Tyler

Kilgore upsets Athens; Tatum avoids upset by Central Heights; Plus other finals

Kilgore upset #10 Athens Tuesday night in Tyler. The Ragin' Red eliminated the Hornets at Wagstaff Gym, 69-44. #2 Tatum survived a scare from Central Heights.
TJC band director inducted into bandmaster fraternity

TJC band director inducted into bandmaster fraternity

Tom Mensch, Tyler Junior College director of bands, has been elected to membership in Phi Beta Mu, an international school bandmaster fraternity.

Make cuts somewhere else

Bill Gertz writes President Barack Obama will sharply cut ships, aircraft, and troops as part of a major reduction of U.S. military forces that will face even steeper downsizing in 2016.
Tyler ISD students show kindness to others, community

Tyler ISD students show kindness to others, community

Students at Ramey Elementary School recently celebrated International Random Acts of Kindness Week by showing simple acts of kindness to each other, their family members and the community.

Mike Owens, former Tyler Lee coach, put together a Hall of Fame career at a school he almost left

Mike Owens is a hall of Famer, the winningest coach in Tyler Lee history. But Owens told KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner that he almost left Lee soon after he got there.
High gas prices affect local businesses

High gas prices affect local businesses

Gas prices spiked 12 cents in just two weeks. The prices affect most drivers, but it's also hurting some East Texas businesses. The average price of gas in all 50 states is above $3.

KETK in Arizona; Abe Lincoln will play shortstop for Rangers

Four score and seven years ago. Wait.  This is about baseball. The Rangers need to score more like they did last year, Texas got a new leadoff hitter, Shin-Soo Choo.

Good for the state of Texas

Many times during a week, I am reminded how proud I am to be a Texan. This past week, I was proud again when the state told the NFL to stow it.
Smith County Sheriff's Office K9 Unit to receive two bullet proof vests

Smith County Sheriff's Office K9 Unit to receive two bullet proof vests

The Smith County Sheriff's Office K9 Unit will receive two bullet proof vests, thanks to a nationwide Groupon event.
“4 Funny Guys” at Liberty Hall

“4 Funny Guys” at Liberty Hall

Liberty Hall welcomes “4 Funny Guys” to perform in Tyler on March 1 at 8 p.m.
Tyler Police searching for teen missing since December 2013

Tyler Police searching for teen missing since December 2013

Tyler Police are searching for a missing teenage girl who has been missing since December of 2013.
APEX Theatre to present Edward Albee's 'At Home at the Zoo'

APEX Theatre to present Edward Albee's 'At Home at the Zoo'

APEX Entertainment proudly presents Edward Albee's "At Home at the Zoo." It will be directed by Scott Hazard and will begin playing February 28 to March 8 at 7:30 p.m.
WEATHER REPORT: Monday, February 24, 2014

WEATHER REPORT: Monday, February 24, 2014

Happy Monday, East Texas! Today will be cloudy and cool with a high of 60 degrees with winds out of the east at five to 10 miles per hour.

Lindale church unveils new 10 Commandments monument

A church in Lindale unveiled a new monument Sunday to remind people of the fundamentals of faith.

Caleb Johnston; Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week

Dr. William Hobbs presented the Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week Award to Caleb Johnston of Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler. Caleb is a senior on the Lee basketball team.