Tuesday Feb 25
One trial begins, another coming against TX power plants
The Martin Lake power plant is tucked away just outside of Tatum and the Big Brown plant is in Freestone County.
Steam rises from the stacks at the Martin Lake Coal-Fired Power Plant in Tatum, TX
The case is one of at least three high-profile lawsuits that are being heard in federal court this year in which environmental groups in Texas have taken matters into their own hands.
Mysterious boom raises questions across East Texas
Just after 10 p.m. Tuesday night, reports began to come into the KLTV 7 newsroom from Rusk, Harrison and Panola Counties of a monstrous blast that shook the ground and shot flames into the night sky.
ETX convicted felon sentenced for meth, possession of firearm
On Tuesday, Norman Wade Yoes, 50, of Tatum, Texas, was sentenced to serve two concurrent terms in the Texas Department of Corrections of twelve years and ten years for Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.