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Kilgore budget takes long-range look

Kilgore, TX — There wasn’t time to plan for growth when Kilgore’s population gushed from 500 to 12,000 in the five years after the 1930 oil boom.

Longview camp gives local children dose of outdoor activities such as hunting

Longview, Texas — Get outside and do something. Adults have been saying that to

DPS urges drivers to move over, slow down for tow trucks

AUSTIN – This week the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will place special enforcement emphasis on the addition of tow trucks to the Move Over/Slow Down law, which requires motorists to move over or slow down when certain vehicles

McSwain trial scheduled to begin this week

The Tara McSwain trial is set to begin this week. The case had most recently been on the docket last month in Tyler's 7th State District Court.

Injuries reported in Jacksonville wreck

A three-vehicle wreck sent two people to a Tyler hospital Monday morning. The wreck happened just before 6:00 am on Highway 79 in Jacksonville at the city limits, according to Jacksonville Police.

Wedding dress shopping

Weddings A-Z joins Ben and Katie to discuss wedding dress options for the east Texas bride.

Mannequin burglaries strike downtown Kilgore!

A rash of mannequin burglaries have been reported in downtown Kilgore. Officials say a mannequin was stolen from the Kilgore Historical Preservation Society office on the 100 block of Kilgore Street.

UPDATE: Routine traffic stop turns into Smith County manhunt

Smith County — Smith County DPS officials tell KETK the incident began when a deputy tried to pull over a white Dodge truck on CR 2661 near The Villages.

Tyler's Buck Files named President of Texas State Bar Association

HOUSTON — A Tyler lawyer is now the president of the Texas State Bar Association. Tyler's Buck Files was sworn in Friday by Judge Cathy Cochran at the State Bar Annual Meeting in Houston.

Border patrol agents rescue migrant from swift water in American canal

EL PASO — U.S. Border Patrol agents conducted a swift-water rescue operation in the American Canal yesterday in an incident that nearly claimed the life of one migrant.