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Historic oil derrick damaged by vehicle crash

A driver fell asleep at the wheel early Saturday, slamming his SUV into Kilgore's only original oil derrick still standing on the World's Richest Acre.

Update: Shooting victim identified

The man who died in this shooting as been identified as Jose Sanchez, 45. FOX51 will bring you more details as they become available. Original report:

Caring for seniors

Allison McKinney stops by to talk about a great East Texas program that makes it easier to care for elderly family members. For more information visit their website at www.homeinstead.com.

Historic oil derrick damaged by vehicle crash

A driver fell asleep at the wheel early Saturday, slamming his SUV into Kilgore's only original oil derrick still standing on the World's Richest Acre.

Getting "wired" with zip lines

Mike Mann with Wired Zipline Challenge Course stops by to talk about a local East Texas adventures. For more information about ziplining visit Mike's website at www.ziptheusa.com.

Maydelle Country Wines

Owners Cheryl and Steven Harper stop by to talk about a few citrus treats their winery offers. For mroe information visit their website at www.maydellewines.com.

Update: Smith County deputy injured after being struck by vehicle

Tyler — Update: Sheriff JB Smith tells KFXK the deputy who was struck was Daniel Leon, a 13-year veteran of SCSO. Leon is in fair condition at ETMC in Tyler. Original Report:

New Buckner facility in Longview focuses on helping families in poverty

Longview, TX — Buckner Children and Family Services plans to expand its Longview area services with a new focus on helping local families living in poverty transform their lives.

Early morning train derailment closes Pittsburg road

Longview, TX — A Pittsburg road has reopened after an early morning train derailment.

Wreck sends three inmates to Lufkin hospital

Lufkin, Texas — Three Orange County inmates were transported to a Lufkin hospital with non-life-threatening injuries following a Thursday afternoon wreck on U.S. 69 north.