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Attendance back up after gang rumors at Nacogdoches High School

Nacogdoches, TX — Attendance at Nacogdoches High School returned to 95 percent on Monday, and the more than 540 students who stayed home on Friday following rumors of violence received excused absences, Superintendent Dr.

Aug. 1 targeted date for opening of civic center/emergency shelter

Nacogdoches, TX — Construction of the new emergency shelter/civic center is entering “the home stretch,” according to county Commissioner Jim Elder, and all eyes are on Aug. 1 as the date for a grand opening reception.

UPDATE: Church suspends Marshall pastor charged with online solicitation of a minor

MARSHALL — Raymond Earl Cooper, a Nazarene pastor in Marshall, arrested and charged last week for online solicitation of a minor, has been placed on leave from the church following his arrest.

Lufkin woman charged with stealing more than $33,000 from clinic

Lufkin — A Lufkin woman is accused of stealing more than $33,000 from her employer, Southwood Animal Clinic. Sheila McDonald, 36, was taken into custody yesterday on a warrant.

District Court: Voter ID Unlikely for 2012

TEXAS — The Texas attorney general’s office issued a statement in response to today’s court order and scheduling guidelines in the state’s lawsuit against the Department of Justice over the voter ID bill.

El Paso native's controversial music video goes viral

EL PASO — Straight talk on homosexuality... "I was trembling the whole time. I thought to myself, if I do this, and it is not popular, I basically have nullified my music career," said Rapper Adair Lion.

Celebrating with cookies

'Tis the season for celebrations. If you've got a graduation or birthday coming up think cookies!

Student brings unloaded gun to Orr Elementary school in Tyler

TYLER — Release from Tyler ISD:

Kilgore Police catch Arkansas fugitive

KILGORE — On Sunday April 29, 2012 a Kilgore Police officer made a traffic stop on the 1600 block of Pentecost Rd, where two people were walking.