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Boil water notice issued in Jacksonville area

Boil water notice issued in Jacksonville area

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

Historic Jacksonville tree blows over in weekend storm

"It was just like a place that was familiar...it was just like a place that was home.  It was like...it was almost like part of the family I guess," said Kathleen Stanfill from Jacksonville.
Governor Rick Perry Endorses Chuck Hopson In The Republican Primary Runoff

Governor Rick Perry Endorses Chuck Hopson In The Republican Primary Runoff

Governor Rick Perry has joined Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, Texas Alliance for Life, the NRA, and other conservative leaders by endorsing State Representative Chuck Hopson in the Republican Primary runoff.
Jury selection cancelled Monday in Cherokee County

Jury selection cancelled Monday in Cherokee County

Cherokee County officials tell KETK, jury selection scheduled for 8:30 a.m. in the 2nd Judicial District Court has been cancelled for Monday, July 16th.
Lon Morris to hold fall classes on campus

Lon Morris to hold fall classes on campus

Lon Morris College will hold fall classes on campus in Jacksonville next semester. Classes will begin on August 29, 2012.
Jacksonville ISD student headed to Microsoft World Championships

Jacksonville ISD student headed to Microsoft World Championships

Certiport, the official test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announced Gabriela Tavera of Jacksonville Independent School District was selected as one of the top six finalists in the United States
TJC to hold job fair for former Lon Morris employees

TJC to hold job fair for former Lon Morris employees

Tyler Junior College will conduct a job fair for upcoming part-time and full-timefaculty and staff positions on Wednesday, July 11, in Jacksonville.

What will happen to the name 'Lon Morris College?'

Just to refresh your memory, Lon Morris is currently under the care of Bridgepoint Consulting -- a firm meant to help the school get their overextended finances in order.

Man living in ETX arrested after 'America's Most Wanted'; father speaks with KETK

After a tip following a recent episode of America's Most Wanted...on Sunday, a law enforcement task force showed up at Brian Maurice Fuller's house in the Frankston area...and took him into custody.
Lon Morris College files for bankruptcy

Lon Morris College files for bankruptcy

After more than a year of financial turmoil which culminated in the 'furloughing' of all but 11 of its employees, Lon Morris College in Jacksonville has now filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. 
Arrest made in Cherokee County oil field thefts

Arrest made in Cherokee County oil field thefts

Cherokee County officials have arrested a man in connection with the oil field thefts in the southern part of Cherokee County.

Terminated Lon Morris College employee sheds light on recent events

Toni Wright is the former department chair of Theatre at Lon Morris College. After 8 years with the school...she says they've left her...and others...financially ruined.
Lon Morris to enter into agreement with another school

Lon Morris to enter into agreement with another school

The consulting firm representing Lon Morris College in Jacksonville released the following statement to KETK on Wednesday, regarding the status of the school's financial problems:

UPDATE: Lon Morris employees attend closed meeting on future of school

Back in May, we reported that all Lon Morris employees except for 11 core staff members were furloughed until further notice. June 15th was the day the consultants were supposed to make a decision on what to do about the college.
COMING TONIGHT AT 10: Lon Morris employees attend closed meeting on future of school

COMING TONIGHT AT 10: Lon Morris employees attend closed meeting on future of school

COMING TONIGHT AT 10: An update on the the Lon Morris College employee furloughs.  All furloughed employees met today on campus. We'll have the story on KETK News tonight at 10.