Veteran and author Bryan Anderson to speak to All Saints students Friday morning

Wounded warrior Bryan Anderson will be speaking at the All Saints Episcopal School at a patriotic ceremony at 9:45 a.m. Friday in the Brookshire Gym. Anderson was injured in Baghdad by an IED that resulted in the loss of both legs and his left hand. He is author of a book, “No Turning Back,” and has appeared in numerous television programs,…

Trump injects Bill Clinton scandals into 2016 race

BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) - Donald Trump is warning voters that a Hillary Clinton victory would bring her husband's sex scandal back to the White House. Injecting Clinton's marital troubles into the 2016 campaign was Trump's latest effort to bounce back from Monday night's debate performance, which has been widely panned as lackluster. In contrast,

Retiring Judge Michael Schneider reflects on his time on the bench

There was a time when Michael Schneider thought he might go into the ministry. His family had moved often when he was growing up, as his Methodist minister father led different churches. He attended schools throughout East Texas, including Brownsboro, Whitehouse, Edgewood and Lufkin. He even went to Lon Morris College, a Methodist school, for his

Tim Burton slammed for comments on new movie's diversity

NEW YORK (AP) - Tim Burton is getting criticized on social media over his explanation on why his new movie's cast is overwhelmingly white. The major characters in Burton's "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" are all white, save for Samuel L. Jackson's Barron. When asked about the lack of a diverse cast, Burton told Bustle "things
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After fatal train crash, investigators seek answers

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) - Federal investigators are trying to determine what happened before a New Jersey commuter train barreled through a station and crashed into a barrier, causing a young mother to be killed by falling debris and injuring more…

30 September 2016 [07:57 AM]
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Tim Burton slammed for comments on new movie's diversity

NEW YORK (AP) - Tim Burton is getting criticized on social media over his explanation on why his new movie's cast is overwhelmingly white. The major characters in Burton's "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" are all white, save for…

30 September 2016 [06:56 AM]
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Hearing set for teen held in South Carolina school shooting

TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) - A judge will decide whether authorities can continue holding a teenager arrested after a school shooting that left two students and a teacher wounded and a tiny South Carolina community coping with the aftermath. The juvenile…

30 September 2016 [06:30 AM]
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Researchers sample unusually rich deep-sea area off Hawaii

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…

30 September 2016 [06:23 AM]
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Inmate death a challenge for states: How to tell victims?

Marshall Metz had served five years of a life sentence for murdering his wife when his stepson Jimmy Trout got a startling message from Maryland's automated victim-notification service: "This e-mail is to inform you that Marshall Metz has been released…

30 September 2016 [05:48 AM]
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Trump injects Bill Clinton scandals into 2016 race

BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) - Donald Trump is warning voters that a Hillary Clinton victory would bring her husband's sex scandal back to the White House. Injecting Clinton's marital troubles into the 2016 campaign was Trump's latest effort to bounce back…

30 September 2016 [05:42 AM]
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Two-headed rat snake gets new home at Central Texas zoo

WACO, Texas (AP) - A two-headed rat snake found this month in a Central Texas yard has a new home at a zoo. Officials with the Cameron Park Zoo in Waco on Wednesday provided details on the nearly foot-long snake.…

30 September 2016 [05:36 AM]
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New Hampshire hotel is home to supersized cat

WATERVILLE VALLEY, N.H. (AP) - Guests at a hotel in New Hampshire can be forgiven for thinking a raccoon is lounging out front. The huge ball of fur on the sidewalk of the Best Western Silver Fox Inn at the…

30 September 2016 [05:31 AM]
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HEALTH: ETMC offers seminar on stroke

ETMC will offer a free KnowledgeFirst Forum on strokes with Dr. Allison Hennigan, board-certified neurologist with Northeast Texas Neurology Associates and the ETMC Neurological Institute, at noon Tuesday in the ETMC Pavilion in Tyler. Dr. Hennigan will discuss the warning signs…

30 September 2016 [02:14 AM]
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Dogtoberfest set for Saturday at Gander Mountain

Dogtoberfest, formally named Petapalooza, will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Gander Mountain, 151 Market Square Blvd. The event is a craft beer festival that also allows attendees a chance to adopt animals. The event is…

30 September 2016 [02:10 AM]
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Families can have pets blessed at two events this weekend

Two Tyler churches will give residents an opportunity to have their pets blessed this weekend. St. Francis Episcopal Church, 3232 Jan Ave. in Tyler, will host its annual Blessing of the Animals at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, and Christ Church Episcopal will…

30 September 2016 [02:03 AM]
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Program makes dreams of college a reality for Rusk seniors

Four years after the first class received their scholarships, the Rusk TJC Citizens Promise Scholarship continues to help students achieve their goals. On Thursday, scholarship recruitment and retention coordinator Megan Cumbee introduced the fourth group of Rusk High School seniors…

30 September 2016 [01:45 AM]
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Flint man in jail for sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl

A Flint man is in jail after being found in bed with a 13-year-old girl. At 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, Smith County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 10000 block of County Road 1265 in southern Smith County in response to…

29 September 2016 [06:05 PM]
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Retiring Judge Michael Schneider reflects on his time on the bench

There was a time when Michael Schneider thought he might go into the ministry. His family had moved often when he was growing up, as his Methodist minister father led different churches. He attended schools throughout East Texas, including Brownsboro,…

29 September 2016 [05:51 PM]
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Photos: Thursday at the East Texas State Fair

Kids, critters and food highlighted the East Texas Fair on Thursday in Tyler. Scores of school children from around East Texas got their day to take in the exhibits at the fair. The youngsters got to see the work of…

29 September 2016 [05:06 PM]
Death and Funeral Notices for Sept. 30

DEATHS MARIAN EHLERS BALLARD, 89, Tyler, died Sept 29. Visitation following 2 p.m. service Sunday at Stewart Family Funeral Home, Tyler. MARILYN JOAN YOUNG, 76, Jacksonville, died Sept. 29. Visitation 1-2 p.m. Sunday at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.…

29 September 2016 [04:39 PM]
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Liberty Utilities files motion to suspend rate application

Liberty Utilities is asking the state to abate the processing of its rate application until further notice or Dec. 31, 2016, whichever comes first. In its Thursday request to the Public Utility Commission of Texas, Liberty Utilities asked the…

29 September 2016 [03:51 PM]
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Zika virus case reported in Rusk County

A case of the Zika virus has been reported in Rusk County. Chris Van Dusen, of the Texas Department of State Health Services, said the person caught the virus while traveling. There are now 208 reported cases of Zika in…

29 September 2016 [03:11 PM]