It's all over but the shouting. The regular session of the Legislature adjourned last night after weeks of turmoil and rebellion against Republican House Speaker Tom
Craddick. The House went until last night's midnight deadline in the 140-day session after a last-ditch round of tense debate over water, border security and electric deregulation. Craddick finished the session as the man in charge of the House.The Senate adjourned earlier in the evening. Watch KTRE's East Texas News to hear about some of the major bills that passed and their local impact, including one of the toughest bills on high school steroid testing.
Weekend Boating Accident
An East Texas teenager is in stable condition after her leg is severed in a weekend accident. The 16-year old girl was on Lake Sam Rayburn when she was struck by a boat. The Nacogdoches County Sheriff's department arrested Charles Clayton Gilstrap and charged him with intoxicated assault. He has bonded out of jail over the weekend.