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Authorities warn of recent burglaries in parts of Smith County

Authorities warn of recent burglaries in parts of Smith County

Law enforcment is warning citizens about a recent run of burglaries in the northwestern portion of Smith County. Precinct 5 Constable Kenneth Bibby said three home burglaries have recently taken place in his jurisdiction. 
Gilmer football team remembers Pollard in trip to championship

Gilmer football team remembers Pollard in trip to championship

 “When Desmond passed away, they developed a love for each other ... that is mature and deeper, more of an adult-like love that takes a tragedy to develop.”
Kilgore Police Officer lends helping hand to provide proper burial to East Texan's family pet

Kilgore Police Officer lends helping hand to provide proper burial to East Texan's family pet

We bring you another heartwarming story from the Kilgore Police Department.

Jack Stallard previews Gilmer state championship game

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner asked Stallard about the unbeaten Gilmer Buckeyes.

Tractor Supply Co. opens first regional mixing center in Longview

Tractor Supply Company chose to open up their first regional mixing center in Longview. The largest rural retail company said the city's location is ideal to ship their products out to other surrounding states.

Danny Elzner shows the Cowboys how to turn a home game into a road game

KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner knows how the Cowboys can beat the Colts this Sunday. Just turn the home game into a road game. The Cowboys will host the Colts.
ETX parents found guilty in death of 2-month-old child

ETX parents found guilty in death of 2-month-old child

The parents of an East Texas child killed earlier this year from malnutrition and dehydration have been found guilty in his death.

Oh, deary-dear

Oh, deary-dear. Look what the New York Times...the New York Times? Yes, the New York Times, has dug up.

Don't let Christmas gifts affect your traveling

More than 5-million people travel during the Christmas season. Frequent flyers know catching a flight is usually stressful, but this time of year, that extra baggage filled with treats and presents can be an additional headache. 
Rainy weather lasting through end of work week

Rainy weather lasting through end of work week

Earlier this afternoon we had some light showers move through a few counties in East Texas. Round #1 of rain continues through Thursday morning. Round #2 arrives by late night Thursday and lasts throughout your Friday.
Kilgore working to unite the police department and the community

Kilgore working to unite the police department and the community

 In light of recent events, the Mayor of Kilgore, Ronnie Spradlin, says he is tired of seeing law enforcement in a negative light on TV.

Many East Texans agree: Torture of suspected terrorists is justified

"Most people realize the nature of the enemy we're dealing with," said former Lt. Colonel Victor Zillmer.
Traffic Alert: Highway 31, near Kilgore, reopened after chemical spill

Traffic Alert: Highway 31, near Kilgore, reopened after chemical spill

The Gregg County Sheriff's Office has confirmed, Highway 31 has reopened. Drivers were told to avoid 31 into Kilgore due to an accident.
Polk County Sheriff's Office searching for alleged burglary suspects

Polk County Sheriff's Office searching for alleged burglary suspects

The Polk County Sheriff's Office is investigating the burglary of a storage shed at a residence in the 200 block of Bristol.

'Single in the City': Bachelor/Bachelorette auction

Attention all singles in East Texas!  It's time for the second annual Faces of Beauty Extravaganza.