Henderson

'Texas Main Street City' reinvesting in itself

The City of Henderson is growing and they found a formula that works, it's by re-investing in itself. Henderson is one of many cities on the move, KETK spoke with the City of Henderson council about what they are doing. They tell KETK, they're
Henderson man sentenced to 9 years for attacking paramedic

Henderson man sentenced to 9 years for attacking paramedic

A Henderson man is sentenced to 9 years in prison for kicking an EMS paramedic twice in the head during an ambulance ride on September 27, 2012.
Rusk County Children’s Advocacy Center plans fundraiser

Rusk County Children’s Advocacy Center plans fundraiser

The Rusk County Children’s Advocacy Center is holding its first-ever fundraiser on Saturday, hoping to raise awareness of its services and money for it’s programs.
Two arrested following copper theft investigation in Rusk County

Two arrested following copper theft investigation in Rusk County

Two people were arrested on Tuesday after an on-going investigation into copper wire thefts in Rusk County.
Pit bull to be euthanized after vicious attack on 9-year-old child

Pit bull to be euthanized after vicious attack on 9-year-old child

A pit bull is scheduled to be put to sleep after attacking a nine-year-old child in Henderson last week. On Tuesday, March 12,  Rusk County deputies were sent to a local hospital on reports of a dog bite.
Henderson council members tour site of new police station

Henderson council members tour site of new police station

The Henderson City Council got an up-close look Tuesday at renovations to turn the old armory into the new police station.
Rusk County officials oppose effort to raise timber truck weights

Rusk County officials oppose effort to raise timber truck weights

The Rusk County Commissioners Court on Monday took a hard stand against legislation that would increase weight limits for timber trucks using county roads and bridges.
East Texas officers’ training focuses on less-lethal weapons

East Texas officers’ training focuses on less-lethal weapons

A law enforcement training exercise ended Wednesday with officers putting together a puzzle inside a cloud of noxious gas.
Henderson council seeks input on cemetery rules

Henderson council seeks input on cemetery rules

 A plan to add new guidelines for headstones and grave decorations in a city cemetery was put on hold until residents have a chance to weigh in.
Henderson council seeks input on cemetery rules

Henderson council seeks input on cemetery rules

The Henderson City Council planned to amend the rules at this week’s meeting but chose to table the item in order to get input and have more time to review the changes, Mayor Pat Brack said.
Rusk Co. Emergency Services District seeks to raise tax rate

Rusk Co. Emergency Services District seeks to raise tax rate

The Rusk County Emergency Services District in May will ask county voters to approve an increase in its tax rate, the first it has sought since being established 23 years ago.
Henderson ISD calls for $27M bond election

Henderson ISD calls for $27M bond election

Hoping the third time’s a charm, the Henderson ISD board voted unanimously Monday to ask voters in May to approve a $27 million bond issue. The project would fund construction of a new Henderson Middle School.
Henderson school board to consider bond election

Henderson school board to consider bond election

The Board of Trustees for the Henderson Independent School District will conduct a special meeting at noon today to decide whether to call a $27 million bond election in May.
Henderson school board to consider bond election

Henderson school board to consider bond election

The Board of Trustees for the Henderson Independent School District will conduct a special meeting at noon today to decide whether to call a $27 million bond election in May.