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DPS: Pedestrian killed after being struck by vehicle in Shelby County

SHELBY COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - The Texas Department of Public Safety said a woman was killed after being struck by a vehicle in Shelby County Tuesday. According to DPS, troopers responded to a report of an auto-pedestrian crash Tuesday morning on US 84, just east of County Road 3590.


76-year-old woman killed after being hit by car in Shelby County

SHELBY COUNTY, Texas — An elderly woman is dead after she was hit by a car Tuesday morning in Shelby County. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, officials responded to reports of a crash involving a pedestrian around 6:40 a.m., on U.S. Highway 84, just east of County Road 3590.


Texas SUV crash kills 4, sends 6 to hospitals

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) Four people died and six more were injured, all foreign nationals, after the sport utility vehicle in which they were traveling crashed while speeding away from deputies.


Gun in pocket kills Texas country singer Justin Carter while filming music video

A rising Texas country musician died earlier this month when a gun in his pocket went off while he was filming a music video. Fox News reported Justin Carter’s death last week after his mother, Cindy McClennan, confirmed the news to Fox.


Could Texas' property tax solution be in California?

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Of all the places Gov. Greg Abbott might go for policy ideas, it's hard to imagine a less likely place than California. But the uber-expensive, highly-taxed, bluest-of-blue states may actually hold the answer to an issue Abbott called an "emergency" during his State of the State addr


Grand, Reserve champion winners crowned at 2019 Nacogdoches Pro Rodeo

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Grand and Reserve champions were crowned Friday during the second night of the Nacogdoches Pro Rodeo and Steer Show. The Grand and Reserve champions were crowned along with other top selected animals. It’s the premium sale where money is raised for the exhibitor’s benefit.


1 man taken to hospital after vehicle crashes into guardrail near Center

SHELBY COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A 46-year-old man was taken to a Nacogdoches hospital for treatment of possible injuries after he drove off of U.S. Highway 96 north of Center and crashed into a guardrail Thursday afternoon.


Texas Woman Gives Birth To Sextuplets — 3 Sets Of Twins

HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM) – Childbirth, regardless of the method, is something that requires incredible feats of strength — so I guess that makes one Texas woman a superhero!. New mom Thelma Chiaka recently gave birth to sextuplets — 4 boys and 2 girls.


Court decisions have weakened Texas' open government laws. Advocates hope that's addressed this year.

Sarah Terrell was surprised to learn in 2016 that her son’s Houston high school was being renamed. In the span of one October week, it was announced — and then made official — that the High School for Performing and Visual Arts would now be called HSPVA Kinder, in honor of a local foundation that ha


New face on Texas most-wanted list: MS-13 member with MS-13 tattooed on his face

You don't have to be an expert in gang tattoos to spot the latest addition to Texas' 10 most wanted fugitives list. Authorities in "The Lone Star State" are hoping the listing's newest add won't be tough to find: A gang member whose face is literally branded with "MS-13."


Carthage police: Woman arrested after stealing vehicle with infant inside

CARTHAGE, TX (KLTV) - Carthage Police said a woman was arrested Tuesday after she stole a vehicle with an infant still in the backseat. According to the police department, at 8:32 a.m. Tuesday, police were called to a detail shop beside the Chamber of Commerce on West Panola Street.


Softball Roundup: Brook Hill's Kasey Anderson strikes out 18

BULLARD — Kasey Anderson tossed a three-hitter while striking out 18 as the Bullard Brook Hill Lady Guard defeated Tyler Grace Community 8-0 on Monday in a TAPPS Division II District 2 softball game at Schwab Field.


County to consider new lake rules

The rules regarding private piers at Lake Naconiche could change soon, as Nacogdoches County Commissioners consider proposed regulation changes Wednesday at their regular meeting.


John Tyler Girls Track: Lady Lions run to Lufkin Willie Ross Relays

Zakarra McAdoo and Mikalah Brown won gold in two individual events to help power the John Tyler Lady Lions to the team championship of the Willie Ross Relays, hosted by Lufkin High School, on Thursday at Abe Martin Stadium.


ET track: Results from Daingerfield, Tatum meets

Team standings: Atlanta 164, Tatum 125, Longview 107, Kilgore 52, Joaquin 47, Marshall 46, Spring Hill 45, Union Grove 26, Alto 6. 100 meters: V. Byrd, Joaquin 12.9; T. Reid, S. Hill 13.4; S. Chism, Atlanta 13.84.


Local briefs: 21/7 Association meets Wednesday

The 21/7 Association will meet at the HOPE offices, 2100 E. Main St., at noon this Wednesday. All residents, business owners, agencies and churches connected to East Nacogdoches — especially Woden Road and East Main Street areas — are invited to share concerns and ideas for their community. Call Nan


Carthage ISD to host 'Future Chefs Challenge' on Thursday

CARTHAGE — While healthy eating can be a challenge for kids and parents, elementary school students in Carthage ISD will use their creativity and culinary skills to make healthy Mexican-inspired recipes in the 2019 Sodexo Future Chefs Challenge.


Dempsey, six others honored by Legislature

Every session, the Texas Legislature deals with thousands of contentious bills that overshadow the much less debatable memorial and congratulatory resolutions issued each year to honor outstanding Texans.


Panola College exhibit honors cartoonist, Longview native Pitchford

CARTHAGE — Donnie Pitchford knew he wanted to be a cartoonist from the age of 5, but it wasn’t until years later that he finally got back to that dream. “When I was 5 years old, I said ‘I want to be a cartoonist. That’s really what I want to do,’ ” said Pitchford, a Spring Hill High School graduate.


Human skull found on property

NACOGDOCHES — Nacogdoches County authorities have confirmed that a skull found on a rural property is human. Precinct 4 Constable David Stone said his office was dispatched to a home in the 1200 block of County Road 335 around 9:45 a.m. Thursday to investigate a report of “possible human remains.” T