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7 from 7: Stories for your Thursday

SWAT and Longview police at suspected drug house. (Source: KLTV) SWAT and Longview police at suspected drug house. (Source: KLTV)
Good afternoon! We hope you're getting rain in your neck of the woods.

Here's a list of stories for you to check out this afternoon:

1. Longview police and SWAT team members have served warrants on two drug houses on Cotton Street earlier today. We have a crew on scene and will update you on the news at 4, 5 and 6 and, as always, on KLTV.com.

2. Over 70 animals were seized from an Upshur County home on Thursday morning. Upshur County Constable Gene Dolle said 64 dogs, 6 cats, and 1 horse were taken from a home on N. Point Pleasant Road in Union Grove.

3. Weather is continuing to be a topic of major interest today in East Texas, as we watch the skies, hoping for more rain. Make sure to join Chief Meteorologist Mark Scirto at 4, 5 and 6 to get the latest updates!

4. Every NFL draft is filled with intrigue. When the crop of college players has 102 early entrants, including the likes of Jadeveon Clowney and Johnny Manziel, that simply ratchets up the excitement. Join us for sports tonight at 6 as sports reporter Justin Woodard joins us from a local draft party where he'll be joining several former NFL players to discuss the draft action.

5. Authorities have issued a Silver Alert for a San Antonio man last seen on Wednesday. Charles Elvin Hutchings, 76, was last seen around 5 p.m. on Wednesday driving a white 2001 Nissan Maxima with Texas license plates reading DV3PSW.

6.  We've put together your Mother's Day photo submissions of you with your little ones; let's just say, it's unlike any Mother's Day slideshow we've made previously....click here to see.

7. And, get ready for an earlier start to your weekend news. This Saturday kicks off Good Morning East Texas Weekend. Starting at 8 a.m., join Kristen King and Sarah Fletcher for everything you need to know for your weekend, including events, weather, and news.? Don't miss it!

Here's the link to our livestream on KLTV. com so you can watch our news live on the website if you can't be near the tv today.

We'll see you soon,

Stephanie Frazier

KLTV Digital Content Producer



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