The unsolved disappearance of a one-year-old Texas child, in 1983David E.NewsBreak Contributor
On a January Night in 2001, 23-Year-Old Man Received a Phone Call, Left Home and Vanished in TexasDavid E.NewsBreak Contributor
The child who disappeared after walking home with friends in Texas on May 20, 1989David E.NewsBreak Contributor
Defense, prosecution argue over open hearing for man accused of killing Panola County deputy
GREGG COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - A judge heard arguments from both sides on whether a mental health evaluation would be include open testimony for a man accused of killing a Panola County deputy. Gregory Newson, 51, of Shreveport, is charged with capital murder. The charge stems from the shooting death...
DPS Investigates Tenaha Train Collision
December 4, 2023 - Emergency personnel responded to a crash involving a passenger car and a train on Sunday, December 3, 2023. The vehicle appeared to have received significant damage to its front as a result of the crash incident. Tenaha Volunteer Fire Department personnel responded and assisted law enforcement at the scene.
Tatum Police Department officer dies after ‘battling a long illness’
TATUM, Texas (KETK) – The Tatum Police Department said that Officer Tim Cutright died on Monday morning after “battling a long illness.” The department issued the following statement on Facebook: “The Tatum Police Department is saddened to inform the community that Officer Tim Cutright passed away this morning after battling a long illness. We extend […]
1 dead, 1 injured after crash with 18-wheeler near Henderson
HENDERSON, Texas (KETK) – A 74-year-old is dead and another man is injured after a two-vehicle crash involving a truck tractor towing a trailer on Friday afternoon four miles southwest of Henderson. According to a preliminary DPS report, the truck tractor was traveling southwest on US 79 and had made a U-turn with part of […]
Gilmer’s upset win over Carthage sets the stage for state semifinal showdown
GILMER, Texas (KETK) — Carthage has been the standard in Texas high school football for over a decade, and the Gilmer Buckeyes have seen that dominance up close and personal. But on Friday night in the regional finals, the Buckeyes pulled off the upset, ending the Bulldogs’ winning streak in overtime. “These guys have had […]
SCAM ALERT: Shelby County warns of fraudulent DEA calls
SHELBY COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office made a statement on Monday warning of a scam call that several residents have received. According to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, calls have been made to residents using a spoofed number owned by the sheriff’s office claiming to be with the Drug Enforcement Agency […]
Buckeyes pull off shocker – upsets Carthage Bulldogs
TYLER–To paraphrase the ancient poem, there is no joy in Carthage. The invincible Carthage Bulldogs finally struck out Friday night, courtesy of a team they have routinely put to the sword for years, the Gilmer Buckeyes, in one of the greatest upsets in East Texas Playoff Paradise football history.
Winter Water Usage to Determine City Residents' Sewer Rates from March 2024
The Water Billing office reminds City residents that water usage in the months of December, January, and February determines residents' sewer rates beginning in March 2024. Base rate: $15.39 for the first 1,000 gallons; for each thousand thereafter, $6.17. ***Customers with leaks during December, January, and February are encouraged to bring in receipts for repairs so sewer rates can be adjusted.Visit here for more details.
Comedy and Carols Coming to Center December 6th
December 4, 2023 - Comedy and Carols is coming to town with Noah Cleveland and Travis Krimm performing at 7:30pm on Wednesday, December 6, 2023 at The Venue, 1229 Southview Circle, Center, Texas 75935. Hosted by Smyrna Church, Comedy and Carols is an opportunity to bring our community together for...
Safety in the skies: Air traffic control staffing shortages blamed for 'close calls' at airports, new report shows
BALTIMORE - Air traffic control staffing shortages are to blame for dangerous close calls at airports nationwide, a new report shows.WJZ Investigator Mike Hellgren combed through a federal database and did not find any recent complaints involving BWI Marshall.However, the air traffic control shortage is a serious problem nationwide, with mandatory overtime required in an already stressful job. Growing concern over the safety of air travel following a more than 40 percent rise in close calls from 23 to 16 over the past year, and just 11 a decade ago. A new New York Times report calls air traffic controller shortages dangerous."It's a very...
VFW Post 8904 Contributes to Operation Blue Santa
December 5, 2023 - VFW Post 8904 members Mike Wulf and Larry Jones made a purchase of nine bicycles from Bob’s Pawn and Gun on Hurst Street and donated them in the name of VFW Post 8904 to the Center Police Department’s Operation Blue Santa. From left: VFW...
ETPCU PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Carthage's KJ Edwards
CARTHAGE, Texas — Last week, Carthage faced arguably the only team who was able to seriously compete with them this season: Pleasant Grove. The Hawks were an experienced team full of seniors and came into the match-up No. 3 and undefeated. That being said, they were going to put...
Weekly Safety Report: Three-vehicle Crash and ATV Theft in Center, Texas
Two incidents occurred in Center, Texas this week. The first incident involved a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of Hurst Street and Roughrider Drive on November 15, 2023. A 17-year-old driver in a blue 2005 Ford Mustang attempted to turn left through an unprotected green light and collided with a white 2024 Buick Encore driven by Denny King. The second incident involved the theft of a 2013 Artic Cat 700 Prowler from a hunting lease on US 96 S between November 20-23, 2023.
Weekly Safety Report: Gunfire Clash and DWI Incident Shake Marshall, Texas
Two incidents occurred in Marshall, Texas this week. In the first incident, a 19-year-old woman was arrested after gunfire erupted between occupants of two vehicles. The second incident involved a man who was arrested for driving while intoxicated and child endangerment after a Thanksgiving day wreck on I-20.
Timpson Bears Triumph Over Garrison Bulldogs in AOIC Playoff Showdown
Witness the thrilling playoff showdown between the Timpson Bears and the Garrison Bulldogs. With both teams vying for a spot closer to the state championship, the game is filled with intense action, strategic plays, and unexpected turns. Who will emerge victorious? Watch to find out!
Gilmer, Carthage coaches prepare for daunting 4th playoff round
EAST TEXAS (KLTV) - Coach Alan Metzel and his Gilmer team are facing off against a Carthage machine Friday night that knows nothing but wins. Metzel spoke with KLTV’s Michael Coleman about the upcoming battle. “Those guys, we know them very well, they know us very well. We understand...
Center ISD December CTE Student of the Month
See Pee Paw is an outstanding student maintaining Dual CTE pathways concurrently in Health Science and Culinary. She is eager to assist her patients in the Health Care setting with a professional demeanor and great work ethic. Kindness is her Motto! She exhibits all the qualities of a STELLAR Health Care provider, and will be a true asset to the industry. See Pee has a shining future ahead for her!
Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance
December 4, 2023 - It began when Japanese aircraft appeared in the air over Pearl Harbor, Hawaii just before 8:00 a.m. on Sunday morning, December 7th, 1941. When the attack ceased shortly before 10:00 a.m., less than two hours after it began, American forces had paid a fearful price. Eighteen (18) ships were either damaged or sunk, 180 aircraft were destroyed and 2,403 were dead and thousands of others wounded.
Timpson Bears two wins away from 1st state title
TIMPSON, Texas (KTAL/KMSS) — The Timpson Bears have never won a state championship but they’re just two wins from making history. With Texas A&M commit and five star recruit Terry Bussey leading the offense, the Bears are averaging 54.9 points per game. Timpson has been so close to...
Texas High School Football: How to Stream the Carthage High School vs. Gilmer High School Game - December 1
On Friday, December 1 at 7:00 PM CT, Gilmer High School will host Carthage High School. Follow high school football this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Carthage vs. Gilmer Game Information. Game Day: Friday, December 1. Game Time: 7:00...