East Texans mark National Wreaths Across America Day at Tyler Memorial Park Cemetery on Saturday

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Death and Funeral Notices for Dec. 18

DEATHS CLOIS EUGENE BROOKS, 96, Tyler, died Dec. 15. Jackson’s Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home, Tyler. EVELYN FAITH BUCHANAN, Infant, Tyler, died Dec. 12. Stewart Family Funeral Home. JACK D. CHELF, 89, Tyler, died Dec. 17. Visitation 6-8 p.m.…

17 December 2017 [04:48 PM]
Use extra caution when traveling this holiday season

Many of us will be traveling to visit loved ones or going on a vacation this holiday season. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 91 percent of holiday travel is by car. The Texas Department of Transportation reported 264…

17 December 2017 [02:50 PM]
Bible Verse 12.17.17

“And Mary said: ‘My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for the Mighty One has done great things for me - holy is his name.’” (Luke 1:46-47, 49)…

16 December 2017 [10:31 PM]
Death and Funeral Notices for Dec. 17

INDEX HENDRICKS, Joe HOWELL, Arlin DEATHS CLOIS EUGENE BROOKS, 96, Tyler, died Dec. 15. Jackson’s Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home, Tyler. EVELYN FAITH BUCHANAN, Infant, Tyler, died Dec. 12. Stewart Family Funeral Home. MARGARITHA HUSS, 80,…

16 December 2017 [04:38 PM]
IN Focus: First Responder Benefit Check Presentation 12.14.17

Ryan Tew Marketing, McCasland Allstate and Pets Fur People Executive Director Gayle Helms presented a check for $1,200 to the Tyler Police Department on Dec. 14. K9 Officer Izzy and police Chief Jimmy Toler accepted the donation, which was raised…

15 December 2017 [11:32 PM]
Pets Fur People Pet of the Week

Joey is one of the 12 Dogs of Christmas. He is available for adoption at the Humane Society’s Pets Fur People in Tyler. Joey’s adoption fee of $150 will be waived for a qualified adopter. He will also receive a…

15 December 2017 [11:21 PM]
Steel Guitar show, Kwanzaa event among upcoming East Texas events

Steel guitar show set for Sunday The East Texas Steel Guitar Association will present an event titled “Steel Guitars in Concert” at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17 at the Woodmen Life building, 1922 Sybil Lane. The featured artist for the…

15 December 2017 [11:14 PM]
Moore Thoughts: The gift that kept on giving

If you’ve ever been to a Southern Baptist Sunday School Christmas party, it is likely that you have been a participant in what is called, “A White Elephant Gift Exchange.” It was years ago that I was part of this…

15 December 2017 [10:55 PM]
Bible Verse for 12-16

“But the angel said to her, ‘Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God. You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to call him Jesus.’” (Luke 1:30-31)…

15 December 2017 [10:25 PM]
Death and Funeral Notices for Dec. 16

DEATHS SANDRA ELAINE “SANDY” BARRON, 66, Tyler, died Dec. 11. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Friday at Stewart Family Funeral Home, Tyler. EVELYN FAITH BUCHANAN, Infant, Tyler, died Dec. 12. Stewart Family Funeral Home. ARLIN WADE HOWELL, 61, Tyler, died Dec.…

15 December 2017 [09:12 PM]
Nelson Clyde's Is It Just Me: To blame a mockingbird

This is an update from “The bluebird of my sleeplessness” column from April 23, the full text of which can be found here. It turns out due process really helps. Even if you’re just a mockingbird. Something had to happen.…

15 December 2017 [08:45 PM]
East Texas aggravated robbery suspect turns himself in

Staff reports A 21-year-old man turned himself in to authorities after being sought for aggravated robbery at two convenience stores earlier this month. According to Smith County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Darell Coslin, law enforcement officials were dispatched to…

15 December 2017 [08:36 PM]
Advent reminds us to look toward coming of the kingdom

    I sense that our world is in turmoil, more than usual. Around the world there are organizations and even nations threatening harm to us and to innocents in other places. At home, our nation feels more divided than…

15 December 2017 [07:01 PM]