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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.
Monday morning jury duty canceled for Cherokee County

Monday morning jury duty canceled for Cherokee County

Jury selection for Cherokee County court-at-law scheduled for Monday, August 27th at 8:30am has been canceled.

J'ville schools set to open in time for classes

Where Jacksonville's East Side Elementary has been since the late 1930s, things look a little bit different now. Okay, a lot different.

Lon Morris College 'ready for the future'

Lon Morris College is still a virtually empty place in Jacksonville, but life will be coming back in just a few weeks. Dean of Students Dave Hubbard tells KETK, they will be having on-campus classes in the fall.

KETK ANNIVERSARY PART 4: What's next for news?

KETK has been around for the past 25 years now!  KETK's Casey Claiborne digs through the archives and takes a look back at the past quarter of a century.  Tonight, Part 4: What's next for news?

KETK ANNIVERSARY PART 3: A look back at weather

KETK has been around for the past 25 years now!  KETK's Casey Claiborne digs through the archives and takes a look back at the past quarter of a century.  Tonight, Part 3: A look back at weather...

KETK ANNIVERSARY PART 2: A look back at sports

KETK has been around for the past 25 years now!  KETK's Casey Claiborne digs through the archives and takes a look back at the past quarter of a century.  Tonight, Part 2: A look back at sports...
Jacksonville student places 8th at Microsoft World Championships

Jacksonville student places 8th at Microsoft World Championships

Certiport (www.certiport.com <http://www.certiport.com> ), the official test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announced the 2012 World Champions in Microsoft Excel, culminating the most popul

KETK ANNIVERSARY PART 1: Digging through the archives

KETK has been around for the past 25 years now!  KETK's Casey Claiborne digs through the archives and takes a look back at the past quarter of a century.  Tonight, Part 1: Digging through the archives.
UPDATE: Authorities identify men killed in Jacksonville wall collapse

UPDATE: Authorities identify men killed in Jacksonville wall collapse

Two people have died in a construction site accident in Jacksonville Monday morning, according to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office. Authorities say a retainer wall collapsed at around 9 a.m. on County Road 3113.
At least one in critical condition after driver falls asleep, runs off road

At least one in critical condition after driver falls asleep, runs off road

At least one person is in critical condition after a driver fell asleep behind the wheel early Monday morning. The single vehicle wreck happened on Hwy. 79, just west of New Summerfield in Cherokee County.