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Update: Azalea District house fire extinguished

The fire is now completely out. The entire second floor of the home suffered damage. No one was at home at the time of the fire and there were no injuries

Hawkins mayoral election decided by 1 vote; recount in motion

A recount is in motion for the Hawkin mayoral election, according to the city secretary. The race between Howard Coquat and Will Rogers was unofficially decided by one vote; Coquat won 97-96.

Temik manufacturer notifies EPA of death

The company that manfactured the pesticide ingested by a local man who died as a result has apprised the federal government of the situation.

4TH Annual Heritage Day at the Goodman House in Tyler

tyler — The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department is proud to announce the 4th Annual Heritage Day on Saturday, May 19, on the grounds of the 1859 Goodman-LeGrand House and Museum. The event will be held from 10 a.m.

Candidates to meet in Henderson political forum tonight

Longview, TX — The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a forum tonight in which candidates for all contested races in Rusk County will have a chance to share their platforms, said executive director Judy Sewell.

Mother's Day puts the bow on Longview's AlleyFest

Longview, TX — With AlleyFest and Mother’s Day colliding this year, plenty of Longview residents took to downtown Longview with their mothers in tow.

Lufkin cyclist recovering in a Tyler hospital after being struck by a car

Lufkin, TX — An avid Lufkin cyclist was recovering in a Tyler hospital Sunday after being struck by a car while riding his bike that morning.

Lufkin voters pick new mayor

Lufkin, TX — There will be a new top man at the helm in Lufkin. Voters on Saturday selected Oncor retiree Bob Brown as mayor, unseating two-term incumbent Jack Gorden by a 1,515-1,061 count.

One killed in Longview wreck after SUV hydroplanes into truck

LONGVIEW — One person was killed in a two-vehicle wreck in Longview Friday evening. It happened around 6:07 p.m., on the 2500 block of West Marshall Avenue.

Texas Forest Service to survey drought effects

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Forestry crews will spend the next two months trekking across the Lone Star State counting dead trees to get a better picture of the mortality rate from the 2011 drought.