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April 16, 2021

Tyler ISD is hosting a teacher job fair Saturday April 17. Click here to register for the event.

April 15, 2021

To renew your vehicle registration online, click here. Before renewing registration, Texans will need to obtain a passing vehicle inspection. Inspection can also be renewed by mail or in person at your county tax assessor-collector office.

April 14, 2021

The Northeast Texas Public Health District has many open appointments for anyone over the age of 16 to receive the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine at the Harvey Convention Center in Tyler. Sign up by clicking here.

Appointments for Moderna vaccines are now available for today’s Nacogdoches clinic. Sign up by clicking here.

April 13, 2021

Who has the Johnson & Johnson vaccine? Data shows 25K given to East Texans. CLICK HERE FOR INFO.

If you would like to learn more about how to volunteer or assist the future development of Caddo Mounds State Historic Site check in this Thursday at 6pm for the Friends of Caddo Mounds group meeting. A capital improvement campaign will be launched for an education center. To attend the public zoom meeting use this link.

April 12, 2021

Click here for FEMA COVID-19 funeral assistance application.

April 11, 2021

The Northeast Texas Public Health District has many open appointments for anyone over the age of 16 to receive the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine at the Harvey Convention Center in Tyler. Appointments are open for this Tuesday through Thursday, April 13th through April 15th, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You can find the link to register in this story.

April 9, 2021

WATCH: Drs. Dominguez, Patton answer COVID-19 viewer questions: https://www.kltv.com/2021/04/09/watch-drs-dominguez-patton-answer-covid-viewer-questions/

April 8, 2021

To learn more about applying for New Horizons financial lessons toward home ownership or to volunteer with labor or materials you may contact Mission Nac’s website or Facebook pages. https://www.missionnac.com/our-ministries https://www.facebook.com/missionnac/

For anyone interested in participating in the silent auction benefiting The Martin House, visit the following website for more information: https://app.galabid.com/themartinhousecac/items?fbclid=IwAR3ctaHFak6jRSvmp37g9smvaIb80-1otAf11ZE7AYB_p_xithnlcI7QKGw

April 7, 2021

Learn more about East Texas Giving Day: CLICK HERE.

One-day vaccine clinic open to all adults in Palestine April 15: Click here for details

Survivor speaks at SFA Holocaust Remembrance Day, no fee to attend either in person or online; however, registration will be required for Zoom attendees. Click here to register for the Zoom event.

To donate for East Texas Giving Day, click here.

April 6, 2021

East Texas Food Bank Mobile Pantry Map: CLICK HERE

Interested in volunteering at the NET Health vaccine clinic? Click here.

April 5, 2021

Lufkin State Supported Living Center Job Fair: Tuesday, April 6, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the living center. 6844 Hwy 69, Pollok, Texas. For more details, click here.

New bike routes for Tyler: Click here to see them.

Old Nacogdoches University Building Capital Campaign for an elevator, handicapped restrooms and electrical/plumbing upgrades is underway. You can make donations as you wish and contributions are always welcome. Please contact: 936-569-7292, www.olduniversitybuilding.com, old universitybuilding@gmail.com

April 2, 2021

CLICK HERE to watch Dr. Ed answer viewer questions regarding the vaccine and immune response.

Click here for Nacogdoches Parks & Recreation Department rentals for parks, pavilions or call 936-559-2960.

April 1, 2021

1ST Lt. Kile G. West Memorial Scholarship 5K run is April 10, 8:15 opening ceremonies, SFA Intramural Fields. You can sign up at Active.com or use this link https://www.active.com/nacogdoches-tx/running/distance-running-races/1lt-kile-g-west-5k-memorial-race-2021?int= Registration is $25 or sleep-in donations can be made.

March 31, 2021

INFO: Volunteer group working to buy home for man after it was destroyed by tornado

Click here to check out Whitehouse Troop 359.

To access the new Nacogdoches County COVID-19 vaccine online scheduling portal for an appointment, click here. Next week you may call Monday and Tuesday from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. to schedule an appointment at 936-305-8488.

For more information about the Forest Legacy Program at Texas A&M Forest Service, or to find out if your property qualifies for a conservation easement project, click here.

March 30, 2021

You can read an article by Teresa Darby that contains detailed information about icon writing and how to register for the workshop at https://www.catholiceasttexas.online/icon-writing-workshop-comes-to-east-texas//.

You can register for this workshop by visiting prosoponschool.org or by emailing tnddarby@swbell.net.

To watch ETN’s Jeremy G. Butler speak with Lufkin resident Keven Ellis who was appointed by Gov. Greg Abbott to the Education Commission, click here.

March 26, 2021

East Texas Food Bank: To register for services from the East Teas Food Bank, click here. No registration is needed to pick up food from the pantry.

To watch Dr. Ed Dominguez and Dr. Theresa Patton answer viewer questions on COVID-19, click here.

March 25, 2021

To buy or donate students’ projects from the Angelina County Fair, click here.

To watch the Nacogdoches City Council Candidate Forum on Friday, click here.

March 24, 2021

CHRISTUS adds thousands of slots for Longview COVID-19 vaccine clinics. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.

March 22, 2021

If you’d like to help the Lewis family recover after a fire destroyed their home, click here.

First, Second Dose COVID-19 vaccine clinics to be held next month in Rusk: CLICK HERE.

March 19, 2021

Click here to check the Azalea Trail bloom progress tracker: https://visittyler.com/azaleatrail/

March 18, 2021

To find information on Shelby County’s Outreach page, click here.

KLTV-KTRE Vaccine Tracker: Interactive Map

March 17, 2021

Lufkin Community Partners is a non-profit organization that operates the Rainbow Room and many other projects in an effort to assist families involved with Child Protective Services. CLICK HERE to learn more.

