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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

Jacksonville

Jacksonville talks after 5-OT win over Nacogdoches

It took five overtimes, but Jacksonville beat Nacogdoches 85-79 Friday night at the Tomato Bowl. It's not the first time these teams have had an overtime thriller.

FRIDAY FOOTBALL FEVER: Lindale glides by Jacksonville 38-15

The Jacksonville Indians were ready to defend their home turf, the historic Tomato Bowl, Friday night However, the Lindale Eagles had a different story gliding by the Indians, 38-15.

ETX 'House of Israel' leader turned over to Canadian authorities

The former leader of a now extinct controversial and anti-government religious group that formed in East Texas has been transferred to Canada after nearly 35 years on the run. 

Friday Football Fever Stadium Countdown; Jacksonville's Famous Tomato Bowl

Have you got the Fever? KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner has the Friday Football Fever Stadium Countdown.
DPS identifies driver killed in crash near Jacksonville

DPS identifies driver killed in crash near Jacksonville

Law enforcement officials have identified the drivers and passenger involved in a Monday afternoon fatal crash near Jacksonville.
DPS: 1 dead, 1 seriously injured in crash near Jacksonville

DPS: 1 dead, 1 seriously injured in crash near Jacksonville

One person was killed this afternoon in a two-vehicle wreck on Highway 69 near Jacksonville.
Cowboys Shootout tonight on KETK

Cowboys Shootout tonight on KETK

The Cowboys will play the Texans this weekend? Who will win? KETK's Danny Elzner and Garrett Sanders will shoot it out tonight at 6:00.
Primetime East Texas high school football players

Primetime East Texas high school football players

Dez Chumley, Jon Sorey, Jakoryian Walker and Kybrin Sheridan, Longview: Chumley completed 6 of 7 passes for 183 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 44 yards and one score — all in the first half — in the Lobos’ 66-13 win

FRIDAY FOOTBALL FEVER: Ennis rolls over Jacksonville 42-24

Friday night we finally got to experience the hype that is Ennis football and it did not disappoint. The Ennis Lions traveled to the historic Tomato Bowl to take on the Jacksonville Indians and rolled to a 42-24 victory.
Friday Football Fever tonight

Friday Football Fever tonight

Have you got the Fever? We've got Friday Football Fever tonight. We'll be live from Whitehouse for the #13 Wildcats and #7 John Tyler.
Jacksonville man, murderer sentenced to life in prison

Jacksonville man, murderer sentenced to life in prison

A Jacksonville man was sentenced to life in prison Monday for killing a beloved member of the community.
East Texas football stat leaders

East Texas football stat leaders

The Longview News-Journal covers East Texas high school football. Here are the stat leaders after two weeks of play.

FRIDAY FOOTBALL FEVER: Jacksonville routes Palestine 49-14

The Palestine Wildcats marched into the Tomato Bowl, but the Jacksonville Indians were having no part of their neighbors to the south under the Friday Night Lights. The Indians routed the Wildcats, 49-14.
Friday Football Fever tonight

Friday Football Fever tonight

Have you got the Fever? Catch Friday Football Fever tonight. We'll be live in Longview for the Lobos and the John Tyler Lions.
Autopsy: No ID or cause of death returned on Cherokee Co. body

Autopsy: No ID or cause of death returned on Cherokee Co. body

Investigators are still working to determine the identity of a decomposed body found in Cherokee County after a preliminary autopsy failed to yield any answers.