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Blake Holland


Carthage, TX, United States

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Past articles by Blake:

Big D & Bubba find new radio home in East Texas

“This is the fastest we’ve ever replaced a lost affiliate,” said the show's executive producer. → Read More

Legal limbo delays Union Pacific’s layoff plans at Palestine railcar shop

The railroad intended to cut almost 60 jobs by Monday, June 14. → Read More

Deputies rescue Panola County teen on ATV after he was swept away in flooding

“It’s dead. It’s covered in water and I’m scared.” → Read More

Focus of COVID-19 vaccination efforts shifting from hubs to other providers

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - When vaccine hubs first opened across East Texas, appointments went fast. At times, thousand of slots were filled at the handful of area locations in just minutes. But months into the effort to vaccinate East Texans, things are much different. “There’s a lot of vaccine going into a lot of different places right now,” said Lara Anton with the Texas Department of State Health… → Read More

Church attendance declining, but East Texas leaders not discouraged

Bishop Strickland says it’s no time to get discouraged. → Read More

Miranda Lambert, Kid Rock join Hank Williams Jr. in surprise performance at Billy Bob’s Texas

Lindale native Miranda Lambert surprised fans at Billy Bob’s Texas in Fort Worth Saturday night. → Read More

Remembering the New London School explosion 84 years later

Thursday marked 84 years since the deadliest school disaster in history, and it happened right here in East Texas. → Read More

East Texas reflects on 1 year of COVID-19

365 days ago, the first case of COVID-19 in East Texas was confirmed; Blake Holland and Kayla Lyons take a look back. → Read More

18-wheeler overturns attempting to turn onto Carthage loop

An 18-wheeler could be seen on its side at State Highway 315 and the loop in Carthage on Friday evening. → Read More

More than 87,000 East Texas homes are experiencing power outages in wake of winter storm

Along with the snow and sleet, 2021′s first winter storm also brought thousands of power outages to East Texas. → Read More

Thousands of East Texans are experiencing power outages in wake of winter storm

Along with the snow and sleet, 2021′s first winter storm also brought thousands of power outages to East Texas. → Read More

East Texas pharmacies ask for patience as demand increases for COVID-19 vaccine

East Texas pharmacies say they’re taking a lot of calls about the COVID-19 vaccine, especially after the state said capable providers could begin vaccinating those over 65 and those with medical conditions. → Read More

Thousands of additional COVID-19 vaccine doses to be delivered in East Texas this week

Thousands of COVID-19 vaccine doses will be shipped to East Texas this week, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services. → Read More

Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine arrives at 3 East Texas hospitals

Pharmacies and hospitals in more than 20 East Texas counties are set to receive doses of Moderna’s vaccine. → Read More

East Texas frontline heroes roll up their sleeves to get COVID-19 vaccine

The first shots at CHRISTUS Mother Frances came on Thursday afternoon. → Read More

Pfizer sends COVID-19 vaccine supplies to East Texas hospital ahead of authorization

The boxes contained items like syringes, needles, sodium chloride, and personal protective equipment. → Read More

Chick-fil-A accuses poultry producers of price fixing

Chick-fil-A lawsuit accuses 17 U.S. poultry producers of price-fixing. → Read More

Will masks be a thing of the past after the COVID-19 vaccine?

East Texas News Medical Team Dr. Ed Dominguez answers questions about COVID-19, vaccines and their effectiveness and much more. → Read More

East Texas lawmakers sign letter calling for STAAR exams to be canceled this year

The letter is addressed to the TEA commissioner. → Read More

Swastikas painted on Tyler veteran’s Biden-Harris campaign sign, mailbox

Bill and Anna Brown say they woke up Sunday to find their Biden-Harris campaign sign on the ground covered with a swastika. Their mailbox was also covered with the symbols. → Read More