Local News + Statewide News

Best time to buy chickens

Mid-February and March  is when businesses like Atwoods in Tyler start selling chicks and ducklings, and it could be beneficial to grab one soon.

Rusk Co. officials investigate shooting near Henderson

rusk county — According to District Attorney’s Office Investigator, William Brown, a man walked up to the animal shelter claiming he had been in an altercation with a man who was chasing a woman.

LETU to feature gospel quartet Ernie Haase and Signature Sound

(Longview, TEXAS)—LeTourneau University will present gospel quartet Ernie Haase and Signature Sound in concert at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at the S.E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center, 2100, S. Mobberly Ave.

Authorities identify victim in fatal shooting on I-30

Winfield — On Thursday, authorities  identified a man shot and killed by a police officer during a traffic stop on Interstate 30 near Winfield.

Man indicted in Varsity Place shooting

An 18-year-old Dallas man has been indicted in the shooting death of his roommate at Varsity Place apartments in November 2011. Brandon Willis has been charged with manslaughter in the death of Davion Johnson, 18.

Sentencing scheduled for Friday in Muckleroy murder

Longview — The second man to be convicted in the murder of a Longview man will be sentenced Friday at 10:00 am, according to the 124th District Court.

Car crashes into Tyler restaurant

Tyler — Officials tell KFXK the restaurant is currently closed, and the wreck is under investigation.

Major wreck on WSW Loop 323; traffic backed up

A two vehicle wreck on Loop 323 has traffic backed up. Details are limited at this time, but one person has been taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Smith County Man Sentenced for Federal Firearms Violation

TYLER, Texas - A 38-year-old Tyler man has been sentenced to federal prison for federal firearms violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Parks and Recreation Department’s Pacific Northwest and California tour

Travel with Collette Vacations and staff from the Parks Department to tour the Pacific Northwest and California Aug.