Did overregulation ground our flying cars and hoverboards?

The year 2015 came and went and we had no anti-gravity hoverboards. We were promised - promised - hoverboards by the movie “Back to the Future II.” And where are our flying cars? “The Jetsons” premiered more than half a century ago, in 1962. Still we have no flying cars. Whose fault is this? According to Glenn Reynolds, overregulation…

Inmate who escaped from Smith County Jail recaptured

An inmate who escaped from the booking area of the Smith County Jail on Tuesday afternoon is back in custody after a 25-minute run from deputies and police. According to the sheriff’s office, the inmate, Bob Handy, 33, was in the process of being booked into the jail by Tyler Police officers when he got away. During this process, other

Large marijuana field discovered in Smith County Video

A helicopter hovered just above a line of trees Wednesday, where an agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration secured a bale of marijuana to a hanging cable for removal. Dozens of law enforcement officials, including officials with the Smith County Sheriff's Office, scattered the area to work through thousands of plants, clearing out the

Gladewater man pleads guilty to burglary

Longview News-Journal A Gladewater man pleaded guilty Tuesday to nine counts of burglary of a building, county records show. James Edward Lee, 46, was sentenced by 188th District Judge David Brabham to 14 months on each count, with credit for 42 days served in the county jail. The sentences will run at the same time, the judge

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Police seeking suspect after Longview credit union robbed

Longview police are looking for a suspect who robbed the LeTourneau Federal Credit Union at gunpoint and stole an undetermined amount of money. Officers were called to the credit union in the 2300 block of South High Street around 11:30…

31 August 2016 [11:40 PM]
Bible verse

“O come, let us worship and bow down, let us kneel before the Lord, our Maker! For he is our God, and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand. O, that today you would…

31 August 2016 [11:15 PM]
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Gladewater man pleads guilty to burglary

Longview News-Journal A Gladewater man pleaded guilty Tuesday to nine counts of burglary of a building, county records show. James Edward Lee,…

31 August 2016 [09:25 PM]
Rusk County School to receive historical marker on Saturday

A historical marker dedication is set for 10 a.m. Saturday at the site of the former Anadarko Color School: Rosenwald National Treasure School. Speakers invited for the event will include local, state and national representatives.  The Texas Historical Commission provided…

31 August 2016 [03:56 PM]
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Abstract immigrants in an abstract world

Why would a country with the world’s largest Jewish population, outside of Israel, admit large numbers of immigrants from countries where hatred…

31 August 2016 [02:06 PM]
FSU football player eats lunch with student sitting alone

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - For one day, a mother says she didn't have to worry about her son eating lunch by himself after he was joined by Florida State University wide receiver Travis Rudolph. News outlets report a photo capturing…

31 August 2016 [07:59 AM]
1st professional circus school in US coming to Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - No clowning around: The first full-time, professional training school for circus artists in the United States is set to open in Philadelphia next year, officials announced Tuesday. Circadium will be a three-year, secondary vocational school where students…

31 August 2016 [06:16 AM]
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