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Brookshire Grocery expanding its Fresh banner in Texas
The Brookshire Grocery Company has purchased land in Longview, Texas, with plans to build a new Fresh by Brookshire store, reports local affiliate KLTV. The grocer currently operates two stores under the format — both in Texas — which was introduced in 2011 and was built on the concept of “Sharing the Wonders of Food.”
Gregg County model train conductor revives display in memory of fellow operators
The temporary display will be running until nearly the end of December, Bauer said, and will be removed in January.
Airport Shock! Texas Man Zapped for Wild Behavior
Two thousand dollars + three margaritas = a heaping helping of taser voltage to the rear. It's video breakdown time again, dear reader. I'll be taking a look at the video at the bottom of this article and picking out the highlights for you. Today, we have a rascal who's...
Kilgore PD searching for person suspected of theft at Dollar General
KILGORE, Texas (KETK) — The Kilgore Police Department is seeking information on a woman suspected of theft at a Dollar General. According to a release, officials are looking for a person in reference to a theft at a Dollar General at 3907 Stone Road. Police said the suspect walked in, took several items and walked […]
One of Longview’s Most Popular Coffee Shops Has Closed, But Only Temporarily
Well, you were in for a surprise if you went to one particular Longview, TX coffee shop for your caffeine fix this morning - it's closed. But don't worry it's just temporary. The lone 7 Brew that is located in Longview confirmed ahead of time that they would be closed today (Tuesday, December 5th) and possibly again tomorrow (Wednesday, December 6th), but it's only for a glow up. They are having their parking lot redone.
Longview House Fire Rapidly Extinguished, Investigation Underway
Witness a detailed account of a house fire in Longview that was extinguished in just 20 minutes. Learn about the quick response from the fire department, the investigation into the cause of the fire, and the challenges faced due to the proximity of neighboring structures.
Longtime Lobo football radio announcer dies
LONGVIEW, Texas (KLTV) - A longtime member of the Lobo family died last week. Eddie Richardson, 76, of Longview, called games for the Lobos football team for nearly four decades prior to his death on Nov. 28. Richardson is remembered as a “true son of Longview, Texas, and a dedicated pillar of his community” in his obituary on the Cammack Family website.
Gilmer man extradited from California to face double murder charge
GREGG COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - A man accused of murdering two sisters in Upshur County on November 4 is back in East Texas. Alvin McKnight, Jr. was arrested for the murders of Mandy Ray and Dermetrica Dashaunda Waters. McKnight was captured in California on November 15. On Tuesday, McKnight was flown from California directly to Gregg County.
Big Sandy celebrates the holidays together with Christmas parade
BIG SANDY, Texas (KETK) – Big Sandy was getting into the holiday spirit as they held their Christmas parade on Monday night. The event started at East Gilmer Street near the Big Sandy museum and featured Christmas carols, good food and a visit from the one and only, Santa Claus. “We really believe that these […]
East Texas businesses that closed in 2023
TYLER, Texas (KETK) – The year 2023 saw many East Texas businesses be relegated to the history books. Whether they were unable to fully recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, couldn’t keep up with rising inflation or for personal reasons, these businesses decided to close their doors for good. KETK has compiled the following list of […]
Titus County Robbery Suspect Jailed In Longview
An armed man has been arrested at a home in Longview by a SWAT team for driving a stolen vehicle after being wanted on a Mt Pleasant warrant for robbery. They charged 42-year-old Lakederic Fletcher of Longview with aggravated theft in Titus County, two counts of unauthorized use of a vehicle, and criminal trespass in Longview.
Longview Police Department unveils new police building
LONGVIEW, Texas (KETK) – The Longview Police Department is hosting an open house for their new building on Dec. 12. Longview Police Department’s current building was constructed in 1977 when the department was roughly one third of its current size, according to the City of Longview. In 2018 voters passed a $52.4 million public safety […]
longview, TX Residents: Your Future Cats Best Friend Awaits!
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near longview.
High-Risk Situations and Community Trust: The Case of Lakederic Fletcher's Arrest
In Longview, Texas, a recent operation by specialized police forces brought Lakederic Fletcher, a 42-year-old resident, into custody, highlighting their role in managing high-risk situations and maintaining community safety. The Longview Police Department's SWAT team arrested Fletcher at a residence on Cannon Street for multiple criminal charges, including robbery and the unauthorized use of a stolen vehicle. This incident accentuated the tactical proficiency and critical role of SWAT teams in ensuring public safety and apprehending suspects deemed dangerous or resistant to standard police procedures.
CBS19'S FAVORITE THINGS: Suncatcher crystal, gift card from Everything That Blings in Kilgore
KILGORE, Texas — CBS19 is celebrating East Texas this holiday season with a list of our favorite things!. Each weekday through Dec. 22, we'll highlight one item we love that's #TotallyEastTexas! Then, on the last day, one lucky viewer will take home the entire basket of #CBS19sFavoriteThings. To sign...
10 Texas Christmas Light Parks That Will Purely Delight You
We hear it quite often, Christmas is a special time of the year and it is absolutely true. One of the things that makes it so special is Christmas decorations. When it comes to decorating, East Texas does not have a shortage of Christmas decorations. From the gigantic tree that...
Taste Kilgore on the Go: 3 Fast Food Experiences Worth Your Time
This article presents an overview of three fast food joints in Kilgore. Have you had the chance to sample any of their offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comment section below:
Gilmer’s upset win over Carthage sets the stage for state semifinal showdown
GILMER, Texas (KETK) — Carthage has been the standard in Texas high school football for over a decade, and the Gilmer Buckeyes have seen that dominance up close and personal. But on Friday night in the regional finals, the Buckeyes pulled off the upset, ending the Bulldogs’ winning streak in overtime. “These guys have had […]
Longview Mall Hosts Sensory-Friendly Santa Meet for Special Kids
Experience a unique Santa meet-and-greet at Longview Mall, East Texas, designed for children needing a quieter, sensory-friendly environment. This special event allows kids of all ages to enjoy a calm visit with Santa, away from the usual holiday crowds and noise.
FRESH by Brookshire's coming to Longview
Over the last several years, Brookshire's has purchased several pieces of land in north Longview.