Learn about Tyler’s new RAVE emergency alerts: CLICK HERE

March 16, 2021

Landowners interested in planting or restoring longleaf pine on their property can apply for financial assistance with THIS FORM. Texas A&M Forest Service is also accepting applications from landowners looking to enhance already established stands of longleaf pine. For more information about longleaf pine initiatives and how to apply for financial assistance, visit: http://tfsweb.tamu.edu/longleaf

To access NET Health COVID-19 vaccine updates click here.

March 15, 2021

UT Health appointments: If you need help navigating online sign-up or if you don’t have internet access, call 903-747-4822 from 8 a.m. through 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, for an appointment. Those who have internet access do not need to call in and should continue to sign up directly at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/ut. New appointments will continue to open at this link as we receive more vaccine.

To learn more about the San Augustine County Career and Education Center, click here.

March 12, 2021

To find a USDA Farm Service Agency office near you, click here.

March 11, 2021

Nacogdoches Pro-Rodeo and Steer Show, March 25-27 at the Nacogdoches County Exposition Center, for tickets CLICK HERE.

March 9, 2021

UT Health East Texas opens COVID-19 vaccine signup to school employees; CLICK HERE.

To sign up for the Save Our Seniors vaccine clinic in Wood County, click here.

March 8, 2021

To read House Bill 2911, authored by Representative James White relating to the next generation 9-1-1 service, click here: https://capitol.texas.gov/tlodocs/87R/billtext/pdf/HB02911I.pdf

There are two sources for winter storm recovery; one is Greater East Texas Community Action, which has funding to help people pay their heating bills. The other is Winter Storm Team concentrating efforts on plumbing and structural repairs.

Here are the links to apply:

Deep ETX COVID-19 vaccine online sign ups: https://www.acchd.us/supporting-adult-health/covid-19-vaccine/

March 5, 2021

To read the full announcement on “Hold Harmless” for Texas school systems, click here.

For on-campus attendance participation rates of every Texas school system in Fall 2020, click here.

March 4, 2021

If you would like to watch the full interview with Dr. Jennifer Ashton, click here.

UT Tyler to host virtual spring jazz concert. All funds will benefit the East Texas Food Bank. Click here for full story.

March 3, 2021

WATCH: Lindale nonprofit helping low-income families recover from winter storm

March 2, 2021

Longview ISD has a group of filmmakers that have made a film that people have noticed. “Shadow Walkers”, along with only five other films from across the state, has been chosen from about 200 entries as a UIL State Finalist for this year’s competition. If you’d like to look at the seven-minute film click here.

Mar. 1, 2021

Click here to visit Winter Storm Team Nacogdoches.

To see the Amazon wish list for Nacogdoches Strong, click here.

To use the Self Reporting Damage Survey, click here.

Feb. 26, 2021

Dr. Ed Dominguez, Dr. Theresa Patton answer viewer questions about COVID-19 vaccines. CLICK HERE to watch.

Feb. 25, 2021

To donate to PATH, click here.

To access the Texas A&M Forest Service Tree Assessment Tool, click here.

Feb. 24, 2021

To find a United States Department of Agriculture office near you, click here.

To submit an electronic public comment for the Texas House of Representatives on the statewide electrical blackouts during last week’s winter storm, click here.

Feb. 23, 2021

REC in Whitehouse opening up to help kids with remote learning, click here to sign up.

Click here to apply for help from FEMA.

For a list of areas still under a boil water notice, click here.

Feb. 22, 2021

Texas Individual Assistance Reporting Tool (TIART) - click here

If you want to see the full interview with NET Health’s Environmental Health Director regarding safe water use, click here.

If you’d like to hear Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s full comments in Houston this morning, click here.

If you were affected by winter storms in Texas and need to apply for FEMA assistance, click here.

Feb. 21, 2021

You can report fraud, scams, and bad business practices through the FTC by clicking here.

Feb. 20, 2021

Hudson residents can go to the Hudson Water Supply Corporation website to sign up for water updates.

Feb. 19, 2021

NACOGDOCHES CALL CENTER # 936-559-2510

NAC DETAILS: There is another way to contact the staff for more info.... if you want to report a fallen tree limb, down power lines and blocked roadways you can email alldispatch@nactx.us.

LUFKIN CALL CENTER # 936-633-0357

LUFKIN DETAILS: 24-hour call center staffed by city employees to take your calls and expedite leak-assistance when necessary. Also, 24-hour water leak task force who will go out and address those issues. That call center and task force goes on-line at 8 p.m. tonight and will be in place through 8 a.m. Saturday, 02/20/21.

State Rep. Matt Schaefer discusses ERCOT issues, local recovery efforts: CLICK HERE

Feb. 18, 2021

For residents in Nacogdoches County, before going to a designated shelter, call (936) 559-2510 to ensure where to go to get proper resources. City officials said if transportation is needed, there can be ways to accommodate.

  • To report water leaks in Nacogdoches, call (936) 559-2900.
  • For ONCOR customers in Nacogdoches County to report power outages, call 1-888-313-4747 or text “OUT” to 66267.
  • For Deep East Texas Electric Cooperative customers in Nacogdoches County to report power outages, call 1-800-392-5986.
  • To report downed power lines or fallen limbs on power lines in Nacogdoches County, call (936) 559-2607.

For information about food safety during a power outage, click here.

Feb. 17, 2021

For information about boil water notices click here.

Feb. 16, 2021

Tyler barbeque restaurant opens dining hall as shelter, for more information, click here.

East Texas warming center locations: CLICK HERE

Feb. 14, 2021

The City of Nacogdoches now has a call center up. Nacogdoches residents can call it to report power or water outages, line breaks, sanitation collection, road conditions, and shelter information. The phone number is 936-559-2510. For more information, click this link.

