East Texans mark Ash Wednesday with Ashes on the Square

A steady stream of East Texans participated in Ashes on the Square as two downtown churches collaborated on the event for the second straight year. Clergy from Marvin United Methodist Church and Christ Church Tyler imposed ashes on people old and young for Ash Wednesday. “It’s a great outreach to the community and it’s a great way to

Sheriff: One person dead in Smith Co. standoff

UPDATE: TYLER (KYTX) - The Smith County swat team, and numerous law enforcement are at a residence off County Rd. 1238 where there are reports of a person with a gun. Firefighters are also on the scene after a heavily wooded area caught fire at that location. Authorities tell CBS 19 the entire sheriff's department on duty is on the scene. Live

Tyler SPCA preparing for move into new space Video

The SPCA in Tyler offers top notch vet care at a low cost, adopts out hundreds of dogs and cats each year - and now has invested in a new building to expand their mission. The SPCA bought an older home on Feb. 1 and it will be renovated to place large and small dogs in for the adoption process. Local companies have offered their services to the

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CHAPEL HILL (KYTX) - Precinct 4 Constable Candidate Josh Joplin told CBS19 several of his campaign signs were destroyed early Tuesday morning. Two of the signs were found along Highway 64 East in Chapel Hill, with others found in residential neighborhoods. Joplin said he didn’t want to point fingers, but said there was a distinct possibility

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East Texans mark Ash Wednesday with Ashes on the Square

A steady stream of East Texans participated in Ashes on the Square as two downtown churches collaborated on the event for the second straight year. Clergy from Marvin United Methodist Church and Christ Church Tyler imposed ashes on people old…

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10 February 2016 [09:18 AM]
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09 February 2016 [12:24 PM]
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09 February 2016 [10:59 AM]
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09 February 2016 [09:37 AM]
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Death and Funeral Notices 2-9

DEATHS MARIA ANDRADE, 60, Tyler, died February 6. John R. Harmon Undertaking Co., Tyler. VANELLE BAGWELL, 66, Tyler, died February 8, 2016. Stewart Family Funeral Home, Tyler. WARREN BARNES, 94, Tyler, died February 8, 2016. Stewart Family Funeral Home,…

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