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Mitchell Guist of 'Swamp People' dies

Louisiana — A member of the “Swamp People” cast has died. Mitchell Guist died this morning along the Belle River.

Longview warns of utility scam

Longview, TX — The City of Longview is warning customers about a scam that targets water utility customers and has already impacted some Longview residents.

Update: Police find person responsible for running over three in Tyler

Tyler, TX (KFXK) — On Monday, Tyler police found the suspected vehicle that was involved in the aggravated assault on N. Grand.

Update: Azalea District house fire extinguished

The fire is now completely out. The entire second floor of the home suffered damage. No one was at home at the time of the fire and there were no injuries

Hawkins mayoral election decided by 1 vote; recount in motion

A recount is in motion for the Hawkin mayoral election, according to the city secretary. The race between Howard Coquat and Will Rogers was unofficially decided by one vote; Coquat won 97-96.

Temik manufacturer notifies EPA of death

The company that manfactured the pesticide ingested by a local man who died as a result has apprised the federal government of the situation.

4TH Annual Heritage Day at the Goodman House in Tyler

tyler — The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department is proud to announce the 4th Annual Heritage Day on Saturday, May 19, on the grounds of the 1859 Goodman-LeGrand House and Museum. The event will be held from 10 a.m.

Candidates to meet in Henderson political forum tonight

Longview, TX — The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a forum tonight in which candidates for all contested races in Rusk County will have a chance to share their platforms, said executive director Judy Sewell.

Mother's Day puts the bow on Longview's AlleyFest

Longview, TX — With AlleyFest and Mother’s Day colliding this year, plenty of Longview residents took to downtown Longview with their mothers in tow.

Lufkin cyclist recovering in a Tyler hospital after being struck by a car

Lufkin, TX — An avid Lufkin cyclist was recovering in a Tyler hospital Sunday after being struck by a car while riding his bike that morning.