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LISD Athletic Director Pat Collins retires

LONGVIEW — Longview ISD Athletic Director Pat Collins announced his retirement Wednesday afternoon.

Tyler Police on scene of stabbing

TYLER — Tyler Police officials tell KFXK there was a stabbing at 500 E. Line on Thursday afternoon. The suspect is still at large.

A 'Lawn' Legacy: Weed Eater inventor remembered

The Weed Eater is every workin' man's dream. The Houston Chronicle reports George C. Ballas Sr., a Houston businessman, inventor of the Weed Eater, and even dance instructor -- has died at age 85.

Toyota hybrid recall

It’s been a rough year for Japanese automakers, especially Toyota. First there was the bad publicity with the Camry and then the Earthquake and Tsunami.

Lindale man loses home to morning fire

LINDALE — Lindale Fire officials tell KFXK that an early morning fire on Wednesday, has left one man without a home.

East Texas Fireworks Events Planned

Several approved fireworks displays are planned for East Texas communities. Here is a sampling of events scheduled for the Fourth of July holiday weekend. FRIDAY, JULY 1

Man killed in morning ATV wreck

GILMER — One man is dead after being hit by a truck while driving an ATV on Wednesday morning.

Attempted bank robbery in Alto

ALTO — RUSK - Four people are behind bars after attempting to rob the Bancorp South Bank off North Marcus Street in Alto.

City of Tyler holiday schedule

TYLER — City offices will observe the following holiday schedule on Monday, July 4 for Independence Day.