Brookshire’s strives for world record in stacking cans Video

Stacked cans of food are a pretty common sight at the East Texas Food Bank. But the thousands stacked and taking shape in the form of a pyramid are far from ordinary. Since Wednesday, representatives with the food bank and Brookshire Grocery Co. have stacked cans in an effort to set a Guinness World Record for building the largest food pyramid. …

Tyler Proud looks to energize parents, community into voting 'Yes' on May 6 Tyler ISD bond

A group of Tyler ISD parents has begun their push into election season. Tyler Proud, a community group comprised of parents, educators and business leaders, hosted its first informational meeting to support the May 6 Tyler ISD bond election. Mark Randall, president of the group, said he is excited to rally the community in support of new high

Hiway 80 Rescue Mission plans Tyler expansion; seeks donations to fund land purchase and housing construction

Hiway 80 Rescue Mission is planning an expansion of its Tyler ministry. The nonprofit agency has purchased 3 acres west of Tyler to serve as a supportive housing and rehabilitation facility for men. Its residents would be participants in the Christ-centered alcohol and drug recovery program. The nonprofit organization would continue to operate

UT Tyler active shooter alert accidentally sent out Video

The University of Texas at Tyler campus saw panic, a lockdown and a quick law enforcement response after an employee accidentally activated an emergency alert Thursday afternoon, followed by a second at about 5:30 p.m.  UT Tyler Director of Communications Beverley Golden say the app has for now been temporarily disabled to avoid false

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Brookshire’s strives for world record in stacking cans Video

Stacked cans of food are a pretty common sight at the East Texas Food Bank. But the thousands stacked and taking shape in the form of a pyramid are far from ordinary. Since Wednesday, representatives with the food bank and…

24 February 2017 [12:08 AM]
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Bible verse: 2-24

“Do not those who plot evil go astray? But those who plan what is good find love and faithfulness.” (Proverbs 14:22)…

23 February 2017 [11:31 PM]
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UT Tyler active shooter alert accidentally sent out Video

The University of Texas at Tyler campus saw panic, a lockdown and a quick law enforcement response after an employee accidentally activated an emergency alert Thursday afternoon, followed by a second at about 5:30 p.m. UT Tyler Director of…

23 February 2017 [08:24 PM]
Death and Funeral Notices for Feb. 24

DEATHS RONALD CHARLES ETHRIDGE, 47, Lindale, died Feb. 22. Visitation 4-6 p.m. Saturday at Caud­le-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home, Lindale. LOIS K. (BROWN) FAULKNER, 84, Humble, formerly of Tyler, died Feb. 21. LILLIAN (GREEN) JONES, 83, Tyler, died Feb. 21. Community…

23 February 2017 [06:05 PM]
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Fugitive couple arraigned on sexual assault of a child charges

A fugitive couple captured last week in Shreveport, Louisiana, was extradited to Smith County and arraigned Thursday on sexual assault of a child charges in the 114th District Court. Johnny Crocker, 57, and his wife, Angela Crocker, 41, both of…

23 February 2017 [05:12 PM]
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East Texas Drilling Report for Feb. 26

Drilling Report for Feb. 26 (For activity Feb. 12-18) DEVELOPMENTAL (County; Operator; Lease/Well; Field; Survey; Type; Depth; Location) Henderson; O’Benco Inc.; Tiner Lake Unit 1H; Carroll Springs (Rodessa); Cabasos JM/146; oil; 9,000; 5.7 Miles N Athens Limestone;…

23 February 2017 [04:38 PM]
DPS identifies driver in fatal car wreck in Smith County

DPS has released the names of the victims in a fatal car accident. Just after 5 a.m. Thursday, troopers responded to a one vehicle crash in Smith County on Farm-to-Market Road 16 at County Road 3165. Preliminary investigation revealed that…

23 February 2017 [04:13 PM]
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All Saints falls in state semifinals

ABILENE - Frisco Legacy scored a 61-43 win over All Saints in a TAPPS 5A state semifinal at Moody Coliseum on the Abilene Christian University campus. Lance Lee and Sean Phillips led All Saints with 14 points apiece. Frisco Legacy…

23 February 2017 [04:10 PM]
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Hiway 80 to expand with a new facility in Tyler

Hiway 80 Rescue Mission in Tyler has purchased property at 12781 Texas Highway 64. The Mission will construct a supportive housing and rehabilitation facility called Triumph Village at this location. This expands the services Hiway 80 provides to formerly homeless…

23 February 2017 [04:09 PM]
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Tyler Junior College presents ‘Mary Poppins’ Feb. 24-26

Chimney sweeps who step in time. Those precocious, kite-flying Banks children. The bird woman on the cathedral steps. A spoonful of sugar. That mysterious nanny who’s practically perfect in every way. These iconic images and many more will come to…

23 February 2017 [03:43 PM]
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TJC Arbor Day Tree Planting Celebration slated for March 5

Tyler Junior College, The TylerTrees Committee, Keep Tyler Beautiful and the Tyler Parks and Recreation Department will host a tree planting event to celebrate Arbor Day on Sunday, March 5, at noon on TJC’s main campus, 1400 East Fifth St.…

23 February 2017 [03:39 PM]
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Changes coming to Longview’s summer blues festival

Longview will continue to host a summer blues festival but it will no longer be called the T-Bone Walker Blues Festival. It is now the Big Pines Blues Festival. “This change will allow the board and other volunteers more flexibility…

23 February 2017 [03:33 PM]
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Editorial: Texas bullet train an example of crony capitalism

The Texas Tribune has an analysis of the Texas bullet train - the proposed high-speed rail project that would link Dallas with Houston - that misses the point. In the Tribune’s eyes, controversy surrounding the project is about a collision…

23 February 2017 [01:32 PM]
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Love and loss leads family to adopt special-needs kids

A family broken by grief has found strength that lead to the greatest blessing of all - family. Trying to make sense of deeply rooted sorrow, Brenda and Gary Gorman have had quite a life journey, and it’s not over…

23 February 2017 [01:01 PM]
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Son killed protecting mom at Subway shop where both worked

HOUSTON (AP) - Houston police say an 18-year-old sandwich shop employee was fatally shot as he tried to protect his mother during an attempted robbery at the store. Police say the Javier Flores and his mother were the only people…

23 February 2017 [12:51 PM]
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Taco Bell pulling popular chicken-shelled chalupa

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) - A Taco Bell treat that has a shell made entirely of fried chicken will vanish from the fast food chain's menu despite its popularity. Taco Bell spokesman Rob Poetsch says the Naked Chicken Chalupa always was…

23 February 2017 [12:41 PM]
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All Saints boys basketball set for playoffs at 1 p.m.

Going to state is becoming a trendy thing to do for the All Saints basketball team. For the third time in four years and fourth since 2010, the Trojans are in the TAPPS final four. “I think it’s a credit…

23 February 2017 [12:18 PM]
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Police begin making arrests in pipeline protest camp

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) - Police in full riot gear began arresting Dakota Access pipeline opponents who remained in a protest camp in North Dakota on Thursday in defiance of orders to leave. Most protesters left peacefully Wednesday, when authorities…

23 February 2017 [11:57 AM]
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Alan Colmes, liberal voice on Fox, dead at 66

NEW YORK (AP) - Alan Colmes, the radio and television host and commentator best known as the amiable liberal foil to the hard-right Sean Hannity on the Fox News Channel, has died. Fox spokeswoman Dana Klinghoffer confirmed his death Thursday.…

23 February 2017 [10:18 AM]