Man's collection forms a traditional Texas silhouette

  NEW HARMONY — History buff Wayne Rogers looks out each day on a landscape that more closely resembles a souvenir Texas postcard than his backyard. It’s not necessarily the pastureland that appears so iconic, as much as the towering yard ornaments adorning it. “I feel connected to windmills,” he said, watching slow-moving blades…

Math, design merge to create man's fractal art

  While working on a second college degree in the 1980s, Don Bristow came across a book called “The Fractal Geometry of Nature.” The book’s purpose was to show that fractals — geometric shapes with distinctive properties — modeled nature better than the typical geometric shapes, such as circles, rectangles and squares. The fractals

Degree program prepares students for many careers

The University of Texas at Tyler’s industrial technology program, which is expanding to Longview, prepares enrollees for a wide variety of jobs as production supervisor, procurement manager, safety manager, plant manager, manufacturing engineer, inventory manager, technical sales representative, project engineer

Innovation Academies perform above state average

The University of Texas at Tyler Innovation Academy students in grades 3 through 8 received higher passing rate scores than the state average for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR). According to preliminary results released by the Texas Education Agency, UT Tyler Innovation Academy students

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Bible Verse 7-7

"Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away..." (Matthew 24:35)      …

06 July 2015 [10:55 PM]
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Math, design merge to create man's fractal art

While working on a second college degree in the 1980s, Don Bristow came across a book called “The Fractal Geometry of Nature.” The book’s purpose was to show that fractals — geometric shapes with distinctive properties — modeled nature better…

06 July 2015 [10:53 PM]
Simpson, Hughes push for Eltife seat

  It’s early in a marathon Texas Senate campaign between two local legislators, but they’re pushing the pace with endorsements and fundraising totals. State Rep. David Simpson, R-Longview, and Rep. Bryan Hughes, R-Mineola, announced in mid-June they would run…

06 July 2015 [10:48 PM]
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Man's collection forms a traditional Texas silhouette Video

NEW HARMONY — History buff Wayne Rogers looks out each day on a landscape that more closely resembles a souvenir Texas postcard than his backyard. It’s not necessarily the pastureland that appears so iconic, as much as the towering yard…

06 July 2015 [10:46 PM]
Death and Funeral Notices 7-7

 DEATHS DANIEL ADAMS, 56, Cookville, died July 2. J.C. White Funeral & Cremation Services, Mount Pleasant. HAROLD J. ADAMS, 87, Tyler, died June 25. Hilliard Funeral Home, Van. RONALD L. BERGMEIER, 87, Tyler, died June 26. Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Home, Lindale.…

06 July 2015 [08:23 PM]
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Being 'green' is not a new idea in antiques

Being “green” is not a new idea. Our ancestors recycled and reused precious pieces of fabrics, broken dishes and glass, iron, tin and more. Textiles often were woven on a loom at home until the mid-1850s. For most families there…

06 July 2015 [07:46 PM]
Should you let your student take a year off?

A “gap year” has long been a rite of passage for many international students, particularly in Europe and Australia. During their gap year, students typically take a semester or an entire year off from academics to travel in the “gap”…

06 July 2015 [07:42 PM]
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Learning Briefs 7-7

Lindale ISD teacher named 2015 Discovery Educator Whitney Crews, a sixth-grade science and social studies teacher at E.J. Moss Intermediate School in Lindale, has been selected through a competitive application process to participate with 127 other educators from…

06 July 2015 [07:40 PM]
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Degree program prepares students for many careers

The University of Texas at Tyler’s industrial technology program, which is expanding to Longview, prepares enrollees for a wide variety of jobs as production supervisor, procurement manager, safety manager, plant manager, manufacturing engineer, inventory manager, technical sales representative, project engineer…

06 July 2015 [07:35 PM]
UTT starts new system for graduate applicants

The graduate school at The University of Texas at Tyler has launched a new application system for prospective graduate students, Dr. William Geiger, dean, announced. The new system, powered by Hobson’s Apply Yourself, replaces ApplyTexas as the method of applying…

06 July 2015 [07:29 PM]
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Innovation Academies perform above state average

The University of Texas at Tyler Innovation Academy students in grades 3 through 8 received higher passing rate scores than the state average for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR). According to preliminary results released by the…

