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Strong storms cause power outages in East Texas

Strong storms cause power outages in East Texas

Strong thunderstorms are to blame for a tremendous amount of power outages in East Texas.

Stephen King, not so shining

I've seen one Stephen King movie, The Shining. Most people loved it. I was bored.

Tyler roses suffering from too much precipitation

Roses need roughly 6-8 hours of sunlight along with proper air circulation to thrive during the summer months. But in addition to ideal ground conditions, the life and health of a rose is dependent on its watering schedule.
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

Golf popularity declining

The number of Golfers in the United States has been declining for years. On Tuesday, even the national retailer, Dick's Sporting Goods, announced they are laying off 500 PGA pro's, after falling short of their golf sale's goals.
ETX rancher accused of stealing, selling bull

ETX rancher accused of stealing, selling bull

An East Texas man turned himself in to law enforcement officials Monday after authorities issued a theft of livestock warrant for his arrest. 

Wild Hog population growing in East Texas

The wild boar population is growing in East Texas and the pigs aren't staying put in the woods. They're moving inward to homes, parks, and restaurants.

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.

Jack Stallard previews the Cowboys

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. KETK Sports Director Danny Elzner asked Stallard about Jason Garrett.

“Last Chance Summer Camp” at Liberty Hall

Are your kids already bored with summer vacation? Looking for a way to entertain your children without breaking the bank?

GoBus fare increase could be around the corner

If you depend on GoBus for transportation you could soon be spending more money to hop aboard. The proposed change would double the price of tickets in all 14 counties where GoBus is operated.

'On the Border' shows us how to cook with Tequila

Thursday, July 24, 2014 has been deemed National Tequila Day. 'On The Border' restaurants will celebrate the day with $2.00 House Margaritas and $2.00 Lunazul Reposado Tequila shots.

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.

Jen tries the 'World's Hottest Burrito'

Smokin' Ed's Carolina Reaper, the  Guinness World Record Holder for Hottest Chile Pepper, is now available at Salsarita's Fresh Cantina. The Carolina Reaper is 300 times hotter than the average jalapeno.
Strong storms moving into parts of East Texas tonight

Strong storms moving into parts of East Texas tonight

Some strong storms could be headed to the Tyler-Longview area tonight. A severe thunderstorm watch is now in effect for the northern half of East Texas until 10 p.m.