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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...
ETX serial killer's conviction upheld after appeal fails

ETX serial killer's conviction upheld after appeal fails

The Texas Fourth Court of Appeals has upheld the sentencing of East Texas serial killer Kimberly Saenz. According to the opinion released by the state, they affirmed her conviction, Wednesday morning.
Lufkin High School presents 'Bye, Bye Birdie'

Lufkin High School presents 'Bye, Bye Birdie'

The Lufkin High School Theater Department is presenting the musical, 'Bye, Bye Birdie,' this week at the Jack Tom Lucas Auditorium at Lufkin High School. Ticks are $5 for general admission and $7 for reserved seating.
Two ETX men arrested after evading arrest during a traffic stop

Two ETX men arrested after evading arrest during a traffic stop

Two East Texas men are behind bars after evading arrest during a traffic stop in Lufkin. It happened around 9:00 p.m. Saturday in the 2300 block of north Timberland Drive.
ETX man jailed after being found passed out in an IHOP parking lot

ETX man jailed after being found passed out in an IHOP parking lot

An East Texas man is behind bars after being found publically intoxicated in a restaurant parking lot. It happened at 2:14 a.m. in the 4400 block of south Medford Drive in Lufkin.
H1N1 death confirmed at Lufkin hospital

H1N1 death confirmed at Lufkin hospital

According to officials at Memorial Medical Center in Lufkin, one person has died as a result of the H1N1 virus.