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Economic Indicators Reflect County Growth

Wood County -- Texas Workforce data released 18 May indicates the workforce is expanding in Wood County, with the April 2012 employment rate at 93.3%, with an unemployment rate at 6.7%, down 0.6% from the prior period and 1.3% from 8% unemploym

Both sides cheer AG’s home appraisal ruling dealing with foreclosures

Longview, TX — It’s either a whole new world in how home values are set — or nothing’s changed.

Former employee claims improper toxic waste storage

Lufkin, TX — A state environmental agency is investigating a complaint filed by a laid off Aspen Power worker.

Nacogdoches stores competing for national grant

Passing trade skills to future generations motivated four local small businesses to apply for grants through Chase National Bank’s Mission: Small Business program.

One killed, six injured in one vehicle rollover in Nacogdoches

Lufkin DPS tells KETK that one woman is dead after her vehicle rolled over on County Road 173 near the Nacogdoches County line.

Wreck on FM 2767 in Smith County kills one driver Saturday morning

Smith County DPS tells KETK that one person is dead after a car wreck on FM 2767 around 11:15 Saturday morning. Officials say 54 year old Lloyd Webster from Minden was killed after his vehicle was hit.

New Andy's custard flavors

Galen Taylor from Andy's Frozen Custard stops by to talk delicious treats for June. To see more of the menu visit www.eatandys.com.

Preliminary assessment results are in for NISD

Nacogdoches, Texas — Preliminary results from two state assessment tests show the Nacogdoches Independent Schoool District didn’t fare as well on reading as it did on math, Assistant Superintendent Ronny Knox said.

Lufkin union official says U.S. Postal Service’s plans will cost jobs

Lufkin, TX — An announcement made on May 9 by U.S. Postal Service Postmaster General Patrick R.

Midnight Madness at the Softball Fields at Lear Park

LONGVIEW, Texas– — The Sixth Annual “Midnight Madness” Fast Pitch Softball Tournament will be held at “The Softball Fields at Lear Park” in Longview this weekend.