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Todd Rundgren concert at LETU cancelled

The Todd Rundgren concert scheduled for 7:30 p.m. tonight at LeTourneau University’s S.E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center in Longview is cancelled due to the veteran musician’s sudden illness.

Smith County: area experiencing “positive” financial trends

The Smith County Commissioners Court was presented with encouraging results from an annual independent financial audit conducted by Henry & Peters, P.C. during its regular meeting this week.

Lafamo Road reopens in Longview

(Longview, TX) Lafamo Road will be open beginning Wednesday, March 28, 2012. The road had been closed since December 27, 2011.

Be careful: There's an e-mail scam going around!

The Nacogdoches Police department has been made aware of email scams that are using the names of American Express and The United States Postal Service (USPS).

City of Tyler Twilight Easter Egg Hunt

TYLER - Join the Tyler Parks and Recreation Department for the Eleventh Annual Twilight Easter Egg Hunt on Thursday, April 5 at Lindsey Park, located at 12557 Spur 364 W.

Tyler man sentenced to 8 months in prison for possession of counterfeit money

TYLER — A 21-year-old Tyler, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Main Street Flower Market Offers Wide Variety of Garden-Related Items

TYLER- This weekend’s Main Street Flower Market will feature a wide variety of gardening items for sale. The event, which will mark its fifth year, is set for Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31, at the Goodman-LeGrand Museum, 624 N.

LA man arrested after mother finds daughter’s letter detailing rape incident

Bayou L’Ourse, La — On February 29, 2012, Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to a residence in Bayou L’Ourse in reference to an alleged rape.

LETU names May 2012 commencement speaker Albert M. Erisman

(LONGVIEW, Texas)— LeTourneau University’s commencement speaker will be Albert M. Erisman for the two commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 5, that will be held in Longview at the S. E. Belcher Jr.

Tyler woman gets 15 years for coke dealing, money laundering in Smith County

Tyler, TX — A 35-year-old Tyler woman has been sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison for dealing cocaine and laudering money in Smith County.