Army veteran and triple amputee Bryan Anderson shares message of staying positive, as All Saints Episcopal students honor wounded warriors

About 11 years after losing both of his legs and his left hand in an explosion in southeast Baghdad, U.S. Army veteran Bryan Anderson is living out many of his dreams. He lives in Los Angeles and among his seven jobs, he is both an actor and a stuntman. Some of his favorite hobbies include skateboarding, snowboarding, wakeboarding and rock…

Genesis Group thanks public safety workers by passing out breakfast across town

The Genesis Group, a Tyler software company, showed its appreciation for local public safety personnel with breakfast on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday this week.  Jim Nipp, president of The Genesis Group, said it was a group effort, and the main idea was to give thanks and show appreciation to the people who wouldn't normally receive it. Last

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HONOLULU (AP) - Federal researchers have just returned from an expedition to study the biodiversity and mechanisms of an unusually rich deep-sea ecosystem off the coast of Hawaii's Big Island. Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration told The Associated Press in a telephone interview Thursday that the abundance of sea

Driver indicted in fatal Harmony wreck that took the life of two teenage girls

GILMER - A 23-year-old Gilmer man was indicted and arrested Thursday on multiple charges in connection with a June 3 two-vehicle collision that killed two young women on the night one of them graduated from Harmony High School. Robert William Frazier was named in a four-count indictment on two charges of intoxication manslaughter and two counts

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Nelson Clyde's Is It Just Me: The living obituary

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01 October 2016 [08:55 AM]
Rusk Rural Water Supply lifts boil water notice

KYTX CBS 19 Rusk Rural Water Supply customers are under no longer under a boil water notice. The advisory has been lifted.  Customers in the Bulah and Sardis communities along with customers on County Road 1503 and 1505 are clear…

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Three people transported to hospital after two-vehicle crash

KYTX CBS19 Texas Department of Public Safety troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon at the intersection of US-69 & FM 326. Megan Dykes, 22, of Zavalla, failed to yield right of way from the stop sign at FM 326…

30 September 2016 [09:07 PM]
Smith County fire danger changed to moderate

Smith County Emergency Services District No. 2 has changed the fire danger level for Smith County to moderate, according to a news release. A moderate rating means fires can start from most accidental causes, but with the exception of lightning…

30 September 2016 [07:47 PM]
Commissioners to discuss facility needs on Tuesday

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30 September 2016 [06:18 PM]
East Texas Drilling Report for Oct. 2

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Death and Funeral Notices for Oct. 1

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30 September 2016 [05:08 PM]
Library policy clarified to only include nonprofits

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30 September 2016 [04:54 PM]
Chamber Radio for the week of Oct. 3

On this week’s Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce internet radio business show, Henry Bell talks about the new fiscal year for the Chamber which starts October 1, 2016 and the new opportunities for Chamber members. You can listen to the…

30 September 2016 [04:42 PM]
Smith County Veterans Treatment Court to take on felony charges

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30 September 2016 [04:22 PM]
The peak oil theory has peaked

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30 September 2016 [03:30 PM]
Suspect arrested in Rusk County murder case

RUSK COUNTY - The person accused of killing 60-year-old Floyd Thompson has been arrested. According to Smith County Justice of the Peace Precinct 5 Joe Sorrells, 38-year-old Lamralon Thompson was arrested and charged in connection with the death of Floyd…

30 September 2016 [03:03 PM]