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Blue Bell ice cream cups sold in Texas recalled due to Listeria concerns

Blue Bell Ice Cream of Brenham, Texas, is recalling three 3 oz.

Gov. Abbott files Amicus Brief asking court to halt President Obama’s executive amnesty

Governor Greg Abbott has filed an amicus brief in opposition to the Obama administration’s Emergency Motion for Stay Pending Appeal in the case to halt President Obama’s executive amnesty.

Too many cooks

We've all heard that phrase too many cooks in the kitchen. If you are an adult you know what that means. I found this piece in today's Daily Caller very interesting and a lot like too many cooks.

Troup FFA preparing for final show

AG programs are so big down here in Texas and most of the East Texas FFA programs are preparing for their final show of the season. It’s that time of year. The final FFA shows are just around the corner.
Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes 2015

Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes 2015

You can do well and be well with diabetes. Wood County Extension Agent, Angie Monk, stopped by KETK to chat about a 3-week series that aims to help people control the disease. Class dates: March 26, April 2 & 9
Charles Barkley lauds performance of Kansas player who didn't play

Charles Barkley lauds performance of Kansas player who didn't play

During halftime of the Kansas-Wichita State game, Barkley, as seen on the accompanying video, said Jayhawks freshman Cliff Alexander "was playing pretty good."

Longview Police Officers Association endorses mayoral candidate

Following a series of violent crimes, the Longview Police Officers Association is endorsing a mayoral candidate.
Carlisle questions Mavericks’ ‘soul’ after ‘no-show’ against Suns

Carlisle questions Mavericks’ ‘soul’ after ‘no-show’ against Suns

Following yet another no-show Sunday night by the Dallas Mavericks, coach Rick Carlisle questioned “the soul” of his team.
Amy's Kitchen recalls handful of products due to Listeria threat

Amy's Kitchen recalls handful of products due to Listeria threat

Amy’s Kitchen, Inc. is voluntarily recalling approximately 73,897 cases of select code dates and manufacturing codes of the products due to a Listeria threat.

Military confirms ISIS list includes airmen assigned to Barksdale

Air Force officials can confirm the ISIS list does include Airmen assigned to Air Force Global Strike Command, a division of Barksdale Air Force Base.

Sex offender dies in Wood County Jail

Charles James (Jim) Perry, age 68, died while in custody at the Wood County Jail Sunday, March 22 2015 at approximately 5:05 PM.

Ted Cruz announces campaign for President of the United States

On Monday morning, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) announced the launch of “Cruz for President,” marking the official start of his campaign to seek the 2016 Republican nomination for President of the United States.

Garrett Thibodeaux:Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week

 Meet Garrett Thibodeaux, our Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week. Garrett is a Basketball player from Tyler Lee.

Azalea Trails bring in tourists

With more than ten miles of beauty, The Azalea Trails in Tyler is a treat for many East Texans. The Tyler gem is celebrating its 56th anniversary.
First full week of spring: A warm versus cold battle

First full week of spring: A warm versus cold battle

After a cloudy and cool weekend, it was great to see late day sunshine on Sunday. As we enter into this last full week of March & the first full week of spring, the clash of warm versus cold air will begin.