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Monday, March 30, 2015 - 10:32pm

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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

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!

"Color Your World With Quilts"

The Quilters' Guild of East Texas wants to "Color Your World With Quilts" at their 34th Annual Tyler Quilt Show.

One click, could save your life

Thousand are killed in car accidents every year in America, but some of those deaths could have been prevented with the click of a seat belt. Vicky LaMay with ETMC EMS, stopped by KETK to chat about seat belt safety.

4TH Annual Home Run 5K

Proverbs 1917 Ministries builds one home each year for needy, working families in East Texas. The raise the funds through a couple of fund raisers.

“Make the Most of Your Summer”

Donna Spann, CEO of Capstone College and Career Advising, stopped by KETK to chat about their upcoming free workshop.

Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day at Bo's Steak & Grill

Chef Brian Crawford with Bo's Steak and Grill in Lindale, Texas, stopped by KETK to share some recipes for Saint Patrick's Day. For more information go to

Tyler Civic Theatre presents "Second Samuel"

Tyler Civic Theatre's "Second Samuel" will take you back in time to the late 1940s. The director, Fred White, and Mrs. "Omaha" joined us to share a little bit about this comedic play. 

National Nutrition Month

It's National Nutrition Month and Net Health joined us in the living room to give us some tips on living a more healthful lifestyle! For more information, visit:

"Goliath" the friendly fawn boxer!

Our friends at the SPCA joined us with Goliath, the 1-year-old fawn boxer who was rescued as a stray. To learn more about this sweet guy, watch the video above!

St. Patty's Day snacks

John Abler from Sweet Gourmet joined us in the living room to share some sweet treat ideas for St. Patrick's Day!  Watch the video for more.   Contact Sweet Gourmet:

ETL: American Cancer Society and colon cancer

Courtney Hickey with the American Cancer Society chats with Stacey and Taylor about their goal for colon cancer.

Whitehouse chiropractor discusses alternative medicine

Dr. James McDonald from McDonald Chiropractic of Whitehouse joined us in the living room to share his story in chirocare. Watch the video to learn alternative ways to treat your pain rather than using medication.