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Friday, November 28, 2014 - 5:07am
Gilmer native serves with a Navy Maritime Patrol Squadron

Gilmer native serves with a Navy Maritime Patrol Squadron

 A 1994 Gilmer High School graduate and Gilmer, Texas native is serving with Patrol Squadron Sixteen (VP-16), also known as the “War Eagles”.
Lawmaker 'Long Hair' among arrests after clashes at Hong Kong protest site

Lawmaker 'Long Hair' among arrests after clashes at Hong Kong protest site

Bailiffs began clearing a major pro-democracy protest site in Hong Kong's bustling Mong Kok district Tuesday, triggering scuffles, arrests and a stand-off with growing crowds of protesters.
Fires and chaos erupt in Ferguson after grand jury doesn't indict in Michael Brown case

Fires and chaos erupt in Ferguson after grand jury doesn't indict in Michael Brown case

Fires and chaos erupt in Ferguson after a grand jury decides to not indict Police Officer Darren Wilson in the August shooting death of Michael Brown.

The 'Gift of Sight' in Nacogdoches

 Sharon Stewart from Diboll has been dealing with cataracts for years.
Obama calls anger over Ferguson decision 'understandable,' but urges peace

Obama calls anger over Ferguson decision 'understandable,' but urges peace

President Barack Obama called for calm Monday night, moments after a Missouri prosecutor announced there would be no indictment against the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown.

SPECIAL REPORT: The cost of living, going broke to stay alive

Meriam Eakin has been battling Lymphocytosis for the last 40 years, and will continue fighting the disease the rest of her life.  A form of blood cancer, the treatment for this diagnosis, can cost $100,000 every year. 
POLICE: Shots fired, looting confirmed after Darren Wilson 'no bill'

POLICE: Shots fired, looting confirmed after Darren Wilson 'no bill'

A Missouri grand jury has come to a decision concerning the indictment of police officer Darren Wilson.
2 North TX men arrested for alleged theft of farm equipment

2 North TX men arrested for alleged theft of farm equipment

Two North Texas men were arrested for the alleged theft of farm equipment from the Argo community.
Ferguson, MO grand jury will not indict Officer Darren Wilson for shooting death of Michael Brown

Ferguson, MO grand jury will not indict Officer Darren Wilson for shooting death of Michael Brown

A Missouri grand jury has come to a decision concerning the indictment of police officer Darren Wilson.

Tis the season for Greenberg turkeys

 Tis the season for Greenberg Turkeys. "It wouldn't be the holidays without a Greenberg turkey," said Linda Whetsell, East Texan. What began as a small dairy farm, grew into a world famous thanksgiving treat.

Town mourns loss of former school building

"The school was built in 19-31" One of the oldest buildings in Winona, gone. The fire started early Sunday morning. Neighbors knew quickly something was happening.

East Texas square dances for local children

The East Texas Square and Round Dance Association is preparing for their first benefit dance in Mineola. The group has joined forces with the Marine Corps Reserve to collect donations for the Toys for Tots Foundation. 

Thanksgiving becomes one of the biggest workout days of the year

  "Its been amazing, its been great because so many people are concerned about their health around the holidays this year," said Amber Ford, a Personal Trainer at Woodcreak Athletic Club in Tyler.
East Texas restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day 2014

East Texas restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day 2014

If you're looking to enjoy a holiday meal this Thanksgiving but not able to prepare one, KETK has got you covered! Here is a list of restaurants expected to be open in East Texas on Thanksgiving Day, 2014:
Retailers prepare to open earlier than ever for Black Friday

Retailers prepare to open earlier than ever for Black Friday

This year retailers are opening earlier than ever to accommodate Black Friday enthusiasts.