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Downsizing: Choice or necessity?

Beth Ann Norrgard spent the last 26 years working for a law firm, and living in a large home in Dallas. However, little did she know a different lifestyle awaited her. All through a tiny house built on wheels.

Attorney General Greg Abbott visits Tyler

Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is currently running for that coveted Texas Governor's seat in Austin, made an appearance for a large crowd at a Tyler restaurant.
Weather Talk: Cold front brings cooler temperatures

Weather Talk: Cold front brings cooler temperatures

On Thursday, an area of Low pressure will develop out of the Rockies on Wednesday night and will quickly strengthen and produce a squall line of severe thunderstorms.
Source: Law enforcement searching lake for evidence in Kaufman prosecutor murders

Source: Law enforcement searching lake for evidence in Kaufman prosecutor murders

´╗┐According to DPS, the DPS dive team is assisting the Texas Rangers and the Kaufman County Sheriff's Office in a search of Lake Tawakoni near the "Two Mile Bridge."

Smith Co. Sheriff Larry Smith discusses highlights of 1st year in office with KETK

When Smith County Sheriff Larry Smith took the oath of office on January 1, 2013, he brought with him many campaign pledges and commitments, including integrity, efficiency and transparency.

Marshall ISD joins 2 other ETX school districts in doing away with 7th grade football

According to Marshall Independent School District Athletic Director, Clint Harper, Marshall ISD will joining Texarkana and Sulphur Springs in dropping seventh grade football starting to being during the 2014-2015 season.

Rusk Christian t-shirts take off

A few weeks ago, we brought you the story about a group of strong-willed students in Rusk who decided to stand up for their faith after a high school teacher was told to take down a Christian poster in her classroom.
ETX teen returns from Sochi games with priceless gift from Shaun White

ETX teen returns from Sochi games with priceless gift from Shaun White

16-year-old Judson Stone of Overton was one of three recipients nationwide to receive a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Sochi Russia for the Winter Olympic Games.

Ennis to appeal new district assignment

A Texas school district is appealing the move to a new district in which they would be forced to compete against all East Texas schools in University Interscholastic League competition.

East Texas hospitals first to use new technology to treat irregular heartbeat

The Tyler Cardiovascular Consultants, working with East Texas Medical Center, are first in the entire nation to use a new procedure that treats irregular heart rhythm.

Testing of the Bulls, 5th annual men's ministry

Bar None Cowboy Church in Tatum is welcoming all men to Testing of the Bulls.
ETX man arrested in LA on several counts of indecent behavior with juveniles

ETX man arrested in LA on several counts of indecent behavior with juveniles

The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested an East Texas man on multiple indecent behavior charges. On Friday, authorities arrested Bruce Alan Thomas, 40, of Troup, on several counts of indecent behavior with juveniles.

Passion for clogging

A group of ladies, 55 and older, meet every Tuesday to dance up a storm at the Tyler Senior Center. They started this group, the "senior citizen cloggers", about two years ago at the center.
Most Wanted Sex Offender caught in ETX

Most Wanted Sex Offender caught in ETX

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today announced that two individuals on Texas 10 Most Wanted lists were captured recently.
2 men killed in Smith Co. wreck identified

2 men killed in Smith Co. wreck identified

Two people killed in a two-vehicle, Smith County wreck have been identified.