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Douglass and Carlisle are the top two teams in Texas

Douglass and Carlisle are the top two teams in Texas

Douglass is between Nacogdoches and Alto. Carlisle High School is in Price, Texas, between Tyler and Henderson. The Douglass Indians and the Carlisle Indians are the top two baseball teams in the state.
Carlisle’s Brightwell pitches perfect game in 10-0 win over Big Sandy, plus coverage of 6 other games

Carlisle’s Brightwell pitches perfect game in 10-0 win over Big Sandy, plus coverage of 6 other games

Zach Brightwell threw a perfect game at Big Sandy, striking out 13, as the Carlisle Indians rolled to a 10-0 District 20-A win.

Christian Women's Job Corps provides lessons, hope to women

Women in Rusk County are feeling empowered thanks to the Christian Women's Job Corps. The Job Corps offers free classes to teach women job, computer, interviewing and life skills.
4 arrested in Rusk Co. meth ring, 2 repeat offenders

4 arrested in Rusk Co. meth ring, 2 repeat offenders

Four people were arrested last week in Rusk County for alleged drug trafficking. Two of the accused were busted last November on similar charges.

Rusk County increases tax rate to help fire departments

Rusk County voters have voted to increase the tax rate from 3% to 7% to help 16 county fire departments. 

Local church breaks tradition on Ash Wednesday

Saint Matthews Episcopal Church in Henderson is one of several churches in the nation that's participating in "Ashes to Go." Ash Wedn
Big drop for Rusk County traffic fatalities

Big drop for Rusk County traffic fatalities

Rusk County officials are knocking on wood and crossing their fingers that the county’s lack of fatalities on roadways since the new year will continue.
Big drop for Rusk Co. traffic fatalities

Big drop for Rusk Co. traffic fatalities

Rusk County officials are knocking on wood and crossing their fingers that the county’s lack of fatalities on roadways since the new year will continue.

UT Tyler Women reach milestone; Patriots baseball team full of East Texans

The UT Tyler Women are nationally ranked for the first time. The Patriots are 25th in the country. They've lost just three times this season. They did not lose Thursday night.
Kilgore, Carthage, Chapel Hill, Henderson, Brownsboro and Palestine in new District of Doom

Kilgore, Carthage, Chapel Hill, Henderson, Brownsboro and Palestine in new District of Doom

Kilgore and Carhage met in the state championship game. Now they will meet for the district title. The Kilgore Bulldogs and the Carthage Bulldogs have been placed in the new 9-4A district.
Boil water notification issued for select Henderson residents

Boil water notification issued for select Henderson residents

Good Springs Water Company in Henderson has issued an immediate boil water notification. The alert was issued for residence who live north of County Road 406-A after a water line broke.
Realignment preview

Realignment preview

The Longview Lobos and the Lufkin Panthers will be the big winners when high school realignment is announced next Monday. They will both stay in the new 5A classification.

Henderson benefit celebrates the life of one strong little boy

A special benefit took place on Sunday in Henderson to support 6-year-old Bentley Brands. Bentley was diagnosed with a rare disease when he was born and was in and out of the hospital for the first five years of his life.
Rusk County sheriff, community cite success in first term

Rusk County sheriff, community cite success in first term

Since Rusk County’s sheriff has completed his first year in office, Henderson police officials said they have noticed more interdepartmental communication between the city and the county law enforcement agencies.

Rusk county hosts SWAT training

Police officers from all over East Texas made their way to Rusk county, and it's all to keep our streets safer.  KETK was given an exclusive look into a day of SWAT team training.  The Rusk county sheriff's office is