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New Henderson children's theater group sets first production

Henderson's new children's theater, the Limelight Players, will stage its first production today. Gina Hughes, manager of the Limelight Players, said the one-act production of "A Seussified Christmas Carol" does not include a Grinch character but is more of "A Christmas Carol"-type play. "Of course

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-12-16 07:27:00

Smith County searching for ETX man wanted on charge out Henderson County

The Smith County sheriff's office is searching for an East Texas man wanted for theft. According to Smith County, Dustin Bunger, 33, is wanted in Smith County for theft of a prop>=$759<$2,500. Bunger is also wanted out of Henderson County, on a bond for forfeiture for a charge of tampering/fabricati


AgriLife: Breeding schedules pay dividends

OVERTON - Financial opportunities can be found in designing strong breeding and forage/pasture plans for beef cattle herds, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist. In a business where every pound counts and every expense should be optimized, Monte Rouquette, AgriLife Research forage p

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-12-17 06:00:00

Area police report few hate crimes, despite national spike

Few hate crimes have been reported in East Texas in the past five years, despite a national spike, statistics show. The FBI reported 6,121 hate crime incidents in the U.S. in 2016, an increase for the second straight year. In East Texas, four police departments have reported hate crimes since 2012:

LONGVIEW NEWS-JOURNAL - 2017-12-17 07:00:00

Early morning fire damages Kilgore home

KILGORE - Fire Investigators are trying to figure out what caused an early morning house fire in Kilgore. It happened in the the 400 block of Leake Street. According to the Kilgore Police Department, one person suffered a minor burn injury. The American Red Cross has been called in to help the fami


It's not about presents

THIS is the time of year when holiday traditions and stories of the best Christmas ever comes to the forefront as people try to re-capture those moments of the past and include them in today's lifestyle. When you get right down to it, is not the presents under the tree that make life's most memorabl


City absorbs water data into discussion of needs, solution

In a lengthy discussion about the future of Kilgore's water supply, demands and constraints, the presentation helped in one key area: providing answers. "What we've learned by bringing in some extraordinary experts from HDR is that, based on our use of the aquifer, that the aquifer is sustainable,


City refines plans for theater

On the heels of Reel East Texas Film Festival's successful first year, Kilgore City Manager Josh Selleck brought examples of how the city can continue improving the Texan Theater. With possible plans to use the theater for movies, concerts and fundraisers, the third phase of the renovations could s


South DeKalb a magnet for fatal auto crashes

This 2014 fatal accident on I-20 near Candler Road in Decatur was one of 210 accidents resulting in 228 fatalities that occurred in the last five years in south DeKalb County. The tragic death of Morehouse student Kavi Pudu on I-20 near Evans Mill Road on Oct. 1 in Lithonia highlights a troubling re

TOPIX - 2017-12-16 07:33:42

New details released in fatal UPS loading dock accident

DEKALB COUNTY -- A seasonal UPS worker has died after an accident at a metro Atlanta distribution center, police confirmed on Friday. The accident happened around 2 p.m. at 3930 Pleasantdale Rd. That's where police arrived to found the scene near one of the loading docks. Police spokesperson Shiera

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-12-16 05:36:00

Former Uber driver charged with rape of 16-year-old to remain behind bars without bond, police say

A now-former Uber driver will stay locked up without bond. What the suspect's brother had to say about what happened, on Channel 2 Action News at Noon starting at 11:30 a.m. Abdoulie Jagne of College Park is charged with raping one of his 16-year-old customers in Gwinnett County. Police said the a

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-12-16 16:09:14

Tommy Nobis | Woman Paralyzed | Uber Driver Charged With Rape

It was a busy week of news around Georgia, including a high-profile attorney accused of killing his wife being released from jail to a school police officer shooting a man carrying a BB gun near an Atlanta school. Here are the top headlines you may have missed: MARIETTA, GA -- A 56-year-old Marietta

PATCH - 2017-12-16 12:21:32

Truck slams into DeKalb County home

A box truck was speeding through a DeKalb County neighborhood on Saturday afternoon when its driver lost control and slammed into a home. Police said no one was home at the time. The crash happened on Evans Road in Tucker after the truck driver struck a mail truck and then the house. DeKalb police s

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-12-17 02:27:00

DeKalb police on scene of incident outside restaurant

DeKalb County police are on the scene of an unidentified incident at an East Atlanta restaurant. 11Alive crews are on the scene, and reporter LaTasha Givens is reporting there is a heavy police presence outside Wats Crackin restaurant on Candler Road. DeKalb County police are on the scene of an unid

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-12-17 06:08:00

Fulton certifies Bottoms' victory in Atlanta mayor's race

Fulton County election officials have certified the results of Atlanta's mayoral election runoff, finally making the numbers official in Keisha Lance Bottoms' victory over Mary Norwood. The certification was announced Saturday morning. Bottoms finished with 759 votes more than Norwood on Dec. 5, a n

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2017-12-17 00:19:00

Georgia's Best Food and Drink For 2018, Popular Website Says

ATLANTA, GA - Whether you favor Savannah's coastal seafood cuisine, barbecue across the state or the blend of cultures and new takes on classic dishes served in Atlanta, you may want to make a day trip to get the best of every kind of food and drink in the state. The popular food site, The Daily Mea

PATCH - 2017-12-17 16:00:00

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

Thumbs up to a Freedom of Information Law reform bill signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo recently. The reforms are good for the public by requiring agencies to pay the legal fees of those who successfully challenge a FOIL denial. Investigations were hindered in the past by recalcitrant government agenc

POST-JOURNAL - 2017-12-16 08:00:00

Arcade Building Stabilization Project Receives No State Funding

City officials are still seeking funding to stabilize the Arcade Building along North Main Street in Jamestown. City officials applied for state Regional Economic Development Council funding, but weren't awarded funds Wednesday. P-J photo by Dennis Phillips Overall, city officials have much to cele


State and Union: At one time, getting to WNY was no easy feat

Hinsdale historian Stephen Clute shared an item with us recently, reflecting his interest in old newspaper obituaries, which can tell stories about life in the villages and towns of the Southern Tier. The clipping was an obituary for Mrs. Ida Mathewson Shipman of Ischua (widow of the late Hosea Ship

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-12-16 17:00:00

Salamanca town supervisor, clerk-elect killed in crash by town hall

SALAMANCA - The supervisor for the town of Salamanca and his wife recently elected to serve as town clerk, have been identified as the two victims struck Friday evening at the intersection of Route 353 and North State Street near the Salamanca Town Hall. Michael and Donna Phillips, who live almost a

SALAMANCA PRESS - 2017-12-16 22:57:00