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East Texas teen collects Christmas toys for kids in the hospital
CARTHAGE, TX (KLTV) - This Christmas, an East Texas boy is hoping to give kids in the hospital something to smile about. With a number of health problems including liver and kidney disease, arthritis and a vitamin deficiency that affects his brain, Beckville student AJ Travis knows what it feels lik
Back at it again: Tenaha police respond to viral drug bust
TENAHA, TX (KTRE) - Tenaha Police Department is at it again. This time they’re addressing a social media frenzy centering around the department. The department recently became the subject of much scrutiny and many memes after a KTRE story detailing one of the department’s recent drug busts went vira
5 East Texas teams look for berths in state title games
KETK - It gets serious now. Not that it wasn't before. But of the over 145 East Texas high school football programs that began lifting weights last December or January, put the helmets, and shoulder pads in the heat of August, only five remain alive and they can all now smell the prize.
Unbeaten Bulldogs expect a challenge in high powered Liberty Hill offense
Saying that the Carthage bull dogs have been the top dogs is kind of an understatement. The defending state champs now on a 40 game winning streak just one game away from making it back to another state championship. When you've won like Carthage has you have a target on your back. The Dogs have not
Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested
A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County
Kilgore News Herald joins M. Roberts Media family; biweekly newspaper will enhance Longview-based company’s coverage of East Texas
LONGVIEW – The Kilgore News Herald has been acquired by M. Roberts Media, owner of the Longview News-Journal, Tyler Morning Telegraph, The Marshall News Messenger and other newspapers.
Serial killer pleads guilty in Texas woman's 1994 death
DALLAS – A 78-year-old prisoner who says he killed about 90 people over nearly four decades as he moved around the country pleaded guilty to murder Thursday in the 1994 strangulation of a Texas woman.
Henderson woman indicted for allegedly posing as nurse, treating patients
HARRISON COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - An East Texas woman who is accused of posing as a licensed nurse has now been indicted. Stephanie Garcia, 30, of Henderson, was indicted on Nov. 29 in a Harrison County courtroom for two counts of nursing regulations and fraudulent use/possession of identifying informati
DPS: 1 pronounced dead after vehicle crashes into trailer home in Harrison County
HARRISON COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - One person was killed in a Harrison County crash Thursday night after their vehicle crashed into a trailer home. The Texas Department of Public Safety released a statement on the crash Friday morning.
Police mocked for sharing stern-faced photo of ‘El Cheapo’ $70 drug bust
This police department may want to think twice before posting another photo on social media. The Tenaha, Texas police department posted a picture on Facebook of a drug bust from last week that went viral – for all the wrong reasons.
Hawthorn Funeral Home gears up for annual service of remembrance
(CARTHAGE,TX)- Hawthorne Funeral Home is preparing to host its 24th annual Service of Remembrance tonight. According to the Panola Watchman, the service is held each year on the first Friday of December.
East Texas man charged with indecency with a child
MARSHALL, TEXAS (KSLA) - A Marshall man is behind bars, accused of indecency with a child. Terry Lynn Jones, 27, faces a charge of indecency with a child sexual contact. Police say the charge has its roots in a report filed late in November that alleged Jones had inappropriately touched a juvenile u
East Texas Drilling Report for Dec. 9
(County; Operator; Lease/Well; Field; Survey; Type; Depth; Location) Nacogdoches; Sonerra Resources Corp.; Standing Pine 1; Nacogdoches, E (Pettit); Mora, JM/827; Gas; 9,575; 10 Miles SE Nacogdoches.
Carthage ISD job names lone finalist for superintendent job
CARTHAGE, Texas (PW) - John Wink, superintendent at Blue Ridge ISD near Dallas, has been named the lone finalist to succeed Carthage ISD Superintendent Glenn Hambrick. According to our newspaper partners, the Panola Watchman, school board trustees named Wink as their top choice after two rounds of i
Texas HS football player shot, killed by uncle days before state semifinal
A Houston-area high school football player was shot and killed by his own uncle Monday night after a dispute broke out between the two at the Houston home they shared. As reported by the Houston Chronicle, Drew Conley, a varsity football player at Fort Bend Marshall (Texas) High School, was shot and
Marshall man charged with indecency with a child
According to the Marshall Police Department, 27-year-old Terry Lynn Jones of Marshall was taken into custody Tuesday, December 11. The charges on Jones stems from a report filed in November alleging an incident where Jones inappropriately touched a juvenile under the age of 14.
Former state trooper sentenced to 10 years in child indecency case
A Marshall resident and former state trooper accused of sexually abusing a child has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in the case, officials said. Louis Paul Weems pleaded guilty to indecency with a child on Dec. 3, the Cass County District Attorney’s Office said. In addition to the 10-year sent
Blue Ridge ISD superintendent named lone finalist for Carthage ISD job
CARTHAGE — A former Hallsville ISD principal and Longview ISD choir director was named as the lone finalist for Carthage ISD’s vacant superintendent position. John Wink, current superintendent at Blue Ridge ISD near Dallas, has been named the lone finalist to succeed Carthage ISD Superintendent Glen
Texas High takes it to Lady Bulldogs
The Carthage Lady Bulldogs made too many mistakes early and never could make up for them Tuesday night as they dropped a 66-46 non-district decision to Texas High in the Bulldog Gym.
Affidavit: Shelby County Jail trusty gave underage girl meth, sexually assaulted her
CENTER, TX (KTRE) - On Wednesday, Texas Rangers executed a search warrant on the Center Police Department for evidence in connection to an allegation that a trusty gave an underage girl methamphetamine at the Shelby County Jail shop and then sexually assaulted her.