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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
3A All-State team features several area athletes

3A All-State team features several area athletes

Quarterback Blake Bogenschutz, receiver Tee Goree and offensive lineman Adrian Goodacre, who spearheaded an explosive Carthage offense that propelled the Bulldogs into the Class 3A Division I state championship game, were first-team selections
Henderson City Council tours industrial park

Henderson City Council tours industrial park

The City Council hit the road for its last meeting of 2013, leaving City Hall to take a tour of the town’s industrial park with representatives of the Henderson Economic Development Corporation.
Tree of Angels participants remember crime victims

Tree of Angels participants remember crime victims

Julie Anna Sanders was a Christmas baby and her mother, Margaret Sanders, had a chance to remember her at a Tree of Angels ceremony this Christmas.

Increased burglaries in East Texas counties

Rusk and Cherokee counties have recently seen a number of burglaries.  "We need the general public out there watching out for each other,"  said Jeff Price, Rusk County Sheriff.  Price also says theres been an increase
ETX man sentenced to 45 years in prison for home burglary

ETX man sentenced to 45 years in prison for home burglary

A Rusk County man was sentenced, Thursday, to 45 years in prison for a May 2013 home burglary.
Henderson Syrup Festival drips thick with memories

Henderson Syrup Festival drips thick with memories

Members of the Rusk County Syrup Team crushed, cooked and stirred sugar cane Saturday all while laughing about jokes and stories now more than two decades old.