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Police and fire officials on patrol to make 4th of July safe

Police and fire officials on patrol to make 4th of July safe

Local Sheriff's Departments, Police and Fire Departments say they will be out in full force this weekend, some agencies even doubling officers on patrol.

We test East Texans on some 4th of July trivia

Every year KETK hits the lakes and asks East Texans some Fourth of July Trivia. Take a look at what some of them had to say.
Pumps Jacks end first half of season

Pumps Jacks end first half of season

Carlos Contreras and Chase Daughdrill proved to be a two-man wrecking crew on Wednesday at Driller Park.
Pumps Jacks end first half of season

Pumps Jacks end first half of season

Carlos Contreras and Chase Daughdrill proved to be a two-man wrecking crew on Wednesday at Driller Park.

Nicholas Nash continues his mission

Nicholas Nash, the 14-year old who helps reconnect lost animals with their owners or new families, stopped by KETK.

4th of July celebrations mean busy emergency rooms

While the holiday weekend is full of fun and fireworks, local officials say its also one of the biggest days for injuries and emergency room visits. "People drink too much on a holiday and when you involve a fire.

Pleasant Hill's annual Fireworks show

PLEASANT HILL BAPTIST CHURCH will host it's annual Fireworks Show on JULY 4th.

The Arc of Smith Co: In need of volunteers

The Arc of Smith County is in need of volunteers for Camp Kennedy and Camp HeyDay. Jessica Ogden, the Director of Arc's Camp Kennedy, stopped by KETK to chat with Bob and Jen.

More ways 'PATH' can help

Greg Grubb, the Executive Director of PATH stopped by KETK to chat with Bob and Jen. For more information go to www.pathhelps.org
Kilgore PD: Man arrested after 'tree worshipping'

Kilgore PD: Man arrested after 'tree worshipping'

A man was arrested overnight after he began acting strange and worshipping forestry in Kilgore.
WEATHER REPORT: Friday, July 4, 2014

WEATHER REPORT: Friday, July 4, 2014

Happy 238th birthday America!
White Oak’s Simmons named All-American

White Oak’s Simmons named All-American

Whitney Simmons ended her freshman year of college standing on the podium as an All-American. That would’ve been hard to predict, even for her.
Kilgore’s Torrence looking for win at Summit Racing Equipment Nationals

Kilgore’s Torrence looking for win at Summit Racing Equipment Nationals

Although his Capco Contractors Top Fuel dragster hasn’t exactly overwhelmed the competition in its last three appearances on the Mello Yello Tour, Kilgore native Steve Torrence knows that a strong effort in this week’s eighth annual
GoBus begins process of raising rates

GoBus begins process of raising rates

The cost to ride the area’s rural transportation system, GoBus, could increase as soon as October.

Insurance company drops lawsuit against E. Texas widow

ACE Insurance, the company suing an East Texas woman who recently lost her husband, bowed out of their lawsuit Thursday evening.