Mother and son reunited, 22 years later

It was 22 years ago when Cherie Alvis gave up her son for adoption. And thanks to the help of Facebook and a helpful volunteer, Cherie found her son. Leigha Hughes has this touching story at 6.

First Baptist Church in Nacogdoches is the first major church in our area to drop sponsorship of the Boy Scouts troop, following the organization's decision to allow gays to be Boy Scouts. Donna McCollum brings you more at 6.

Inmates at a Trinity County Jail have different stories of how they got to where they are today. But one thing they do have in common is a green thumb. The sheriff's office recently set up an inmate garden project that is not only cutting down food costs at the jail, but teaching them life lessons. Michelle Reed has the story at 5.

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