Feb. 12, 2021

Week 10 vaccine allocation sites in East Texas: Click here

Dr. Ed Dominguez and Dr. Theresa Patton answer viewer questions about COVID-19: Click here

To read House Bill 1708 authored by Republican State Representative James White, click here.

To read House Bill 1783 authored by Republican State Representative James White, click here.

For COVID-19 vaccine signup information in Nacogdoches County, click here. For the DSHS vaccine allotments list, click here.

Feb. 11, 2021

Walmart releases list of 16 East Texas locations offering COVID-19 vaccines: CLICK HERE

East Texans struggling to pay rent may benefit from a new program being launched through the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. The Rent Relief Program is targeted to those who are behind on rent. Landlords may also apply for the program. For information visit the website: CLICK HERE.

Feb. 10, 2021

Information about the SPCA of Polk County: CLICK HERE

For donations to the Salvation Army of Lufkin, click here.

For donations to GODTEL Ministries, click here.

Feb. 8, 2021

To sign up to be notified when COVID-19 vaccines are available from the Southeast Texas Regional Operations Center, click here.

NET HEALTH: NET Health Wait List (1st and 2nd doses): CLICK HERE

UT HEALTH EAST TEXAS: Click here for UT Health COVID-19 vaccine information

CHRISTUS VACCINE INFO: Watch for future availability at vaccinate.christushealth.org and answer the questions in the yellow chatbox on the right of the screen. Patients may also call the following dedicated phone line for information and registration for a vaccination appointment at this hub vaccination clinic when they are again available: (877) 335-5746.

BROOKSHIRE’S: The Brookshires Grocery Company has launched an online waitlist for Phase 1A and 1B individuals seeking to get their COVID-19 vaccinations at Brookshire’s and Super 1 pharmacies. Once you sign up, you will receive a notification when your local pharmacy has the vaccine in stock.

Feb. 6, 2021

The class for people who want to serve on the Salvation Army’s new canteen/disaster truck will be Friday, Feb. 19 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Salvation Army Corp Building in Lufkin. You will receive your food handler’s certification as part of the training. This class is open to anyone in the community who would like to help, so please feel free to share. Class participants can now register for this class online by visiting www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.org and visiting the UPCOMING CLASSES page on our website https://disaster.salvationarmyusa.org/training/?classes

The Week 9 COVID-19 vaccination allocation list is available. East Texas is set to receive more than 15,000 doses. For more information on where the vaccines are going, click this link.

Feb. 5, 2021

Site Parents for African-American Academic Success Now LIVE. MORE INFO HERE or LUFKINISD.ORG

Click here to watch Dr. Ed Dominguez answer questions this week, including inquiries regarding the effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine on transplant patients.

Feb. 4, 2021

  • For more information on how to sign up for COVID-19 vaccines through the Longview CHRISTUS location, click here: https://vaccinate.christushealth.org/
  • To view photos and video of the history of the East Texas oil boom, click here.
  • To follow the adventures of the Patrick Mahomes cutout, click here.

Feb. 3, 2021

  • To see the list of East Texas high school athletes who signed letters of intent, click here.
  • Click here for NET Health 1st and 2nd shot waitlists.
  • Texas African American Museum Executive Director Gloria Washington shares some of the programs and fundraisers the museum is having this month in honor of African American History Month. To learn more, click here.

Feb. 2, 2021

  • Click here for more information on the Work Force Solutions virtual job fairs scheduled for each Thursday in February, registration opportunities and information on the live pop-up centers in counties without Work Force Solution service centers.
  • Click here to take a sneak peak inside the renovated Marion County courthouse.

Feb. 1, 2021

Learn more about East Texas Men in Harmony at their website: https://etmeninharmony.com/

NET HEALTH: NET Health Wait List (1st and 2nd doses): CLICK HERE

UT HEALTH EAST TEXAS: Click here for UT Health COVID-19 vaccine information

TITUS COUNTY: Titus Regional Medical Center’s vaccine waitlist: CLICK HERE

BROOKSHIRE’S: The Brookshires Grocery Company has launched an online waitlist for Phase 1A and 1B individuals seeking to get their COVID-19 vaccinations at Brookshire’s and Super 1 pharmacies. Once you sign up, you will receive a notification when your local pharmacy has the vaccine in stock.

HENDERSON COUNTY: Henderson County possibly opening a state pop up clinic for COVID-19 vaccines; to find more information, visit their website. CLICK HERE

CHRISTUS VACCINE INFO: Watch for future availability at vaccinate.christushealth.org and answer the questions in the yellow chat box on the right of the screen. Patients may also call the following dedicated phone line for information and registration for a vaccination appointment at this hub vaccination clinic when they are again available: (877) 335-5746.

Jan. 30, 2021

  • The COVID-19 Week Eight vaccine allocation list is available. East Texas is set to receive over 13,000 doses. For more information, click here.
  • To view the text of each bill Texas House Representative James White has filed this 2021 legislative session, click here.

Jan. 29, 2021

Click here to watch Dr. Ed Dominguez and Dr. Theresa Patton answering your questions about COVID-19 vaccines and pregnancy.

Jan. 28, 2021

If you are interested in assisting the Kurth Memorial Animal Service, click here.

Titus Regional Medical Center’s vaccine waitlist: CLICK HERE

Jan. 27, 2021

For more ways to get involved and support Texas food banks, click here.

Another tool available is to reach out to your local representative. for more information, click here.

WATCH: State Rep. Schaefer files bill to limit governor’s powers on disaster mandates

To volunteer or donate to the Salvation Army of Lufkin, click here.

