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Boil water notice rescinded for area in Jacksonville

Boil water notice rescinded for area in Jacksonville

On September 26, 2012 the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) required Craft-Turney Water Supply Corporation, PWS No.
Boil water notice for Craft-Tuney Water Supply

Boil water notice for Craft-Tuney Water Supply

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
Cherokee Co.: Jury selection canceled for Monday, Sept. 24

Cherokee Co.: Jury selection canceled for Monday, Sept. 24

Jury selection has been canceled for the County Court-at-Law of Cherokee County scheduled for Monday, September 24 at 8:30 a.m.
Officials identify man found dead by fisherman in ETX lake

Officials identify man found dead by fisherman in ETX lake

Authorities are investigating the discovery of a fisherman's body at Lake Jacksonville Wednesday morning, according to Cherokee County Game Warden Brian Bearden.
Boil water notice issued for parts of Cherokee County

Boil water notice 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

College mobile alert systems keeping students safe

After last night's incident at TJC, they sent out their "Apache Alert" letting students know what had just happened. Today, we spoke with Jacksonville College...they have one as well called "Jag Alert."
4 people, including 2 Jacksonville teachers, struck by lightning

4 people, including 2 Jacksonville teachers, struck by lightning

Three people were taken to a nearby hospital Thursday afternoon when they were struck by lightning in Jacksonville.

East Texan hoping to spread positive vibes through facebook

Before you know it, the bad news that goes on around the country on a daily basis may just get you down. Up until this week, East Texan Casey Bevel was feeling like that.
UPDATE: More than $18M worth of marijuana found in Cherokee County

UPDATE: More than $18M worth of marijuana found in Cherokee County

UPDATE (1:30pm): Officials have cleared all four marijuana patches. The first patch had 7,500 plants, and after clearing all 4 patches, they ended up with 18,288 plants.
Chase underway in Cherokee County

Chase underway in Cherokee County

Cherokee County Sheriff officials tell KETK, Precinct 3 Constable Eddie Lee is involved in a pursuit of a person near Cherokee County Road 3115 in the Lake Jacksonville area.

What's next for the loyal Lon Morris students?

The fiasco at Lon Morris College reached an unfortunate low point last week when it was announced that the historic junior college wouldn't be able to open in the fall like they originally thought.
Reklaw woman dies after jumping from moving ambulance

Reklaw woman dies after jumping from moving ambulance

A Reklaw woman died earlier this month after jumping from a moving ambulance in Jacksonville. Back on August 9, shortly after 11 p.m., police responded to reports of a woman jumping out of the back of an ambulance.
Man killed in Cherokee County logging accident

Man killed in Cherokee County logging accident

A Cherokee County logging accident killed one man on Sunday afternoon. The accident happened just before 3:00pm on Hwy. 21 East at the Angelina River bridge.
Lon Morris College suspends fall semester

Lon Morris College suspends fall semester

Lon Morris College will suspend the fall semester as it continues to look for a purchaser of the college or a new financial partner.

Now Lon Morris students can't get financial aid to go there...

An attorney for Lon Morris College told the Jacksonville Daily Progress this week that the East Texas District Bankruptcy court decided to take their Title IV status away.