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WEATHER REPORT: Monday, April 7, 2014

WEATHER REPORT: Monday, April 7, 2014

Happy Monday! Today will be mostly cloudy and cool. There is a 20-30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms very late in the day and evening. It will be breezy with a high near 64 degrees.

Brittany Conway: Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week

Meet Brittany Conway, our Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week. Brittany is a pole vaulter for Pine Tree.
ETX man killed in early morning wreck near Lake Cherokee

ETX man killed in early morning wreck near Lake Cherokee

One man was killed in a one vehicle wreck early Sunday morning. Rusk Co. DPS officers say the accident happened around 3:00 a.m. on FM 782 near Lake Cherokee.
ETX roads closed due to flooding

ETX roads closed due to flooding

Reports of roads being closed due to flooding are already starting to come in.
Weather Talk: Heavy rain on Sunday

Weather Talk: Heavy rain on Sunday

Sunday 11:15AM Update All of East Texas (except Hopkins county) is under a Severe T-Storm Watch until 2PM Today. Storms will remain strong to severe for much of the day.

Dalton Days: guns, games and good times

East Texans had the opportunity to travel back in time Saturday to remember one of the bloodiest shootouts in our state's history.
Car crashes through Tyler building

Car crashes through Tyler building

A Tyler store had to close early Saturday night after a car crashed through the side of the building. The accident happened around 7:15 at the Payless shoe store in the 1100 block of East 5th St.

Campbell thinks Texans may have concerns about Manziel

Heisman winner, NFl hall of famer and John Tyler Lion Earl Campbell was in Tyler Saturday morning. The living legend was signing autographs at the Super One on Troup Hwy.
Longview girls eliminated from soccer playoffs by Allen in shootout

Longview girls eliminated from soccer playoffs by Allen in shootout

After 100 minutes of scoreless action, Longview and Allen had to go to penalty kicks to decide which team would advance in the girls’ soccer playoffs.

Local Cardiology symposium focuses on young athletes deaths

More than a hundred physicians and nurses from all over East Texas attended the 11th annual Spring Cardiology Symposium. It was hosted by ETMC Cardiology Institute and Tyler Cardiovascular Consultants.
Pine Tree, Kilgore girls knocked out of soccer playoffs in shootouts

Pine Tree, Kilgore girls knocked out of soccer playoffs in shootouts

Two penalty kick shootouts were needed to decide Friday’s Class 4A girls sectional playoff games at Eagle Stadium, with Whitehouse and Mabank advancing to the next round of the postseason.
Three ETX men jailed after nightclub fight

Three ETX men jailed after nightclub fight

Three East Texas men are now behind bars after a nightclub fight Thursday night. It happened at 11:12 p.m. at a Longview club called "The Bar."

Tyler Lee coach stepping down

Tyler ISD Athletic Director Rod Kaspar tells KETK that Tyler Lee boy's basketball coach Alan Johnston has turned in a letter of resignation, and is stepping away from the program.

SFA, Texas College hold pro days

Several East Texas schools held pro days this week. It's a chance for their football players to work out in front of NFL scouts, and hopefully get noticed for the upcoming draft.
SFA's Underwood Wins 2014 Joe B. Hall Award

SFA's Underwood Wins 2014 Joe B. Hall Award

Stephen F. Austin head men’s basketball coach Brad Underwood was named the recipient of the 2014 Joe B. Hall award, given to the nation’s top first-year coach, at the CollegeInsider.com Awards Banquet in Dallas.