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Arson Suspect Arrested in Marshall Fire

MARSHALL -- The Marshall Police Department was dispatched on Wednesday to the area of East End Blvd. South and Johnson St. Witnesses reported that a white male in all black clothing had set fire to a residence on Five Notch Rd. A white male matching the description was identified as Edward Winch, 25, of Marshall. Upon questioning, Winch was arrested and charged with one count of arson and taken to the Harrison County Jail. The Marshall Fire Department continues to ...

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Tyler Water Dept offers Tips to De-FOG Plumbing

TYLER -- The City of Tyler is encouraging residents to get rid of Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) to prevent sewer problems. This will help not only in homes but sewer mains as well. While these are great practices during the holidays, the city says it's also an important practice year round. FOG such as cooking oils, dairy products, fat and grease residues and other food scraps should never be put down the drain or garbage disposal. Remnants can cling to ...

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Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

10th Annual Charlie Brown Thanksgiving to benefit ETFB

TYLER -- East Texas Food Bank will be celebrating the season of Thanksgiving on Friday with the Charlie Brown gang! Multiple community members will be coming Bergfeld Park for the 10th annual “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving.” The initiative will benefit the East Texas Food Bank. The free event is open to the public and begins at 5:30 p.m. The public is asked to bring plastic jars of peanut butter to donate to East Texas Food Bank.

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TJC Campus Street Named in Honor of Metke

TYLER -- Tyler Junior College officials honored the recently retired Chancellor and CEO Dr. Mike Metke on Thursday. They paid tribute to Metke by naming a street on the TJC campus after him. He retired in June, after 12 years with the college. Metke and his wife, Donna, were joined by TJC board members, administrators, faculty, staff and students for the unveiling of Metke Drive, on the east side of the TJC main campus. Claude Henry, president of Texas Bank ...

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Wreck in Cherokee County Claims 3 Lives

Wreck in Cherokee County Claims 3 Lives

TYLER – A wreck on Wednesday afternoon left 3 people dead, D.P.S. Troopers responded to a two vehicle fatal crash on SH-204, about a mile and half southeast of Jacksonville in Cherokee County. Preliminary reports indicates that Robert Earl Sanders, 64, of Cushing was traveling northwest while Bryon Andrew Luna, 54, of Reklaw was traveling in the opposite direction. Sanders crossed over and hit Luna. Luna, Sanders and his passenger Johnny T. Sanders, 84 also of Cushing all ...

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Moore Resigns from Meals on Wheels  East Texas

Moore Resigns from Meals on Wheels East Texas

TYLER -- Meals on Wheels East Texas will be looking for a new C.E.O. for the organization following the resignation of John Moore who stepped down effective Wednesday. Moore told KTBB the reason for his decision. "There comes a point in everyone's career where you see things aren't going exactly as expected and you can make a couple of choices, you can stay or leave and I simply chose to leave." Moore went on to say he has a great appreciation ...

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East Texas Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Assaulting Officer

UPSHUR COUNTY -- An East Texas man will spend the next 10 years behind bars after a jury sentenced him for assaulting a Big Sandy Police Officer earlier this year. In January, Thomas Paul Carroll, 28, was seen by Officer Taylor Fast stumbling across HWY 80 and believed he was drunk. According to our news partner KETK, the deputy attempted to arrest him when Carroll hit him in the face. During the ensuing fight, Carroll grabbed Fast’s taser and ...

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Harvey Hall Temporarily Closed as Precaution in Legionnaires Investigation

TYLER -- The City of Tyler is closing Harvey Hall temporarily as part of the investigation into a recent outbreak of Legionnaires Disease. The decision came at a meeting Wednesday between city officials and representatives of the Northeast Texas Public Health District. The city has secured a third party contractor to perform the remediation services at Harvey Hall. Those services are scheduled to begin Friday, Nov. 22. The city will continue to provide additional information as the investigation process continues. ...

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