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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.

Playoffs Start for HS Baseball

The postseason is here and there are several East Texas teams in the baseball playoffs. Click here for the official UIL brackets.

Angelina Co. suspends man with pay pending outcome of charges

Lufkin, TX — During a special called meeting of the Angelina County Commissioners Court on Tuesday, members elected to suspend a county employee who was arrested by police last week.

'Silence the Violence' rally leader charged with injury to child

Lufkin, Texas — Two days after leading a “Silence the Violence” rally, a Lufkin man was arrested on a charge of injury to a child.

Simpson, Merritt play up strengths at District 7 forum

Longview — Two Republican candidates for the District 7 Texas House seat held their strongest cards for the end of an hour-long forum Tuesday in Longview.