Blue Bell announces new flavor "Ice Cream Cone"

(KYTX) BRENHAM, Texas – Do you like your ice cream in a cone or a bowl? Now, you can skip the bowl and eat your ice cream cone straight from the carton. The newest flavor from Blue Bell, Ice Cream Cone, makes it that easy. Ice Cream Cone is vanilla ice cream loaded with dark chocolate-coated cone pieces, chopped roasted peanuts, all surrounded

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. In an interview on NBC's "Today" show, Bush said he would trust Senate Intelligence panel Chairman

Police: Three arrested in armed robbery of Tyler Wal-Mart; pedestrian hit by car recovering

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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Blue Bell announces new flavor "Ice Cream Cone"

(KYTX) BRENHAM, Texas – Do you like your ice cream in a cone or a bowl? Now, you can skip the bowl and eat your ice cream cone straight from the carton. The newest flavor from Blue Bell, Ice Cream…

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

(KYTX) Bill Paxton has died at the age of 61 due to complications from surgery, according to a statement issued to CBS News by a family representative. Paxton’s prolific career has spanned over four decades and includes dozens of films…

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]
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Blue. The House of Jewelry opens in Sonoma Village

When the owner of an East Texas jewelry store and a certified gemologist decided to team up together in Tyler, blue became their color. The pair recently closed their shops in Palestine and headed north with their diamonds, gemstones, gold,…

26 February 2017 [11:38 PM]
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Bible Verse for 2-27

“This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.” (1 John 4:9)…

26 February 2017 [11:38 PM]
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Gilmer guitar teacher offers music, motivation

GILMER – On a busy street in downtown Gilmer, a small music studio is quietly changing lives, one tune at a time. It’s easy to zoom past Stuart Butler’s School of Guitar without taking note of its presence, but linger…

26 February 2017 [06:52 PM]
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Business Notes for 2-27

CONFERENCE Local health underwriters attended the National Association of Health Underwriters conference in Washington to learn more about the changing benefits landscape. East Texas Association of Health Underwriters President D’Ann Miller, a NAHU member for 26 years, attended her second…

26 February 2017 [04:37 PM]
Death and Funeral Notices for Feb. 27

DEATHS IDA HANSINE CHRISTENSEN, 85, Hideaway, died Feb. 25. Caudle-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home, Lin­dale. VELEDA FAYE ERMEL, 41, Palestine, died Feb. 23. Brooks Sterling & Garrett Funeral Directors, Tyler. RONALD HAMILTON, 71, Gilmer, died Feb. 24. J.C. White…

26 February 2017 [04:34 PM]
Building Permits for 2-27

Commercial Hill-Wilkinson General Contracting will build a 10,035 square foot commercial shell for $932,934 at 8982 South Broadway Ave. Residential Davis Thornton LTD will build a 2,859 square foot home for $322,073 at 6623 Tower Court. Davis Thornton LTD…

26 February 2017 [04:26 PM]
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Pearce sentenced to 40 years in prison

Assistant Smith County District Attorney Kenneth Biggs said Stanton Pearce, of Tyler, entered a plea deal in Smith County court on Friday when he pleaded guilty to two counts of tampering with physical evidence. Pearce was one of the co-defendants…

26 February 2017 [12:57 AM]
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Tyler pedestrian hit by car

The Tyler Police Department responded to a report of a pedestrian accident at approximately 3:23 p.m. Saturday. According to a news release, officers discovered that Anthony Lane had been walking across traffic in the 200 block of Loop 323 when…

26 February 2017 [12:54 AM]
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Bible Verse for 2-26

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.” (Matthew 22:37)…

25 February 2017 [11:46 PM]
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Stand up 4 Health Care rally held at T.B. Butler Fountain Plaza

About 65 people carrying handmade signs and U.S. flags attended a rally for health care reform Saturday at the T.B. Butler Fountain Plaza in downtown Tyler. The group responded to emails and Facebook event page invitations to support the progressive,…

25 February 2017 [09:22 PM]
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Columnist John Moore: 30 years and counting

“Where the heck is Tyler, Texas?” My question didn’t surprise the guy on the other end of the line, and he chuckled. It was early 1987. I was a 24-year-old disc jockey with a young family, and the job I…

25 February 2017 [05:59 PM]
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Love and loss leads family to adopt special-needs kids

A family broken by grief has found strength that led to the greatest blessing of all - family. Trying to make sense of deeply rooted sorrow, Brenda and Gary Gorman have had quite a life journey, and it’s not over…

25 February 2017 [04:45 PM]
Death and Funeral Notices for Feb. 26

DEATHS IDA HANSINE CHRISTENSEN, 85, Hideaway, died Feb. 25. Caudle-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home, Lin­dale. JANE MAUREEN DUCKETT, 74, San Diego, California, formerly of Tyler, died Feb. 23. VELEDA FAYE ERMEL, 41, Palestine, died Feb. 23. Brooks Sterling & Garrett…

25 February 2017 [04:40 PM]
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Health Wise: Dr. Janet Hurley on the Dreadful Poison of Guilt

I know of few things that wreck the transition to healthier life behaviors than guilt. In my experience, guilt is not a successful motivator, nor does it help to sustain meaningful changes to one’s lifestyle. Many of my patients have…

25 February 2017 [10:19 AM]
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VIDEO: Brookshire's breaks world record at East Texas Food Bank Video

“Eye of the Tiger” played over the sounds of a cheering crowd and the beeping boom lift that elevated executives to the top of a record-breaking canned food pyramid. Clad in safety harnesses, Brad Brookshire, chairman and chief executive officer…

25 February 2017 [09:27 AM]
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Tyler honors Black History Month with music, speakers

East Texans celebrated the lives and legacies of African-Americans during the city of Tyler’s Black History Program at Liberty Hall on Friday. More than 100 people attended the celebration, which included historical videos, music and educational speakers. “Black…

25 February 2017 [12:33 AM]