Consecrated Lives: Catholic sisters serve God, Church

The joy Sister Angelica Orozco witnessed years ago in the women who had chosen to live as Catholic sisters drew her into the consecrated life. But it’s the grace and love of God that keeps her there. “It was my dream to be a sister,” she said with a light in her eyes. …

Woman imprisoned for death of foster son speaks at conference

The turning point during Hannah Overton’s seven years in a maximum security prison came when she realized God wanted her to help those around her. “The Bible’s telling us that as we labor to heal others, our scars will heal,” she said after reading Isaiah 58:6-8.

UT Tyler to host annual health data conference

Evidence-based practice is a buzz phrase for health care providers and has been part of a shift in medicine to improve outcomes. It’s also the focus of a Sept. 18 conference hosted by The University of Texas at Tyler.

Portofino's Italian restaurant celebrates 1-year anniversary; offers guests free dessert Saturday

Benny Sechi, owner of Portofino's Italian restaurant in Tyler, was born and raised in Sicily. He said his interest in food began at a young age, when he and his brother Alfredo, learned to cook alongside their great grandmother.  Those memories of time in the kitchen turned into a life-long interest in cooking and sharing their love with others.

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Bible Verse

"Hold fast the pattern of sound words which you have heard from me, in faith and love which are in Christ Jesus." (2 Timothy 1:13)…

04 September 2015 [11:52 PM]
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UT Tyler to host annual health data conference

Evidence-based practice is a buzz phrase for health care providers and has been part of a shift in medicine to improve outcomes. It’s also the focus of a Sept. 18 conference hosted by The University of Texas at Tyler. “It’s…

04 September 2015 [11:49 PM]
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Consecrated Lives: Catholic sisters serve God, Church

The joy Sister Angelica Orozco witnessed years ago in the women who had chosen to live as Catholic sisters drew her into the consecrated life. But it’s the grace and love of God that keeps her there. “It was my…

04 September 2015 [11:13 PM]
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Church makes large supply donation to Tyler school

Greater St. Mary Baptist Church supported the needs of Tyler ISD’s T.J. Austin Elementary School with a large donation of school supplies for the 2015-16 school year. Representatives from the church presented the supplies to the school…

04 September 2015 [11:06 PM]
Around East Texas: Former NFL player to speak at church

Former NFL pro football player Gary Baxter will speak at 11 a.m. Sunday at Landmark Baptist Church, 11125 Spur 248, in Tyler. Dr. Mike Daniels is the pastor. Baxter graduated from Tyler schools and played football at Baylor University before…

04 September 2015 [11:01 PM]
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Woman imprisoned for death of foster son speaks at conference

The turning point during Hannah Overton’s seven years in a maximum security prison came when she realized God wanted her to help those around her. “The Bible’s telling us that as we labor to heal others, our scars will heal,”…

04 September 2015 [10:59 PM]
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Freewheeling camaraderie in Central Park

NEW YORK (TNS) - The first time he entered the ring, he was intimidated. Everyone inside was so agile, sashaying like artistes on wheels while dance music blared and passersby stared at the spectacle in the heart of Central Park.…

04 September 2015 [07:38 PM]
Deaths and Funeral Notices 9-5

DEATHS AMBRESS ANDERSON, 95, Alto; died Sept. 2. O.T. Allen & Son Funeral Home, Alto. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Monday at funeral home. MATTIE LEE BOX, 96, Jacksonville, died Sept. 3. Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville. GARY BULTER, Tyler, died Sept. 4.…

04 September 2015 [07:30 PM]
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The left now banning superhero lunchboxes

Ridiculous stories about political correctness float around the Internet like so much ocean garbage. Occasionally, one washes up on “Good Morning America” with a larger story to tell. A little girl named Laura was sent home with a note because…

04 September 2015 [07:25 PM]
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Justice Clarence Thomas is an intellectual heavyweight

Black lives matter, unless you’re Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. The left is renewing its venomous, racist attacks on Thomas in the aftermath of his dissent in the Supreme Court’s 6-3 ruling for gay marriage. Huffington Post called his dissent…

04 September 2015 [07:23 PM]
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School choice helps many poor families

One of the most disappointing aspects of the 2015 legislative session was lawmakers’ failure to pass school choice. Though supporters were armed with new studies and clear support from Texas parents and GOP leadership, legislators didn’t deliver. So the fight…

04 September 2015 [07:19 PM]
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Brook Hill mom fights ALS, remains hopeful for cure

Thousands of people poured into a small church in the heart of Ethiopia. Some walked or limped and others were carried, but they all made the trek to be touched by a famous healer, each holding the belief that God…

