

City of Nacogdoches alters noise ordinance procedures

Nacogdoches, TX — In an effort to enhance enforcement of the city’s noise ordinance, a procedure has been put in place that allows private citizens to file charges on persons violating the city’s noise ordinance.

Lufkin man charged in fire after meth house burns down

Lufkin, Texas — A Lufkin man was arrested on an arson charge after smoking a cigarette while cooking methamphetamine led to a fire that burned down a mobile home.

Longview transportation plan spends $34 million on corridor

Longview, TX — There’s no easy way to get from northeast to northwest Longview — yet. Say, you want to get from Eastman Road to Gilmer Road.

Sales tax revenue continues increase

Sales tax rebates for all Wood County communities show robust gains compared to the same period last year, according to the March figures released from Texas Comptrollers Office.

Longview police on scene of crash

LONGVIEW — Longview Police are on the scene of a wreck involving at least one vehicle.

Rusk County officials arrested 3 for March aggravated robbery

RUSK COUNTY — The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office Investigators obtained arrest warrants for three suspects in connection to an aggravated robbery which occurred in the early morning hours of March 24, 2012.

Doctor: exercise helps reduce stress during tax deadline

BROWNSVILLE — A South Texas heart doctor and personal trainer have some tips to stay calm and collective during the stressful tax deadline.

Copper thieves strike in Lufkin

Lufkin — Copper bandits strike two different Lufkin buildings today. Both thefts were reported to the Lufkin Police Department this morning.