Jacksonville

Jim Swink, "Rusk Rambler," dies

Jim Swink, "Rusk Rambler," dies

An East Texas legend has passed away. Jim Swink, the Rusk Rambler, died Wednesday at the age of 78 due to complications of lymphoma.
Jacksonville mayor dies at 74

Jacksonville mayor dies at 74

According to Jacksonville city manager Mo Raissi, Jacksonville Mayor Kenneth Melvin passed away today around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in an area hospice care facility.
Robber holds up Jacksonville business

Robber holds up Jacksonville business

The Jacksonville Police Department is investigating an armed robbery at a local business.
Jacksonville Police searching for alleged robbery suspect

Jacksonville Police searching for alleged robbery suspect

The Jacksonville Police Department is currently searching for a suspect who is wanted for allegedly robbing a gas station at gunpoint.
Authorities identify mother, child killed in ETX fire

Authorities identify mother, child killed in ETX fire

Authorities have identified a mother and young child who were killed in a recent Cherokee County fire.
3 arrested in Jacksonville drug raid, sheriff says

3 arrested in Jacksonville drug raid, sheriff says

Authorities arrested three people early Tuesday during a drug raid at a Jacksonville home.
Board asks for input on Jacksonville ISD superintendent search

Board asks for input on Jacksonville ISD superintendent search

The Jacksonville Independent School District Board of Trustees has employed Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Executive Search Services to assist with the search for a new superintendent to replace Dr.

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