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Police are Having a Real Problem Keeping Up with All the People Stealing in Kilgore, Texas Lately
In my personal opinion, thieves in Texas are lowest of the low. These people believe that for whatever reason it is perfectly okay for them to come in and take whatever is not theirs. Doesn't matter the excuse or the reason, stealing is wrong. It is not right to take from a store without paying for it or from someone who has used their hard earned money to purchase an item. It's wrong. Period. Yes, theft is a problem everywhere. But lately, Kilgore has been having a serious problem with theft.
Big Sandy celebrates the holidays together with Christmas parade
BIG SANDY, Texas (KETK) – Big Sandy was getting into the holiday spirit as they held their Christmas parade on Monday night. The event started at East Gilmer Street near the Big Sandy museum and featured Christmas carols, good food and a visit from the one and only, Santa Claus. “We really believe that these […]
Double Murder Suspect Extradited Back to East Texas from California
A double murder suspect from Upshur County, accused of killing two sisters, is back in East Texas after a month-long manhunt ending in California. The suspect, Alvin McKnight Jr., was on Texas' 10 most wanted fugitives list.
Gregg County DA's office honors victims of violent crimes at Tree of Angels event
“Too often in society, especially in the district attorney’s office in the courthouse it seems like the focus is on the defendant and not the victims. This is a way for the families to celebrate and remember their loved ones,” Gregg County DA John Moore said.
Gregg County Christmas Tree Tribute Honors Victims of Violent Crimes
The Gregg County District Attorney's office collaborates with a local organization to honor lives lost to violent crimes. A special Christmas tree, adorned with ornaments dedicated to victims, serves as a poignant tribute, helping families remember their loved ones during the holiday season.
Check Out These 10 Special East Texas Weekend Events
Checking out the calendar, East Texans have just three weekends left before the arrival of Christmas! There's still plenty of time for you to find that perfect gift for the special someone in your life, but don't put it off too long or you'll be out of time. This weekend...
You Won’t Believe This Hidden Texas City With the Lowest Property Tax in the State!
Property taxes are a major expense for homeowners in Texas. In fact, they are the second-highest source of revenue for local governments in the state. The average effective property tax rate in Texas is 1.67%, which means that homeowners pay an average of $1,670 in property taxes for every $100,000 of assessed home value.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in longview, TX
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of longview..
Chandler man killed, 4 injured after truck strikes oncoming vehicle on Highway 31
SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - A truck crossed over the center line of Highway 31 and struck another vehicle, leaving four injured and one dead, DPS has said. At about 12 p.m. on Monday, a fatal wreck involving three vehicles took place on Highway 31 East, west of CR 246, DPS said in a report.
The Extradition of Alvin Charles McKnight Jr.: Implications for Community and Justice
The recent extradition of Alvin Charles McKnight Jr. to East Texas marks a significant development in a case that has gripped the local community. McKnight, 41, was apprehended in San Bernardino, California, after being on the run for a month and was charged with the capital murder of sisters Dermetrica Waters and Mandy Ray. His capture, following a listing on Texas' 10 Most Wanted Fugitives, brings a measure of relief to Upshur County where the brutal crime was committed.
Smith County Sheriff’s office and Winona mayor make sure veterans are not forgotten this Christmas
TYLER, Texas (KETK) — The Smith Country Sheriff’s Office and the Mayor of Winona have partnered up to make this Christmas extra special for East Texas veteran residents at the Watkins-Logan Texas State Veterans Home in Tyler. “You can come in and get a card off of our angel tree or you can call, and we […]
Gladewater officials lift shelter in place after reported gas leak
UPDATE: According to Fire Chief Mike Simmons, the shelter in place has been lifted. Simmons said construction workers were installing a new utility pole when they accidentally hit a 4-inch gas pipe. The gas leak affected two schools, 12 businesses and nearly 50 homes. Though gas leaks can be serious, Simmons said he believes the […]
From Local Tragedy to Global Challenge: Combating the Impact of Organized Crime
The recent extradition of Alvin Charles McKnight Jr. to East Texas from California is a significant event in the ongoing battle against organized crime. McKnight, 41, is accused of a double homicide involving Dermetrica Waters and Mandy Ray, who were found shot dead on November 4 in Gilmer, Texas. His capture and the involvement of his sister, Laquesha Monique McKnight, in his alleged escape, highlights the complex web of organized crime and its far-reaching effects on communities.
Angel Tree program across East Texas needs your help
Longview Salvation Army Captain Tamara Robb says there are still some angels that need adopting at the Longview Mall. In Tyler, the Angel Tree at Broadway Square Mall still has nearly 350 angels on the tree, and about 500 at various businesses in town. Lufkin Salvation Army Captain Jenifer Phillips says they have about 300 angels that need adopting. The clock is ticking.
Airport Shock! Texas Man Zapped for Wild Behavior
Two thousand dollars + three margaritas = a heaping helping of taser voltage to the rear. It's video breakdown time again, dear reader. I'll be taking a look at the video at the bottom of this article and picking out the highlights for you. Today, we have a rascal who's...
An East Texas family opens up about the loss of their daughter and granddaughter
Longview, Texas (KLTV) - In just a matter of hours, nearly a hundred East Texans will gather to remember loved ones killed in violent crimes. “It’s been 11 years, and it feels like it was just yesterday,” said Kirk Womach the stepfather and Grandfather of Latoya Alex and Mya Sebron.
Gregg County Train Conductor Revives Model Display in Honor of Late Colleagues
Explore the passion and dedication behind a model train display at the Gregg County Historical Museum. Built in memory of two fellow operators, the layout is a labor of love, featuring personal touches and a rich history. Discover the story behind this intricate creation.
Judson High School senior accepted into Navy SEAL training
LIVE OAK, Texas - A Judson High School has been accepted into Navy SEAL training. Judson High School Senior Elyas Perez was surprised on Nov. 30, when Reuben Castro and his team from the Navy Warrior Challenge Program informed Perez that he had been accepted into Navy SEAL basic training.
Standoff Ends in Arrest: Suicidal Winnsboro Man Faces Multiple Charges
On November 23, 2023, the Wood County Sheriff's Office responded to a shots-fired call on County Road 4885. Sgt. Williams, Deputy Rich, and Deputy Cato were dispatched to the scene, where they discovered a male individual with a firearm to his head and his vehicle ablaze. Following a prolonged standoff,...
Gregg County model train conductor revives display in memory of fellow operators
The BNS Railroad layout took Bauer a year to build, and he said it came directly from his own mind. The city-scape is an homage to the original larger layout, and it contains nods to the Steves as well. A yellow and black diesel that belonged to Hocum can be spotted making its rounds, and an engineer’s uniform was donated by Gatton’s wife, Bauer said.