Woman arrested, charged with manslaughter in fatal Combine shooting
COMBINE, Texas — A woman was arrested and charged with manslaughter in connection with an overnight fatal shooting in Combine. The incident occurred at a residence on Davison Road, just south of the Combine city limits. The Kaufman County Sheriff's Office and other area emergency personnel responded to the...
Former Van Zandt County sheriff’s sergeant sentenced to 42 months in federal prison
Polish your boots and put on your best Stetson as the annual rodeo that brings thousands of visitors to East Texas kicks off tonight. Rodeo Director Kyle Moore said the rodeo has drawn an enormous fan base from overseas, including Australia and Brazil. Car drives into trailer on Beckham Avenue...
18-year-old charged with capital murder in Talty pool party shooting - What we know so far
TALTY, Texas — The authorities have made an announcement regarding the arrest of a suspect in relation to the unfortunate shooting incident that occurred during a pool party in Talty last week.
Home in Murchison, Texas Access to 131 Acre Fishing Lake and Gun Range
Most people that choose to live in the great state of Texas love being here because it’s beautiful and there is a lot to do. You can enjoy the outdoors and that includes fishing and shooting guns. There is a home that is currently for sale in Murchison, Texas that is perfect if you enjoy spending time outdoors. While the piece of real estate might not be thousands of acres it gives you everything you could need to have a whole lot of fun.
Henderson County Fire stepping up health, safety code violations
HENDERSON COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – After years of keeping a close eye on properties that violate health and safety code, the Henderson County Fire Department and the Emergency Management team said they are now stepping up enforcement. Henderson County Fire Marshal Shane Renberg said he believes his county is growing exponentially. He said with more […]
Woman arrested in Henderson County after suspected meth found during inmate visit
HENDERSON COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – A woman was arrested on Sunday in Henderson County after officials found she had an outstanding felony arrest warrant and suspected drugs in her backpack. The sheriff’s office said she was at the jail visiting an inmate when they made the discovery. Tiffany Karavites, 35 of Colorad, Colo., was arrested […]
Adopt, donate and volunteer at ‘My Pig Filled Life’ pig rescue
CW33’s Landon Wexler visited Melanie Moreau, founder of My Pig Filled Life. Which is a pig rescue and adoption center, looking for the right homes for each one.
Peek Inside This Impressive 12,000 Square Foot Home in Mabank, Texas
While I realize I don’t have the money to turn this beautiful property in Mabank, Texas into a vacation rental property, I believe it could make someone a lot of money if they wanted to look at it as an investment. When I was looking through the real estate photos online my first thought was that this place looks like a high-end resort.
Forney Brewing Company signs lease in downtown Forney — to add line of unique brews and first-of-its-kind restaurant concept in Kaufman County
FORNEY, Texas — With the signing of a lease in downtown Forney, Forney Brewing Company owner and brewer Eric Britton says he plans to bring a unique line of brews and equally impressive first-of-its-kind restaurant concept to Kaufman County. The man behind the vision, Britton, left behind his corporate...
Splash Kingdom to host child drowning prevention event
CANTON, Texas - Canton, TX – On Thursday, June 22nd, 2023, tens of thousands of kids and adults at aquatic facilities around the world will unite for the 14th year in a row to spread the word Swimming Lessons Save Lives™. A global event, The World’s Largest Swim...
AHS students to go phone free in 2023-24
AHS students to go phone free in 2023-24 Within the first two weeks of the upcoming school year, we will be making Athens High School a phone-free space using a system called Yondr. This change is being made to improve teaching and learning, and to positively impact student behavior. While...
36th Annual Coaches Playday decided in playoff
KEMP — It was a tight race to the top in the 36th Annual Coaches Playday Golf Tournament held on Tuesday at Kings Creek Golf Club. The team of Ronny Snow (Scurry-Rosser High School), Danny Yarbrough (Guest), Jake Mienk (Palestine-Herald Press) and Lange Svehlak (Athens Daily Review) carded a 12-under 59 and then won a scorecard playoff for first place.
