Three people hospitalized, two of them critical, after motorcycle wreck on Hwy 155 South in Noonday

Emergency workers responded to a wreck in the 15100 block of state Highway 155 South in Noonday on Monday evening. A white Nissan Ultima and a white motorcycle were heading southbound on Texas State Highway 155 when the motorcycle signaled to turn into Dollar General, according to a Department of Public Safety trooper at the scene. The driver of…

Three Lakes Middle School celebrates Tyler's African American trailblazers

Cory McCoy, comccoy@tylerpaper.com Three Lakes Middle School students celebrated their hometown African American pioneers as Black History Month comes to a close. The school hosted a Black History Month celebration on Monday. The program opened with a rendition of “Lift Every Voice and Sing” by James Weldon Johnson, which also is known as

East Texas State Fair Academic Rodeo awards more than $11,000 in scholarships

Students from all over East Texas have lassoed up some scholarship money. More than 2,000 students recently competed im the 27th annual East Texas State Fair Academic Rodeo, which awarded $11,000 in scholarships on Friday, Feb. 24, according to a news release from the East Texas State Fair. The rodeo consisted of 14 events such as mathletics,

Surveillance video released in armed robbery of Tyler Wal-Mart; pedestrian hit by car recovering Video

Tyler police have arrested three suspects in connection to the late-night aggravated robbery Saturday at Wal-Mart on South Broadway Avenue. The suspects are identified as Breonna Poole, 22, of Shreveport, Louisiana; Justice Poole, 18, of Shreveport, Louisiana; and a 14-year-old juvenile, of Shreveport, Louisiana. Investigators continue to seek

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Tyler ISD TV sweeps video awards ceremony

The Tyler ISD communications department brought home the gold for its video efforts. TISD-TV recently received seven awards for distinguished achievement in school communications. The awards were announced at the Texas School Public Relations Association (TSPRA) Star Awards Celebration during…

27 February 2017 [06:18 PM]
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Three Lakes Middle School celebrates Tyler's African American trailblazers

Cory McCoy, comccoy@tylerpaper.com Three Lakes Middle School students celebrated their hometown African American pioneers as Black History Month comes to a close. The school hosted a Black History Month celebration on Monday. The program opened with a rendition of “Lift…

27 February 2017 [05:53 PM]
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Editorial: Ash Wednesday's bold proclamation

Those ashes you’ll be seeing Wednesday on a few foreheads are a bold and welcome public statement about something we’re told we should be quiet about, at least publicly religion. Today is Ash Wednesday, and Catholics, as well as a…

27 February 2017 [05:25 PM]
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27 February 2017 [05:05 PM]
Death and Funeral Notices for Feb. 28

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27 February 2017 [04:37 PM]
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2017 brings changes to “Full Retirement Age”

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27 February 2017 [04:31 PM]
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Big surge for military in Trump budget, big cuts elsewhere

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27 February 2017 [04:11 PM]
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Traffic has reopened on Interstate 20 near Marshall

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27 February 2017 [03:51 PM]
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CASA and Jersey Mike's team up for month of giving in March

CASA for Kids of East Texas, is joining forces with the two Jersey Mike’s Subs restaurants in Tyler for the 7th Annual “Month of Giving” fundraising campaign. During the month of March, customers can make a donation to CASA for…

27 February 2017 [03:51 PM]
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Smashburger closes Tyler locations

Both Tyler Smashburger locations have closed, meaning the closest place to get a Smashburger now involves a drive to Dallas or Shreveport.  Smashburger on South Broadway Avenue has a sign on the door informing customers of the closure.  "We consistently review…

27 February 2017 [03:47 PM]
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Tyler church offers drive-thru Ash Wednesday option

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27 February 2017 [03:15 PM]
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27 February 2017 [01:42 PM]
Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Northwest Smith County

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27 February 2017 [01:19 PM]
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TJC Jazz Festival to feature area bands, saxophonist Ronald Carter

DANNY MOGLE, danny@inmagtexas.com Nearly two dozen school jazz bands will take part in the annual Tyler Junior College Jazz Festival this week, the college announced. The festival will feature performances by Ronald Carter, a saxophonist and music educator who has…

27 February 2017 [12:24 PM]
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Editorial: Free nurse practitioners to treat patients independently

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27 February 2017 [12:21 PM]
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27 February 2017 [11:42 AM]
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Blue Bell announces new flavor "Ice Cream Cone"

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27 February 2017 [09:27 AM]
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Actor Bill Paxton dead at 61

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27 February 2017 [09:08 AM]
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George W. Bush on Trump and Russia: "We all need answers"

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former President George W. Bush said Monday "we all need answers" on the extent of contact between President Donald Trump's team and the Russian government, and he defended the media's role in keeping world leaders in check.…

27 February 2017 [08:40 AM]