Warning From Sheriff Brent Dickson
With Christmas packages hitting the door steps the thieves are out in force. We recommend that you have a secured place for the delivery drivers to put your packages . If you have no place to send your packages where they will be secure please feel free to have your items shipped to either Sheriff’s Office location. We will keep your packages in a secure room and you can retrieve them Monday-Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm free of charge.
Jacksonville Wins 1st Place for National Night Out
On October 3rd, 2023, the Jacksonville Police Department (JPD) hosted its largest National Night Out event ever. Over 9,000 people attended the historic event where the police department and the community came together to celebrate the unity of our diverse town. The JPD has been recognized by the National Association of Town Watch for “Cities with a population between 5,000 and 15,000.”
House, vehicles destroyed in Cherokee County fire
CHEROKEE COUNTY, Texas — A home was destroyed following a Tuesday night fire in Cherokee County. According to the Bullard Fire Department, the fire broke out around 10 p.m., in the 200 block of Baganie Ln., in the Katima subdivision. Chief Peter Riley says the fire originated in the...
Daingerfield heads to state semis after win over Newton
JACKSONVILLE, Texas (KETK) – The Jacksonville Tomato Bowl was the site of a showdown on Friday as the Newton Eagles looked to continue their perfect season. But the Daingerfield Tigers pulled out the upset defeating the Newton Eagles on Friday, coming out with a final score of: Daingerfield 42 – Newton 21. Daingerfield will advance […]
Wanted man arrested following police pursuit
ARP — A man wanted in both Texas and Louisiana was arrested in Arp earlier this month after a pursuit with police. According to our news partner KETK, Arp PD announced on Wednesday that the Smith County Sheriff’s Office pursued a Chevrolet Camaro with a stolen license plate on Nov. 18 but were unable to continue their pursuit. Officials said a short time later an Arp police officer saw the car traveling on Highway 64 E and attempted to stop the car. The officer pursued the suspect for a short time before the Camaro experienced mechanical issues. The driver fled, and police said he was soon caught by the officer. Dealvin Darnell was arrested for evading arrest and possession of a controlled substance between four grams and 200 grams. Officials said Darnell was also wanted for illegal use of weapon in Caddo Parrish and unlawful carrying of a weapon in Dallas County.
Dogs in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in palestine, 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 palestine..
Whispers from the Past: Exploring the Haunted Gallatin Cemetery
Nestled in the heart of Sumner County, the Gallatin Cemetery stands as a chilling testament to the town's storied past, luring paranormal enthusiasts and historians to its haunted grounds. The cemetery's eerie ambiance is synonymous with the spectral whispers and apparitions reported by visitors, weaving a supernatural narrative into the fabric of local folklore. As the final resting place of Civil War souls and early settlers, the haunting of Gallatin Cemetery offers an encounter with history, where the whispers of the past continue to haunt the present.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.49 and $2.79 in Palestine as of 2023-12-02. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.247, a week ago the price is $3.259 , according to AAA.
Texas High School Football: How to Stream the Daingerfield High School vs. Newton High School Game - December 1
We have an exciting high school clash -- Newton High School vs. Daingerfield High School -- in Jacksonville, TX on Friday, December 1, kicking off at 7:00 PM CT. Follow high school football this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!
County leaders to meet in special session Dec. 4
RUSK – Members of the Cherokee County Commissioners’ Court will meet in special session, 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 4, 2023, in the county courthouse, and are expected to immediately enter into executive session, in accordance with TTC 551.074. Officials will return from executive session and vote if necessary,...
Please Help 35 Texas Families Bring Their Missing Teens Home
Its never easy writing about the subject of kids that have gone missing in Texas. A lot of the time, we have no idea of the circumstances around their disappearance. They could have run away, they could have been kidnapped or they could have been taken by the other parent during a visitation. No matter the circumstance, in October, 35 families reported their children missing in Texas. There are three families in East Texas that have been looking for their missing teen since as far back as May of this year.
Cherokee County Commissioners approve online auctions to pay delinquent property tax
RUSK, Texas (KLTV) - Cherokee County commissioners have approved moving property auctions online. Previously, sales of tax-delinquent properties were handled in person at the Cherokee County Courthouse. Commissioners say online auctions will help reach more potential buyers and make the process more efficient. The money raised from the auctions will...
Fiesta navideña de la Mentoring Alliance: Educación y recursos para la comunidad
Join the Mentoring Alliance's festive holiday event aimed at educating the community about available resources. From medical services to food for families, learn about the support available during the cold months. The event will be held at Grace Community Church in Tyler, Jacksonville.
Texas Business Owners Make A Deal On Hit TV Show Shark Tank
Business Is Booming For a Small Business Located about Two Hours East of Dallas, TX, After Appearing On The Hit TV Show "Shark Tank" With Their...."Krappy" Invention. ABC's hit television show, "Shark Tank," has become a cultural phenomenon since its debut in 2009. This reality series offers a captivating blend...
Austin Bank Promotes Atkins and Welcomes Seifert
Jeff Austin III, chairman of the board of Jacksonville-based Austin Bank, recently announced a promotion and a new hire, both approved at the bank’s November board meeting. Atkins began her banking career with City National Bank and served there for nine years before its acquisition by Austin Bank. She has spent the past 24 years serving customers as a teller, customer service representative, teller supervisor, administrative assistant, retail office manager and assistant retail market manager. Atkins attended Kilgore College and is a member of Leadership Kilgore.
Upcoming Football Matches: Daingerfield vs. Newton and Timpson vs. Garrison
• Daingerfield, with a 10-3 record, is set to play against Newton, who is currently undefeated with an 11-0 record. • The football match between Daingerfield and Newton is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Friday.
Craft-Turney water service outages in Jacksonville
JACKSONVILLE, Texas (KETK) – On Tuesday, Craft-Turney Water Supply announced a service outage in the Jacksonville area, saying operators are on-site making repairs. In a statement, Craft-Turney Water Supply announced that contractors working in the area damaged a water main on County Road 3131 leading to a service outage. The water supply company announced that […]
Craft-Turney WSC cancels boil water notice
The Boil Water Notice Craft-Turney Water Supply Corporation issued on 11/28/23 to customers whose water utility service was interrupted, or experienced low water pressure, has been cancelled. If you have any questions, please contact the Corporation office at: 903-586-9301.
JOB ALERT: Chili’s in Jacksonville needs a Line Cook
Properly learn and execute all our recipe procedures. Maintain cleanliness throughout kitchen. Follow company safety and sanitation policies and procedures. Keep food orders flowing continuously from the kitchen. About You. Friendly, warm, and caring demeanor with Team Members. Thinks and acts quickly in a fast-paced, high-volume environment. Ability to use...
East Texas veteran 'devastated' after losing home, memories in fire
BULLARD, Texas — An East Texas veteran says he was shocked to see his home in Bullard and cherished memories, including those of his late wife, go up in flames Tuesday night. Robert Sheppard said it was his dearly departed wife’s dream to own a home with a pool....