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Several East Texas homes are without power

Several East Texas homes are without power

Several East Texas counties are experiencing power outages. These outages are as follows: ONCOR
Gilmer Buckeye Desmond Pollard dies

Gilmer Buckeye Desmond Pollard dies

Gilmer head coach Jeff Traylor tells KETK that junior WR Desmond Pollard died tonight. Traylor says Pollard was playing basketball with friends, when he collapsed and stopped breathing.
Tyler police warn citizens of winter conditions, road hazards

Tyler police warn citizens of winter conditions, road hazards

The Tyler Police Department is warning citizens of the current weather conditions.
Severe winter weather causes delays, closures for Monday

Severe winter weather causes delays, closures for Monday

East Texas schools are delaying or cancelling classes due to winter weather hitting the area. Reported school delays and cancellations are as follows:
Sunday Weather Update

Sunday Weather Update

***This will be updated throughout the day.

Chainsaw Sculpting: Seeing the art beneath the bark

Jimmy Hobbs' day job is expertly making his way up East Texas trees, cutting off limbs, and hauling them away. But over the last two years, he's turned his chainsaw into a chisel.

UT Health Northeast creates plans to renovate new location

In September, UT health opened a new clinic in north Tyler. However, the clinic only occupies a small portion of the building, so renovations for the unoccupied space are being reviewed.
Ice Storm Halts Travel Across Parts Of East Texas & Leaves Tens Of Thousands Without Power.

Ice Storm Halts Travel Across Parts Of East Texas & Leaves Tens Of Thousands Without Power.

***Precipitation has ended across the vast of majority of East Texas but major icing problems will continue until at least mid to late morning Monday.*** 
Weather Talk: Warm weather short-lived

Weather Talk: Warm weather short-lived

Our two main forecast models—the GFS and NAM—are having a whirl of a time agreeing.

Smith Co. armed robbery suspect indicted on 2 counts of aggravated robbery

An armed robbery suspect who led authorities on a manhunt January 15,  has been indicted in Smith County.
Longview thieves steal AC units from Artsview Children’s Theatre

Longview thieves steal AC units from Artsview Children’s Theatre

The Longview News-Journal is reporting that police are investigating a theft of two outside air conditioning units from ArtsView Children’s Theatre, 313 W. Tyler St.
Former Gilmer standout athlete, engaged to be married killed in wreck

Former Gilmer standout athlete, engaged to be married killed in wreck

A Gilmer man engaged to be married this weekend was killed in an early morning crash.

Recycling East Texas jobs in Tyler

Recycling is one way many people try to "do their part.," but few realize, they're also giving a boost to the economy at the same time.

Building walls to prevent tornadoes

We all know that tornadoes can be dangerous and deadly.

Overton dealing with fines and high price repairs over Dam

The city of Overton is dealing with a huge issue over their north dam. What started as a small problem 12 years ago, now has the city scrambling for funds to cover the cost to fix it.