06 July 2015 [07:24 PM]
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We should learn to love gridlock in Washington

Congress will soon be on its lengthy summer vacation, and President Obama isn’t far behind. In coming weeks, we will hear pundits say with the many crises our nation is facing, this is no time to empty Washington D.C. Politicians…

06 July 2015 [07:12 PM]
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July 4th firework failures Video

When fireworks are involved individuals like to use them for the wrong purpose. Our Micah Coltman brings you a video compilation of firework failures.…

06 July 2015 [04:32 PM]
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US Markets Shrug Off Greek Debt Crisis Video

Stocks in the U.S. fell in afternoon trading following sharper drops in Europe and Asia as Greeks overwhelmingly voted to reject terms of the country's latest bailout package.…

06 July 2015 [03:50 PM]
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Earnhardt wins rain-delayed Daytona ahead of Dillon's crash Video

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A horrific last-lap accident that left drivers fearing for Austin Dillon's safety muted Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s victory in the rain-delayed race at Daytona International Speedway. Earnhardt crossed the finish line at 2:41 am Monday morning…

06 July 2015 [03:13 PM]
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Dallas high school basketball star gets probation in death

DALLAS (AP) — A former high school basketball star won't serve prison time in the beating death of a player from another high school in the Dallas Independent School District. The case prompted an investigation that uncovered a recruiting scandal.…

06 July 2015 [02:34 PM]
Public housing programs on Tyler council agenda

The Tyler City Council will hold a public hearing to receive direction on its five-year plan for its federal housing grant programs. The meeting will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Tyler city hall, 212 N. Bonner Avenue, in…

06 July 2015 [02:22 PM]
Fundraising professionals have Tuesday meeting

A veteran fundraising professional from Dallas is scheduled to speak at Tuesday’s meeting of The Association of Fundraising Professionals, East Texas Chapter. Milton Key, who works with the fundraising consulting firm Alexander Haas, will make a presentation titled “Giving…

06 July 2015 [02:06 PM]
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Body found near East Texas Regional Airport Video

LAKEPORT (KYTX) - The Gregg County Sheriff's Office is investigating a weekend homicide less than 1 mile from the East Texas Regional Airport. Sheriff Maxey Cerliano would only confirm that the investigation was near Lakeport. Neighbors tell CBS 19 that…

06 July 2015 [10:01 AM]
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Fire destroys home on Lavender Road in Tyler Video

(KYTX) A fire destroyed a home in Tyler on Sunday. Red Springs, Lindale, Winona, Dixie and Noonday fire crews, and the Smith County Fire Marshal responded to a call about a house fire on the 8000 block of Lavender Road…

06 July 2015 [09:58 AM]
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Independence Day trash litters Lake Tyler Video

(KYTX) - Fireworks lit up the skies Saturday night as people celebrated Independence Day. But Sunday morning, piles of trash littered the Lake Tyler parking lot. "At night, they come and pop their fireworks. We wake up in the morning…

06 July 2015 [09:52 AM]
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Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies instantly Video

CALAIS, Maine (AP) — A 22-year-old man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, killing him instantly, authorities said Sunday. Devon Staples and his friends had been…

06 July 2015 [09:50 AM]
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Body recovered from lake near Jacksonville Video

JACKSONVILLE (KYTX) - A body was recovered Sunday afternoon from Lake Acker, which is located just 2 miles northwest of Jacksonville. Texas Parks and Wildlife received a call about 4:30 p.m. that a body was spotted floating in the lake.…

06 July 2015 [09:37 AM]
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Alamo and other Texas shrines win UN designation Video

(WFAA via KYTX) - The San Antonio Missions, the Alamo and other historic Texas shrines, have attained the status of other internationally recognized landmarks such as the Taj Mahal and the Great Barrier Reef. At a meeting in Germany Sunday…

06 July 2015 [09:31 AM]
Bible Verse 7-6

"Therefore with joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation." (Isaiah 12:3)      …

05 July 2015 [10:03 PM]
Deadline to apply is Aug. 7; Council makes appointments

  To serve on a board or commission, applicants must live inside the Tyler city limits and should not have any delinquent city taxes, city utilities or other city assessments, according to a news release from the city. In addition,…

05 July 2015 [09:57 PM]