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  1. Henderson Lions improbable playoff run comes to an endRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | KETK

    The Henderson Lions boys basketball team battled through injuries, grade issues and number of other adversities to get into the playoffs. They finished the regular season 1-7 in district, but had an opportunity to make the playoffs for the first time in 4 years, in a play-in game against Rusk.


  2. Rusk PD wants you to turn in your 'sub-par' drug dealerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | KETK

    Do you have a dealer selling you poor quality drugs? Do you think they should pay for their poor service? Then Rusk Police Department wants to help YOU! Hey Everybody!!! If you have a drug dealer that is selling you bunk dope, stemmy or seedy weed, or generally providing low quality of service WE WANT TO KNOW!!! Demand more from your dealer! Do not let them get away with sub-par drug sales. WE CAN HELP!! Call our Drug Enforcement Unit and provide their names so we can check on their poor standards of service.


  3. Kilgore man formally charged with Rusk Co. murder, bond set at $1MRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | KETK

    A man accused of murdering an East Texan was arraigned Thursday morning in a Rusk County courtroom. Arp police arrested 33-year-old Dustin Vanhalst Wednesday evening.


  4. Authorities name suspects in multi-county, million dollar crime spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | KETK

    Four suspects have been arrested and three more are at large following a multi-county investigation to capture the persons responsible for more than a million dollars in lost property during a recent crime spree. The offenses took place in Smith, Gregg, Rusk and Harrison Counties, as well as the cities of New London and Kilgore.


  5. Cherokee Co. Sheriff's Office secures warrants for sex offender violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | KETK

    The Sheriff's office was assisted by 35 officers from 13 different agencies. 10 teams of three to four officers began knocking on doors shortly after 6:00 a.m. The officers had 98 names to check in the county including Wells, Rusk and Alto.


  6. Abbott voices support for Cherokee Co. judge in nativity scene disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | KETK

    Governor-elect Greg Abbott has voiced his support for an East Texas judge following demands from the Appignani Humanist Legal Center in Washington D.C. to remove a nativity scene display from the county courhouse lawn. Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott sent the following letter to Cherokee County Judge Chris Davis, following a demand from a national nontheistic organization to remove a nativity scene from the grounds of the courthouse: I have learned that a Washington D.C.-based organization called the American Humanist Association recently sent you a letter demanding the removal of a nativity scene from the grounds of the Cherokee County Courthouse.


  7. Cherokee Co. woman sentenced to life in prison for killing husbandRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | KETK

    According to District Attorney Rachel Patton, Rebecca Barker, 52, will serve at least 30 years before she becomes eligible for parole. She was also fined $10,000.


  8. ETMC partners with East Texas Food Bank in canned food driveRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | KETK

    To help fight hunger in East Teas this holiday season, the East Texas Medical Center Olympic Center is partnering with the East Texas Food Bank for a canned food drive Nov. 1-29. "Roughly 456,000 adults, children and seniors are at risk for hunger in East Texas, "said Jeramie Hinojosa, director of the ETMC Olympic Center.


  9. Plane makes an emergency crash landing in RuskRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2014 | KETK

    A pilot had to make an emergency crash landing in a Rusk pasture after the plane began experiencing problems. It was near Farm to Market Road 768 and County Road 1314.


  10. ETX woman charged with murder of husband waives right to jury trialRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | KETK

    An East Texas woman has waived the right to a trial by jury in a case in which she is charged with the murder of her husband. On Wednesday, February 26, 2014, Rebecca Barker, 52, was arrested for murder after authorities say she shot her husband, Jerry Barker, 76, at their home just west of Rusk.


  11. Real Time Weather Updates---Storms for ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | KETK

    This is not the main line we've been advertising. This activity doesn't look to be severe, but we will continue to monitor it.


  12. Rusk Co. Sheriff's Department talking 'drug awareness' to parentsRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | KETK

    Last year, Sergeant David Roberts was speaking to a group of people about drugs. He was showing them what they are, the equipment used to ingest them and different nicknames drugs are called.


  13. Texas State Railroad taking reservationsRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2014 | KETK

    Reservations for school trips on the historical 'Texas State Railroad' can now be made for the fall season. The trains will be making runs on the Friday's of September 12th, 18th and 26th.


  14. Cherokee Co. man gets life in prison for sexual assault of childRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | KETK

    A Rusk man was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for the aggravated sexual assault of a child under the age of 14. According to Cherokee County prosecutor Charles Breaux, Rafael Villegas, 54, sexually assaulted a girl back in 2000.


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