East Texas Live

'A Carnival of Orchids'

The Central East Texas Orchid Society is hosting "A Carnival of Orchids." Naomi Marksbury stopped by KETK to chat about the event.

KETK goes 'Beyond Possum Kingdom'

Possum Kingdom is located Northwest of Fort Worth, Texas, which is where Franklin and Doris Burns started their first church about 54 years ago.

New Wusthof knife debuts at Sweet Gourmet

Wusthof is adding a new knife to its collection. Their Executive Chef will be at Sweet Gourmet in Tyler, Texas on March 26, 2015 to show how the knife works. John Abler stopped by KETK to chat about the event.

'Tough by Nature', new TMA exhibit

'Tough by Nature' opens on March 29, 2015, at the Tyler Museum of Art. It features portraits of cowgirls and ranch women of the American West.

'A Texas Size Spring Gala'

A Texas Size Spring Gala is coming to All Saints Episcopal School. It will feature a mechanical bull, good food and live music by the band 'Dangnabbit.' The fundraiser will also include a silent and live auctions.

Put some junk in your trunk

Some funky junk will be rounded up in Tyler during the 3rd Funky Junk Roundup at Harvey Convention Center. On March 28, 2015,  the building will be filled with vendors from all over with their hand-crafted creations.

The 411 on Forsythia

Certified Landscaper James Wilhite stops by KETK to chat about Forsythia, a nice yellow flowering shrub. For more information go to www.wilhitelandscape.com

Iglesia de Cristo gets a permanent home

West Erwin Church of Christ's Spanish language ministry has a new home.

2nd Colors of Courage Rally and Fun Run

Tamara Pipkin and her daughter, Tamera, stopped by KETK to chat about the the 2nd Annual Colors of Courage Rally and Fun Run, which aims to educate people about lupus and other autoimmune diseases.
Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes 2015

Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes 2015

You can do well and be well with diabetes. Wood County Extension Agent, Angie Monk, stopped by KETK to chat about a 3-week series that aims to help people control the disease. Class dates: March 26, April 2 & 9

BBB: Foundation Repair tips

Rain, sleet, and snow, East Texas has experienced all three of those in March. Mechele mills with the Better Business Bureau says the crazy weather can have an effect on your home’s foundation.

BOSS:Breaking Our Social Stronghold

Breaking Our Social Stronghold Community Development Program, or BOSS, aims to mentor young men from the ages of 10 and up. Their Mission Statement is "Community Development through Mentorship"

National Eye Transplant Month

Doctor Clayton Whitney, the Chief of Ophthalmology at Trinity Clinic Eye Center in Tyler,Texas, stopped by KETK to chat about eye transplants. For more information about eye transplants go to www.tmfhc.org

Meet Sophie, a very energetic animal in need of a good home

Gayle Helms with Pets Fur People, stopped by KETK with Sophie, a 3-year old Hound mix. Sophie has been at the shelter for a year, so they have reduced her fee from $130.00 to $65.00.

Altra Federal Credit Union’s Bracket Madness

Altra Federal Credit Union is sponsoring a free NCAA Men's Basketball Division 1 Brackets game for anyone age 13 or older. Altra membership is not required!