Jan. 26, 2021

Henderson County possibly opening a state pop up clinic for COVID-19 vaccines; to find more information, visit their website. CLICK HERE

Jan. 25, 2021

LONGVIEW COVID-19 VACCINES:

Monday night update: CHRISTUS officials in Longview shared the following statement: Our apologies. There are no available appointments at this time. Please check back, as additional time slots will be opening soon. We will be updating our schedules daily according to the vaccine supplies we have on hand. All COVID-19 vaccine appointments are being scheduled via our website, and not telephone or during office visits.”

Watch for future availability at vaccinate.christushealth.org and answer the questions in the yellow chat box on the right of the screen. Patients may also call the following dedicated phone line for information and registration for a vaccination appointment at this hub vaccination clinic when they are again available: (877) 335-5746.

NACOGDOCHES COVID-19 INFO: Nacogdoches COVID-19 information hotline: 936-468-4787

TYLER COVID-19 VACCINES:

Jan. 22, 2021

Ford recalling 3 million vehicles for Takata airbag issue: CLICK HERE

The models covered by the recall, according to CNN, include the 2007 to 2011 Ford Ranger, the 2006 to 2012 Ford Fusion, the 2006 to 2012 Lincoln Zephyr, the 2007 to 2010 Ford Edge and the 2007 to 2010 Lincoln MKX. The Mazda vehicles being recalled are the 2007 to 2009 B-Series pickup trucks.

Click here to watch today’s full Q and A with Dr. Ed Dominguez

Jan. 20, 2021

Click here for NET Health Wait List.

Click here for UT Health COVID-19 vaccine information.

Texas DSHS vaccine resources CLICK HERE.

The Brookshires Grocery Company has launched an online waitlist for Phase 1A and 1B individuals seeking to get their COVID-19 vaccinations at Brookshire’s and Super 1 pharmacies. Once you sign up, you will receive a notification when your local pharmacy has the vaccine in stock.

Jan. 19, 2021

Click here to watch East Texas school superintendents discuss pandemic challenges.

Tips to the FBI concerning the U.S. Capitol siege or any local involvement can be reported by calling, 972-559-5000 or to tips.gov

WEBXTRA: Inside the Mid-America Flight Museum in Mount Pleasant: CLICK HERE

Jan. 17, 2021

A Tyler woman is selling shirts to raise money for East Texans impacted by COVID-19. To visit her Facebook page, click this link.

Jan. 16, 2021

The Brookshires Grocery Company has launched an online waitlist for Phase 1A and 1B individuals seeking to get their COVID-19 vaccinations at Brookshire’s and Super 1 pharmacies. Once you sign up, you will receive a notification when your local pharmacy has the vaccine in stock.

Jan. 15, 2021

Click here to watch Dr. Ed Dominguez, Dr. Theresa Patton discuss COVID-19 vaccines, pregnancy issues

Jan. 14, 2021

Click here for Mike Sellars relief fund.

Click here for NET Health Wait List.

Click here for UT Health COVID-19 vaccine information.

Texas DSHS vaccine resources CLICK HERE.

Jan. 12, 2021

Covid-19 Relief - Paycheck protection program: CLICK HERE

Click here to read about the pet food recall.

Jan. 11, 2021

To see a list of COVID-19 vaccination hub providers click here.

Snow photo gallery

Tyler Parks and Rec Scavenger Hunt information: CLICK HERE

Jan. 9, 2021

For more information on how to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine administered through NET Health, click here.

Jan. 8, 2021

For more information on how to be a part of the 2021 East Texas Auto & Cycle Show’s car raffle, click here

To watch the full interview with Dr. Ed Dominguez, click here.

To sign up for the NET Health COVID-19 drive-thru vaccine clinic waiting list, click here.

Jan. 7, 2021

To see a list of the latest COVID-19 vaccine shipment schedule from the state health department, click here.

Longview Regional Free COVID-19 vaccine clinic: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/freecovidvaccine

CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic COVID-19 vaccine appointments: CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic COVID-19 Resources - CHRISTUS Health

NET Health COVID-19 vaccine clinic: NETHealthCOVID19.org

Jan. 6, 2021

A group in Brooklyn, NY is hosting a virtual Zoom memorial service for Pastor McWilliams, click here to connect to the service.

Britt Davis, owner of Britt’s Wine and Dine has bought and is remodeling the old Elder School of Kilgore into an event center. Davis says outside he’ll have a vineyard, and inside the rooms will feature artisans, museums, a wine sampling room and more. If you attended the Elder School in Kilgore, Britt Davis would like to know about your stories and use them in a museum room in the school. For more information click here.

Jan. 4, 2021

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s step-by-step guide to wellness. CLICK HERE

Dec. 30, 2020

Click here for a list of health care providers across Texas where individuals over 65 years old or with certain chronic medical conditions may be able to the COVID-19 vaccine as part of Phase 1-B of the state’s vaccination plan. East Texas hospitals ask that you please not go to their locations, as they are still vaccinating those in Phase 1A.

Whitehouse Boy Scout troop’s trailer stolen: CLICK HERE

Click here to watch our full interview with Congressman Brian Babin.

Dec. 29, 2020

Motorcyclist killed in 2-vehicle wreck near Hwy 110, Loop 323 was Troup PD officer; donations may be sent to txfop51.com. Those donating are urged to put the Powell family in the notes.

Dec. 24, 2020

For a list of restaurants open Christmas day click here.

Click here to check out Santa’s location and how many gifts he’s delivered on the NORAD Santa Tracker.

Dec. 22, 2020

If you’re looking for a way to help the family of Dakota Powell, the Troup police officer that was killed when an SUV turned in front of his motorcycle on Loop 323 on Dec. 18, click this link.

For more information on the Southeast Texas Regional Alerting and Information Network, click here.

Dec. 20, 2020

The holidays can be a time of joy for some families. However, for others with loved ones affected by Alzheimer’s, it can be a challenging time of the year.

