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East Texan earns 'Wright Brothers Master Pilot' award

Lou Thomas has spent the last 53 years with his head in the clouds, flying airplanes.
Girl suspended after saying 'bless you'

Girl suspended after saying 'bless you'

A young girl, who claims she was standing up for her religious beliefs in the classroom, was suspended after breaking a class rule of saying "bless you" after a classmate sneezed.

TASCA offers exercise classes for senior citizens

TASCA offers senior citizens a variety of activities and workout classes every week. A full body exercise class is offered Wednesday and Friday mornings for one hour. Charretta Jeffers is the fitness trainer.

Police are reminding drivers to 'Move Over' to save lives

Several hundred officers have lost their lives after being hit by cars that were too close to them during traffic stops or working accidents.

Local Boys and Girls club making national history

Boys & Girls Clubs of America began in 1860 with three women in Hartford, Connecticut, and now there are around 4,000 clubs across the U.S.
Wisconsin man arrested for drug, money trafficking in ETX

Wisconsin man arrested for drug, money trafficking in ETX

A 40-year-old man from Milwaukee, Wisconsin has been arrested for federal drug and money trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales.
Officer suspended after pointing rifle at Ferguson protester

Officer suspended after pointing rifle at Ferguson protester

A police officer from St. Ann, Missouri, has been relieved of duty and suspended indefinitely after pointing an assault rifle at a protester, in Ferguson, the St. Louis County Police Department said in a statement.

East Texans raise concerns about Smith County Commissioner's budget

Some concerned East Texans reached out to KETK to express their frustrations with the way the Smith County Commissioners are handling their budget.
East Texas representative calls for hold on Azleway charter revocation

East Texas representative calls for hold on Azleway charter revocation

An East Texas representative is calling for the halt of a judge's decision that upheld the revocation of Azleway's Charter School's charter.
California man donates 125th gallon of blood

California man donates 125th gallon of blood

A Pacific Beach man received a celebration at the San Diego Blood Bank Tuesday for nearly 40 years of donations. Bob Fisher's chair was decorated with balloons and a sign that read, "125 gallons!"
NM teen struck by lightning at football practice

NM teen struck by lightning at football practice

A 13-year-old Las Cruces boy will be transferred to a burn center following a lightning strike during 8th grade football practice at Picacho Middle School, according to police.
Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List announced

Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List announced

The second annual Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List was announced today at the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce East Texas Kickoff Luncheon.

Father of 'affluenza' teen arrested for impersonating police

A Texas dad is accused of impersonating a police officer and his name may sound familiar.
Dallas Cowboys named most valuable NFL franchise

Dallas Cowboys named most valuable NFL franchise

The Dallas Cowboys are once again the most valuable franchise in the NFL. 
Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled on fears of salmonella

Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled on fears of salmonella

The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that nSpired Natural Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling several lots of peanut, almond and other nut butters on fears of salmonella contamination.