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Funeral arrangements set for Smith County Assistant DA

SMITH COUNTY — Smith County District Attorney, Matt Bingham, has confirmed the death of his friend and Smith County Assistant DA, Guy Conine early this morning of heart-related problems. Conine was 54 years old.

Pine Tree ISD has new superintendent

Longview, TX — Pine Tree ISD officially has a new superintendent.

Growers take Pilgrims Pride to federal court

FROM THE LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL: Longview, TX — Pilgrims Pride is headed to court Thursday in a federal lawsuit filed by former chicken-growers.

Car wreck on U.S. Hwy 69, just north of Zavalla

Lufkin, TX — The Lufkin Daily News reports emergency crews are on scene at a one-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 69, 2 miles north of Zavalla.

East Texas breeder to pay $1.5M for deer smuggling

TYLER, Texas – After a lengthy four year investigation a 77-year-old Cherokee County, Texas licensed deer breeder has pleaded guilty to illegally transporting wildlife in the Eastern District of Texas and then lying about it to a U.S.

Smith County bans aerial fireworks

SMITH COUNTY — Smith County Commissioners voted in their meeting Tuesday morning to ban aerial fireworks in Smith County. These include "rockets with sticks" or "missiles with fins".

Tyler Lee Names Interim Football Coach

PRESS RELEASE FROM TYLER ISD:

Smith County officials working grass fire

SMITH COUNTY — KFXK crews on scene report about 5 acres are on fire on County Rd. 2908 near County Rd. 384. Officials say it is possibly a rekindle from Sunday.