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John Tyler High School library book returned 39 years overdue

John Tyler High School library book returned 39 years overdue

John Tyler High School librarian Laura Russell received a special package in the mail recently. Opening the package, she removed the contents that were carefully wrapped in tissue paper.
2 students taken to hospital after bus, truck collision

2 students taken to hospital after bus, truck collision

An East Texas school bus was involved in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning. According to the Texarkana Texas Police Department, officers responded to the wreck at the intersection of Pierre and Tucker around 8:15 a.m.

Mark Mullins stops by KETK

The 2014 East Texas Symphony Orchestra's Jazz Spectacular will feature Mark Mullins.
Sheriff: Men arrested for dealing ecstasy in Nacogdoches Co.

Sheriff: Men arrested for dealing ecstasy in Nacogdoches Co.

Two Nacogdoches County men were taken into custody Thursday afternoon for allegedly selling ecstasy.

The men behind 'Little Hope was Arson' stopped by KETK

'Little Hope was Arson' premieres in East Texas on November 23, 2014, at Liberty Hall in Tyler.
ETX convicted felon sentenced to life in prison for murder

ETX convicted felon sentenced to life in prison for murder

An East Texas man was sentenced to life in prison Thursday after pleading guilty in October to a
Jacksonville firearms enthusiast lands job with NRA

Jacksonville firearms enthusiast lands job with NRA

 Kelly Young works for the water department in Jacksonville. But soon, he and his wife will be headed to Fairfax Virginia, where he landed an opportunity of a lifetime, working for the National Rifle Association.

SPECIAL REPORT: Duck Dogs

 For some east Texans, it's the most wonderful time of the year, and no, we're not talking about thanksgiving or Christmas. It's duck season.
East Texas high school playoff pairings

East Texas high school playoff pairings

The Longview News-Journal has put together a list of this week's high school football playoff games. Several area teams are still alive.

Who needs rules?

Remember that song by Paul Simon called Kodachrome? It had that line "when I thin back on all the crap learned in high school."

Hundreds of struggling people in Whitehouse to receive Thanksgiving meal

Director of the Whitehouse Ministerial Alliance, Anthony Johnson said to his wife one day, "I don't know what it is, but I think the Lord's wanting us to do a Thanksgiving meal for the folks of Whitehouse."
Longview reaches out to residents for input on future plans

Longview reaches out to residents for input on future plans

The city of Longview is currently working on a long-term Comprehensive Plan. The plan is a blue print of development for a wide range of topics for the next 15 to 20 years.

Immigration reform debate heats up

Immigration is the hot topic this week. In fact, the biggest immigration showdown in our nation's history is Thursday night. No one knows exactly what President Obama has in store for immigration reform, but there is speculation.

Texting may cause neck and spine injury

The average smart phone user spends 1 to 3 hours checking their phone every day. That's 6 weeks out of the year, hunched over, glued to technology.

SPCA sisters up for adoption

These two adorable dogs are up for adoption as well as countless others at the SPCA of East Texas!