Jacksonville

Yum Yums considered a public nuisance, who's responsible?

In April, "Yum Yums" burned to the ground leaving a charred scar in the middle of downtown Jacksonville.
East Texas film makers looking for talent

East Texas film makers looking for talent

Talent trailed into Rancho Grande Mexican Restaurant in Jacksonville on Sunday to try and land a spot in the local film 'Caballero'.
Friday Football Fever preview; Gilmer @ Jacksonville

Friday Football Fever preview; Gilmer @ Jacksonville

Gilmer (2-0) vs. Jacksonville (0-2) 7:30 p.m. Friday, Tomato Bowl, Jacksonville Notable Gilmer: QB Tanner Barr (Was 19 of 29 through the air for 398 yards and six TD in rout of Prestonwood)
Jacksonville man arrested after standoff

Jacksonville man arrested after standoff

A Jacksonville man was arrested on Wednesday morning after an hour-long standoff with police.

Friday Football Fever; Jacksonville battles Carthage at Tomato Bowl

The Jacksonville Indians hosted #2 Carthage Friday night at the Tomato Bowl. Carthage won 42-28. Friday Football Fever was there.

Friday Football Fever; Has it really been 20 years?

KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner started Friday Football Fever in 1994. He's seen a lot in the last two decades. He got the first interview with future MVP Adrian Peterson.
Former Lon Morris employees to receive unpaid wages thanks to charitable donations

Former Lon Morris employees to receive unpaid wages thanks to charitable donations

A few years ago, employees of Lon Morris College in Jacksonville began to see delays in their paychecks.

Elementary schools students learn both Spanish and English in the classroom

An elementary school in Jacksonville teaches their Kindergarten through Fifth grade students literacy and content in two languages. English and Spanish.

Jacksonville powerlifters

A family-owned gym in Jacksonville works out a little different than your typical gym. The members at Iron Works gym are breaking state and national records in power lifting.

Elementary school kids already learning "real world" skills in the classroom

One Jacksonville elementary school is preparing their students already for the real world. The East Side Elementary school in Jacksonville started this program three years ago.
Jacksonville PD, Cherokee Co. Crime Stoppers offering reward for capture of alleged armed robbery suspect

Jacksonville PD, Cherokee Co. Crime Stoppers offering reward for capture of alleged armed robbery suspect

A Jacksonville man is wanted by the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office and Jacksonville Police Department for a Failure to Appear Aggravated Robbery.

Jacksonville welcomes new education center

On May 20 the owners of Phoenix Square Deli and Coffee shop announced  they would be closing.
Jacksonville's Luke McCown leads Saints to victory

Jacksonville's Luke McCown leads Saints to victory

He used to play for the Jacksonville Indians. East Texan Luke McCown plays for the Saints now. He led New Orleans to a come from behind victory Friday night at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Cowboys on FOX 51 Friday night; Texans on KETK

Cowboys on FOX 51 Friday night; Texans on KETK

Call it a football double-header. FOX 51 will broadcast the Cowboys against the Raiders Friday night. Pregame at 8:00. Kickoff at 9:00.
Jacksonville PD officers honored with Medal of Valor, Police Lifesaving Medal for heroism

Jacksonville PD officers honored with Medal of Valor, Police Lifesaving Medal for heroism

In recognition of their actions during a June house fire, officers James Lozano and Christopher Bell of the Jacksonville Police Department received special commendations this week from their department.