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ETX probationer gets 20 years after family violence, burglary incidents

ETX probationer gets 20 years after family violence, burglary incidents

A Cherokee County probationer is now an inmate after breaking his probation twice in the past three months.
Boil water issued for parts of Cherokee County

Boil water issued for parts of Cherokee County

Due to conditions which have occurred recently in the water system, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has required the system, (Craft-Turney Water Supply) to notify all the customers involved in the repair area to boil their water p

Local organization hosts shootout to help kids everywhere

Duck hunting season may be over, but the Jacksonville Kiwanis Club is hosting their first shootout for all East Texans to enjoy. "You don't have to put your guns up yet," said Crystal Bateman, a Kiwanis Club member.
5 arrested in Cherokee County drug raid

5 arrested in Cherokee County drug raid

Five people accused of possession were arrested Tuesday following a raid in Cherokee County.
7 indicted on drug, gun charges

7 indicted on drug, gun charges

On February 26, 2014, a federal grand jury returned a sealed 6‑count indictment charging 7 individuals with multiple counts of federal drug and firearms violations.
Josh McCown signs with Tampa Bay

Josh McCown signs with Tampa Bay

East Texas will be well represented on the 2014 Buccaneers roster. Jacksonville's Josh McCown has signed a two year deal with the team, which is coached by Big Sandy native Lovie Smith.
Could Jacksonville's Josh McCown end up with the Texans?

Could Jacksonville's Josh McCown end up with the Texans?

New Tampa Bay coach, and Big Sandy native, Lovie Smith may not let free-agent quarterback Josh McCown leave the Buccaneers without a contract, but if he is able to resist his former head coach at Chicago, he’ll be headed for Hou
Laneville wins semifinal squeaker

Laneville wins semifinal squeaker

The Laneville Yellowjackets will play for the 1A state championship. Laneville edged Miller Grove Friday night at the state tournament in Austin, 55-54.

New East Texas district might belong in the NFL

The Fearsome 5A. That's the new East Texas district that has gotten even tougher. It has added Lufkin and last year's state semifinalist, Ennis.

Region 14 Tournament: TVCC ladies top Bossier, J'ville beats Paris

The #1 ranked Trinity Valley Cardinals took the court on day one of the Region 14 Basketball Tournament. TVCC beat Bossier Parish 109-61. The Cardinals are trying for their third straight National Championship.
Men's Regional Tournament postponed for one day

Men's Regional Tournament postponed for one day

The Men's Regional Tournament was postponed Tuesday because of icy conditions at UT Tyler. The men's games will be played tomorrow at Wagstaff Gym on the campus of Tyler Junior College.
It's tournament time for East Texas Junior College teams

It's tournament time for East Texas Junior College teams

The Region XIV Tournament starts Tuesday at UT Tyler. Here is the list of the first round men's games. 1:00 Tyler Junior College vs Blinn 3:00 Angelina College vs Navarro
Region 14 Tournament starts Tuesday

Region 14 Tournament starts Tuesday

The Region 14 mens and womens basketball tournament seeding and schedule is now set. All the games will be played at UT-Tyler's Herrington Patriot Center. Women's Tourney seeds: 1. TVCC 18-0
Several pallets, machinery damaged in late night fire

Several pallets, machinery damaged in late night fire

Rusk Fire officials confirm they responded to 4022 FM 347 N in Jacksonville at 10:45 p.m. Friday evening of fire at M & H Crates in Jacksonville.

New equipment helps take the 'weight' off firemen's work load

With an increased number of obese Americans, first responders are having a harder time getting people into an ambulance during an emergency.