Here are some stories of interest for you to check out this afternoon:
1. A couple married for 65 years has passed away, just 11 hours apart. "Mom liked to say, ‘I knew your dad in grade school.' They went to the
same grade school. She said, ‘I had a crush on him. He was in third
grade,'" Margaret Knapke, the couple's daughter, said. Read their story here.
2. On Tuesday around 3:18 am, Kilgore Police
responded to Farm to Market Road 349 near the intersection of FM 2276
after reports of a vehicle crash. Upon arrival, police found a vehicle in a ditch beside the roadway with a female's body inside. Read the story here, and see more on East Texas News at 6.
3. Fred Stobaugh isn't a singer, but he is a man who was struck by love and 75 years later, still hasn't recovered.Stobaugh, 96, met his sweetheart, Lorraine, at a car hop at an Illinois root beer stand in 1938. "She was the prettiest girl I ever saw … I just fell in love with her right there," said Fred. See the touching song he wrote for his wife here.
4. Texas' Cottage Food laws have changed again; if you're interested in selling your baked goods and other items out of your home kitchen, make sure to check out what we learned about the food laws on East Texas News at 5.
5. The State Fair of Texas, also known as "the fried food capital of
Texas," will announce the winners of the Big Tex Choice Awards for 2013
on September 2. This award goes to the most decadent, unusual,
and delicious fried food submitted in the yearly contest. You won't believe what made the list this year!
6. Can a mom shape an infant's brain while he's still in her womb? Dr. Ed will discuss this with Jennifer and Anissa tonight on East Texas News at 5.
7. A woman who has defied doctors for decades simply by being
alive brought another life into the world – and it was no easy task. Three-month-old William Kurtis Drake Turner is a dream come true for a
Stephanie Turner, who was not supposed to live beyond her own first
hour of life.
Monday, September 1 2014 2:00 AM EDT2014-09-01 06:00:48 GMT
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