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Zavalla council appoints interim police chief

ZAVALLA,TX — After spending almost a month without a police chief, the Zavalla City Council on Monday night promoted an eight-year veteran, giving him a 90-day run at the position.

Red Springs owner holds man at gunpoint after peeing on his property

Red Springs — A Flint man is ticketed after a business owner caught the man urinating on his lawn and stealing from his business.

Troup residents asked to conserve water today

The City of Troup is requesting that residents curtail non-essential water consumption Monday, i.e. watering lawns and washing cars, due to heat-related equipment problems with the City’s wells.

Owentown-area under water restrictions

Drought conditions are widespread across the state. The Smith County Municipal Utility District #1 is experiencing Mild Drought Conditions and encourages all citizens to help conserve our precious water resources.

Now called state’s worst drought, extreme conditions spread to Gregg, Upshur counties

Longview, TX — On a day when the state drought’s most extreme effects entered portions of Gregg and Upshur counties, the city of Gladewater initiated mandatory water use restrictions and a Texas A&M climatologist classified 2011

Longview ISD, other area schools don’t meet feds’ standards

Longview, TX — Longview ISD and several other area districts failed to meet federal accountability standards, according to data released Thursday.

Car drives through fence at Southwest Pines Apartments

Tyler, TX — Witnesses say someone drove a car into a fence at the Southwest Pines apartments at Townpark and Loop 323 in Tyler.

Water Supply Emergency in Smith County

SMITH COUNTY — NEWS RELEASE:

Water Supply Emergency in Smith County

SMITH COUNTY — NEWS RELEASE:

Pine Tree ISD sets community welcome for new PTISD Superintendent

The PTISD Board of Trustees, along with the PT Education Foundation, PTA and PTO invites the community to attend a welcome reception for Dr. T.J. Farler, new PTISD Superintendent of Schools,