KETK | East Texas News, Weather and Sports | Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville http://ketknbc.com/feeds/jacksonville.rss en Kilgore, Longview firefighters learn drowning safety http://ketknbc.com/news/kilgore-longview-firefighters-learn-drowning-safet <p>Drowning may not be the first thing you think of when you think of dangers firefighters face, but Kilgore Assistant Fire Chief Michael Simmons says it is and the growing popularity of swimming pools is making that danger worse.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://ketknbc.com/news/kilgore-longview-firefighters-learn-drowning-safet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Longview Kilgore Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:41:07 +0000 acarter 147459 at http://ketknbc.com Jack Stallard previews Longview at Lufkin http://ketknbc.com/news/jack-stallard-previews-longview-at-lufkin <p><strong>Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal.</strong></p> <p> <strong>KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner asked Stallard about the upcoming season opener between Longview and Lufkin.</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://ketknbc.com/news/jack-stallard-previews-longview-at-lufkin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Friday Football Fever Sports Longview Lufkin Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:32:08 +0000 123456a 147481 at http://ketknbc.com Benefit for family of ETX man killed in accident on Wednesday http://ketknbc.com/news/good-news/benefit-for-family-of-etx-man-killed-in-accident-o <p>An auction benefiting the family of an East Texas man killed in a recent accident &nbsp;is scheduled to begin Wednesday night.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://ketknbc.com/news/good-news/benefit-for-family-of-etx-man-killed-in-accident-o" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Good News! Longview Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:05:13 +0000 mwesp 147438 at http://ketknbc.com Border question reaches Gregg County commissioners http://ketknbc.com/news/border-question-reaches-gregg-county-commissioners <p>Advocates and opponents of a resolution opposing relocation of people surrendering at the Mexican border into local communities gave Gregg County commissioners an earful Tuesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://ketknbc.com/news/border-question-reaches-gregg-county-commissioners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Longview Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:50:30 +0000 jragland 147419 at http://ketknbc.com Spring Hill ISD board looks for ‘visionary’ leader http://ketknbc.com/news/spring-hill-isd-board-looks-for-%E2%80%98visionary%E2%80%99-leader <p>Spring Hill ISD trustees said Tuesday that they want the district&rsquo;s next leader to be &ldquo;visionary&rdquo; and a &ldquo;good communicator.&rdquo;</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://ketknbc.com/news/spring-hill-isd-board-looks-for-%E2%80%98visionary%E2%80%99-leader" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Longview Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:37:56 +0000 jragland 147418 at http://ketknbc.com Rep. Simpson says 2013 vote has 'nothing to do with Gov. Perry's indictment' http://ketknbc.com/news/rep-simpson-says-2013-vote-has-nothing-to-do-with <p>&nbsp;Representative David Simpson says claims he was one of the &#39;so-called Republicans that helped indict Governor Rick Perry&#39; are false and ridiculous.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://ketknbc.com/news/rep-simpson-says-2013-vote-has-nothing-to-do-with" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Longview Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:58:31 +0000 acarter 147342 at http://ketknbc.com The Zone: Return to Glory of East Texas football http://ketknbc.com/news/the-zone-return-to-glory-of-east-texas-football <p>Thanks to the Carthage Bulldogs, East Texas got its mojo back in 2013.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://ketknbc.com/news/the-zone-return-to-glory-of-east-texas-football" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Friday Football Fever Sports Tyler Longview Jacksonville Nacogdoches Lufkin Kilgore Henderson Upshur County Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:09:27 +0000 123456a 147355 at http://ketknbc.com Football: Season preview of District 6-4A Division II http://ketknbc.com/sports/friday-football-fever/football-season-preview-of-district-6-4a-division <p>A season preview of football teams in District 6-4A Division II.</p> <p> <strong>Spring Hill</strong></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://ketknbc.com/sports/friday-football-fever/football-season-preview-of-district-6-4a-division" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Friday Football Fever Sports Longview Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:28:43 +0000 rroy 147336 at http://ketknbc.com Longview Dog Park gets agility equipment http://ketknbc.com/news/longview-dog-park-gets-agility-equipment <p>Longview&rsquo;s four-legged friends have a new toy at the city&rsquo;s dog park.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://ketknbc.com/news/longview-dog-park-gets-agility-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Longview Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:56:22 +0000 jragland 147303 at http://ketknbc.com Longview ISD alters focus, changes name of LEAD Academy http://ketknbc.com/news/longview-isd-alters-focus-changes-name-of-lead-aca <p>A Longview ISD campus has a new name and mission after it failed to meet the state&rsquo;s minimum education standards.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://ketknbc.com/news/longview-isd-alters-focus-changes-name-of-lead-aca" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Longview Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:41:49 +0000 jragland 147295 at http://ketknbc.com