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FOX51: X FACTOR Audition Pass Contest Winner

Congratualtions to Katy Bourque, she is our FOX51: The X FACTOR Audition Pass Contest Winner of 2012! Katy and her mother, Kay, will be traveling to Greensboro, NC for the open auditions for Season 2 of The X FACTOR on FOX this Fall.

Smith County Relay for Life location changed due to weather

SMITH COUNTY — Due to expected adverse weather conditions, the Smith County Relay For Life location has been changed.

Accident blocking portion of Highway 19 in Anderson County

ANDERSON COUNTY — An accident is blocking Highway 19 in Anderson County, just south of FM 860. The photo above was sent to us by viewer Willie Patton, via iReport on KFXK's mobile app.

Who Should be JT's Next Head Coach?

Dereck Rush held his final press conference Wednesday, after accepting a new head coching job at Conroe-Oak Ridge. Among other things, he gave his opinon on who should be the next head coach at John Tyler. His pick?

Lufkin teen receives 20-year sentence for sex crimes against children

Lufkin, Texas — Chaos reportedly broke out in Angelina County courtroom Wednesday as a Lufkin teen was sentenced to 18 years in prison.

Board OKs new east-west corridor for Longview

Longview,TX — Members of the Metropolitan Planning Organization policy board voted Wednesday to accept the 2013-16 Transportation Improvement Program projects — paving the way for construction of George Richey Road.

Upshur Co. tax offices to get new equipment

Longview, TX — The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles is upgrading its computer equipment in the two Upshur County tax offices — one of which is in Gladewater — to help speed motor vehicle transactions, Tax-Assessor Collector

Boil water notice issued in parts of Titus County

Titus County — Due to conditions which have occurred recently in the water system, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required the system, (Craft-Turney Water Supply) to notify all the customers involved in the repair area

Aryan Brotherhood associate arrested in pink meth raid

The Lufkin Daily News reports the latest trend in methamphetamine resulted in the arrests of three Lufkinites Thursday morning, including an Aryan Brotherhood associate, following an Angelina County Sheriff’s Office raid.

Do you recognize this thief?

Longview authorities are working to identify a thief that tried to steal from Sears back on March 23.