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Friday | KLTV Tyler

Kilgore police seek man wanted in child sexual assault

Kilgore Police Department on Friday was seeking a Panola County man wanted for aggravated sexual assault of a child and indecent exposure.

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Related Topix: Kilgore, TX

Wed Aug 27, 2014

KLTV Tyler

Benefit Wednesday for family of man killed natural gas explosion

The family and friends of a man killed in a Aug. 12 natural gas pipeline explosion in Rusk County are holding an online auction in his honor Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Health

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KETK

Authorities investigating murder-suicide in Tatum

According to a release put out by the department, on Saturday at 7:45 p.m., possible gun shots at a local home were reported.

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Related Topix: Tatum, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KETK

Full Armor Christian Academy celebrates a very special start to the school year

But in less than a week, donors from across the area helped keep the only Christian academy in Rusk County open.

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Related Topix: Henderson, TX

KLTV Tyler

7 from 7: Britney Spears comes through for ailing East Texas 'superfan'

Greetings! We hope you are having a successful day and are staying cool. Here are some stories for you to peruse this afternoon: 1. Cory Moraw, a young man from Longview, met his idol Britney Spears last week at her show in Las Vegas.

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Related Topix: Texas, Kilgore, TX, Fire, Weather

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Kilgore man arrested as firefighters battle house fire

A Kilgore man was arrested for allegedly pointing a semi-automatic rifle at firefighters as they worked to put out a house fire in Rusk County.

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Related Topix: Fire, Kilgore, TX

Wed Aug 13, 2014

KYTX-TV News

Neighbors say they saw, smelled gas after fatal Rusk Co. explosion

A family's four-legged friend is back home safe after an adventure at sea in Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Longview, TX

Tue Aug 12, 2014

KLTV Tyler

Officials: One person missing in Rusk Co. pipeline explosion

Firefighters are responding to a pipeline explosion on Farm to Market 1798 East near the intersection of County Road 3122 in southeastern Rusk County.

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Related Topix: Rusk, TX, Henderson, TX, Health

KETK

Natural gas pipeline explodes in Rusk County

According to emergency management officials, the incident took place at FM 1798 East at County Road 366 and at County Road 3122.

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Related Topix: Fire

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Rusk County distracted driver found guilty of criminal negligent homicide

An East Texas woman was found guilty of two counts of criminal negligent homicide and sentenced to five years of probation last week.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

KYTX-TV News

Rusk County jury convicts woman of criminally negligent homicide

From the "Rocky" theme to multiple hip hop anthems, we all have songs that get us moving and research now shows certain types of music work better than others and can actually affect our behavior.

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Related Topix: Northwestern University

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

West Rusk football player, 16, killed in accident Friday

Victor Texcucano/Staff Adarian Parker, age 16, was killed in a traffic fatality on Friday, August 8, 2014.

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Related Topix: Rusk, TX, Henderson, TX

Fri Aug 08, 2014

KETK

Luminant says they had their chance, Davidson's disagree

It all began back in 2010 when Luminant Energy approached Henderson residents Edwin Davdison and his father Robert with a proposal to purchase their 85 acre piece of property on which to create a mine.

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Related Topix: Henderson, TX

Wed Aug 06, 2014

KETK

Rusk County Commissioners OK immigration resolution, first in East Texas

Rusk County residents expressed mostly positive opinions Tuesday after commissioners unanimously adopted a resolution against housing unaccompanied minors and immigrants who have entered the U.S. illegally in nonfederal facilities.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Overton man arrested for indecency with a chid

A Smith County man remained jailed in Rusk County Tuesday on indecency with a child charges after he kissed and touched a 15-year-old girl after giving her alcohol and a prescription medication.

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Related Topix: Smith County, TX, Overton, TX, Tyler, TX

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Rusk County: Resolution on immigration going to vote

A resolution will be presented and discussed at the Rusk County Commissioners Court meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the county courthouse, 115 Main St. in Henderson.

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Related Topix: Henderson, TX

Fri Aug 01, 2014

KYTX-TV News

Petitioners want Gregg County to create second emergency services district

LIBERTY CITY - Vickie Vetrano has lived in Liberty City thirty years and says it's time for paid firefighters and E.M.S. Jamie Council agrees, though she's thankful for local volunteers.

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Related Topix: Liberty City, TX, Gregg County, TX, Smith County, TX, Kilgore, TX

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