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Marshall Police Chief Receives Humanitarian Award

MARSHALL -- The Marshall Police Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa was selected as one of the 2017 recipients of the Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Humanitarian Award. According to the Dr. MLK Junior Awards Committee, the prestigious honor is indicative of one who has demonstrated leadership skills and made a difference in the community. The award is given to those who personify the highest standards of service and character. Chief Campa accepted the award given by the Dr. Martin Luther King ...

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Tyler Police Investigate Hit and Run

TYLER -- Tyler Police are looking for the driver responsible for a hit and run accident on Gentry Parkway Monday night. Officers responded to the 3200 block of West Gentry Parkway in reference to a welfare concern. Officers arrived and found the man, identified as Albert Daron, 82, of Colorado Springs, Colorado. There was vehicle debris in the road where Daron was found, indicating that he had been hit by a vehicle while he was crossing the road on ...

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Ishihara Calls Town Hall Meeting

LONGVIEW -- Some Longview residents have a chance to get to know their city council member a little better. District 4 Councilwoman Kristen Ishihara has called a Town Meeting for 6:00 p.m. Tuesday at Mobberly Baptist Church on East Loop 281. The meeting will be held in the Bridge Building, Room D120. City officials say the event is intended as an informal opportunity to interact with Ishihara. Unlike council meetings, the meeting will not be recorded for rebroadcast on ...

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Food Truck Stolen in Athens

ATHENS -- An Athens business is asking for the public's help locating its stolen food truck. According to KETK, Chick's BBQ says its trailer was stolen over the weekend from downtown Athens off South Palestine Street. In a post on Chick's Facebook page, the company says it was full of vital business equipment. "Our girls are heartbroken over this - please share with everyone you can and tag all of your friends, to help our small business," the ...

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TxDOT's Weekly Roadwork Update

TYLER – Here's a look at work planned in TxDOT's Tyler District during the Week of Jan. 16. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues. Slow down and pay attention when traveling through work zones. Longview motorists should consider alternate routes as a new construction project gets underway Monday on Loop 281. The Loop 281 at FM 1845/Pine Tree Road widening project limits are from US 80 to Shofner Drive. The ...

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East Texans Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

EAST TEXAS -- East Texans observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday. The Tyler Together Race Relations Forum presented the 31st Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Interfaith Community Program. This year's theme was "The Time is Always Ripe to do What's Right." The downtown event featured a short program, a march, and an interfaith service. The keynote speaker, popular chef Kevin Belton, said honoring Dr. King means getting to know people who are different from you. ...

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Dog Dies, Family Homeless in Tyler Fire

TYLER -- A Tyler family's house has gone up in flames, and they've lost a pet. According to KETK, neighbors say the only people living inside the residence on Woodland Hills Drive were a couple in their fifties. They had several pets in the home, and one dog died. But the couple was able to get out safely. 3 neighbors say the sound of an explosion woke them up around 2 Saturday morning. That's when they saw it ...

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