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Model airplane pilots take flight

The Texas Unlimited Fun Flyers lived up to their name Saturday afternoon, as members from across Texas, and even out-of-state, showed off a wide array of styles, colors, and of course arial expertise.

Nacogdoches drug raid leads to four arrests

The Nacogdoches County Constable Office executed a search warrant on Perry Street early Friday morning, concluding a six month undercover operation resulting in 15 felony warrants for 12 suspects.

Governor Perry: More than 300 Jobs coming to Tyler

Gov. Rick Perry says, the state is investing $1.3 million through the Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) in Centene Corp. to open its third U.S. claims center in Tyler.

UPDATE: Semi hits bridge; wreckage cleared from roadway

Deputies tell Fox 51 the semi made it past the first bridge, but hit the second one on Highway 271 near I-20. The driver was carrying an oversized steel frame that hit the bridge. No injuries were reported.

TxDOT releases planned road work

UNDATED - Here's a quick look at events and work planned in the Tyler District: TxDOT plans work on Interstate 20

UPDATE: Fire at Smith Co. property burns neighbor's land

Fire officials tell Fox 51 a homeowner hired someone to clear out his land on Hwy 69 South. While in the process, the fire jumped a fence to his neighbors yard and burned two acres.

First Global High students graduate LHS tonight

Longview,TX — At tonight’s Longview High School commencement ceremony, 52 of the graduates will be trailblazers.

Construction of new Tyler water main to affect traffic

Tyler — Tyler Water Utilities will begin construction of a new water main on the east end of Jeb Stuart today, May 25, 2012. Work is expected to continue for approximately 10 days.

Former Marshall mayor seeks District 9 seat against Christian

Our news partner, The Longview News Journal reports, in the race for Texas House District 9, ex-Marshall Mayor Chris Paddie is challenging incumbent Wayne Christian in Tuesday’s Republican Primary. No Democrat is running for the seat.

Top pick Claiborne working out with Cowboys

Former LSU Tiger Morris Claiborne is getting his first taste of professional football. The Shreveport native is now just a couple hours from home playing for the Dallas Cowboys.