Payne Springs Fire Rescue saves kitten from tree
PAYNE SPRINGS, Texas (KETK) – Payne Springs Fire Rescue said they responded to a report of a kitten stuck in a tree in the Bonanza Beach subdivision around 9:44 p.m. on Saturday. “These social media attention needing cats keep getting younger!” Payne Springs Fire Rescue Officials said that C1 and Engine 1 responded responded to […]
Incredible $4 Million Dollar Home on Less Than 2 Acres in Athens, Texas
When I was looking through real estate photos of properties currently available in East Texas I couldn't believe that I stumbled upon this stunning home in Athens, Texas. Looking at homes for sale online can be a lot of fun even for properties out of our price range but I had never seen this property before and as you will see in the photos below there is a lot to be impressed with. While the property is less than 2 acres and the list price is close to $4 million dollars, you will soon find out why they can ask so much for this incredible property.
PRCA Rodeo Announcer T.C. Long Returns for 2023 Coleman PRCA Rodeo
The voice you will hear calling all of the exciting action of the 86th Annual Coleman PRCA Rodeo is that of T.C. Long from Athens, Texas. T.C. discovered his true calling at the age of 14 when he was asked by a family friend to announce the activities during a small, local playday. He picked up the microphone which is where he began learning the behind the scenes work that is necessary in producing events. He began to expand his repertoire to include junior rodeos in the states of Texas and New Mexico. It didn’t take long before rodeo producers discovered his talents. In 2001, fresh out of high school, a stock contractor that T.C. had worked with during several junior rodeos took a chance and asked T.C. to announce the largest open rodeo produced by his company, and that is all it took to introduce T.C.’s voice to the world of rodeo. In December 2002, he was approached by Booger Barter Productions, the nation’s 2nd largest team roping production company, to become a full-time employee and announce all of their team roping competitions. T.C. was accepted into the PRCA as a Pro Rodeo Announcer in October 2005 at the young age of 22. In his career to date, T.C. been honored to serve as the announcer for:
1 dead after three vehicle crash on State Highway 19
ATHENS, Texas (KETK) – The Texas Department of Public Safety said that one person is dead after their car hit another in the opposite lane of State Highway 19 around 3:06 p.m. on Wednesday. Gerald Patrick Rist, 59 of Dallas, was travelling south on State Highway 19 one mile south of Athens in his 2005 […]
Athens woman arrested in death of 10-year-old autistic non-verbal stepson
ATHENS, Texas (KETK) – An Athens woman was arrested on Wednesday for injury to a child after the 2022 death of her 10-year-old autistic non-verbal stepson. According to her arrest warrant, Shonna Pickle, 38, called 911 after finding her stepson Jessie unresponsive on Dec. 26, 2022. He was later pronounced dead at the emergency room […]
North Texas Weather: A Week of Intermittent Showers and Storms
Residents of North Texas can anticipate intermittent showers and storms during the workweek, but not every day will be a complete washout. Mornings are expected to be damp, making roads slippery and requiring extra caution while driving. This is particularly important when following large vehicles like 18-wheelers, which take longer to decelerate on wet surfaces.
Motorcycle rider killed in accident near Vernon
A Mabank, Texas, man was killed in a motorcycle accident just east of Vernon on Sunday. Texas Department of Public Safety officials said Ronald Christopher Briley, 44, was riding a BMW motorcycle west on U.S. Highway 70 when he apparently had a medical episode. Witnesses saw Briley grab his left...
Learn how this Plano resident balances beekeeping and architecture
Daniel Brantner is an architect and master beekeeper. On a whim, Brantner used a Groupon to enroll in a course and took to the hobby. Owning some property in Mabank, Texas, he and his wife set up an apiary for his bees. He went through a master beekeeping program soon after.
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