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Tyler ISD announces new leadership for district campuses

TYLER, Texas (KETK) – Tyler ISD middle school campuses and Birdwell Dual Language Immersion School will be under new leadership for the 2022-23 school year. “We are excited about these new placements for the 2022-2023 school year,” Superintendent Dr. Marty Crawford said. “Our goal is to put proven leaders into positions where they can have […]
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Affidavit: Tyler man murdered mother of four with machete

TYLER, Texas (KETK) – An arrest affidavit revealed more details of the violent murder of a Tyler mother of four. 40-year-old Jaci Wilkerson was found dead at The Lodge Apartment Complex on South Broadway, across the street from Rose Hill Cemetery on May 25. David Thompson later turned himself in to police in connection to […]

Shooting hits home for Tyler teacher who attended Uvalde’s Robb Elementary

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - The news of this week’s school shooting in Uvalde hit close to home for a Tyler teacher who attended the school where the massacre happened. Long before teaching kids physical education at Tyler ISD’s Hazel Owens Elementary School, Holly Drain was a student herself at Robb Elementary School.

Balsamic-glazed sausage and peppers by Mama Steph

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - This balsamic-glazed sausage and pepper skillet is easy enough for the most inexperienced of cooks, and is so full of flavor. 12 ounces sweet or hot Italian chicken sausage links, sliced into rounds. 1/2 cup minced white onion. 1 teaspoon minced garlic or garlic powder. 1...

Bassmaster Elite Series On Lake Fork

QUITMAN, Texas — Despite a lifetime of fishing Lake Fork and several years of guiding on the East Texas powerhouse, Lee Livesay found something he’d never seen before. A revelation delivered in a Day 3 limit of 27 pounds, 5 ounces kept him atop the Simms Bassmaster Elite at Lake Fork with a three-day weight of 87-15. Livesay heads into Championship Sunday with a three 1/2-pound advantage over Idaho superstar Brandon Palaniuk — and he credits much of his success to that discovery.

CAUGHT ON CAM: Bobcat spotted in Tyler

TYLER, Texas — A recent video of a big cat sighting in Tyler has gone viral. Nicholas Pet Haven posted the video of the curious cat to their Facebook page Wednesday and it definitely got people talking. Well, it turns out, the cat is a bobcat. Texas Parks and...

Elite Analysis Lake Fork: Day 2

Who knew that Quitman, Texas was the kite surfing capital of the world?. The wind blew today, and then it blew some more. For some of the Elite Series field, today’s gusty conditions carried the fish to them or kept the schools activated, but for many of the world’s best anglers, the wind brought nothing but frustration.

Fans of All Things Longview Will Love These Tumblers on Sale Now

There are a multitude of Facebook pages where members of a community like Tyler or Longview or Jacksonville or any other town in East Texas can become a member of to post compliments, complaints or just add a bit of humor to everyone's day. The thing about these pages is that they are a digital watercooler to discuss issues, rumors or just gossip. Well, an entrepreneurial East Texan has decided to sell tumblers based around a majority of the posts from the All Things Longview Facebook group.

Prince takes narrow lead at Lake Fork tournament

QUITMAN — Early success gave Cliff Prince the comfort and confidence to look for the big bites he needed to amass an eye-popping Day 1 limit of 32 pounds, 5 ounces that leads the Simms Bassmaster Elite at Lake Fork. Hailing from Palatka, Fla., site of the Elite season...

Experts urge owners to protect pets after East Texas bobcat sighting

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - A bobcat was sighted inside the city of Tyler recently, and animal experts are reminding people to use caution in order to protect themselves and their pets. Nicholas Pet Haven posted about the bobcat sighting off South Broadway Avenue. They reminded people that these wild animals...
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Pets Fur People Pet of the Week – Molly

Ble for adoption at the Humane Society’s Pets Fur People in Tyler. She is about 5 years old and weighs about 50 pounds and has been spayed, is current on starting vaccinations including rabies and has been microchipped for identification purposes. Molly would thrive as a member of an active family. She loves to take brisk walks and loves to go for rides in the car. Molly is great with other dogs and children. She will go home with a starter kit of food, a collar and leash and a certificate for ½ price on basic obedience from Tyler Obedience Training Club. For information on adopting sweet Molly, call 903 597-2471 or check the Humane Society’s Pets Fur People website – Pets Fur People is doing adoptions by appointment only. Adoption hours are Tuesday through Saturday 10 am until 5 pm – closed for lunch 1-2 pm. The Humane Society’s Pets Fur People is the only brick and mortar no kill shelter in East Texas. They offer routine vaccinations except for rabies to the public for dogs and cats. Follow them on Facebook. Please be a responsible pet owner – spay or neuter your pets. Donations are appreciated at