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Recent Articles by Brenna
T.A.B.C. seizes still in Cherokee County
The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission seized an illegal still in Cherokee County.
Published December 3, 2019 at 6:28 PM
Tiny trick-or-treaters celebrate Halloween in the N.I.C.U.
East Texas’s tiniest trick or treaters are not able to celebrate Halloween outside of the neonatal intensive care unit this year.
Published October 30, 2019 at 6:42 PM
If Proposition 10 passes, K-9 officers will no longer be considered property of law enforcement agency
After next month’s election, K-9 officers in Texas will continue to be considered deputies, but no longer considered law enforcement property.
Published October 23, 2019 at 10:02 PM
Marshall football coach shares memories of football player who died in early morning crash
Memorials are being planned for an east Texas high school student, who died when he hit a wild hog on the way to school.
Published September 18, 2019 at 10:32 PM
History buff offers $5,000 to anyone who can find a historic soda bottle
History buff and museum owner Casey Roby is offering $5,000 to anyone who can find - or who has already found - a very specific piece of East Texas history.
Published August 28, 2019 at 9:45 PM
Required physical exam proved successful, two students diagnosed with heart murmur
Last week, the U.I.L. started requiring physical exams for students in school marching bands across the state, and that new requirement has already proven successful.
Published July 29, 2019 at 5:20 PM
East Texas high school grad makes tux out of tape to help pay for college
A recent high school graduate has found a pretty strange way to help pay for college.
Published June 24, 2019 at 10:11 AM
Century-old pipes cause major problems for city of Palestine
Century-old pipes in Palestine took a big hit during recent severe storms. Wastewater was flooding the streets last week, and now that it has been cleaned up, the city has a decision to make.
Published June 10, 2019 at 6:55 PM
Teen killed in Lake Palestine boating hit and run; authorities searching for suspect
Smith County law enforcement are at the scene of a fatal hit and run involving a boat on Lake Palestine.
Published June 2, 2019 at 9:18 PM
Alto couple rides out tornado in pick-up truck
An Alto couple rode out not one, but two tornadoes on Saturday.
Published April 15, 2019 at 6:33 PM
Cherokee County family could only save a few family photos after devastating storm
A family in Alto is counting their blessings after losing most of their possessions in Saturday’s tornado.
Published April 15, 2019 at 6:31 PM
Following deadly storm, community comes together to help those in need
Residents in Cherokee County are coming together to help those in need.
Published April 15, 2019 at 10:02 AM
’Local hero’ describes dramatic moment when man set her on fire during Palestine robbery
An east Texas woman, whom some are calling a local hero, describes the dramatic moment when a man set her on fire during a robbery.
Published February 26, 2019 at 11:42 PM
East Texas couple loses baby in tragic wreck on the way to give birth
A young East Texas couple was seriously injured and lost their baby, who died after a tragic car wreck on the way to the hospital.
Published February 20, 2019 at 11:28 PM
Die-hard Patriots fan in East Texas named son ‘Brady,’ dog ‘Gronkowski’
New England is nearly 2,000 miles away. And yet, we still found the New England Patriots’ biggest fan here, in East Texas.
Published February 1, 2019 at 11:02 PM
Strap on your plastic bib, start pigging out -- it’s crawfish time
East Texans get ready-- it is officially crawfish boil season.
Published January 4, 2019 at 10:49 PM
Armyworms take over sports complexes throughout East Texas
An invasion has taken over athletic fields and golf courses all over East Texas.
Published September 20, 2018 at 6:14 PM
Historical figures may be cut from Texas school curriculum
Historical figures are being cut from Texas school curriculum because teachers believe their students work load is too heavy.
Published September 20, 2018 at 10:58 AM
Nacogdoches’ Zarreah Tilley carrying father’s legacy to college
WEBXTRA: Lufkin community gathers to remember Coach Jacoby Wheeler
Caleb Beames and
KTRE Digital Media Staff
JCPenney announces stores in Lufkin, Palestine closing
KLTV Digital Media Staff
Veteran’s son gets surprise visit from hospice staff to honor father’s legacy
What we know about the 3,227 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in East Texas
KLTV Digital Media Staff and
KTRE Digital Media Staff