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Gas odor leads to brief evacuation at Longview day care

Longview— A South Longview day care reopened Thursday morning after a half-hour evacuation when workers detected a gaseous odor.

Badly decomposed body found in Tyler field

NEWS RELEASE FROM TYLER POLICE DEPARTMENT:

Budding artists work with variety of media at annual Museum of East Texas Art Camp

The Museum of East Texas’s 14th annual Art Camp is under way, with plenty of art classes available for children between the ages of 4 and 14, as well as evening adult classes being offered late next month.

TABC arrests 3 on charges of illegal sale of alcohol

A Lufkin Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission agent filed warrants on three Lufkin men allegedly selling alcohol illegally.

Saluting the Stars & Stripes: Lufkin celebrates Flag Day

Veterans, city officials and citizens stood and recited the Pledge of Allegiance to the U.S. Flag in the atrium of Lufkin City Hall Tuesday evening.

Hudson teacher turns self in for improper relationship with student

Lufkin — Former Hudson High School debate teacher Jesus Gonzalez, 23, has just turned himself in on charges he had an improper relationship with a 17-year-old female student.

UPDATE: Man drowns in Lake Gladewater

On 06/14/2011, at 5:11pm Gladewater Police received a call regarding a possible drowning victim in the swimming area of Lake Gladewater in Gladewater, Upshur County, Texas.

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.