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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

Nacogdoches rallies around officer, wife with cancer

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.

WATCH: Dr. Darien Sutton shares COVID-19 latest information.

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.

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

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 A&M Forest Service preventing wildfire tips: https://agrilifetoday.tamu.edu/2020/10/28/prevent-wildfires-during-hunting-season

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

Oct. 28, 2020

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

Sept. 25, 2020

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

Tyler Public Library waives membership fees for TISD students

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.

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.

WATCH: Anissa Centers finds out how Labor Day panned out during the pandemic in East Texas

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

WATCH: Anissa Centers takes away the worry about traveling on Labor Day. If you would like more information regarding travel to Louisiana click here, Arkansas click here, and for Texas parks click here.

Sept. 1, 2020

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

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

Aug. 27, 2020

Aug. 26, 2020

Anissa Centers: WATCH: Therapists explain how you can make home-school life better

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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