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ETBU students, staff raise money for students fighting cancer

ETBU students, staff raise money for students fighting cancer

The hair was falling to the floor Monday night on the first floor of the Ornelas Student Center at East Texas Baptist University as 21 people are supporting new styles after their haircuts.
Local, area ISDs given top honor

Local, area ISDs given top honor

Longview ISD is one of the most recent government bodies to receive the Texas Comptroller’s highest honor for financial transparency.
WEATHER REPORT: Wednesday, April 23, 2014

WEATHER REPORT: Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Happy Hump Day! Today will be mostly sunny, warm and breezy by the afternoon. Highs will reach the mid-80's with winds out of the southeast at 10-15 miles per hour.

Selina's story, the Joseph Miller connection

Many in the Mineola community were shocked when they found out Joseph Miller had been arrested on Monday, for murder charges in Pennsylvania that dated back to 1981. They knew him as a deacon by the name of Roy Eugene Eubanks.

These are my thoughts

A lot of sobering news Tuesday. The New York Times reports the middle class of America is no long the most affluent. I'm sure those at the Times think higher tax

Common virus causing cervical cancer, screening recommendations

A virus causing cervical cancer infects millions of women each year, there are two types of tests to screen for cervical cancer. New research suggests one test over the other for early detection.
East Texan wins million-dollar jackpot

East Texan wins million-dollar jackpot

A casino guest from Panola County won over $1 million playing Wheel of Fortune slots at The Eldorado Resort Casino in Shreveport.
Lyrid meteor shower makes annual appearance tonight through Friday

Lyrid meteor shower makes annual appearance tonight through Friday

April 22–25 the Lyrid meteor shower makes its annual appearance in the night sky. The best time to see the show is from midnight to 4 a.m.
Fire ants make a burning comeback this season

Fire ants make a burning comeback this season

They're mean, they sting, and they're everywhere. The "Fire Ant" population only continues to grow each year,  so UT Tyler is creating a product to help eliminate the pests.
Longview man arrested with drugs, guns during multi-agency raid

Longview man arrested with drugs, guns during multi-agency raid

A Longview man faces several charges after a multi-agency raid ended in his arrest Tuesday afternoon.

Why your grandparents now have Facebook

Soon grandma may be sharing photos on Facebook, and pinning on Pinterest. This all thanks to a new partnership between the University of Texas at Tyler, and The Hamptons retirement community.
U.S. looks into shielding illegal immigrants with no criminal background from deportation

U.S. looks into shielding illegal immigrants with no criminal background from deportation

The Department of Homeland Security is weighing in on whether to protect illegal immigrants with no serious criminal background from being deported.
DPS searching for Most Wanted Sex Offender with ETX ties

DPS searching for Most Wanted Sex Offender with ETX ties

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Jerry Holmes, 42, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders list, and a cash reward up to $3,000 is now being offered for information leading to his capture.
Longview begins spring football practice today

Longview begins spring football practice today

It’s been something the Lobos have been working on since November. But today, the true test begins as Longview kicks off a 15-session spring practice slate, marking the return of football to Lobo Stadium.

ETL: Ideas for colorful spring salads

Smith County Extension Agent, Patrice Dunagin stopped by KETK to chat about spring salads. For more information click here.