Jacksonville

Astros hold "City of Jacksonville Night"

Minute Maid Park will be full of East Texans on August 30th. It will be "City of Jacksonville Night" when the Astros host the Seattle Mariners.

'Super Sno' provides heat relief, summer jobs for ETX youth

There’s a new place to cool off in downtown Jacksonville. The "Super Sno" snow cone stand opened up shop on June 1st. Since then, the stand has seen a steady flow of sweaty customers daily.
Boil advisory for parts of Cherokee County

Boil advisory for parts of Cherokee County

Due to conditions which have occurred recently in the water system, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has issued a notification al all customers involved in the repair area to boil their water prior to consumption.

Friday Football Fever preview: Alto Yellowjackets

The Alto Yellowjackets are picked #2 statewide. The Mean Sting mean business.  The Jackets have 21 starters returners.
Jacksonville hosts 5th annual Juneteenth event on June 22

Jacksonville hosts 5th annual Juneteenth event on June 22

The 5th annual Juneteenth celebration will be held in Jacksonville, Saturday June 22. The events of the day are as follows:
ETX Food Coalition & Lone Star Military Farmers part ways in J'Ville

ETX Food Coalition & Lone Star Military Farmers part ways in J'Ville

Drama is brewing at the Jacksonville Farmers Market. What was once one market, is now two. Folks there tell KETK, the partnership between local farmers and the East Texas Food Coalition is over.
Rusk man killed in weekend wreck

Rusk man killed in weekend wreck

An East Texas man was killed in a wreck Saturday night in Cherokee County. It happened just after 9:00 pm on FM 343, about six miles east of Rusk. William Walker, 48, of Rusk, was killed in the wreck.
Boil water notification cancelled for Craft-Turney customers

Boil water notification cancelled for Craft-Turney customers

On June 12, 2013 the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) required Craft-Turney Water Supply Corporation, PWS No.
Craft-Tuney Water supply issues boil water notification for customers in repair area

Craft-Tuney Water supply issues boil water notification for customers in repair 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
Kenneth Melvin will remain Jacksonville Mayor

Kenneth Melvin will remain Jacksonville Mayor

Jacksonville Mayor Kenneth Melvin will continue to serve the residents of Jacksonville. He defeated Candidate Rob Gowin in a run-off election Tuesday. It was a close vote, too.
ETX Veteran's Celebration to feature Charlie Robinson

ETX Veteran's Celebration to feature Charlie Robinson

On September 14th, 2013 Texas Nation will be hosting it's 1st Annual East Texas Veteran's Celebration at Shoemaker Hill Ranch in Jacksonville, Texas.

29th annual Jacksonville Tomato Fest

Thousands of people flocked to Jacksonville for the 29th annual Tomato Fest. More than 8,000 people from all over the world came to get a taste.

City of Jacksonville catches 20 feral hogs

It seems like wild hogs are taking over East Texas. We've seen them within the city of Tyler and now Jacksonville.
UPDATE: Victim identified in Friday night Jacksonville mobile home fire

UPDATE: Victim identified in Friday night Jacksonville mobile home fire

According to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, the victim in Friday evening's mobile home fire in Jacksonville has been identified as Cedri
UPDATE: Man killed in Jacksonville mobile home fire

UPDATE: Man killed in Jacksonville mobile home fire

UPDATE: Fire officials tell KETK crews on the scene that a man was in the mobile home at the time of the fire and was killed. His name has not been released.