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Army Sergeant surprises daughter after year apart at Lindale ISD

Army Sergeant surprises daughter after year apart at Lindale ISD

U.S. Arrmy Sgt. Stephen Stroman has braved the brutal desert temperatures of Iraq and Afghanistan. He is comfortable in his Army fatigues.

VIDEO: 'Twas the week before Christmas and TX woman is paying it forward

When you think of the layaway section of most stores, you don't think of heaven, but in Texas one woman is paying it forward as a lay-away angel.

Brookshire's, Hormel Foods donates hams to Salvation Army

Brookshire's Grocery Company partnered with Hormel Foods this Christmas season and donated 400 gift certificates for hams to the Salvation Army.
Nirvana, KISS, Linda Ronstadt among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees

Nirvana, KISS, Linda Ronstadt among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees

Grunge and glam rock are among the genres that got the nod from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as it announced its inductees for 2014.
Bell presentation for Andre Thompson rescheduled for Saturday

Bell presentation for Andre Thompson rescheduled for Saturday

Due to inclement weather, the bell presentation for Andre Thompson has been rescheduled for Saturday, December 14 at 6:00 p.m. The ceremony will take place in front of Walgreen’s on Rieck Rd. and South Broadway Avenue.
National Guard celebrates 377 years of service

National Guard celebrates 377 years of service

The National Guard as the organized militia of the United States was born in Boston, Mass, on December 13, 1636.
107-year-old ETX WWII veteran to be flown to memorial

107-year-old ETX WWII veteran to be flown to memorial

On Saturday, December 14, 2013, WWII veteran Elmer Hill will take a Lone Eagle Honor Flight from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to the
ETX church celebrates Christmas with drive-thru Nativity

ETX church celebrates Christmas with drive-thru Nativity

There is a winter wonderland in Kilgore filled with giant snowmen, Santa and his elves, but the at the heart of the attraction is what members of a local church would call the true reason for the season — a re-enactment of the night of Je

VIDEO: Elderly woman overwhelmed when military presents her with flag for cheering them up at Christmas

For years, Nancy Wilde of Merrill, Wisconsin has been sending Christmas cards to United States military members.
Tyler City Council approves 7 member Animal Care Advisory Board to assist with developing animal shelter

Tyler City Council approves 7 member Animal Care Advisory Board to assist with developing animal shelter

At Wednesday's regularly scheduled Tyler City Council meeting, the creation of a seven-member Animal Care Advisory Board, to assist with the development of the animal shelter, was approved.
East Texas kettle bell world record holder to be honored by Salvation Army

East Texas kettle bell world record holder to be honored by Salvation Army

An East Texas man is being honored, Friday, for his amazing world-record feat of ringing the Salvation Army Kettle Bell for 105 hours.
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.