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#Trending the Game

On a Friday night in East Texas, if you buy a ticket at the front gate of any high school stadium or gym, you can get a first hand look at area sports talent, or, you can just go online.

Food stamps: People abusing taxpayer dollars

The number of Americans depending on food stamps to feed themselves and their families is at an all time high in the United States; around 47 million Americans use the federal program known as SNAP.

ROCKYTOP: Memories built from scratch

An East Texas man is creating beautiful pieces of furniture from scratch.

Weather Talk: NOAA Weather Radio

KETK Severe Weather Awareness Week wraps up with sharing with you the importance of a NOAA Weather Radio.

Weather Talk: #1 Weather-Related Killer

KETK Severe Weather Awareness Week continues with arguably the number one weather related killer in the United States: Flooding.

Weather Talk: Hail, Lightning, & Thunderstorms

Continuing with our Severe Weather Awareness Week, today we will discuss severe thunderstorms. The simple definition of a thunderstorm is that it contains lightning.

Weather Talk: Tornadoes

Today we are talking about tornadoes. A tornado is a rotating column of air that extends from a thunderstorm to the surface.

Weather Talk: Watches & Warnings

We begin KETK’s Severe Weather Awareness Week by talking about which National Weather Service forecast office covers your county.

"A" for Effort

Compared to the rest of the country, Texas has the highest percentage of adults who did not finish high school. Many say Texas' education system is flawed and one of the worst in the nation. But , is it?

Downsizing: Choice or necessity?

Beth Ann Norrgard spent the last 26 years working for a law firm, and living in a large home in Dallas. However, little did she know a different lifestyle awaited her. All through a tiny house built on wheels.

Special Report: East Texas Most Wanted

Many people come to East Texas to escape the big city and settle down somewhere safe.

Seeing the Music: East Texas songwriters

For every story put to music, there is a storyteller with a tale of their own.

Hometown Harmony: East Texas' Musical Roots

When you think about East Texas music, current names may come to mind such as Miranda Lambert, Kacey Musgraves, Neal McCoy, and Lee Ann Womack.

Special Report: "Loaded Issue," mental health funding

Many people believe gun control will solve the string mass shootings and other crime, but it is gun control or the untreated? Here in Texas, the land of "God and Guns" is taking a step forward on this loaded issue.

Special Report:"Generation Me"

Those born between the years of 1980 and 2000 are known as the millennial generation, or the "me me me generation." This generation is thought of, research says, as self -absorbed, social media obsessed, impatient but ambitious.