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Heaven gains a a super hero
As mighty as a super hero, Luke Grumbles, 10, has been courageously fighting cancer and working to make things better for others in our community since last September.COURTESY PHOTO
PPD detective takes a 'byte' out of crime
A detective for four of his more than six years on the force, Heavner told the Herald-Press he applied for the exclusive training for more than three years, before getting in.
Lake Palestine Fish May Not be Safe to Eat
Bible Verse: 05.23.18“You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love.” (Galatians 5:13)
Memorial Day Gospel Bluegrass Festival in Grapeland
A group of youngsters take turns diving into the lake Saturday during the annual Bluegrass Gospel Festival held at Salmon Lake Park near Grapeland. More than 20,000 guests fill the park during the tree-day event each year to enjoy the music, recreation and other fun activities. CHRISTINA CUTLER/Hera
McDonald’s to close while new building constructed
The McDonald's near the corner of South Jackson and East Rusk streets has been a part of Jacksonville for decades. Lynann Young, the owner of the restaurant, said it was first built in 1986. The building has had some renovations in that time, but come June it will be undergoing a total reconstructio
Second suspect arrested for FM 2989 homicide
The U.S. Marshals were able to apprehend Houston resident Franklin Edgardo Platero-Rodriguez, 21, in Ladson, South Carolina, Tuesday without incident, according to the Walker County Sheriff’s Office. Platero-Rodriguez has been charged with the murder of 40-year-old Juan Carlos Gomez Cedillos and rem
Lumberton man gets 12 years for manslaughter
Robert Earl Segeada Jr., 28, pleaded guilty this week to intoxicated manslaughter with a deadly weapon during a hearing in the 278th Judicial District Court at the Walker County Courthouse. He was sentenced to 12 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and will have to serve half the time
Fire captain teaches how to identify snakes in East Texas
"snakes are really important to the ecosystem," said Captain Ray Cole, Nacogdoches Fire Department/Venom Response Team. "They eat a lot of rats, that's they're main purpose, and people are bad about killing snakes. Any type of snake that rattles its tail people think is a rattlesnake. Snakes are rea
Police searching for burglary suspect
Investigators say that on three separate occasions over the past two months, a man matching the same description has been seen in three different residences around the Sam Houston State University campus. In each incident, the suspect did not physically touch the three female victims, but police say
Softball: Lady Eagles rally for sweep – Smith’s homer lifts Decatur over Rusk
With Decatur trailing by a run in Game 2 Friday, Aliyah Smith led off the fifth with a base hit up the middle. Then, with one out, Jordyn Smith launched a rocket that blasted the Lady Eagles one step closer to the state tournament.
Huntsville PD seek public help in search for home intruder
The suspect is described as male, medium complexioned, between 5 '7 and 5'10, with a tribal-style tattoo on his left shoulder and arm.
Drugs a growing problem in CPS cases
That's not unusual, except that, in this case, the call came from the Department of Family Protective Services, and those testing positive were school-age children who never ingested a drug.
Runoff election update: Navarro County Commissioner Pct. 2 too close to call
House District 8 covers Anderson, Freestone, Hill, and Navarro counties. Harris will face Democrat Wesley Ratcliff on Nov. 6.
Lufkin trainer Gardner signs with Kilgore
Ebony Gardner has never seen her name in a stat sheet. She’s never completed a pass, made a tackle, scored a goal nor smacked a home run.
Weekend visit turns deadly in Lufkin
Lufkin, Texas (KETK) - An out of town trip turned deadly Friday evening for Ashleigh Elijah, 24.
Clerk shoots suspect in leg during robbery in Pleasant Grove
A suspect is under arrest after he was shot while robbing a convenience store Tuesday morning in Pleasant Grove, Dallas police said.Mario Luera, 32, was arrested and taken to Baylor University Medical Center, where was treated for his injuries. There was no information on charges or bail amount.
Trinity River changed by Hurricane Harvey
The now quiet, serene movement of the water down the Trinity River is deceptive. While its ebb and flow, and rising and falling levels usually go unnoticed, lurking in the waters and along its banks is possibly an unrecognizable danger brought on by the torrential rain from Hurricane Harvey, and the
City seeks more money from county to demolish hospital
The city of Palestine wants more money from the county to demolish Memorial Hospital, 900 Sycamore Street, one of the city's biggest eyesores.
Former DETCOG director, family headed to prison
More HeadlinesWatch live: Lava spews from fissure in HawaiiFormer DETCOG director, family headed to prisonKaufman man arrested on vehicle burglary, aggravated robbery charges
SPECIAL REPORT: Lake Invaders
Nacogdoches, Texas (KETK) - Giant salvinia, a plant originating from Brazil that is destroying our lakes.