KETK | East Texas News, Weather and Sports | Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville http://www.ketknbc.com/feeds/jacksonville.rss en 73-year-old man dies after being hit by truck in Longview http://www.ketknbc.com/news/73-year-old-man-dies-after-being-hit-by-truck-in-l <p>An elderly Longview man is dead after being hit by a truck Wednesday night,</p> <p> At 9:39 p.m., Longview Police were dispatched to an accident with injuries in the 2100 Block of East Marshall Avenue.</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://www.ketknbc.com/news/73-year-old-man-dies-after-being-hit-by-truck-in-l" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Longview Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:08:22 +0000 rroy 150132 at http://www.ketknbc.com Local child part of national Down syndrome campaign http://www.ketknbc.com/news/local-child-part-of-national-down-syndrome-campaig <p>A Longview toddler soon will have his blue-green eyes and big smile broadcast in New York City&rsquo;s Times Square to bring awareness to Down syndrome.</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://www.ketknbc.com/news/local-child-part-of-national-down-syndrome-campaig" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Longview Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:51:49 +0000 jragland 150129 at http://www.ketknbc.com Football league asks for Longview to revamp lone football field http://www.ketknbc.com/news/football-league-asks-for-longview-to-revamp-lone-f <p>When players, coaches, fans and families showed up Saturday for the opening games of the East Texas Little League Football Association season, they quickly realized the Mary C. Womack Football Fields at Stamper Park had changed.</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://www.ketknbc.com/news/football-league-asks-for-longview-to-revamp-lone-f" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Longview Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:47:14 +0000 jragland 150128 at http://www.ketknbc.com Landmarks of Longview to be held this weekend http://www.ketknbc.com/news/landmarks-of-longview-to-be-held-this-weekend <p>Five homes in Huntington Park will open their doors this weekend during the 15th annual Landmarks of Longview tour.</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://www.ketknbc.com/news/landmarks-of-longview-to-be-held-this-weekend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Longview Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:43:43 +0000 jragland 150127 at http://www.ketknbc.com Jack Stallard previews #3 Tenaha @ #10 White Oak http://www.ketknbc.com/news/jack-stallard-previews-3-tenaha-10-white-oak <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 this week&#39;s top-10 matchup.</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://www.ketknbc.com/news/jack-stallard-previews-3-tenaha-10-white-oak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Friday Football Fever Sports Longview Thu, 18 Sep 2014 03:30:15 +0000 123456a 150095 at http://www.ketknbc.com East Texas food pantries see increased need, decreased donations http://www.ketknbc.com/news/east-texas-food-pantries-see-increased-need-decrea <p>A solitary jar of peanut butter sits on the shelves of the Longview Community Ministries&rsquo; Food Box food pantry.</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://www.ketknbc.com/news/east-texas-food-pantries-see-increased-need-decrea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Longview Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:44:49 +0000 jragland 149998 at http://www.ketknbc.com Seminar in Longview offers seniors help with independent living http://www.ketknbc.com/news/seminar-in-longview-offers-seniors-help-with-indep <p>Deciding when it&rsquo;s time and making the transition to assisted living were among the common questions addressed Tuesday at a Longview seminar aimed at educating seniors about resources available in the area.</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://www.ketknbc.com/news/seminar-in-longview-offers-seniors-help-with-indep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Longview Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:38:37 +0000 jragland 149997 at http://www.ketknbc.com Gregg County debt free since 2005 http://www.ketknbc.com/news/gregg-county-debt-free-since-2005 <p>Throughout east Texas cities, counties and school districts hold more than $600 million dollars in debt.</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://www.ketknbc.com/news/gregg-county-debt-free-since-2005" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Longview Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:42:51 +0000 acarter 149914 at http://www.ketknbc.com Trinity School moves to 3-0 with big win http://www.ketknbc.com/news/trinity-school-moves-to-3-0-with-big-win <p>The Trinity School of Texas Titans improved to 3-0 on the season with a 68-38 win over Chester on Saturday.</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://www.ketknbc.com/news/trinity-school-moves-to-3-0-with-big-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Friday Football Fever Sports Longview Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:01:11 +0000 123456a 149922 at http://www.ketknbc.com Murder suspect waives jury trial, will plead to manslaughter http://www.ketknbc.com/news/murder-suspect-waives-jury-trial-will-plead-to-man <p>A Longview man arrested in 2011 and accused of murder waived his right to a jury trial Monday, in what both defense and prosecution attorneys said was the prelude to a 12-year, manslaughter plea agreement.</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://www.ketknbc.com/news/murder-suspect-waives-jury-trial-will-plead-to-man" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Longview Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:53:44 +0000 jragland 149868 at http://www.ketknbc.com