Coming up on Good Morning East Texas: An East Texan has resumed his overseas mission trip this morning after being detained by authorities in a foreign land. We'll tell you why they stopped a young man who journeyed to India to share his faith.
Crews are putting the cap in place over the pipe that's releasing oil into the Gulf of Mexico. We'll have details on how soon officials with BP think they could know if their latest attempt is having an impact.
The Jacksonville Tomato Fest is happening this weekend. We'll have a guest chef to share a delicious recipe for fried green tomatoes for today's "Cooking Up A Storm".
Plus...thousands of East Texas kids will need a place to meet their friends and have a nutritious meal this summer while school is out. We'll have a visitor in the studio to tell us about the East Texas Food Bank's Summer Food program to meet this need in our area.
Things will be warming back up today across East Texas, with highs across the area reaching the middle to upper 90's. Meteorologist Michael Hetrick will have your full weekend forecast, including details on whether your community is likely to reach 100 degrees.