SPECIAL REPORTS

SPECIAL REPORT: CSCOPE, a classroom controversy

It wasn't difficult to find people with an opinion on CSCOPE. After posting on our Facebook page requesting interviewees on the topic, we received plenty of fiery replies.

SPECIAL REPORT: Enslaved in Texas

"We dated for a couple weeks he told me he was going to take me out of state to meet his parents."

East Texas man's final hours on death row

"Our system is going through a punishment that these guys deserve, that's the only closure that I'm going to be getting, once the second execution is taken place," says Nikki Daniels, Survivor.

SPECIAL REPORT: "D.I.Y. Survival"

This day in age,  just about anything we need can be bought. But more and more people lately are deciding to do things on their own, instead.  Take Lois Hutson, for example.

Special Report: The hoarder disorder

You might have seen the TV shows "Hoarders" or "Hoarding: Buried Alive" and thought, "that would never happen to me." What was once played off lightly and used for entertainment, is now a disorder that affects ever

War Toys

Tom Townsend lives on a 33-acre spread near Rusk in Cherokee county. He and his wife Jan raise miniature cattle and horses. After he got out of the army, he was a successful writer of children’s books.

Special Report: "The Healing Power"

For the devout Christian, there has never been any question, the power of prayer is real.

Remembering Columbia: 10 years later

On February 1, 2003, it marks 10 years from when East Texas was at "Ground Zero" of a national disaster.

East Texas' biggest stories of 2012

2012 was a year filled with political news and, unfortunately, a lot of crime. KETK takes a look back at the stories that shaped our year in East Texas.

Special Report: Teen pregnancy in Texas

More and more teens are becoming moms. It's the scariest thing a teen could be faced with. We all want to know why it's becoming more common. How do they cope?

Texans feasting on feral infestation

Texas has a big problem and it might make you squeal.

Delaying "I do."

The old saying, "First comes love, then comes marriage." isn't exactly the way it works anymore. It's more like, first comes college, then comes career...then comes the rest.

Agenda 21: conspiracy or conspiracy theory?

East Texas politicians and citizens debate the end-game of Agenda 21: a little known referendum given the okay, by three U.S. presidents.

SPECIAL REPORT: 'Bloody 31'

  "To wake up in the middle of the night and find automobiles in your yard, your children dead beside the highway...it's a terrifying situation," - DJ Ford, East Texan

Hitting the Off-Road

It happens every fall, and is the event that all of us in the Texas Auto Writers association look forward to all year long.