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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


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.