Click here for some holiday tips from the Alzheimer’s Association.

Dec. 18, 2020

Click here to see Dr. Ed answer your questions about COVID-19

To learn more about Operation Santa, click here.

Dec. 17, 2020

National Wreaths Across America Day continues on Saturday December, 19. Click here for information on how to become a sponsor or volunteer at a cemetery near you.

To learn more about Operation Santa, CLICK HERE.

Dec. 15, 2020

For the first time in 13 years, the city of Tyler’s Fire Department is opening their Civil Service test to non-certified fire fighters. If the necessary requirements are met, a Salary is included while they advance through the academy. For more information, click here.

Dr. Darien Sutton, a medical contributor for ABC News, spoke to KLTV anchor Sydney Shadrix on East Texas News Tuesday amid the news that the first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine had arrived in East Texas and urged people to remain cautious. Click here to watch the video.

Dec. 14, 2020

To learn more about Neighborhood Strong, click here.

Dec. 12, 2020

If you’d like to donate to the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign online, click this link.

For more information on ways to help Team Cami, click here.

Dec. 11, 2020

For more information about donating with Carter BloodCare click here.

Click here to view the SFA graduation ceremonies online.

Click here for the Nacogdoches Police Department program where officers will check your house while you are gone for the holidays.

Dec. 10, 2020

Longview AMBUCS raffle information; click here.

Dec. 9, 2020

Videos explaining what probable COVID-19 cases are and why they will be included on dashboards beginning Friday can be found here.

Dec. 8, 2020

To take a survey for to help the Kilgore Library understand what changes and programs can be added there in the future, click here or here.

Dec. 6, 2020

For more information on ways for you to help and contribute towards the NICU mom’s stockings, click here.

Dec. 4, 2020

For a link to the application for the public art opportunity at Hillside Park in Tyler, click here.

Click here to register for the upcoming Chanukah-Klezmer show

Click here to watch Dr. Ed Dominguez, an infectious disease specialist, answer questions about COVID-19.

If your child is interested in joining the Fuller Springs Volunteer Fire Department’s Junior Firefighter Program, send a message to the Department’s Facebook page - Click here

Dec. 3, 2020

“OPERATION SANTA LETTER” by the US Postal Service begins tomorrow. Click here to learn more.

For more information on the Carthage High School Hurricane Relief Drive, click here.

For information about Santa coming to the Longview mall, click here.

Click here to watch the SFA Steel Drum Band as part of Westminster Prebyterian Church’s Mid-Day Noel.

Click here to watch the 98th Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting in Washington D.C. starting at 4 p.m.

Dec. 2, 2020

Click here to pre-register for Pitser Garrison Convention Center free COVID-19 testing

Dec. 1, 2020

Click here to find forms and more information on how to apply to be a recruit for the Marshall Police Department.

For more information on the Nac at Night movie events, click here.

Nov. 30, 2020

For a list of donations being sent to Honduras by a Longview business, click here.

World AIDS Day 2020 -“A VIRTUAL CANDLELIGHT VIGIL EXPERIENCE’ - DEC. 1, 2020 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. LINK: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/503963573

Nov. 29, 2020

Holiday Heroes in East Texas

Nov. 27, 2020

Walmart is teaming up with nonprofits to get them the supplies they need, click here to visit the Registry for Good.

Nov. 24, 2020

To learn more about the Crock-Pot recall, click here.

To find out if your county is currently under a burn ban, click here.

For more information on the For the Future Town Hall on Public Education in Nacogdoches, click here.

Click here for more information for Texas families in need of food. Click here to participate in the Holiday Comfort Food Care Packages program.

Nov. 23, 2020

Click here for a link to maps of Texas Public Hunting Lands as well as information about public hunting in Texas.

WEBXTRA: Gregg County Election Administrator to retire - Click here to watch

Nov. 21, 2020

For more information on ways to help Team Cami, click here.

Nov. 20, 2020

For more information on how to give to the Red Kettle Campaign this holiday season, click here.

A Kilgore retirement home is hoping to reunite hundreds of photos with family members. To learn more, click here.

Nov. 19, 2020

To find the latest U.S. FDA recalls, click here.

Junior League of Tyler hosting home edition of Mistletoe & Magic, click here for details.

Nov. 18, 2020

For broadband maps and other useful information click here.

If you’d like to help the young BMX phenom Michael Terry, Jr. achieve his dream, you can donate to San Antonio Rising Stars cash app at $SARISINGSTARS. For more information, you can message Charles Sattiewhite, founder of San Antonio Rising Stars, here.

Nov. 17, 2020

WEBXTRA: Neal McCoy recites Pledge of Allegiance for 1776th time - Click here to watch

Nov. 16, 2020

The East Texas Food Bank will be hosting a free drive thru produce distribution model for families in need for Thanksgiving. They will be in Tyler, Longview, and Lufkin beginning the week of November 23rd. Click here for more information.

Nov. 15, 2020

For more information on ways you can participate or help organizations aimed towards helping foster families and children, click here.

Nov. 13, 2020

For tickets to the Annie Moses Band by the Angelina Arts Alliance, click here.

The Salvation Army Kettle and Angel Tree kick-off

For more information about volunteering at a red kettle site, please visit The Salvation Army’s Register to Ring page.

The Salvation Army is also partnering with Broadway Square Mall and Walmart to host Angel Trees at various store locations. Anyone interested in donating to the cause online can also do so by visiting Walmart’s digital Angel Tree site.

Nov. 12, 2020

For more information on tickets and a film screening schedule for the Reel East Texas Film Festival, click here.

Nov. 11, 2020

For a list of pickup times and dates for the PATH Coats for Kids drive, click here.

To watch the Hemphill ISD Virtual Veterans Day Program in its entirety, click here.

