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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

Tyler

Tyler ISD announces lone finalist for superintendent

Tyler ISD announces lone finalist for superintendent

The Tyler Independent School District Board of Trustees unanimously named Dr. Marty Lane Crawford as the lone finalist for the District’s superintendent position. The announcement was made at this evening’s monthly board meeting.
Tyler children's stand raises funds, awareness for cystic fibrosis

Tyler children's stand raises funds, awareness for cystic fibrosis

A group of Tyler children are banding together to raise funds in honor of one child who has been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF).

Child playing with lighter sparks blaze, Tyler firefighters say

Tyler firefighters were called to a house fire Thursday afternoon. It happened in the 2100 block of Pine Crest Drive in the East side of Tyler.
Boil water notice issued for area east of Tyler

Boil water notice issued for area east of Tyler

Due to power outages in Tyler, the Texas Commission on Environment Quality has ordered Jaskson Water Supply to issue a boil water notice.
4A All-State Baseball Team

4A All-State Baseball Team

Here is the Texas Sports Writers Association/Collin Street Bakery Class 4A All-State Baseball Team. Utility - Pat Mahomes, Whitehouse, sr. Player of the year – Kopech, Mount Pleasant
Tyler wins City Council of the Year Award

Tyler wins City Council of the Year Award

During this morning’s regularly scheduled meeting, the Tyler City Council was presented the “City Council of the Year Award” from the Texas City Management Association (TCMA) for their continued commitment to ethics, prudent f

Teens using human growth hormones has doubled

The use of steroids and human growth hormones has been around for awhile. But, an alarming statistic shows the number of teens using these enhancements doubled.

Smith County Commissioners Court discusses illegal immigrants

Recently the Smith County Commissioners Court rejected two resolutions regarding illegal immigrant housing in our area. One resolution was presented by commissioner terry phillips, and the other, Judge Joel Baker.

VOTE: Tylerite's team vying for final spot on 'America's Got Talent'

East Texas was represented on the Today show Wednesday morning. Joe Parks, of Tyler, showcased his latest domino collapsing masterpiece on "Today's Got Talent."
THSCA All-Star Football Game: Whitehouse’s Parker earns Offensive MVP award

THSCA All-Star Football Game: Whitehouse’s Parker earns Offensive MVP award

Whitehouse’s Jake Parker caught three passes in the Texas High School Coaches Association 80th All-Star Football Game and they were big ones.

Staying hydrated is critical for your health during summer months

During summer months people are keeping busy with all sorts of things, and sometimes many of us forget to stay hydrated. It's very critical for your health.

A-K 47s from Russia can no longer be imported into U.S.

This month, President Obama issued a number of executive orders on Russian companies, importing their products into the United States. This is including, the Russian company that makes AK-47s.

Micro Family Farms: a growing experience for the entire family

One local man is on a mission to change the way east Texans eat, and where they get their food.

E. Texas boy dances for rare skin disease awareness

One East Texas boy flash mobs places all over Tyler, and KETK met with the 12-year-old to find out why he dances his heat out wherever he goes.

Local game wardens assisting at the Texas-Mexico border

The current crisis at the Texas-Mexico border has many Texas peace officers are working around the clock.