Jacksonville

East Side Elementary to host blood drive with Carter BloodCare

East Side Elementary to host blood drive with Carter BloodCare

East Side Elementary is hosting a blood drive on Friday, April 26, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 711 Fort Worth Street in the bus parking lot. All donors will be entered to win one free week at Pine Cove camp.
Arrests made in 2012 Wells City Hall burglary

Arrests made in 2012 Wells City Hall burglary

On April 5, 2013, investigators with the Cherokee County Sheriffs Department made two arrests in connection with the burglary of the City Hall building in Wells.

Cherokee County is one "FitCounty"

A group in Cherokee County is empowering people to get fit and improve their lifestyle, and they are expanding their health reach to cover more territory with the “FitCounty” program.

Luke McCown talks about new NFL safety rules

New Orleans Saints QB Luke McCown was back in his home town of Jacksonville this weekend. KETK had a chance to ask him what he though of the NFL's new safety rules.

Rusk police chase ends in crash

A police chase in Rusk ended in a crash on Highway 69 around 9:00 a.m. on Thursday. Rusk Police tell KETK that an officer attempted to pull over a driver for a traffic violation, but the driver refused to stop.

"Jacksonville Joe's"

You might have seen it off of Highway 69 in Jacksonville. It is a small yellow trailer in the parking lot of Century 21.
Part of HWY 69 in Jacksonville closed after wreck

Part of HWY 69 in Jacksonville closed after wreck

A major wreck in Jacksonville on Sunday night has caused authorities to block off part of Highway 69 from Quevado Street to Jeanine Street. As a result of the accident, utility poles were knocked down and are in the roadway.
East Texas Bombers will start their season off with a boom

East Texas Bombers will start their season off with a boom

The East Texas Bombers will be having their roller derby season opener. Saturday, March 23 at 4 p.m. the East Texas Bombers will take on Girls Rolling In The South.
Jacksonville Police targets gambling machines

Jacksonville Police targets gambling machines

The Jacksonville Police sent a notice through the Chamber of Commerce ordering local businesses to shut down sweepstakes machines and remove them from their buildings.
Second suspect arrested in 2012 robbery at Jacksonville bank

Second suspect arrested in 2012 robbery at Jacksonville bank

Jacksonville police have arrested a second suspect in a November 2012 robbery at a local bank's drive thru. On Monday, at around 12:43 p.m., detectives arrested Michael Deangelo Johnson, 25, of Jacksonville.
2 arrested, 1 man still on run following weekend chase

2 arrested, 1 man still on run following weekend chase

A man is on the run after a weekend chase in Cherokee County.

1 arrested in Jacksonville gambling raid

Authorities arrested one person in a Jacksonville gambling raid Friday.

Jacksonville bluebirds helping those in need

All across the city of Jacksonville there are wooden bluebird whirligigs lining the streets.
Boil water rescinded for Jacksonville area

Boil water rescinded for Jacksonville area

On March 13, 2013 the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) required Craft-Turney Water Supply Corporation, PWS No.
Boil water notice issued for area near Jacksonville

Boil water notice issued for area near Jacksonville

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