Many organizations are holding special events to honor our country’s veterans, and businesses offer special deals as a way to thank those in uniform, past or present. Click here for a full list.

Nov. 10, 2020

For more information and to submit your video to the Texas Farm Credit virtual youth video contest, click here.

To submit photos for the Walk of Honor, click here to email, Lufkin Convention and Visitors Bureau Director Taylor Commiato.

Nov. 8, 2020

The Salvation Army is providing an online Red Kettle during the COVID-19 pandemic for those interested in donating to the organization, which helps those who are less fortunate. For ways to donate, click here.

It’s been a tough year for Toys for Tots. The organization is short on donations, but, at the same time, it has also seen an increase in applications. Click here for more information on the bass tournament mentioned in tonight’s story and to get in touch with people about donating toys.

Nov. 6, 2020

To view a map of 2020 election results, click here.

Nov. 5, 2020

For a list of drop-off locations for the Lufkin Salvation Army’s food drive, click here.

Lufkin Christmas Parade info here.

Nov. 1, 2020

East Texas News' Erin Wides will have a story about a Nacogdoches dance studio that is now offering adaptive dance classes. If you want to get involved, visit the studio’s Facebook page.

Oct. 31, 2020

If you watch Jamey Boyum’s story on Jeremy Jones during our 10 p.m. show, and you want to see some of his devices in action, click this link.

Oct. 30, 2020

Lufkin business organizes toy drive for Louisiana hurricane survivors, click here to donate.

Oct. 29, 2020

WATCH: ABC news political director talks critical swing states, changes in polling

Hiring Red, White and You! Virtual Job Fair, Deep East Texas

Thursday, November 5

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Register at detwork.org

For other Red, White and You! Virtual job fairs across the state go to

US Forest Service hunting safety tips and wildfire prevention tips:

Texas Hunting Dates 2020-2021 season: https://tpwd.texas.gov/regulations/outdoor-annual/hunting/general-regulations/2020_2021_hunting_seasons

Oct. 28, 2020

WATCH: ABC Correspondent Debra Roberts on 'The Women Who Run"

Oct. 27, 2020

The Reel East Texas Film Festival at Kilgore’s Texan Theater is nearly here, and for the first time it can be streamed. For more information click here.

Oct. 23, 2020

Click here to view Dr. Ed commenting on rapid tests, Remdesivir, mask rotation, and other questions from viewers.

If you’d like to find locations for National Drug Take Back Day, click here.

Oct. 22, 2020

Find the TxDOT US-96 survey by clicking here.

If you’d like to know more about the Historical Jefferson Ghost Walk, click here.

Oct. 21, 2020

Junior League of Tyler creates new initiative to assist Tyler ISD students

The “JLT Care Closet” will provide Tyler ISD students in need with basic hygiene products that will be available to them in the school nurse’s office.

If you would like to donate supplies, you can call 903-595-5426 or email girlpowerjlt@gmail.com.

Oct. 20, 2020

Hurricane Laura recovery assistance

It’s been nearly eight weeks since Hurricane Laura tore through parts of Deep East Texas. Those still needing financial assistance can apply through the American Red Cross.

Oct. 19, 2020

Septic System repair: call the Pineywoods RC&D at 936-568-0414 or e-mail Pineywoodsrcd@att.net for an application.

La Nana Bayou info contact either Carla Ethridge – cethridge@anra.org or Emily Monroe – emily.monroe@ag.tamu.edu

According to the CDC, many traditional Halloween activities can be high-risk for spreading viruses. The City of Nacogdoches is encouraging East Texans to think out carefully about their holiday plans.

For guidance on to safely handle holidays and gatherings, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website.

Oct. 16, 2020

For more information on how providers can enroll in the state’s immunization program, click here.

Oct 15, 2020

To see the calendar of events for the Judy B. McDonald Public Library, click here.

Oct. 14, 2020

For more information on rental assistance in greater East Texas, click here.

Oct. 13, 2020

To see a list of Gregg County early voting locations, click here. For Smith County locations, click here. For Angelina County, click here. For Nacogdoches County, click here.

To learn more about the Texas Forestry Association’s 106th annual meeting, click here.

Oct. 12, 2020

Tyler animal shelter invites artists to transform walls into colorful murals

The city of Tyler is calling all artists to submit colorful mural designs that could potentially decorate the inside of the Tyler Animal Shelter.

The city will begin accepting submissions Wednesday, Oct. 14, to paint the walls in the shelter’s Get Acquainted rooms and its lobby walls. The contest runs through Jan. 31, 2021. You can make your art submissions here.

Celebrating Halloween during the COVID-19 pandemic

The CDC has come out with guidelines for Halloween. If you’d like to read them click here.

Oct. 11, 2020

For more information on early voting times and locations in Angelina County, click here.

Oct. 9, 2020

The East Texas Crisis Center is a haven for thousands of victims of family violence, sexual assault and violent crime. For more information on The East Texas Crisis Center and if you’re looking for assistance. click here.

Click here for the link to the Christian Information & Service Center’s Facebook page. The phone number is 936-634-2857 for more information and assistance.

Longview ISD has partnered with a few organizations to bring the public a series of educational videos for families. The videos, called Lobo Strongview, will be available here.

Oct. 8, 2020

To access the virtual meeting for the US 259 road project, click here.

WATCH: Tyler mayoral candidate Don Warren says government experience vital - click here to watch

Tyler mayoral candidate Joel Rando says he wants to help businesses grow, improve roads - click here to watch

Oct. 7, 2020

Mercy Ships announces The Global Mercy, world’s largest NGO ship

Mercy Ships helps provide free life-saving surgeries for people where medical care is nearly non-existent.

