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Grand jury may consider child shooting death

The current edition of the Hunt County grand jury this week may consider the capital murder case involving the December alleged capital murder of a Greenville boy. The current edition of the Hunt County grand jury is scheduled to convene its monthly meeting Friday to continue its six-month term of s

GREENVILLE HERALD-BANNER - 2018-03-18 10:45:00

One arrested after reported fight, shots fired in Tyler

TYLER, Texas (KETK) - Tyler Police have arrested a juvenile after gun shots were reported Friday night. According to authorities, numerous callers reported a large fight and at least four gun shots in the 2500 block of Shiloh Road after 10:00 p.m. As police were responding to the scene, a dark blu

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-03-17 18:34:58

A Huge Thank You to Sulphur Springs and the Community

Cars lined the street as the Lil 4's one-year celebration had many people there enjoying the free bounce houses, food, music and train rides. KSST caught up with Letitia Conliffe, founder and president of the Lil 4's, to talk about the event. "Everything turned out great! It makes me excited to (hav

KSSTRADIO.COM - 2018-03-17 18:33:32

Two women including a postal employee arrested, accused of passing contraband over Smith County jail wall

The Smith County Sheriff's Office arrested On Thursday, March 15th, the two individuals who were attempting to smuggle prohibited items into the Smith County Jail. Lt. Carolyn Brown of the Smith County Sheriff's Office was patrolling the jail perimeter, when she observed two female suspects who were


Firefighter bitten by dog while fighting grass fire

An East Texas firefighter is recovering not from burns, but from a dog bite. It happened when Sabine volunteer firefighters responded to a woods fire on Wednesday along highway 31 just outside of Kilgore. "Where we were set up, we were about 25 feet off the road on a hill. Basically what I'm doing i

KLTV - 2018-03-19 01:32:37

Police make arrest after disturbance on Shiloh Road

Tyler police arrested one juvenile Friday night after responding to calls about a fight and gunshots fired. Police went to 2525 Shiloh Road after numerous call about a large fight at the location and at least four gunshots, according to a police department news release. As officers were en route, it

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-17 18:49:00

Car-bicycle crash sends cyclist to hospital with serious injuries

LONGVIEW, Texas (Longview News-Journal) - A bicyclist riding north Friday night on McCann Road in Longview was left with serious injuries after colliding with a car, police spokesman Sgt. Shane McCarter reported. Details of the collision were not available Saturday. McCarter said the cyclist was dri

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-03-18 16:23:52

Mineola Fudge is a sweet stop for homemade desserts

MINEOLA - Chocolate may be the king of sweets and Donna Hanger's shop in Mineola turns out what could be described as the crown jewel of the dessert kingdom: fudge. Yes, that same homemade, ooey gooey, melt-in-your-mouth delicacy grandma used to make, straight from the kettle into the pan. Creating

TYLER MORNING TELEGRAPH - 2018-03-17 22:02:00

USPS employee allegedly caught trying to sneak cigarettes over Smith Co. jail wall

TYLER, Texas (KETK) - A United States Postal Service Employee was busted Thursday allegedly trying to smuggle cigarettes into the Smith County Jail. Brittney Boyd, 25, of Lindale, who was also on duty as a USPS employee, was caught with Andria Smith, 21, of Tyler, trying to get contraband over the p


Couple arrested after CPS home visit

Weatherford-Parker County Special Crimes Unit arrested a Weatherford couple following a CPS (Child Protective Services) home visit. The initial investigation stemmed from an anonymous tip about drug use inside the home where a child was staying. Deputies arrived at a residence in the 5300-block of


Methamphetamine dealer arrested after leading deputies on chase

Bill Monday, a 33-year-old Athens-area methamphetamine dealer was arrested after leading Henderson County deputies on a chase through the town Thursday. Deputies believed Monday to be in Athens with a large amount of illegal narcotics. According to authorities, Monday refused to stop his motorcycle


Sulphur Springs police release video of armed robbery suspect

SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas (KETK) - Sulphur Springs police have released video of the suspect in Friday's armed robbery. The robbery took place at Jon's Mini Mart in the 400 block of Hillcrest around 3:45 p.m. The suspect fled south on Highway 19 in a white single cab Ford Ranger pickup. The truck was a

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-03-17 19:01:32

Not guilty pleas entered in domestic violence case

A Commerce man has pleaded not guilty to multiple counts of aggravated assault in connection with an alleged incident in December. Antonio Dimitri Parker, 21 received two indictments from the Hunt County grand jury last month for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon/family violence and one indict


Officials identify 2 killed in Longview fire

Officials from the Longview Fire Department have identified two individuals that were killed during a residential fire that happened at approximately 11 p.m. on March 9, 2018 on 103 Cherie Lane. When firefighters were dispatched and arrived to the fire, they found apartment A of the duplex on fire w


Even in reliably red Texas, cannabis entrepreneurs getting ready to see green

As state after state loosens laws on the sale of marijuana, a whole industry has sprung up to serve the fast-growing market for cannabis and related products. Even in Texas, which hasn't legalized marijuana, some entrepreneurs are planting their flags early, wagering that the Lone Star State will on


Mount Pleasant police warn of hail damage repair scammers

MOUNT PLEASANT, Texas - The hail storm that hit Mount Pleasant over the weekend left behind a trail of damage. Police warn residents to be ware of solicitors. Assistant Chief Kyle Holcomb says, "we've received one report of a company that did not appear to be on the up and up, they did not have a


Appeal denied in life sentence for meth possesion

An East Texas man has lost an appeal of the life prison sentence he received last year after pleading guilty to possessing methamphetamine. The Sixth Court of Appeals in Texarkana issued the ruling Thursday concerning the appeal of Samnang Ham. Ham was sentenced to life in prison during a hearing in


Dozen dogs found dead in kitchen freezer at 'feces-filled' puppy mill: Officials

Authorities reportedly discovered 11 puppies and one dog dead in a freezer at a Canton, Texas, puppy mill-the same place they also seized 60 dogs. TheDallas Morning News reported that members of the SPCA of Texas, along with Van Zandt County deputies and constables, found many of the dogs stored in


RRV Athlete of the Week

Prairiland freshman softball player Grace Unruh has been selected in an online public poll as the Paris Regional Medical Center Red River Valley Athlete of the Week. The Lady Patriots' ace pitcher played at her best at Winnsboro, as she pitched a no-hitter in their 7-0 win. Unruh pitched seven innin


Pickton Woman Arrest for UUMV and Narcotics

A call to Sulphur Springs Police reporting a possible fraud on Gilmer Street led to the arrest of Rachael Nicole Watson, 38, of Pickton. The officer contacted Watson regarding the fraud and found she was in a stolen vehicle and narcotics thought to be methamphetamine in her purse. Watson is in Hopki