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‘Dogs win homecoming game against Overton

COLMESNEIL – In Bulldog Country, homecoming night proved a good game and a good win for the ‘Dogs. The ‘Dogs hosted the Overton Mustangs at Taylor Field. Colmesneil AD/HC Cody Day said he was proud of his team. “We got better this week,” he said.
OVERTON, TX
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Big Sandy Man Dies In Head On Collision

Over the weekend, a head-on collision killed 53-year-old Eric C. Eitel of Big Sandy on Hwy 155 just north of Winona. State Troopers say an SUV crossed the center line and collided with a car driven by Eitel. They transported the driver of the SUV to a hospital with serious injuries. Eitel was Hollytree Country Club’s general manager.
BIG SANDY, TX
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East Texas community is warned of fentanyl

TEXAS, USA — East Texas sheriffs are warning the public about an increase of dangerous drugs in our area. Large amounts of fentanyl are surfacing in some counties, while other counties continue to battle the long-term methamphetamine problem. The color blue is showing up in several street drugs, and...
RUSK COUNTY, TX

Is Visiting The Bulldog Bed & Breakfast In Kilgore, Texas Worth It?

It has one of the most charming downtown areas in all of East Texas and it's full of history and discovery. Visiting downtown Kilgore, Texas you can get lost in learning about the oil boom and the history of this small East Texas town thanks to the East Texas Oil Museum. There's more to Kilgore too, you can check out the Texas Museum of Broadcasting & Communication, the Rangerette Showcase and Museum, Kilgore College and so many other charming locations to visit and learn about.
KILGORE, TX

Rusk County receives award from National Weather Service

RUSK COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – Rusk County Emergency Management team was recently recognized as a Weather Ready Nation Ambassador of Excellence for their service during this spring’s tornado season. This award highlights counties that have gone above and beyond during natural disasters. Rusk County responded to 5 tornadoes throughout the season. Many members of the […]
RUSK COUNTY, TX
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Rusk County fire departments work 3 back-to-back fires Monday

RUSK COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - According to the Rusk County Office of Emergency Management, fires are beginning to kick up again due to dry conditions and increasing winds. Laneville Fire Department, Mount Enterprise Fire Department and Reklaw Fire Department have worked to put out three back-to-back fires on the south end of Rusk County on Monday, the OEM said in a post at around 2:30 p.m.
RUSK COUNTY, TX
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East Texas country club manager killed in crash

SMITH COUNTY, Texas — Hollytree Country Club's general manager, Eric Eitel was killed in a head-on crash on Saturday on State Highway 155 north in Winona. The wreck involved two vehicles, 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by Darrell T. Lewis, 21, and a 2010 Nissan 370Z driven by Eitel, 53.
WINONA, TX
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Henderson police: Officer hurt, suspect killed in shooting

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say a man was killed and a patrol officer was injured during a shooting early Monday in a shopping area near a major crossroads in suburban Henderson. Henderson police Officer Alan Olvera said the shooting happened a little before 7 a.m. after officers responded...
HENDERSON, TX

Organ recipient from Colorado meets donor's family in Longview

LONGVIEW, Texas — In February of 2020, Sicily, an organ donor from Longview, lost her life. A month later, Tony Young from Colorado became a perfect match to receive Sicily’s heart and kidney after dealing with congestive heart failure. Six months later, Young knew he wanted to reach...
LONGVIEW, TX
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1 dead, 1 injured in crash on SH 155

SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - A fatal crash between two vehicles took place on Sept. 24 at about 2:30 a.m. just north of Winona, according to a release from the Texas Department of Public Safety. A Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling south on SH 155 when it crossed the center line...
WINONA, TX
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Longview SWEPCO crews to aid Florida with Hurricane Ian

LONGVIEW — Crews from Longview and Texarkana are traveling to Florida to make repairs after Hurricane Ian makes landfall, according to our news partner KETK. “SWEPCO employees and contractors will be staged and ready to restore power for Florida residences and businesses once the storm passes,” SWEPCO vice president of Distribution Region Operations, Drew Seidel said. The Longview and Texarkana crews are among the more than 300 Southwestern Electric Power Company personnel heading to Orlando on Tuesday.
LONGVIEW, TX
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TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – Smith County Fatal

Number of Vehicles in Crash: 2 Number of Injured: 1 Number killed: 1. Date & Time: 09/24/2022 2:30 A.M. Location: State Highway 155 North, 1.1 mile north of Winona, Texas. Darrell T. Lewis, male, 21 YOA of Tyler, Texas. Seatbelt: Yes. Incapacitating injuries, transported to Louisiana State University Health Sciences...
SMITH COUNTY, TX
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Injured Troup football player continues to make progress

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - Cooper Reid, the Troup High School football player who suffered a head injury continues to make progress at the hospital, according to the Cooper Reid #22 prayers and updates Facebook page. Reid is recovering at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler following his injury on...
TROUP, TX

You Would Be Living the Dream in this Henderson, Texas Home

As I continue to dream about homes that are way out of my price range, I found this place in Henderson, Texas and it made my jaw drop immediately. This place looks like a resort perfectly situated on a nice lake in East Texas. If I was lucky enough to win the lottery, I would be purchasing this beautiful home and property as soon as I cashed the check, you have to look at the photos below they are stunning.
HENDERSON, TX
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JOB ALERT: Verizon in Longview needs a Retail Sales Specialist

Providing customers with products and solutions which helps to simplify and organize their lives. Creating personal connections to make tech look simple. Generating sales by using your passion for cutting edge technology. Helping customers enjoy the best things about their new products so they can begin using and enjoying them...
LONGVIEW, TX
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