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It's a great year for pecans!

 If your favorite holiday dessert is pecan pie, well you're in luck because it's been a great season. It's definitely something to go nuts about.

Girl Scout cookies now available online!

 Editor's note: The Northeast Texas troops will not be participating in the Digital Cookie program and selling cookies online this year, but for more information on how/where to get some this year, click

Video released of Gregg County theft

The Gregg County Sheriff's Office has released video of a recent theft at a local business in hopes of identifying the burglar. Authorities said the crime occurred on November 26, 2014, at the Green Top Fina on Highway 259.
Kaufman County DA murder trial underway

Kaufman County DA murder trial underway

The murder trial of Eric Williams began Monday morning.
Police: Body found in Hawkins

Police: Body found in Hawkins

Authorities are at the scene of a body found in Hawkins off FM 14. According to police, the body was discovered close to the Fred's store, located near the intersection of Glazner Street and FM 14.
Marshall Police working to identify shop burglars

Marshall Police working to identify shop burglars

The Marshall Police Department is attempting to identify the person(s) responsible for a recent burglary at a local home's shop.
Lindale PD seeking identity of suspected card thief

Lindale PD seeking identity of suspected card thief

The Lindale Police Department is asking for the public's help identifying a man who is believed to have used a stole credit card at a local business.
ETX woman accused of killing husband has bond set at $1 million

ETX woman accused of killing husband has bond set at $1 million

A woman accused of murdering her husband over the weekend is now being held on $1 million bond.
Jacksonville fire chief resigns, takes another job

Jacksonville fire chief resigns, takes another job

The city of Jacksonville has a new fire chief following the resignation of Brent Smith. According to a Jacksonville Fire Department spokesperson, former Chief Smith has taken another job. The position was not specified.

Caldwell Zoo welcomes new baby Chilean Flamingos

 Meet baby Turk: the one-day-old Chilean Flamingo. Turk is just one of four new Flamingo babies recently added to the Caldwell Zoo family.
Crews contain blaze threatening golf course near Van

Crews contain blaze threatening golf course near Van

Several fire crews were called this afternoon to help fight a large wood fire near Van. The fire sparked around 1:30 p.m. at the Garden Valley Golf Club.
ETX woman arrested for allegedly murdering her husband

ETX woman arrested for allegedly murdering her husband

A Longview man was killed early Saturday morning after his wife allegedly shot him.

First responders stay focused during the holidays

 "More people traveling on the roads. Visiting family. On most days the call volume goes up a little more for wrecks. Usually keeps a little bit busier for the holidays."

Shoppers scarce on Black Friday in Tyler

The Black Friday shopping experience was a little different in East Texas this year.  East Texans told KETK that in previous years, stores were packed, and there was no space to walk. This year, most stores were dead.

Local businesses brace themselves for Small Business Saturday

Most retailers will find themselves in the black after this weekend is over, but local businesses rely on Small Business Saturday even more so than the major corporations do for Black Friday.