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Longview mission set to unveil new housing area for women, children

Longview mission set to unveil new housing area for women, children

Kristina Gatti traveled with her 4-year-old daughter from Tyler to find temporary lodging at the Women and Families Shelter at the Hiway 80 Rescue Mission.
Groups vie for $262K in arts funds

Groups vie for $262K in arts funds

The number of nonprofit groups asking for hotel tax money divvied out by a Longview board as well as the total amount requested increased this year compared with 2013.
Longview mission set to unveil new housing area for women, children

Longview mission set to unveil new housing area for women, children

Kristina Gatti traveled with her 4-year-old daughter from Tyler to find temporary lodging at the Women and Families Shelter at the Hiway 80 Rescue Mission.
Longview youth symphony disbands as KC starts program

Longview youth symphony disbands as KC starts program

As the school year slides into motion, the Longview Area Youth Symphony Orchestra has canceled its 2014-15 season citing the departure of its conductor and a new, similar program at Kilgore College.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement September 2, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement September 2, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Tuesday, September 2, 2014: 9:00 am to 10:00 am 9500 S.Broadway. 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm 1900 Balsam Gap. Stick with KETK for more enforcement areas as they are posted.

Lufkin, Tyler ranked among top high school football communities

According to a recent livability.com article, the website has listed two East Texas cities as part of their top ten best high school football towns

Friday Football Fever: Week 1 Play of the Week

This weeks honors go to Frankston's Kendrick Rogers for his one handed catch against Grand Saline. Click the video above to watch the amazing grab.

'The Christmas Store' opens in Tyler

Tyler's 'Christmas Store' is officially open for the holiday season. And though the big day is a little less than 4 months away, the Texas heat didn't stop old and new customers from filling the store.

Gateway to Hope celebrates 2 years of success

Gateway to Hope is a non-profit, resource center for the homeless.

Quitman beer, wine sales skyrocket during Labor Day weekend

The city of Quitman went wet in the May 2014 election. Many stores selling beer and wine received their license after the 4th of July, so Labor Day marks the first holiday for alcohol sales. 

EX-Dallas QB, Victoria's Secret Model to speak at Longview church

Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Jon Kitna and former Victoria’s Secret model Kylie Bisutti will serve as the featured speakers at Mobberly Baptist Church on Sunday, Sept. 7 in an event Mobberly is calling “IDENTITY.”

Texas Wine Cooperative

The year long effort by a determined group of East Texas grape growers finally bears fruit!

Girls Day out and a great dish

Megan Turnmire, the Cherokee County Extension Agent, stopped by KETK to share a recipe and talk about an upcoming event. Turnmire shared a recipe for Shrimp & Broccoli Alfredo:
More than 30 ETX teams ranked in coaches poll

More than 30 ETX teams ranked in coaches poll

The Texas High School Coaches Association has released their week 1 coaches poll and a handful of East Texas teams are representing the area. The poll is voted on by a panel of THSCA members.  
Police arrest suspect in Smith Co. convenience store robbery

Police arrest suspect in Smith Co. convenience store robbery

The Tyler Police Department has arrested the suspect in a convenience store robbery.