To learn more about Mercy Ships' mission and how you can help, click here to visit the Mercy Ships website.

Rick Klein on East Texas Now

Oct. 6, 2020

MLB World Series tickets go on sale Tuesday at 10 a.m. Click here for more information on the Texas Rangers website.

Oct. 5, 2020

There was an incident in Longview about a century ago that some people feel should never be forgotten. But many people, including some Longview residents, are not aware of the Longview race riot of 1919. The1919 Remembrance Project wants to change that by interviewing family members of those who experienced it for a documentary. Click here for more information.

Oct. 2, 2020

For more information about the USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), click here. For CFAP 2, click here. For county extension agencies, click here. For nearby Farm Service Agencies, click here.

Oct. 1, 2020

The East Texas Crisis Center is a nonprofit agency providing help, hope, and healing to victims of family violence and sexual assault. For more information, click here.

Sept. 30, 2020

SFA press conference

PATH and partners have 11 drop-off locations for their annual Coats for Kids program. Interested in where to donate? Click here for more.

Sept. 29, 2020

Click here to watch Smith County commissioners hear update on COVID-19 numbers, safety, testing

Sept. 28, 2020

Part-time jobs to contact trace

Sept. 25, 2020

Click here to watch Dr. Ed answers COVID-19 questions about flu vaccine, cleaning, CDC

Sept. 24, 2020

Click here to see Gov. Abbott’s guidelines on long-term care, nursing and intermediate care facilities.

Click here to view COVID-19 data from East Texas schools.

Sept. 23, 2020

For more information about the Longview Animal Care and Adoption Center, click here.

For a list of locations in Nacogdoches that offers free wi-fi, click here.

Click here for more information about SFA’s December commencement and to register.

Sept. 22, 2020

To vote for Lufkin ISD student mission patches click here.

If you’d like to know more about the Texas Shakespeare Festival and find out about the Halloween Radio Play, just click here.

Today is National Voter Registration Day. To check your status or register to vote in the state of Texas, click here.

Sept. 18, 2020

To read the full letter co-authored by Rep. Trent Ashby and Sen. Robert Nichols and the additional steps the lawmakers ask Governor Greg Abbott to take with expanding broadband infrastructure, click here.

Sept. 17, 2020

Click here to view SFA’s fine arts calendar of events.

Public health experts rate colleges' transparency - Click here for more information.

Sept. 16, 2020

Tyler Transit to host virtual open house for route study - Click here for more information.

SFA Education students and Nacogdoches Public Library staff will be available for virtual homework help in September. Click here for more information.

In an effort for the City of San Augustine to submit for additional FEMA assistance, City Manager John Camp is asking city residents to send in photos of their damage from Hurricane Laura. Camp says to include a date and location of when and where the photos were captured. Click here to submit the photos.

Tyler ISD is listing the dates when schools have active cases of COVID-19. Click here to see the web page with those dates.

Gregg County elections official talks about changes voters will see at the polls

Elections they are a-changing. And the differences in Gregg County reflect changes that are coming state wide. Click here for more information on what voters can expect at the polls

Sept. 15, 2020

For more information on the National Watermelon Queen, click here. This is being held at Wiggins Farms, click here for more.

The Gold Network of East Texas is hosting their 6th annual Tyler Gold Run virtually to raise awareness and funds for childhood cancer. A link to register can be found in this story.

Sept. 14, 2020

City of Nacogdoches creates grant program to help businesses impacted by COVID-19 click here to link to application for grant.

WATCH: Anissa Centers talks to longtime teacher about changes to teaching, learning

To watch Annissa Center’s interview with Barbara Puckett, a 12th-grade math teacher for Tatum ISD, click this link.

Landowners who lost timber from storms click here to see what assistance may be available through Texas A&M Forest Service.

Sept. 11, 2020

Annual event honoring veterans set for Saturday in Bullard

The annual Texas Veteran’s Military Convoy and Classic Car Show will be held in Bullard on Saturday, Sept. 12.

Event Coordinator Mike Balfay says there will be about 100 patriot guard riders and 50 military vehicles.

Click here to go to the event’s Facebook page.

SFA’s fall COVID-19 guide

Click here to see SFA’s Fall COVID-19 guide.

Dr. Ed talks COVID-19 on East Texas Now

Global Game Changers teach kids about Sept. 11 attacks

Do you want to share more with your children about what happened on 9/11, or teach a lesson around this book? Visit Global Game Changers' The 9/11 Lesson: Celebrating Real Life Superheroes for galleries, interactive heroes experience, a video featuring our very own Global Game Changers, and so much more!

How to donate to Hurricane Laura relief efforts

Hurricane Laura devastated Southwestern Louisiana on August 27, 2020 as a Category 4 major hurricane.

Donations to the Hurricane Laura relief fund are currently being accepted by the The United Way of Southwest Louisiana, Community Foundation of Southwest Louisiana, or The American Red Cross.

United Way of SWLA Donation Page

All money donated will go to helping those impacted by Hurricane Laura’s destruction.

Donation can also be made to the United Way by texting “LAURA” to 40403

Cajun Navy—Shop Cajun Navy’s Amazon wishlist to provide items to hurricane victims. Items include tarps, hygiene products and cleaning supplies.

Sept. 10, 2020

Governor Greg Abbott released a pledge that you can sign to back the blue and oppose any efforts to defund the police and to show your support for law enforcement officers. For more information, click here.

Click here to visit Lufkin ISD Daily COVID-19 Tracking

Celebration of PATH’s 35th anniversary goes digital, honors Tyler history

Sept. 9, 2020

WATCH: ABC political director talks stimulus package, recent political developments

Sept. 8, 2020

Click here to apply to decorate the alleyway behind the 200 block of W. Erwin St. in downtown Tyler.

