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Jacksonville man arrested for breaking into store

Jacksonville man arrested for breaking into store

A Cherokee County man has been arrested for breaking into a local store, but denied any involvement  in other burglaries that have have occured since moving to Jacksonville.
Cherokee County charges 3 in kidnapping case

Cherokee County charges 3 in kidnapping case

On Wednesday July 24, 2013,  at approximately 1:00 am, Cherokee County Deputies responded to a disturbance in the 4000 Block of US Highway 175 west of Jacksonville.
Mark Alexander hired as Jacksonville boys basketball coach

Mark Alexander hired as Jacksonville boys basketball coach

Jacksonville High School is adding a tenured head coach to their basketball program this year.
Jacksonville Police seek donut shop burglar

Jacksonville Police seek donut shop burglar

Jacksonville Police are searching for a man who burglarized a donut shop over the weekend. It happened during the early morning hours on Sunday, July 21st on the 1500 block of South Jackson St. 

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.