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Tyler man gets 20 years for dealing cocaine, gun possession

TYLER, Texas — A 30-year old Tyler man has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for dealing cocaine and possession of a gun.

Rusk County man missing; truck found 5 miles from home

RUSK COUNTY — Rusk County officials are asking for the public's help in finding a missing Mt. Enterprise man.

Lufkin man attacks neighbor with hammer, metal pipe

LUFKIN — A Lufkin man is behind bars after he hit a neighbor in the head Wednesday night with a hammer and metal pipe. Officials say it happened around 9:14 p.m. at Rick Road Trail Park.

Officer receives minor injuries during arrest; suspect gets away

A Waco police officer is hurt during a struggle to arrest a wanted man.

The Longview Public Library Hosts Grant Writing Workshop

The Longview Public Library will host a free, hands-on workshop to help organizations search and apply for grants.

LETU Aviation Faculty named 2012 teacher of the year

LeTourneau University aviation faculty instructor Becky Teerink was awarded the 2012 Teacher of the Year award from the Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM). 

UPDATE: Tyler Police looking for woman who robbed credit union at knifepoint

TYLER — At around 5:19 p.m., Tyler police received reports of a bank robbery at the Telco Plus Credit Union located at 620 W. Front St.

LETU to present christian rock band Petra Friday, April 27

LeTourneau University will present iconic Christian rock band Petra during the 10:50 a.m. morning chapel session and later in concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 27, in the S.E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center, 2100 S. Mobberly Ave.

Local toy drive to benefit children in Africa

Although they haven't yet officially opened the doors to Wright Phillips & Co., principals Jason Wright and Chris Phillips are already giving back by hosting a local toy drive fundraiser to benefit orphan children in Zambia, Africa.

Dr. Amentahru Wahlrab leads Indonesia discussion on March 8

How important is Indonesia to the United States' foreign policy? Should Indonesia be prioritized above Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, or other nations in the region? What are the challenges facing Indonesia's path to democracy?