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Boil water notice issued for some Rusk area customers

Boil water notice issued for some Rusk area customers

A boil water notice has been issued by Iron Hill Water Supply Corporation. The company's coverage is located in the Rusk, Texas, area.
Headstone vandalized in Smith Co. cemetery, says constable

Headstone vandalized in Smith Co. cemetery, says constable

Authorities are asking for the public's help catching the person(s) responsible for a recent case of vandalism at a local cemetery. 
Several East Texas cities named 'Most Dangerous' in Texas

Several East Texas cities named 'Most Dangerous' in Texas

A security company recently ranked the "20 Most Dangerous Cities in Texas." Several East Texas locations made the list, including one ranked as high
SFA schedule features four on TV

SFA schedule features four on TV

Stephen F. Austin head men’s basketball coach Brad Underwood announced the release of the 2014-15 schedule for the back-to-back defending Southland Conference champion Lumberjacks onMonday morning.

Join Doctor Yimer's fight against Myeloma

Doctor Habte Yimer, with Texas Oncology-Tyler, stopped by KETK to chat about his support group for Myeloma. The support group is for those dealing with the illness and their family members.
Police: Dog found emaciated, on verge of death recovering well

Police: Dog found emaciated, on verge of death recovering well

A dog found emaciated and on the verge of death in Kilgore is recovering well after he had a leg amputated earlier this month.

Jazz, Comedy & much more

Anne Payne, the Director of Tyler's Liberty Hall stopped by KETK. For more information on the events go to www.libertytyler.com

Time to get your car seat checked

Holly Black, the Anderson County Extension Agent,stopped by KETK to chat about National CPS Week, which is the week of September 14, 2014. Holly Black can check your car seat for free during that week.

2014 271 Biker Rally

The 271 Biker Rally is scheduled for September 12, 2014. Kathy Geddie and Robert Eckeberger, the Chairman of the rally, stopped by KETK to chat with Rachel and Jen.

'Think Pink, Go Purple'

Jana Krohn and Arie Curtis with the American Cancer Society stopped by KETK to chat about their 'Think Pink, Go Purple.'
UPDATE: Semi rolls over on I-20, driver flown to Tyler hospital

UPDATE: Semi rolls over on I-20, driver flown to Tyler hospital

Multiple East Texas fire and law enforcement units responded to a semi rollover Wednesday morning.

BBB:Tips for erasing old smartphone data

Mechele Mills with the Better Business Bureau stopped by KETK to talk about how to safely get rid of your old phone. For more information go to bbb.org/east-texas
South Tyler Rotary: Update on contributions to OK tornado victims

South Tyler Rotary: Update on contributions to OK tornado victims

Following the devastating tornado that hit Moore, Oklahoma, on May 13, 2013, 122 individuals and Rotary Clubs from around the world sent approximately $100,000 to the Rotary Club of Oklahoma City for the victims of the Moore tornado.
Child, elderly woman recovering after dog attack

Child, elderly woman recovering after dog attack

The Nacogdoches County Sheriff Office is investigating an attack by two pit bulls that left an eight-year old child and an elderly woman recovering from several wounds.

Lindale Veterans Memorial dedication ceremony

It was a project which was in the works for two years, but now the Lindale Veterans Memorial is open to everyone who may happen to drive through Lindale, to visit, and remember.