Jacksonville

Vandals destroy Jacksonville mailboxes...homeowners fight back

Late Monday night, around 40 mailboxes were destroyed on County Road 3108 by Lake Jacksonville. Cherokee County Precinct 3 Constable Eddie Lee tells KETK, he believes the vandals used their pickup truck.
Cherokee County traffic stop ends in meth bust

Cherokee County traffic stop ends in meth bust

On January 18, 2012 Kevin Wade Gray, 30 YOA, from Jacksonville was arrested on a traffic stop and found to be in possession of 2 grams of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, assorted packaging material and $1,370.  Gray was transported to

HS Hoops: J'ville Tops JT, Grace Beats Gorman

Want KETK to come to your game? Tweet @KETK_PhilK and tell us why your team has the best high school hoops in East Texas.
Jacksonville Police on scene of theft at Walmart

Jacksonville Police on scene of theft at Walmart

Jacksonville Police are working a theft on at the Walmart on Hwy. 69. Officials tell KETK crews on the scene, that one man had stolen something from the Walmart. An officer happened to be in the store at the time, and chased him.
Multiple wrecks in Jacksonville Friday morning

Multiple wrecks in Jacksonville Friday morning

Jacksonville Police say they are working multiple accidents at this time. One KETK viewer sent in the picture of one accident at Hwy. 79 and Philip St. around 8:00 a.m.
UPDATE: victim released in Jacksonville stabbing

UPDATE: victim released in Jacksonville stabbing

Jacksonville Police tel KETK the stabbing victim has been released from a local hospital. Police say two brothers were in an argument late Tuesday afternoon over a woman, that's when one left and then came back with a knife.

Smoking? Or non? Jacksonville may soon be smoke-free

Jacksonville Mayor Kenneth Melvin tells KETK that the "Clean Air Committee" has been meeting for a few months now.

Jacksonville Police arrest man caught on tape stealing a TV

Jacksonville Police arrest a man after they say he was caught on tape stealing a TV. 24 year old Landon Gray was arrested Tuesday. Gray is charged with 2 counts of retail theft and evading arrest.
UPDATE: Chair of Cherokee County Republican Committee arrested for theft, tampering with government records

UPDATE: Chair of Cherokee County Republican Committee arrested for theft, tampering with government records

KETK's news partners, KTBB, report that Looney's charges are a result of his time with Adult Protective Services, and not with the Cherokee County Republican Party. Looney is out of jail on a $20,000 bond.

UPDATE: J'ville woman shares 'Payday lender' woes

One payday lender website says this: "Payday loans are also commonly referred to as cash advance, payday advances, payday advance loans and fast cash loans"

Stray donkeys a problem in East Texas

There's plenty of hogs causing problems in east Texas, but in some areas, it's another animal causing trouble: donkeys.
Former Executive Director of Jacksonville Housing Authority guilty of federal crimes

Former Executive Director of Jacksonville Housing Authority guilty of federal crimes

The former Executive Director of the Jacksonville, Texas Housing Authority has pleaded guilty of federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.
Aggies End Big 12 Stay with Bowl Win

Aggies End Big 12 Stay with Bowl Win

Ryan Tannehill threw for 329 yards and a touchdown and Ben Malena ran for two more scores to lead Texas A&M to a 33-22 win over Northwestern on Saturday in the Meineke Car Care Bowl.
Aggies Remember Fallen Teammate

Aggies Remember Fallen Teammate

The official twitter for the Texas A&M Football team says they will honor Joey Viscencio, with a special decal on their helmet, during their bowl game against Northwestern.
McCown, Bears Fall to Packers

McCown, Bears Fall to Packers

With the first five-touchdown game of his NFL career, Aaron Rodgers ensured that the Green Bay Packers' playoff road will go through Lambeau Field.