Story behind horrific crime

We first reported on it yesterday and today we're learning more about the case of a man arrested for allegedly cutting the throat of woman who caught a ride with him. Jena Johnson will tell you the full circumstances and the motive behind the crime in her report at 6.

Attention hunters! Those of you used to putting corn in the feeders may be feeling a financial crunch. But a Nacogdoches business is offering a cheaper alternative. Donna McCollum will tell you about it at 6.

We hope you've been able to check out our East Texas News at 4 today! But if you haven't, you got a half hour left! See how a lightning strike in East Texas has left one family with a big mess to clean up and another with a burned home.

At 10, we visit with some local students going to school at UT who tell what it was like to have to evacuate the campus this morning.

Football fans, be sure to tune in at 11 tonight for some Friday Night Madness! Wes Hamilton will bring you all the highlights from the area and report on the scores coming into the KTRE newsroom. And if you can't wait that long, we'll have updated scores for you at And if you're at the game? No problem! Pull out your smartphones, get the free KTRE app and we'll have scores for you there, too.

Jeff Awtrey

Assignments editor