Local News + Statewide News

Toll 49 construction at I-20 underway; traffic delays anticipated

The North East Texas Regional Mobility Authority (NET RMA) has started work on I-20 to connect with Toll 49 as part of the Segment 3B contract.

Beware of scam calls during President Obama’s visit to Texas

President Obama will be at several private fundraising events in Austin and San Antonio on Tuesday, but will not be taking time out of his busy schedule to pay your utility bills.

Kilgore Balloon Extravaganza on July 25

The Kilgore Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau will be a part of the 2012-2013-2014 hot-air balloon U. S. National Championships. The Kilgore Balloon Extravaganza will be held on Wednesday, July 25, 6:30-9:30 pm.

Bullard garage, contents go up in flames

A detached garage went up in flames in Bullard early Monday morning, destroying vehicles and other property belonging to the homeowner.

Longview man accused of stabbing wife seven times

A Longview man is in the Gregg County Jail after brutally stabbing his wife seven times Sunday night.

Morgan Gauntt Photography

Morgan Gauntt, a local East Texas photographer stops by with a few of her pieces and chats with Ben and Katie about her artistic process.

"Bye Bye Birdie" with the Tyler Civic Theatre

Tyler Civic Theatre’s Summer Musical, BYE, BYE BIRDIE, will open on Thursday, July 19, with performances on July 19-22 and 26-29. Thursday through Saturday performances are at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. 

Tyler Museum of Art

Kimberley Bush Tomio, Director of Tyler Museum of Art stops by to talk about a few exhibits currently open at the museum. Exhibitions currently on view:

Seal coat work in Tyler

Larry Krantz with Tx Dot stops by to talk about a few future works coming to Tyler and a few roads Tyler drivers will want to avoid. For more information visit www.txdot.gov.

Lufkin PD: Man found growling, lifting imaginary weights

Law enforcement arrested a Lufkin man after receiving a unique report of strange activity Friday morning.