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Expo draws record number of exhibitors

LONGVIEW — The floor of Longview’s Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center was turned into a marketplace Tuesday, with a cross-section of services and goods offered by businesses throughout the city on display.

Big turnout for Mayor's Prayer Breakfast in Tyler

Hundreds of people were in Harvey Hall in Tyler Thursday morning for the Mayor's Prayer Breakfast. Around 800 people attended the event, which Tyler Mayor Barbara Bass says was a celebration of the National Day of Prayer.

East Texas beer and wine sales make big impact, according to city leaders

Petitions are being signed in at least eleven different businesses in and around the Tyler area with the goal of getting beer and wine on the ballot.

Mayor of Gladewater to retire this month

Mayor Walter Derrick is retiring from 22 years service to the City of Gladewater. He will turn over his gavel on May 17th to the new mayor following the May 12th election.

Smith County officers are on the scene of a possible hit-and-run accident involving a child

Smith County officials are on the scene of a possible hit-and-run involving a child. Details are very limited at this time. KFXK does have crews in route and will bring you any information as soon as it becomes available.

Senators urge no more postal closings

The four original sponsors of Senate postal legislation are urging the U.S. Postal Service to extend a moratorium on closing facilities until Congress finishes its work on the issue.

Harrison County man found guilty of dealing meth

HARRISON COUNTY — A 46-year-old Harleton, Texas man has pleaded guilty to federal drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Keep Tyler Beautiful and the Solid Waste Department kick off residential recycling subscription drive

Keep Tyler Beautiful and the Tyler Solid Waste Department are working together to increase the number of City of Tyler residents who take advantage of the City’s Curbside Recycling Service.

Wildfires threaten West Texas homes

CNN — Two lightning-triggered wildfires that have charred 24,000 acres in drought-stricken West Texas threaten 150 homes and 250 other buildings, officials said Wednesday.

Jury set to decide fate of man in baby's death

Lufkin, Texas — This morning a jury will begin mulling the fate of a Lufkin father accused of child endangerment in the bed-sharing death of his infant son.