TYLER — Justin Ewing and Samantha Schalik had their first date on Halloween almost a decade ago. Nine years later, the couple hasn’t lost their Halloween spirit and is sharing their love for the holiday with the community by displaying a skeleton crew in their front yard in Tyler.

Brookshire Grocery Co. has teamed with the Drug Enforcement Agency and local law enforcement agencies to hold a drug take back event 9 a.m. to noon today at the company’s Gladewater store, 1300 E. Broadway Ave.

The Spring Hill ISD school board approved district goals Monday night, and Superintendent Wayne Guidry said they set the tone for future improvement.

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A section of U.S. 59 just south of Carthage will see short periods of closure Sunday as crews work to remove overhead sign bridges, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.

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DENVER (AP) — Orange skies, winds gusting up to 70 mph, smoke tornadoes and hazardous air. While it could be an apocalyptic scene out of a movie, it has become the reality of Colorado’s wildfire season.

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For Justice Boersma, owning and managing Brown’s Shoe Fit Co. isn’t just about selling shoes — it’s about helping people.

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As California wildfires continue to burn, Longview fire Capt. Ross Dyer and three others in his department recently returned from a two-week deployment to the West Coast. The four flew to Sacramento, California, at the end of September.

After a busy start to early voting in Gregg County, a slow second week has spurred Elections Administrator Kathryn Nealy to urge residents not to wait until the final week or Election Day to cast their ballots.

MARSHALL — After losing their daughter to domestic violence in May 2018, Marshall pastor and Wiley College professor Tracy Andrus and wife, Sonya, have opened two safe houses in Harrison County to provide victims a place of refuge.

CARTHAGE — Luminant plans to build a new solar farm on the site of its retired Oak Hill lignite mine south of Longview and on the west side of Martin Lake Power Plant.

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A former Longview High School teacher has been indicted by a Harrison County grand jury on four counts of sexual assault of a child, two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child and one count of continuous sex abuse of a child younger than age 14.

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Public health officials on Monday reported another steep increase in confirmed COVID-19 recoveries locally, but they also reported four more confirmed deaths from the virus in Smith County.

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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The magnitude of the earthquake that struck off the Alaska Peninsula and produced a tsunami with small waves was revised up to 7.6, officials said Tuesday.