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SURVEY: Texas leads nation in dove hunters, harvesters

SURVEY: Texas leads nation in dove hunters, harvesters

About 250,000 mourning dove hunters harvest 5 million mourning doves on an annual basis in Texas – making the Lone Star State the nation’s leader in both the number of hunters and harvest.
Texas gets high marks for executive order transparency

Texas gets high marks for executive order transparency

Texas is among the states that do well at making executive orders accessible to the public, according to a report released Thursday by the
New Upshur County dog shelter open and full

New Upshur County dog shelter open and full

A fledgling Upshur County animal shelter is at its 30-dog capacity about one month after opening behind a pet hospital in Gilmer.
Teen kayakers rescued at South Padre Island

Teen kayakers rescued at South Padre Island

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a pair of teenage kayakers can thank the U.S. Coast Guard for getting them out of a jam at South Padre Island.
TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 28, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement July 28, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Monday, July 28, 2014: 8:00 am to 9:00 am 4100 Paluxy. 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm 2300 SSE Loop 323. 
Commander of first Discovery flight dead at 80

Commander of first Discovery flight dead at 80

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; ex-astronaut Henry "Hank" Hartsfield, who flew three shuttle missions and commanded Discovery's first flight, has died.

Jacksonville community supports boy battling cancer

East Texans are famous for their friendly smiles and kind hearts. On Sunday, one smile captured many hearts in the Jacksonville community.  In March, Rafael Gonzalez and his wife received heartbreaking news.
Meet Rod Marinelli

Meet Rod Marinelli

If the other guy doesn't score, you've always got a chance. The other guys have been scoring a lot and the Cowboys haven't had a chance.
One person hospitalized following head-on collision in Tyler

One person hospitalized following head-on collision in Tyler

One person is recovering in the hospital Sunday evening following a head on collision in Tyler. The wreck happened around 7:00 p.m. in the 1700 block of east Gentry.
1 dead, 2 rescued after boat sinks in Copano Bay, Texas

1 dead, 2 rescued after boat sinks in Copano Bay, Texas

A 51-year-old man is dead,  two others safe, a 14-year-old girl and 52-year-old man, after their boat sank Sunday morning in Copano Bay, just north of Rockport, Texas.

Kilgore College Rangerettes celebrate 75 years

The Kilgore College Rangerettes are a Texas institution, whose dancing legacy is now celebrating 75 years of tradition. 
Cowboys’ Witten still leading with his chin on playoff hopes

Cowboys’ Witten still leading with his chin on playoff hopes

Perennial Pro Bowl tight end Jason Witten is Mr. Cowboy, just as Bob Lilly and Roger Staubach were before him. He epitomizes everything that is right and good about the historic franchise.
Only QB battle going on is for backup role

Only QB battle going on is for backup role

Bill O’Brien officially set the quarterback pecking order at his post-practice news conference today, but it wasn’t exactly breaking news – except for the fact that he seemed to emphasize there’s no competition for the s

Noodling tourny heats up for East Texans

Since it was legalized in 2011, "noodling" has taken off in our area. Now, East Texans are finding several different ways to enjoy this new found sport, including tournaments.
Phil Kuchinsky talks with Brandon Weeden

Phil Kuchinsky talks with Brandon Weeden

KETK's Phil Kuchinsky is covering the Cowboys at training camp in California. He talked with the backup quarterback Brandon Weeden.