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Fifteen FSA offices closing in Texas

Some communities in East Texas and elsewhere in the state are about to lose their Farm Service Agency offices. James B.

Operation Appreciation seeks donations for military

Operation Appreciation is seeking donations of care package items to send to military troops stationed overseas.

Wildfire prevention force established

After last year’s devastating wildfire season, the Texas Department of Agriculture has pooled industry experts to form the Texas Wildfire Prevention Task Force to protect Texans and their property.

Forgotten cemetery now open to public

One local cemetery that has been locked away from visitors has been reopened by a local property owner. John Busher, of Bethany, recently had his property that abuts County Road 322 surveyed.

'Billy the Exterminator,' wife arrested for possession of synthetic marijuana in Bossier City

Two reality show stars were arrested by the Bossier City Police Department for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Alert neighbors help save Longview home

Longview firefighters were able to contain a house fire Tuesday before it gutted a home. It happened around 3:00 p.m. on the 1200 block of Zeola Street.

Perry calls on Texas agencies to cut 10% of budget

SAN ANTONIO – Gov.

Parent and teen cooking for life class offered in Tyler

Tyler — From 6 to 8 p.m. on June 12 adults and their teens can enjoy learning fun cooking tips, get recipes and participate in a great meal at the Parent and Teen Cooking for Life Class at the Harvey Convention Center.

Diboll City Council plans 'Design 4 Diboll' marketing effort

Lufkin, TX — Diboll City Council members on Monday voted to establish a “Design 4 Diboll” committee to advise and assist in promoting and marketing the city.

Islamic mosque nearly complete in Longview

Longview, TX — Construction is nearing completion on a mosque and Muslim community center on the northern tip of Longview.