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Jacksonville ISD student headed to Microsoft World Championships

Certiport, the official test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announced Gabriela Tavera of Jacksonville Independent School District was selected as one of the top six finalists in the United States

UPDATE: One in custody following Smith County deputy, constable foot chase

Smith County law enforcement officials have taken one person into custody after a foot chase along Old New Harmony Road.

Texas, Texas A&M band named to Huffington Post’s ‘Best Marching Bands for 2011-12’

TEXAS — The "Fightin' Texas Aggie Band" and Texas' "Showband of the Southwest" recently received yet another national recognition, as the world renowned bands have been included in a top ten list of “The

Lufkin woman gets 46 months for meth charges

Lufkin, Texas — A Lufkin woman convicted in a federal methamphetamine conspiracy has been sentenced to 46 months in prison.

Gregg County readies for ADA compliance work

Longview, TX — Gregg County commissioners hired architects Monday to prepare and oversee an expansive project to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Smith County deputies, constables involved in foot chase

Smith County Sheriff's deputies, along with a Smith County constable, are chasing a man along Old New Harmony Road. The foot chase has been ongoing for about half an hour.

Texas community absorbs 10 inches of rain in a few hours

A community just outside of Austin, Texas, was pounded by about 10 inches of rain over a few hours early Tuesday, causing flash floods and leaving at least 15 residences surrounded by water, a Texas emergency management official told CNN.

Patriot PAWS Service Dogs

Linda Scoggin with Patriot Paws stops by with Betsy Ross, a gorgeous yellow lab. Linda shares some great information about training service dogs for our veterans and how you can get involved.

Wildfire at Bear Creek sparks memories of destruction

Fearing another Bear Creek fire along the lines of this past year’s devastating wildfires, Cass County firefighters late this past week battled a blaze off CR 3777 for more than three hours.

Tyler Obediance Training Club

Kathleen McCulloug, President of the Tyler Obediance Training Club , stops by with her award winning dog, Aspen.