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Only 11 employees left at Lon Morris College after furloughs

"Us as a staff, I don't think we thought it would get to this point.  But it did, so we just gotta keep moving from here," said Eric Morris.
Lon Morris College employees terminated by email

Lon Morris College employees terminated by email

Almost all employment at Lon Morris College has been terminated.

Cuney rejoices as rural post offices get rescued...sort of

Judy Allen has lived in Cuney, a town just East of Frankston, since she was born.
Cash-strapped Lon Morris College votes to employ budget reorganization specialist

Cash-strapped Lon Morris College votes to employ budget reorganization specialist

The ongoing financial problems at Lon Morris College in Jacksonville have led to a decision by the college to employ a reorganization firm.

Mud Money

When you think of East Texas sports, things like fishing and hunting probably come to mind.
Cherokee County man gets probation for illegally transporting deer

Cherokee County man gets probation for illegally transporting deer

A 32-year-old Cherokee County, Texas man has been sentenced for federal wildlife violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

First step taken in Neches River preservation

Dr. Michael Nanks is a dentist in Jacksonville...he's also the co-chairman of "Friends of the Neches River." Recently they helped start the Neches River Wildlife Refuge -- protecting 32 miles of it.
COMING TONIGHT: First step taken in Neches River preservation

COMING TONIGHT: First step taken in Neches River preservation

COMING TONIGHT AT 10: Dr. Michael Banks from Jacksonville shows us around the Neches River. 
Payments for Lon Morris employees are now being processed

Payments for Lon Morris employees are now being processed

2:00pm UPDATE: Lon Morris has issued the following release to KETK regarding their payroll update:
Cherokee County officials searching for suspects in Friday stabbing

Cherokee County officials searching for suspects in Friday stabbing

On Friday, at approximately 7:40 p.m.,  a man was traveling north on State Hwy 110 when he encountered a truck sitting in the north lane of traffic, approximately 1 1/2 miles north of the intersection of State Hwy 110 and State Hwy 204.

Keystone XL pipeline a hot topic at Hensarling 'town hall' in J'ville

Mike Hathorn has land in Wells that has been in his family since the early 1900s. He's been in and out of court for the past 3 years battling Transcanada's controversial pipeline that will run through his property.
COMING TONIGHT: Keystone XL pipeline a hot topic at Hensarling 'town hall' in J'ville

COMING TONIGHT: Keystone XL pipeline a hot topic at Hensarling 'town hall' in J'ville

COMING TONIGHT: Congressman Jeb Hensarling held a town hall meeting in Jacksonville on Thursday.  One of the hot topics was Transcanada's Keystone XL pipeline.  Stay tuned for the story tonight at 10.
Lon Morris College employee pay delayed again

Lon Morris College employee pay delayed again

Lon Morris College in Jacksonville has once again delayed pay to its employees.
Boil water notice lifted in Jacksonville area

Boil water notice lifted in Jacksonville area

On April 7, 2012 the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) required Craft-Turney Water Supply Corporation, PWS No.
UPDATE: Men injured in shooting involving Cherokee County deputy identifed

UPDATE: Men injured in shooting involving Cherokee County deputy identifed

UPDATE: Two men have been identified as those injured in the shooting involving a Cherokee County Deputy Sunday evening.