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Hallsville Head Start applications being accepted

Applications for full-day Head Start classes at Hallsville ISD will be accepted beginning 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 19. Placement in classes will be made May 1. To qualify, children must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1.

“10 in 10 Challenge” weigh-in schedule

The weigh-in schedule for the Fit City 10 in 10 Challenge is: · March 13 at 11:30 East Texas Medical Center Olympic Center 701 Olympic Plaza Cir. Second Floor

New Diana ag teacher found dead of gunshot in Union Grove home

A New Diana High School teacher was found dead of a gunshot wound Friday afternoon at his home.

Upshur County officials investigate cattle theft

Upshur County officials are seeking information regarding cattle theft.

Gilmer receives $542,000 housing grant from state

Gilmer is receiving a $542,000 grant to repair or replace dilapidated houses in the city, the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs announced Wednesday.

UPDATE: Alleged thief turns self in at Bowie County Courthouse

Bowie County — John David Martin surrendered himself this morning at the Bowie County Courthouse. Martin was charged with theft over $1,500.00 under $20,000.00.  

ArtWalk adds two new interactive projects

TYLER- Thursday’s Downtown Tyler ArtWalk will feature two new interactive projects along with exhibits by numerous East Texas artists.

Longview Police to host women’s handgun safety class

LONGVIEW — The Longview Police Department is hosting a women’s handgun safety class to teach the laws, safety, and proper handling of a handgun. This is not the prerequisite course to obtain a concealed handgun license.

SFA Gardens Lecture Series to Feature Horticulturist on Growing Grapes

NACOGDOCHES, Texas – The SFA Gardens at Stephen F. Austin State University will host the monthly Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22, in the Agriculture Building, Room 110, at 1924 Wilson Drive.

Texas Officials offer 10K reward for Mexican Mafia member

AUSTIN – A fugitive last seen in Goliad has been added to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive list, and a $10,000 reward is now being offered for tips leading to his arrest. All tips can be offered anonymously.