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Lindale FFA student wins championship, team finishes in top 20

Lindale FFA student wins championship, team finishes in top 20

Members of the Lindale chapter of the Future Farmers of America (FFA) traveled to Huntsville, December 6, to compete in Texas FFA Leadership Career Development Events.
ETX 2nd grader awarded for bravery after saving grandmother's life

ETX 2nd grader awarded for bravery after saving grandmother's life

Virgina Sims, second grader at Trout Primary, was honored Monday, with an award for her bravery presented by the American Legion Auxiliary in Lufkin.
KETK, SFA participate in Toys for Tots

KETK, SFA participate in Toys for Tots

As Christmas time rolls around we often forget there are people in East Texas who may need a little help providing gifts for children to open on the morning of December 25.
East Texan part of 3-way-tie in Salvation Army world record bell ringing contest

East Texan part of 3-way-tie in Salvation Army world record bell ringing contest

An East Texan has joined two other men, one being from California and one from Minnesota, in a three-way-tie for the Salvation Army world record for bell ringing.

'East Texas Angel' passes 72-hour mark ringing Salvation Army bell

Andre Thompson continues his quest for the “Salvation Army World Bell Ringing Contest” champion title! He has completed 72 hours with 8 hours and 1 minute to go to beat the existing record of 80 hours!
East Texas bell ringer still going strong after 48 hours

East Texas bell ringer still going strong after 48 hours

We have just passed 48 hours and Andre is still standing, literally! Since Wednesday, community members have pulled together their resources to makes this journey as comfortable as possible for Andre.

ETX Salvation Army bell ringer still going strong as others across nation drop out

As of 4:30 p.m.,Wednesday, three bell ringers have put their bells down including Quinton Green in Handford, California, Captain Emily Jones in Compton, California, and Lt. Rob Lawler in Helena, Montana.
JUST THE FACTS: 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree lighting

JUST THE FACTS: 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree lighting

The lighting of the Christmas Tree in Rockefeller Center in the heart of New York City is a tradition that has been around for over 80 years.

Christmas prayer answered for foster children

Foster children Eva and Jasmine shared the same Christmas wish. During Vacation Bible School at their East Tennessee church this summer, the girls, ages 7 and 8, sent up their written prayer request in a balloon.
Sophia, Jackson reign supreme as 2013's top baby names

Sophia, Jackson reign supreme as 2013's top baby names

The website for top baby names, Babycenter.com, has announced their list for the top baby names for 2013.
East Texas biker group serves as protectors, empowers victims of child abuse

East Texas biker group serves as protectors, empowers victims of child abuse

A biker group known internationally is standing up for the rights of child abuse victims and protecting them as they face the most difficult times in their lives.
Salvation Army Tyler attempts to break world record for bell ringing

Salvation Army Tyler attempts to break world record for bell ringing

Tuesday, December 3, the Salvation Army Tyler will participate in the 2013 Salvation Army World Record Bell Ringing Contest. The contest will begin at 11am at Walgreen’s on Rieck Rd. and South Broadway.
Tickets on sale for SPCA of East Texas Fur Ball

Tickets on sale for SPCA of East Texas Fur Ball

The SPCA of East Texas will hold its second annual Fur Ball on Saturday, Dec. 7 at the historic Mayfair Building on the East Texas State Fairgrounds with musical entertainment by party band Professor D of Dallas.
TX Fire Captain to be released from hospital after May motel fire

TX Fire Captain to be released from hospital after May motel fire

The fire captain who was injured battling a 5-alarm blaze at a southwest Houston motel that killed four of his comrades will be released from the hospital on Wednesday, according to the Houston Fire Department.
Impress your guests with recipes from KETK

Impress your guests with recipes from KETK

Are you trying fo find some new recipes to introduce to and impress your family during the holidays? Well, look no further!