Dudley’s Cajun Cafe closing after 28 years in Longview

A longtime East Texas restaurant has made a difficult decision to close due to the effect of the pandemic on its business.

UK authorizes Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for emergency use

Britain authorized a COVID-19 vaccine for use Wednesday, greenlighting the first shot backed up by rigorous scientific review.
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Photographer witnessed removal of Utah’s mysterious monolith as another appears in Romania

Ross Bernards and his friends ended up with the monolith all to themselves for about an hour and took nighttime photos until some other visitors came walking up.

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Tyler police at scene of fatal wreck on Hwy 69 and FM 2016

  Hospital leader who spent time in COVID-19 unit flips light switch on UT Health Christmas tree

Smith County clerk gets new public records search, offers safety feature

  WEBXTRA: City of Marshall working on new animal shelter to replace aging facility

Longview’s Papacita’s founder dies after ‘lengthy and courageous’ Alzheimer’s battle

“Papacita’s beloved visionary, founder, mentor and friend,” died on Sunday, November 29.
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Woman creates hug tunnel at Colo. senior living community

It’s an effort to give residents at retirement homes and senior living communities something that the pandemic took away.

  Donations matched by United Way up to $50,000 for Giving Tuesday

NET Health, Tyler Parks and Rec Department secures funds for 10 bicycle fix-it stations

5 arrested in Henderson County game room raid

  WEBXTRA: Smith County sheriff’s deputy provides tips to prevent property theft

Longview man killed in Rusk County crash

Tyler police: 7-vehicle wreck involving Tyler ISD school bus blocking traffic

WorkHub announces permanent closure

  Marshall Police Department seeking new recruits

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Trump teases 2024 run at White House Christmas party

Trump has been challenging his defeat in November's election despite his own attorney general acknowledging there is no evidence of widespread voter fraud.

SPORTS

Lumberjacks set tone early in home opener with win over LeTourneau

SFA men’s basketball team announces second schedule change in 24 hours

Week 15 Top 10: Pine Tree, Tenaha new to the Top 10

NFL suspends two Houston Texans for 6 games following PED violation

the Houston Texans will be without two key players the rest of the 2020 season.

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3rd suspect in shooting death on West Vance Street transferred to Smith County

  East Texas COVID-19 hospitalization rates over 15 percent for two days

Bahama Buck’s giving away free sno cones on Tuesday

TxDOT crews to apply brine in Nacogdoches and Shelby County in advance of possible freeze

  Longview business taking donations to help hurricane-battered Honduras

A Longview businessman with deep ties to Honduras is asking East Texans to donate supplies for residents of that country who are struggling in the wake of the two hurricanes that hit that nation earlier this year.
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Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as restaurant closes for virus

The mega tip was paid on a tab for a single $7 beer.

DPS seeking public’s help in fatal hit-and-run on Highway 198 in Van Zandt County

Salvation Army of Lufkin sees uptick in clients due to cold weather, pandemic

  Salvation Army needs donations as they house more Tyler homeless during cold weather

Caddo coroner identifies pregnant woman who died after she and a man were shot in a car