East Texas football scrimmages

East Texas football scrimmages

The Longview News-Journal has put together a list of high school football scrimmages. Teams will start woring out against each other soon.
Cowboys will play preseason opener on FOX 51

Cowboys will play preseason opener on FOX 51

FOX 51 will broadcast the preseason opener of the Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys will play the Chargers in San Diego Thursday night. The pregame show will start at 8:00.

Jacksonville 8-year-old runs lemonade stand for breast cancer research

It all started when the little girl found out her aunt and grandmother had been diagnosed with breast cancer. Landry, who had learned about cancer in school, was heart broken, but relieved when she found out that something could be done.

Jack Stallard talks about the Dream Team

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editior of the Longview News-Journal. KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner asked him about the Dream Team. Stallard said...
East Texas Passing Academy returning for eighth year

East Texas Passing Academy returning for eighth year

Gilmer's Jeff Traylor coached Josh McCown at Jacksonville High School in the '90s. McCown is the starting quarterback of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Local churches celebrate America's freedom with prayer

Independence Day is this Friday and East Texans are celebrating freedom all over town. From flags to prayer, we visited a local church Sunday morning where they were Celebrating America's Freedom.

Health services expand in Cherokee County, helping residents in rural areas

Medical treatment can be hard to come by in rural areas of East Texas, that's why Cherokee County is expanding its services.
Jacksonville man snags 11-foot alligator

Jacksonville man snags 11-foot alligator

A Jacksonville businessman bagged a big one Monday morning in eastern Cherokee County.

Body of Jacksonville woman missing since 2006 found

The body of an East Texas woman who has been missing since July, 2006, has been found.
East Texas athletes selected for coaches' all-state baseball team

East Texas athletes selected for coaches' all-state baseball team

Several East Texans were named to the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association All-State team.

Favorite Jacksonville eatery, "Dog & Spud" closes

One popular eatery closed its doors in Jacksonville. A lot of people in the Jacksonville community are asking why."Dog & Spud" has been a staple of the Jacksonville food scene for years.

Jacksonville house painted in pride

Driving down county road 1513 in Jacksonville, you'd probably never expect to see a 96 foot long American flag that covers the front of Richard and Regina Simmons' house.

Jacksonville College puts 'E-junk' to good use

If you have an old cell phone, or used laptop lying around, Jacksonville College can use your old "E-waste" to benefit their school.

Jacksonville wins 2nd annual "Tomato Throwdown"

The city of Jacksonville brought home the gold this year from the 2nd annual "Tomato Throwdown" against Crystal Springs, MS in Shreveport.  They will be showing their big trophy proudly at this weekend's Tomato Festival.

After almost 50 years, Jacksonville Christian School closes down

"We just hate to see the school close," is what Ray Beall, husband of the late Bunny Beall who founded Jacksonville Christian School. For more than 40 years, the classrooms have molded minds of the future.