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Holly Longino Elliott

Smith County Theft Suspect in Jail

TYLER – A woman accused of stealing $100,000 from a wedding venue in Flint has been arrested. Holly Longino Elliott, 42, who also goes by the name of Holly Leann Elliott, is charged with theft of property, greater than $30,000 but less than $150,000. Details of her arrest are unavailable. She is currently in the Smith County Jail under a $100,000 bond.

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No Christmas Balloon Glow in Longview

LONGVIEW - The weather is causing a Christmas celebration in Longview to be canceled. The Christmas Balloon Glow, scheduled for the Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center, has been canceled for Thursday because of thunderstorms in the forecast. The organization said on its Facebook page, they had previously said "there would be no “rain date” or plan B, but we will let you know if that changes." The event, which is organized by local balloon pilots in East Texas, is ...

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Downtown Awards for Two Tyler Businesses

TYLER - Two Tyler businesses have won awards in the 2018 Texas Downtown Association President’s Awards Program. ETX Brewing Company was named winner of the Best Downtown Business in towns over over 50,000 population. The microbrewery participates in all of the downtown promotional activities.They also host a monthly game night fundraiser for the Tyler Public Library and Meet and Greets prior the symphony’s concerts. The winner of the 2018 Best Promotional Event - Festival Event was Red Dirt BBQ ...

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Season of Light

Holiday Shows at TJC's Science Center

TYLER - The holiday season has arrived at the Center for Earth & Space Science Education at Tyler Junior College. Tuesday through Saturday, the center is presenting a variety of holiday related shows in the domed theater. You will learn about the Mystery of the Christmas Star. There is also a “Season of Light,” which recounts the historical religious and cultural rituals practiced during the time of winter solstice. There is even a Laser Holiday show which features a mix ...

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Texas Two Step Lottery

Winning Lottery Ticket Sold in Tyler

TYLER - Someone in the Tyler area is a Texas Lottery winner. There were two winning tickets sold for the grand prize in Monday's Texas Two Step drawing. The winning numbers are 7, 13, 26, 29 and the bonus ball is 6. One winning ticket was sold in Tyler at the Food Fast on University Boulevard. The other was sold in Lubbock. Both were quick picks. The grand prize was $225,000. That means, before taxes, each winner will receive $112,500, ...

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Palestine Jury Gives Man 200 Years for Child Porn

PALESTINE -- A Palestine jury sentenced an East Texas man to 200 years in prison. Troy Mason was found guilty of owning and distributing over 1,500 child pornographic images. Anderson County District Attorney Allyson Mitchell said, "Well, it's sad that in this day and age that we still have children that are being exploited in this way. There's people out there like Mr. Mason that have a need -- and, sadly, there's other people out there that are ...

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Henderson County Homicide under Investigation

HENDERSON COUNTY -- A homicide investigation is underway following a shooting in Henderson County Monday afternoon. Deputies responded to a residence on Woodridge West, near Chandler, just before 2:00. Beverly McBride, 17, was was found on a couch inside the home with a gunshot wound to the head. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Her father, Gabriel McBride, 46, was found on the living room floor. He had also been shot in the head and was airlifted to a ...

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