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Lufkin man charged in fire after meth house burns down

Lufkin, Texas — A Lufkin man was arrested on an arson charge after smoking a cigarette while cooking methamphetamine led to a fire that burned down a mobile home.

Longview transportation plan spends $34 million on corridor

Longview, TX — There’s no easy way to get from northeast to northwest Longview — yet. Say, you want to get from Eastman Road to Gilmer Road.

Sales tax revenue continues increase

Sales tax rebates for all Wood County communities show robust gains compared to the same period last year, according to the March figures released from Texas Comptrollers Office.

Longview police on scene of crash

LONGVIEW — Longview Police are on the scene of a wreck involving at least one vehicle.

Rusk County officials arrested 3 for March aggravated robbery

RUSK COUNTY — The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office Investigators obtained arrest warrants for three suspects in connection to an aggravated robbery which occurred in the early morning hours of March 24, 2012.

Doctor: exercise helps reduce stress during tax deadline

BROWNSVILLE — A South Texas heart doctor and personal trainer have some tips to stay calm and collective during the stressful tax deadline.

Copper thieves strike in Lufkin

Lufkin — Copper bandits strike two different Lufkin buildings today. Both thefts were reported to the Lufkin Police Department this morning.

Judson Middle School ribbon cutting in Longview

LONGVIEW — KFXK crews attended the ribbon-cutting of Judson Middle School Tuesday morning. The school is located at Judson Rd. and FM 1844.

TJC sets town hall meetings to discuss bond elections

Tyler Junior College will conduct two town hall meetings to discuss its upcoming $25 million bond election for the purpose of constructing a new nursing and health sciences building.

Police chase leads to arrest of 3 alleged car burglars

Three people were arrested after a police chase in Longview early Tuesday morning. This morning, at around 1:38 a.m., Lieutenant Ben Kemper observed suspicious activity near the 500 block of Baylor Drive.