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Lufkin doctor headed to prison for health care fraud

Lufkin, TX — BEAUMONT, Texas –A Lufkin physician has been sentenced to federal prison for health care fraud violations in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Longview bowling alley evacuated for fire

LONGVIEW — The Longview Fire Department received a call about a fire at a local bowling alley at about 3:12 Monday afternoon.

Fire 'bears' down on East Texas

TRINITY — Texas firefighters are trying to contain an 18,000-acre wildfire that has destroyed two homes and at least four trailers in East Texas.

Smith County firefighters battling structure fire

SMITH COUNTY — Smith County Fire officials tell KFXK crews on the scene that the fire has been contained.

Electrical fire displaces Longview family

Longview, TX — A Longview family was displaced from their home Saturday night after a house fire that started in the attic of their home.

Puppy mills among new Lufkin city council member's priorities

Lufkin, TX — Sarah Murray will soon be Lufkin’s newest city council member, after defeating Darrel McDonald, 156 votes to 118, in Saturday’s runoff election for the Ward 6 seat.

UPDATE: Tyler toddler who nearly drowned dies in hospital

TYLER — Tyler Investigators were notified that Ashton Wade, age 4, passed away in Children’s Hospital in Dallas, on Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 7:10 p.m. This case remains under investigation.  

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

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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.