A set of murals painted in 1941 are now back in their original location at The Old Post Office in Kilgore.The New Deal Murals, painted by Xavier Gonzalez, were moved from The Old Post Office a year after the office ceased operations in 1998.
An East Texas lawmaker is taking aim at the opioid crisis in Texas. State Rep. Jay Dean, R-District 7, has filed multiple bills focused on three strategies: increase the availability and the visibility of drug take back locations, target criminals and empower people.
Texas House Representative Cole Hefner, R-Mount Pleasant, has authored several bills this legislative session. WATCH LIVE: At 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Hefner will talk about three new House bills on East Texas Now.
An East Texas police chief is joining the call to end the partial government shutdown.Palestine Police Chief Andy Harvey has signed onto a letter that was sent to President Donald Trump and Congress urging them to end the stalemate over the president’s promised border wall.
The prosecution is asking for a life sentence for the man convicted of shooting at Smith County deputies during a high-speed chase.On Tuesday, the jury found Juan Alberto Quiroga, 20, guilty of aggravated assault against a public servant.
Several events will be held this week to help homeless veterans. The East Texas Area 2019 Operation Stand Down: Healthcare, Benefits and Services for Homeless Veterans is Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Maude Cobb Exhibit Building.