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City of Lindale approves HD body cameras

City of Lindale approves HD body cameras

On Tuesday, the Lindale City Coucil approved the purchase of new high definition body cameras for all police officers.

Jack Stallard talks about Herschel Walker and the ETVarsity Best Prep Banquet

Jack Stallard is the Sports Editor of the Longview News-Journal. KETK Sports Director asked Stallard about this Sunday's big edition on the newspaper.
Wednesday’s update for this weekend's wintry weather potential

Wednesday’s update for this weekend's wintry weather potential

As we have stressed over the past few days, the overall potential for winter weather would continue to change. Today, it has lived up to its name.
Tyler man arrested for making terroristic threat

Tyler man arrested for making terroristic threat

On January 7th, 2015 at approximately 0845 a.m., the Smith County Sheriff’s Office received information regarding a person threatening to shoot and kill another person at a business located in the northwest part of Smith County.

Gilmer ETMC and city create solution for ambulance services

In November, the East Texas Medical Center Gilmer announced they will discontinue ambulance services in March 2015. Now, the hospital has come to an agreement with the city: ETMC will assign the Camp County EMS branch, to Gilmer. 

Starting your diet off the right way

Dr. Natalie Johnson with the ETMC First Physicians in Tyler, stopped by KETK to chat about healthy eating. For more information go to www.etmc.org
Texas rig count in decline

Texas rig count in decline

The number of operating Texas oil rigs has continued its descent in recent weeks. The drop marks the sixth consecutive week the Lone Star State has seen a decline, according to oil field company Baker Hughes.

PATH offers free tax preparation services

Gregg Grubb with PATH, stopped by KETK to chat about their annual tax preparation program. For more information go to www.pathhelps.org

Chuy's celebrates the king's 80th birthday

Chuy’s, the Austin original Tex-Mex restaurant, is staying true to their roots by celebrating the 80th birthday of their self-designated patron saint and King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Elvis Presley, on Thursday, January 8th at the Ch
OFFICIALS: Investigation reveals pedestrian not hit by car in Smith Co., person treated for fall

OFFICIALS: Investigation reveals pedestrian not hit by car in Smith Co., person treated for fall

After further investigation, initial reports of emergency crews responding to a pedestrian hit by a car near Highway 155 South have been proven false.
Winona ISD releasing students early due to power outage

Winona ISD releasing students early due to power outage

Winona ISD will be releasing students early Wednesday due to a power outage. According to a school spokesperson, students will bet let go at 3:15 p.m.  All after-school activites have been canceled.
PETCO removes all China-made dog, cat treats from stores

PETCO removes all China-made dog, cat treats from stores

Petco affirmed its commitment to putting the health and safety of pets first by completely removing all China-made dog and cat treats from its Petco store shelves, Unleashed by Petco shelves and from Petco.com.
Man accused of shooting at others, hits Lufkin home with bullet

Man accused of shooting at others, hits Lufkin home with bullet

Police arrested a Lufkin man Monday night after he allegedly fired shots at multiple people in front of a home on the north side of the city.
Green Acres named one of 'Top 20 Fittest Churches in Texas'

Green Acres named one of 'Top 20 Fittest Churches in Texas'

One of the largest churches in East Texas was recently recognized for its dedication to keeping the fitness alive and well in their congregation.
Ping pong clinic coming to the Glass Recreation Center

Ping pong clinic coming to the Glass Recreation Center

Are you interested in learning the basics of the sport of ping pong or are you just looking for a way to sharpen your skills? The Glass Recreation Center will be offering a ping pong clinic on Monday, Jan. 12 from 7 to 9 p.m.