04 September 2015 [06:31 PM]
Drilling report for Sept. 6

Drilling Report Sept. 6   DEVELOPMENT Report for activity Aug. 23 -29. (County; Operator; Lease/Well; Survey; Type; Depth; Location) Freestone; Phillips, Jack L. Co.; Albert Cyrus Estate Gas Unit 1; Loper (Cotton Valley Lime); Awalt, H./4; Gas; 12,000; 8.5 Miles…

04 September 2015 [02:10 PM]
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Whitehouse dominates second half against Chapel Hill

  There was a House upon the Hill on Thursday. Whitehouse used a dominant second half en route to a 51-21 victory 0ver Lake Tyler rival Chapel Hill in the first game of the 12th annual Trinity Mother Frances Football…

04 September 2015 [11:12 AM]
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Faculty and staff embraces Dixie Elementary's new look Video

TYLER (KYTX) - Dixie Elementary kicked off their rededication ceremony. The school had a complete renovation due to the 160 million dollar bond package passed in 2013. Belinda Hartung is a teacher who spent the last four years going in…

04 September 2015 [11:01 AM]
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UPDATE: Suspect that posed as a task officer captured Video

SULPHUR SPRINGS (KYTX) - UPDATE: The suspect that posed a Police Officer in Sulphur Springs and cities along I-30, has been captured. Warrants were obtained by Sulphur Springs Police Department for Impersonating a Police Officer and Theft, on the suspect…

04 September 2015 [10:44 AM]
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Judge jails clerk for contempt

Tribune News Service ASHLAND, Ky. - Same-sex marriage supporters outside the federal courthouse here erupted into cheers and chants of “love wins” as they learned Thursday afternoon that a federal judge had ordered Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis to jail.…

03 September 2015 [11:59 PM]
Colbert, Bush poke fun over ticket giveaway

NEW YORK (TNS) - It’s still a few days before Stephen Colbert debuts as the new host of “The Late Show” but he’s already got his first comedy feud going on social media with Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush. In…

03 September 2015 [11:55 PM]
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Review: 'Transporter Refueled' is a fun, breathtaking ride

You’ll see much to applaud in the B-movie action pleasures on display in “Transporter Refueled.” You can’t do much better than this for a last gasp of mindless cinematic summer fun. The thing about “Transporter Refueled” is that it actually…

03 September 2015 [11:52 PM]
Library to host Century of Women exhibit

Century of Women exhibit coming to Tyler library As part of the Art of Peace - Tyler festival, the traveling exhibit, Century of Women, will be on view Sept. 13 to 20 at Tyler Public Library. The…

03 September 2015 [11:49 PM]
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Wes Craven's legacy of horror: The intelligent slasher

He created a new boogeyman worthy of the Grimm Brothers in Freddy Krueger and dragged the horror film screaming into the postmodern age with ironic, self-referential films that mocked the conventions of their own genre. “A Nightmare on Elm Street”…

03 September 2015 [11:49 PM]
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More blues musicians coming to Rose City

Tyler-based blues musician Edwin Holt said he is more committed than ever to bringing blues concerts to Tyler. Holt performed a free concert last October in Bergfeld Park and plans to host a series of concerts beginning next year at…

03 September 2015 [11:48 PM]
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Fabulous Fall Festivals: Autumn brings an abundance of events

After weeks of scorching summer heat, thankfully cooler days take over. That means it’s time to get back outside and have fun. From September through early November, just about every town has a festival or fair and comes up with…

03 September 2015 [11:45 PM]
Bible Verse

"For they call themselves of the holy city, and stay themselve upon the God of Israel; The Lord of hosts is his name." (Isaiah 48:2)…

03 September 2015 [10:56 PM]
New high school looking to close on financing option in November

As the final touches on Cumberland Academy’s new high school are completed, the charter school is working to secure financing to repay the firm that designed and funded the build. A fresh crop of ninth-graders is expected to move into…

03 September 2015 [10:55 PM]
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GOP candidate resonates with conservatives at Tyler stop

Three generations of Mitchells came to Tyler on Thursday to see their pick for president in 2016 - Ted Cruz. The family of six arrived early for the presidential candidate’s campaign stop, which was sandwiched between an earlier stop in…

03 September 2015 [10:54 PM]
UT Tyler seeking participants for study

The University of Texas at Tyler Department of Health and Kinesiology is recruiting men and women for a research study, Dr. Yong Tai Wang, College of Nursing and Health Sciences dean, announced. Participants must be 50 years or older and…

03 September 2015 [10:43 PM]
Tyler man sentenced to life in stabbing case

Editor's Note: This corrects an earlier version of the article that incorrectly stated Karistha Johnson's condition. A Tyler man was sentenced to life in prison for stabbing his ex-fiancee in front of her 12-year-old son earlier this year.…

03 September 2015 [10:40 PM]