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Smith County receiving complaints about campaign signs

SMITH COUNTY — The Smith County Road and Bridge department has received several calls about campaign signs placed in the County right of way, Assistant Road and Bridge Administrator Charley Miller said on Tuesday.

UPDATE: Nacogdoches stabbing victim in stable condition

The stabbing victim, Orlin Nunez, remains in stable condition, according to the Nacogdoches Daily Sentinel.

Scrap metal thieves caught in act by concerned neighbor

Two people are caught in the act of stealing for scrap metal money, thanks to a watchful neighbor.

Former First Lady Barbara Bush in Tyler on Tuesday

Literacy Council of Tyler is pleased to announce that Former First Lady Barbara Bush will be returning to Tyler for a Celebration of Literacy on Tuesday, Jan. 24. The lunch event will be held at Harvey Hall with Mrs.

UPDATE: Weekend hit and run suspect taken into custody

The suspect who fled the scene of the Hit and Run pedestrian accident that occurred on Saturday, January 21, 2012 has turned himself into authorities. The suspect is identified as William Earl Bowser, B/M, 09/04/1950, of Tyler.

State Representative Leo Berman hospitalized

TYLER — State Representative Leo Berman is in the hospital due to illness. Mr. Berman will not be attending Tuesday's debate, according to Whitehouse Chamber of Commerce officials.

Missing Whitehouse teen found in Florida

WHITEHOUSE — The family of a Whitehouse teen who went missing January 20, 2012, contacted KETK to confirm that the boy has been found. 16-year old Jared Gray was found in Tallahassee, FL, family members say.

Crews on scene of fatal accident on Bascom Rd. in Smith County

KETK has confirmed the fatal wreck involved an 18-wheeler and a motorcycle. TYLER — Smith County DPS tell KFXK, they are on the scene of a fatal accident on Bascom Rd., between Tyler and Whitehouse.

UPDATE: Grandson steals grandmother's car; leads officials on chase

SMITH COUNTY — Smith County Sheriff's officials tell KFXK, they received a call Monday morning from a woman wanting to file a report against her grandson for taking her car without permission.

Police find stolen truck partially submerged

No arrests have been made in connection with a stolen pickup that was found partially submerged in the Sabine River Saturday afternoon.