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Becca Chance named president of the Lufkin ISD Education Foundation

Becca Chance named president of the Lufkin ISD Education Foundation

Lufkin ISD has newly formed the Lufkin ISD Education Foundation which is a non-profit charitable organization governed by a volunteer board of directors with Becca Chance at the helm. Mrs.
TxDOT to close BU 59 for construction project, drivers asked to use alternative routes

TxDOT to close BU 59 for construction project, drivers asked to use alternative routes

After this Friday's morning rush hour, motorists traveling north on Business 59 in Lufkin will have to use alternate routes for the U.S. 59 trips.

NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: Lufkin Panthers

The following players will take their talents to the collegiate level and KETK wishes them all the best:
Angelina Co. Sheriff's Office seeking man wanted on 3 warrants

Angelina Co. Sheriff's Office seeking man wanted on 3 warrants

The Angelina County Sheriff's Office is seeking a 34-year-old man who is wanted for a state felony and two misdemeanors.
Two Nacogdoches residents killed in separate weekend wrecks

Two Nacogdoches residents killed in separate weekend wrecks

Two Nacogdoches residents were killed in separate wrecks this weekend. The first was a two-vehicle wreck on Hwy. 259 in Nacogdoches County on Saturday, February 1, 2014.
New 5A district pairs John Tyler with Lufkin, Nacogdoches, Jacksonville, Whitehouse, Lindale and others

New 5A district pairs John Tyler with Lufkin, Nacogdoches, Jacksonville, Whitehouse, Lindale and others

It's back to the future for Cujo and the Pack. The John Tyler Lions are in the same district again with the Lufkin Panthers.

TJC Baseball Media Day

TJC came close last year. The Apaches were just one win away from the Junior College World Series. This year, Tyler hopes to change that.

Another District of Doom?

East Texas already has a District of Doom. Realignment Monday might bring another one. John Tyler, Longview and Lufkin will all be in 5A soon and the Lions, Lobos and Panthers might be paired up in a super district.

Jack Stallard talks about realignment

He's the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. Jack Stallard talked with KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner abut realignment.
Six hour manhunt leads to the arrest of two ETX men

Six hour manhunt leads to the arrest of two ETX men

Two Lufkin men are now behind bars after deputies conducted a 6 hours manhunt for the two men. A call came in at 9:00 p.m. Tuesday night regarding a drive-by shooting at Hills drive thru on Highway 59 South.
Lufkin swim team to compete at Regionals

Lufkin swim team to compete at Regionals

Congratulations are in order for members of the Lufkin High School swim team.   The following qualified for Regionals, February 7-8 at The Woodlands:
ETX weather-related road closures, warnings

ETX weather-related road closures, warnings

The north and southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 59 connector bridges at Loop 287 South in Lufkin are once again open to traffic. The bridges were cloased at 4:30 a.m. due to icy conditions.
TxDOT reminds motorists to stay off roads if icy conditions develop

TxDOT reminds motorists to stay off roads if icy conditions develop

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is once again reminding motorists to prepare to change their driving habits as another round of sleet and snow are forecast for East Texas.
Realignment preview

Realignment preview

The Longview Lobos and the Lufkin Panthers will be the big winners when high school realignment is announced next Monday. They will both stay in the new 5A classification.

Jack Stallard previews Longview News-Journal All-East Texas high school football team

He's the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. Jack Stallard spoke with KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner about a big event coming up this weekend. Stallard said...