An organization called You Count East Texas began their campaign to help citizens fill out the 2020 census on Sept. 3rd and will continue their efforts until Sept. 12th. September 30th is the deadline for completing the 2020 Census. Have questions on how to full out this year’s census? Click here for more information.

Sept. 7, 2020

To learn more about how you can help Burkeville ISD, click here.

The World’s Cutest Rescue Dog Contest Is back to turn your adorable shelter dog into a star

After receiving over 10,000 entries, PEOPLE’s World’s Cutest Rescue Dog Contest has found its 10 furry finalists, now it’s up to you to vote for the top dog. Click here to cast your vote!

T‑Mobile Launches Project 10Million, Historic $10.7B Initiative Aimed at Closing the Homework Gap and Connecting Students to Opportunity – for Free

“Project 10Million” will provide wireless hotspots and high-speed data to students who are part of free and reduced school lunch programs.

To learn more about the program, please click here.

Sept. 4, 2020

For more information on free meals from Nacogdoches ISD to virtual learners, click here.

Texas Honeybee Education Association launches new license plate to help bee population

Sept. 3, 2020

Click here to watch Grapeland ISD superintendent Don Jackson.

WATCH: Anissa Centers shares Free Fun for Friday: Labor Day Edition.

Sept. 2, 2020

Sept. 1, 2020

To report identity theft or fraud through the Texas Workforce Commission, click here.

SURVEY: Residents in Deep East Texas urged to report damages to home, business

Aug. 31, 2020

The Beech Grove Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a fish fry benefit Sept. 12 beginning at 10:30 a.m. To find out how you can help, click here.

WATCH: Anissa Centers discusses safety prep for Labor Day road trips

Aug. 28, 2020

WATCH: Dr. Ed Dominguez answers viewer-submitted questions about COVID-19

Aug. 27, 2020

Aug. 26, 2020

TxDOT updates on highway conditions and closures.

Watch Gray sister station KPLC’s coverage as Hurricane Laura approaches.

August 25, 2020

TxDOT Hurricane evacuation routes and other information: CLICK HERE

WATCH: Anissa Centers speaks with family therapist on stresses faced by parents of older students

Click here to see the latest school closings due to expected tropical weather

August 24, 2020

Lufkin ISD first day of school

For more information about Lufkin ISD’s COVID-19 guidelines and other safety measures, you can click here to visit Lufkin ISD’s Back to School page.

Back-to-School tips

WATCH: Anissa Centers gives tips on making return to school healthier, less stressful. Click this link to watch the full interview.

August 21, 2020

Quick links to help become prepared in the event of an emergency-Click here.

American Red Cross is seeking volunteers. Call (409) 242 8476

Dr. Ed answers questions about Russian vaccines, public events, and what recovery means to different patients. Click here to watch.

August 20, 2020

Prosecuted and Paid: Government doles out billions in coronavirus relief money to companies that paid out millions in fraud-related cases - You can read more on this here.

Tyler’s Caldwell Zoo launches program allowing at-home students to complete schoolwork on zoo campus. CLICK HERE

Habitat for Humanity of Smith County receives $250K grant to assist veterans

Any veteran or surviving spouse in need of critical home repair and/or modification and who lives in Anderson, Cherokee, Henderson, Rusk, Smith, Van Zandt, or Wood county is eligible to apply.

Click here for the application or call 903-595-6630.

August 19, 2020

For more on how you can help Mr. Ernie in his goal to walk across America, click here.

WATCH: ABC News political director reviews DNC, previews upcoming RNC - click here

WATCH: Jacksonville ISD superintendent applauds first day success - Click here

August 18, 2020

COVID-19 testing is available in Shelby County at the following locations:

Aurora Concepts - Center

HOPE Clinic - Center & Tenaha

Texas Quick Care -Timpson

For more information on special services Nacogdoches ISD offers to students with disabilities click here.

Brookshire Grocery Co. Partners with eTrueNorth to Offer Free COVID-19 Testing in Tyler for the community every Monday and Wednesday at the BGC Culinary Center.

For more information on how to sign up and register, click here.

August 18, 2020

WATCH: Anissa Centers gives tips on preparing for your financial future amidst pandemic - Click here to watch

August 17, 2020

School superintendents from around region participating in East Texas Now roundtable discussion - Click here to watch

WATCH: Anissa Centers, expert weigh in on how pandemic could affect your finances - Learn more here

BACK TO SCHOOL BONANZA: This weekend in Lufkin - Click here to learn more

‘The Walmart Drive-In’ free movie events coming to 2 East Texas cities. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.

Sales tax holiday/Tax-free weekend, Aug. 7-9, click here for details.

August 4, 2020

To see the FDA’s full list of dangerous hand sanitizer products, CLICK HERE.

School start dates and COVID-19 guides for East Texas, click here to see your school.

WATCH: Anissa Centers says civil rights pioneer congratulated Trude Lamb on school name change role; CLICK HERE TO WATCH.

Smith County leads East Texas in Census self-response rates; Sabine County ranks lowest

The U.S. Census Bureau is encouraging East Texans to self-respond before door-to-door counts begin. Click here to complete the Census questionnaire.

You can also complete the paper questionnaire received in the mail and mail it back, or by calling 844-330-2020.

USDA urges people to mail unsolicited seed packages for testing

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is urging anyone who has received any unsolicited seed packages to mail them to specific locations so they can be tested faster. Click here for information on how and where to mail them.

August 3, 2020

In addition to Newton ISD students making the hands-free hand sanitizer dispensers for the district, the Newton FFA is selling them to the public. You can learn more by clicking here.

Months into the pandemic, people are still picking up new hobbies and returning to old ones. Anissa Centers talked to East Texas Now host Kayla Lyons about what folks are up to and what they’re getting out of it.

Click this link to watch the video.

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