Local News + Statewide News

Shreveport-Bossier City preps for Tropical Storm Isaac evacuees

The Red Cross in Shreveport-Bossier City is busy today loading comfort kits, clothing and cots from their warehouse to setup an evacuee shelter on the LSUS campus.

Area volunteers prepare for Isaac

Volunteers from the Smith County chapter of the American Red Cross are heading to Tampa, Fla. in case Tropical Storm Isaac makes landfall there,while the East Texas Piney Woods Chapter is asking its volunteers to stay closer to home.

East Texas kids head back to school

School zones across Texas will be activated and school buses will be on the road this morning as the new school year begins.

Area GOP worker to vote at convention

A familiar face will take on new authority when Marty Rhymes arrives at the Republican National Convention beginning its four-day run this week.

Whitehouse man killed in early Sunday morning crash

Tyler authorities are currently investigating an early Sunday morning wreck that resulted in the death of a Whitehouse man. At 4:21 A.M., officers were dispatched to a crash at the intersection of Troup Highway and Thistle Drive.

East Texas Christian Academy

Lisa Buchanan, Director of Public Relations at East Texas Christian Academy, stops by with Maggie McAdams and Cade Suggs to talk school pride and Christian curriculum.

The Brook Hill School

Headmaster,Rod Fletcher,  of Brook Hill stops by with senior Bailey Franklin to talk about the school's growth and the many activities students can be involved in their.

All Saints Episcopal School

Gretchen Bufe Mercer, Director of Admissions, at  All Saints Episcopal School stops by with seventh grader Sully McCreery and fourth grader Abigail Helbig.

Local Food Fast robbed

Smith County Sheriff Deputies are currently searching for suspects associated with with robbing a local Food Fast around 3 a.m. Monday morning. Police tell Fox 51 the robbery occurred in the 8600 block of Highway 64.

EMS crews sent to Pilgrims Pride due to ammonia spill

MOUNT PLEASANT — Emergency crews are on the scene of an ammonia leak at a Pilgrims Pride Poultry Processing Center in Mount Pleasant.