Final day to file for March primary elections brings crowded field of candidates

Monday marked the last day candidates could file for the March primary elections and revealed races shaping up for key seats including State Representative District 6, 321st District Court Judge and several contested county-level races such as those for District Attorney and County Commissioners Court. A majority of the races did not draw a…

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Candlelight vigil held in support of CASA

CASA for Kids of East Texas and Tyler area Jersey Mike’s Subs kicked off three days of fundraising for abused and neglected children Monday night with a candlelight vigil outside Jersey Mike’s Beckham restaurant. “[CASA does] such a great job…

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Bible Verse 12.12.17

“Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel.” (Isaiah 7:14)…

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Bullard PRIDE Academy has its inaugural graduation

Three students of Bullard High School PRIDE academy received their diplomas at the school’s inaugural Pride Commencement ceremony on Dec. 2 at the high school’s Audry B. Owens Auditorium. Graduates Hunter Garcia, Laisha Magdaleno and Emily Pinson, earned their diplomas…

11 December 2017 [06:34 PM]
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UPDATE: Three juveniles missing from Van Zandt County found

Three juveniles who went missing in Van Zandt County were found Monday and were being evaluated by medical staff. The Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office reported the juveniles went missing from their residence in the 2400 block of Van…

11 December 2017 [06:27 PM]
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Texas college students selected to participate at Brookhaven National Laboratory   Texas College biology majors Chloe Rogers, senior, and Chania Tripp, sophomore, were just selected to participate in Brookhaven National Laboratory’s Winter College Mini-Semester Program, Jan. 8 through 12 in…

11 December 2017 [06:26 PM]
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Tyler Junior College students participate in mock crime scene

ELISE MULLINIX Tyler Junior College Communications Criminal Justice students stepped into a crime scene for their final exam at Tyler Junior College. TJC’s Pirtle Technology Center was transformed into a mock crime scene this past week as criminal justice…

11 December 2017 [06:25 PM]
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Two arrested after using dating app to rob Tyler man

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11 December 2017 [06:19 PM]
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Alicia Cashell Barkley running for Smith County District Attorney

Tyler attorney Alicia Cashell Barkley declared her candidacy for Smith County District Attorney on Monday, the last day candidates could file for the March 2018 primary election. She will face Jacob Putman in the Republican primary. No Democrats declared for the…

11 December 2017 [06:08 PM]
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Death and Funeral Notices for Dec. 12

DEATHS J.T. ALLEN, 86, Dallas, died Dec. 7. John R Harmon Undertaking Co., Tyler. SANDY BARRON, 66, New Chapel Hill, died Dec. 11. Jackson’s Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home, Tyler. WAYNE BRYANT, 80, Lindale, died Dec. 10. Visitation 6-8…

11 December 2017 [04:38 PM]
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Class-action suit sought over 1966 Spain H-bomb accident

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11 December 2017 [12:22 PM]
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Mass shootings aren't more frequent, but they are deadlier

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11 December 2017 [12:14 PM]
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11 December 2017 [12:13 PM]
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3 Trump accusers speak out, call for congressional probe

WASHINGTON (AP) - Three women who have previously accused President Donald Trump of sexual harassment shared their stories on NBC's "Megyn Kelly Today." Jessica Leeds, Samantha Holvey and Rachel Crooks on Monday told of alleged harassment by Trump spanning decades.…

11 December 2017 [12:04 PM]
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Soon you can watch the NFL free on your phone on Yahoo

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11 December 2017 [12:03 PM]
Salvadoran man on Texas death row loses Supreme Court appeal

HOUSTON (AP) - The U.S. Supreme has refused to review an appeal from a 48-year-old Salvadoran man on Texas death row for the slayings of two Houston store clerks during an attempted robbery more than 17 years ago. The high…

11 December 2017 [12:00 PM]
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'Shape of Water,' 'Big Little Lies' lead Golden Globes

NEW YORK (AP) - Guillermo del Toro's Cold War-era fairytale "The Shape of Water" swam away with a leading seven nominations from the Golden Globes, while the HBO drama "Big Little Lies" led television nominees with six nods. In what's…

11 December 2017 [11:58 AM]
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Judge warns Manafort: No more op-eds about federal case

WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge is warning President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman that he shouldn't be trying his case in the press. That includes drafting opinion essays published in other countries. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson told…

11 December 2017 [11:55 AM]
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Several hurt when bomb strapped to man explodes in NY subway

NEW YORK (AP) - A crude pipe bomb strapped to a man inspired by the Islamic State group went off Monday in a crowded subway corridor near Times Square, injuring the man, slightly wounding three others and snarling the rush-hour…

11 December 2017 [11:50 AM]
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Rash of retirements triggers Texas political bonanza

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Is Texas' political dinner bell ringing? An unusual rash of seven congressional retirements is triggering a stampede among ambitious conservatives - and, gasp, even some Democrats - who see a rare opportunity for seizing higher-profile office…

11 December 2017 [11:48 AM]