Tyler woman arrested on drug charges, found with 87 baggies of crack-cocaine

A Tyler woman was arrested Monday with 87 baggies of what appeared to be crack-cocaine in her possession.  Police saw Natasha Luchanan Gerald, 41, walking the wrong direction through traffic. When the officer started to communicate with Gerald, they noticed she appeared to be unsteady and staggering as she walked. The officer arrested Gerald…

Tyler couple’s home is the epitome of modern design

DANNY MOGLE, IN Magazine When adventurous young couple Josh and Stacy Betts began planning their first home, they talked about the possibilities of incorporating aspects of modern design. After learning more about its aesthetics - clean unadorned surfaces, neutral palette as a backdrop to bold color and an open floor plan - they knew, without a

Whatsub Banh Mi brings authentic Vietnamese sandwich to Tyler

Tyler is getting its first banh mi restaurant. Whatsub Banh Mi, 7924 S. Broadway Ave., Suite 500, will have its soft opening at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Banh mi sandwiches are traditional Vietnamese fare, with grilled pork, chicken, or even fried marinated tofu, on baguette bread. According to the most recent issue of Time magazine, “This is

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Bible verse 7-26

“I will hasten and not delay to obey your commands.” (Psalm 119:60)…

25 July 2017 [08:18 PM]
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Edgar 'Leo' Chesley honored with Half-Mile of History marker Video

FAITH HARPER, fharper@tylerpaper.com Edgar “Leo” Chesley was honored for his life of service to the Tyler community Tuesday, and joined a select group honored on the Half-Mile of History trail. The heritage trail honors important people, places and events that…

25 July 2017 [05:57 PM]
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Chandler man killed in motorcycle crash near Ben Wheeler

A 51-year-old Chandler man was was pronounced dead after he was ejected from his motorcycle on Tuesday. Van Zandt County Justice of the Peace Pam Harvath pronounced James Kinnaird dead at the scene of a two-vehicle crash about 7:15 a.m. on Texas Highway…

25 July 2017 [04:56 PM]
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Tyler man arrested in two alleged aggravated assault cases

The U.S. Marshal's Service Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force made anarrest in two recent shootings, including a shooting last week that left a 13-year-old boy hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.  Investigators obtained two arrest warrants for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon…

25 July 2017 [04:49 PM]
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Death and Funeral Notices for July 26

DEATHS PAULA ANDERSON, 63, Tyler, died July 21. John R. Har­mon Undertaking Co., Tyler. MARGIE DEWS JACKSON, 68, Whitehouse, died July 23. John R. Harmon Undertaking Co., Tyler. BERTHA MAE (PUNCH) JONES, 86, Tyler, died July 22.…

25 July 2017 [04:46 PM]
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No movement made on sale of old Carlton Hotel

Smith County Commissioners have several proposals on the table for the future of the old Carlton Hotel in downtown Tyler, but the body isn’t ready to pick one. “We have some real good prospects,” said Mark Whatley, with Burns Commercial…

25 July 2017 [04:25 PM]
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Whatsub Banh Mi brings authentic Vietnamese sandwich to Tyler

Tyler is getting its first banh mi restaurant. Whatsub Banh Mi, 7924 S. Broadway Ave., Suite 500, will have its soft opening at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Banh mi sandwiches are traditional Vietnamese fare, with grilled pork, chicken, or even fried…

25 July 2017 [03:43 PM]
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Invite generations to join in family giving

My recent trip to the Sunshine State was missing the yellow stuff as I drove in blinding rain up the coast of Florida from St. Augustine to Jacksonville. Driving a rental car, listening to directions from my tablet and not…

25 July 2017 [02:53 PM]
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Tyler couple’s home is the epitome of modern design

DANNY MOGLE, IN Magazine When adventurous young couple Josh and Stacy Betts began planning their first home, they talked about the possibilities of incorporating aspects of modern design. After learning more about its aesthetics - clean unadorned surfaces,…

25 July 2017 [01:59 PM]
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Fighting human trafficking in East Texas continues

(KYTX) EAST TEXAS - The problem of human trafficking isn't just an immigration issue. It's something that's also impacting people right here in East Texas. Tyler based non-profit, For the Silent, has saved 132 underage victims in the past five…

25 July 2017 [01:20 PM]
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Brain disease seen in most football players in large report

CHICAGO (AP) - Research on 202 former football players found evidence of brain disease in nearly all of them, from athletes in the NFL, college and even high school. It's the largest update on chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a…

25 July 2017 [01:10 PM]
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Editorial: Made in America? Don't be so sure

Much was made of “Made in America Week” at the White House - both for and against. Protectionists and labor unions approved of President Trump’s proclamation, while some of the left took glee in pointing out (correctly) that Trump’s own…

25 July 2017 [10:33 AM]
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Honorary cat mayor in Alaska town dies at 20

TALKEETNA, Alaska (AP) - Stubbs, the honorary feline mayor of the Alaska town of Talkeetna, has died at the age of 20. The animal's owners announced the cat's death late Saturday in a statement. "Stubbs lived for 20 years and…

25 July 2017 [09:41 AM]
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Bible Verse for 7-25

“Good will come to those who are generous and lend freely, who conduct their affairs with justice.” (Psalm 112:5)…

24 July 2017 [08:54 PM]
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Settlement reached in Liberty Utilities rate case

A settlement in the Liberty Utilities rate case has been reached, according to staff from state Rep. Matt Schaefer’s office. In a post on a Facebook page about the case, the staff said they were informed Monday about the settlement.…

24 July 2017 [07:20 PM]
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East Texas firefighter drowns after suffering seizure

The East Texas community is mourning the death of an area volunteer firefighter. Zane Simons, 19, a volunteer firefighter with the Lake Palestine East Volunteer Fire Department was swimming with friends Friday evening when he is believed to have had…

24 July 2017 [06:25 PM]
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Rose City Summer Camps helps students prevent summer slide

While many children are filling their days sleeping late, playing video games and relaxing, hundreds of East Texas kids are spending their summer in the classroom, having fun and getting a jump start on the coming school year. Now…

24 July 2017 [05:27 PM]
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Death and Funeral Notices for July 25

DEATHS PAULA ANDERSON, 63, Tyler, died July 21. John R. Har­mon Undertaking Co., Tyler. DOROTHY (CANNON) BARRY, 95, Henderson, died July 20. Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home, Henderson. AVERY B. DANIELS, 74, Tyler, died July 20. Community Funeral Home…

24 July 2017 [04:55 PM]