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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.

'The Pencil Guy'

Floyd Scott Beranek owns Scott's Jewelry Store in Jacksonville. His family is from East Texas, but he just returned home recently to open up shop.

Jacksonville man chased by victim after Tyler robbery

A man is robbed at knife-point Saturday night in a Tyler Dollar General parking lot. It's the one at 1204 W. Bow Street and it happened a little after 7.

Sadler's Restaurant in J'ville bringing in local farmers

Taylor Seeton is not your typical 15-year-old...the young East Texan is passionate...about produce. "I just love farming...that's all I can say about it," Seeton said.
Produce grown by SFA class donated to local food pantry

Produce grown by SFA class donated to local food pantry

Jerry Roberts said she has taken several free classes through SFA, but the horticulture class was by far the most rewarding for her.