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88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade kicks off November 27

88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade kicks off November 27

As the nation gathers to celebrate and give thanks with family and friends, the biggest spectacle of the holiday season returns to entertain millions, as the 88th Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® returns to NBC on Thursday, Nov.
ETMC partners with East Texas Food Bank in canned food drive

ETMC partners with East Texas Food Bank in canned food drive

To help fight hunger in East Teas this holiday season, the East Texas Medical Center Olympic Center is partnering with the East Texas Food Bank for a canned food drive Nov. 1-29.
Should this be in the Toy Hall of Fame?

Should this be in the Toy Hall of Fame?

My Little Pony, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, American Girl dolls, Hess trucks, the Slip 'N Slide -- how could a kid possibly choose a favorite?
It's 'National Cat Day!'

It's 'National Cat Day!'

October 29th is National Cat Day! This unofficial holiday was created in 2005 to promote the adoption of cats through local animal shelters. Since its inception, over one million cats have been saved.

LITTLE PEOPLE, BIG DREAMS: TX child with cancer becomes honorary State Trooper

A girl battling a rare type of cancer got her wish to become a Texas State Trooper. Six-year-old Kyssi Andrews became an honorary trooper on Monday, with a special swearing-in ceremony.
ETX man qualifies for U.S. Amateur Pool Championship

ETX man qualifies for U.S. Amateur Pool Championship

 An East Texas man will compete for the nation's most prestigious amateur pool title.
Lindale educator named Elementary Teacher of the Year

Lindale educator named Elementary Teacher of the Year

EJ Moss Intermediate School teacher Whitney Crews has been named as Region 7 ESC’s 2015 Elementary Teacher of the Year.
Solar eclipse: East Texans in for an early treat tonight

Solar eclipse: East Texans in for an early treat tonight

A partial solar eclipse will be viewable in East Texas this afternoon making for an early October treat before Halloween!
Neal McCoy to put on Longview Christmas concert

Neal McCoy to put on Longview Christmas concert

An East Texas musician has announced he will perform a special Christmas show in Longview. According to the Neal McCoy fan club, the Jacksonville native will perform a Belcher Center Symphony Christmas show.

WWII vet receives diploma

Although the end of the school year is still several months away, Pennsylvania's Mercer High School is celebrating the graduation of one of their students.

VIDEO: Lockheed Martin launches newest Navy ship

Lockheed Martin christened its newest Navy combat ship, the U.S.S. Detroit, this week.
REL alum serves with Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 130

REL alum serves with Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 130

A 2004 Robert E. Lee High School graduate and Tyler, Texas, native is serving with Electronic Attack Squadron 130 (VAQ-130), also known as the “Zappers”.
Man finds World Series tickets on ground, tracks down owner

Man finds World Series tickets on ground, tracks down owner

Imagine finding two very expensive and very hard to get World Series tickets just lying on the ground. That's exactly what happened to a Kansas City man Friday.
City of Tyler receives $174,030 for veteran housing

City of Tyler receives $174,030 for veteran housing

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded the City of Tyler Neighborhood Services Department funding to administer 25 new Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) Vouchers.

Ft. Hood 'Hug Lady' honored

Elizabeth Laird, well known as the "Hug Lady" on Fort Hood, knows that a kind gesture goes a long way.