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Hawkins teen dead after head-on crash in Wood County
WOOD COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – A Hawkins teen is dead after a Saturday afternoon head-on crash near Hawkins. According to a preliminary DPS report, a 2001 Ford Ranger was traveling south on FM 14 one mile north of Hawkins when it crossed the center line and struck an oncoming car head-on. The driver of the […]
16-Year-Old Hawkins High School Student Killed In Crash
Jaykob A. Dobb, of Hawkins, was driving south on FM 14 when his vehicle drifted across the rod’s center line and into the oncoming northbound lane, according to Texas Department of Public Safety preliminary investigation. Dodd was pronounced dead on the scene, DPS said. He was wearing a seatbelt.
Funeral, candlelight services announced for Hawkins teen who died in weekend crash
GILMER, Texas (KETK) – Hawkins ISD announced funeral and candlelight services for a student who died in a weekend crash. A visitation for Jaykob Dodd will be held on Thursday at the Croley Funeral Home in Gilmer from 6 to 8 p.m., and the funeral will be held on Friday starting at 10 a.m. with […]
Major wreck cleared, traffic resumes on I-20 near Lindale
LINDALE, Texas (KLTV) - A wreck that happened at around 8 p.m. Tuesday completely blocked westbound traffic on Interstate 20 near Lindale for a couple of hours. DPS Sgt. Adam Albritton says that the wreck involved a semi-truck and a pickup. The pickup flipped over in the roadway. There were...
Court of Appeals affirms 125-year conviction of East Texas man for indecency with child
UPSHUR COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – The Sixth Court of Appeals of Texarkana affirmed the conviction of an Upshur County man on Wednesday for eight counts of indecency with a child. Matthew McCoy, 49, was sentenced to 125 years in prison in 2022 after a jury found him guilty. During the trial, the child, who was […]
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY – Wood County Fatal
Number of Vehicles in Crash: 2 Number of Injured: 2 Number killed: 1. Date & Time: 6/3/2023 @ 12:55 P.M. Location: FM 14 at Private Road 7816, 1 mile north of Hawkins, Texas. Jaykob A. Dodd, male, 16 YOA of Hawkins, Texas. Seatbelt: Yes. Pronounced By: JP Hettich, on scene.
Hawkins ISD student killed in wreck among 2,000 students across nation to have art featured at New York museum
HAWKINS, Texas — A Hawkins High School student, who passed away in a wreck this past weekend, will have his digital artwork on display at a New York City museum exhibit in June after he earned a prestigious national art award earlier this year. Jaykob Dodd, 16, won a...
Hawkins ISD Mourns Death Of Student
Hawkins ISD is morning the loss of a student after Jaycob Dodd passed away over the weekend. They have not disclosed any other information. However, they canceled summer school sessions for middle and high schools for today, with counselors on campus.
Don’t Get Fined for Illegally Using Your Fire Pit in Tyler, Texas
With the warmer weather upon us, we will be spending more time outdoors. Some of that time may be spent around a campfire or fire pit in your backyard. Using a fire pit is perfectly legal in every East Texas city as long as there is not a burn ban in effect. However, there are some ways to use that fire pit in Longview or Tyler, Texas that could be illegal which will result in a ticket being written if caught.
Internet searches lead to murder arrest in missing Tyler woman case
TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - A man has been arrested in the homicide case of a Tyler woman who was reported missing several months ago. According to a press release by the Tyler Police Department, an arrest warrant for Jesse Lee Williams, 40, of Tatum, was obtained Tuesday and he subsequently was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshal’s Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force. Williams is accused of the murder of Paula Belonga, who was reported missing back in April.
Ugh! Lady Admits to Driving Drunk to Off Duty Officer in Coffee City, Texas
I’m not sure what it’s going to take for people to understand the consequences of drinking and driving but it continues to be a real problem in East Texas, as it is in many places across the country. But there was a recent story out of Coffee City, Texas that I had to share with you and of course this has to do with a woman drunk behind the wheel of her vehicle.
These Walmart Employees Earned Praise from Tyler, TX Woman–Here’s Why
These South Broadway Walmart Employees earned some serious praise from one Tyler, Texas woman--and for good reason. This is why. It has become somewhat disconcerting, really. It seems like every other week at least we hear about another story of someone dealing with a stalker and/or a potential thief at one of our East Texas stores. We've heard stories about these kinds of things happening at our Target stores, grocery stores, and Walmart.
These Are The 20 Hottest Counties During The Summer In Texas
Live in Tyler, Texas for any extended period from late May to late September and you know the Texas heat can be extreme and brutal at times. Our lawns will take a beating from lack of rainfall, our bodies take a beating from the humidity and our vehicles take a beating from the relentlessness of the suns intense rays beaming down on its surface all summer long.
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East Texas Food Bank kicks off summer food program for kids. “The Summer Food Program began in 2005 to fill the meal gap left when the school year ends and children lose access to free and reduced-price meals they depend on for nourishment,” said Dennis Cullinane, East Texas Food Bank CEO. In 2022, they fed 2,280 children; this summer, they expect to feed around 3,400.
Tyler man accused of driving drunk in fatal wreck
SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - A Tyler man has been indicted for drunken driving after a fatal crash last September near Winona. Darrell Tyrone Lewis, 22, has been indicted for intoxication manslaughter with a vehicle and was booked into the Smith County Jail on June 1. Lewis was the driver...
12 Great Options for a Wedding in East Texas, Three in Tyler, TX
East Texas has so many locations that are absolutely beautiful so in all reality there are lots of great options for places to have a wedding. But if you or someone you know is planning their big day soon I wanted to help give you some ideas, okay not me, but I did ask ChatGPT the artificial intelligent program and wanted to share the ideas that were suggested.
Breakfast benefits food pantry ministry
Breakfast With a Heart will be hosted by First Assembly of God Church at 1917 N. US 69 in Mineola on Saturday, June 3. The all-you-can-eat breakfast (eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, biscuits, gravy, jams, jellies, coffee and juice) will be served from 7:30-9 a.m. Proceeds support the Bread of Life...
Here are the 10 Most Googled Questions About Tyler, Texas with Answers
Since most of those reading this, to begin with, are likely from the East Texas area, it's interesting to see what people google the most online regarding questions about Tyler, Texas. Of course, that would apply to any of our East Texas cities. It's fascinating to even speculate about what...
A Popular Tactical Purpose Clothing Store is Coming to Tyler, TX Soon
On signage and online it's written as 5.11 Tactical, but when you pronounce it you just say "five eleven tactical." And guess what? It appears as if the the popular clothing store has its sights set on Tyler, TX for a new location. The brand is known for selling high...
Vehicle wreck on E Gentry Pkwy causing traffic delays
TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - Authorities are on the scene of a reported vehicle wreck that’s causing traffic delays on Tuesday morning. The incident occurred on MLK and E Gentry Pkwy on Tuesday morning. One vehicle has been reportedly taken out of the roadway. Authorities on the scene have not...
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