Sex offender who evaded authorities still on the lam

Authorities continue to search for Jamie Dale Walker, who evaded arrest Friday when he escaped into the woods near Lake Striker in Rusk County.  Deputy U.S. Marshal John Garrison said Walker is wanted for failure to comply with sex offender registration and evading arrest with a vehicle by the Rusk County Sheriff's Office.  Garrison said Walker, 38, should be considered armed and dangerous.…

UPDATE: Kilgore Police ID child killed in hit-and-run

(UPDATED August 31, 2015 at 10:41 am CT) KILGORE (KYTX)- Police say five-year-old Robert Jack Moorhead was the child struck by a gray mini-van Sunday. Officers are still searching for a suspect. Witnesses say the driver was a female. She left the scene before emergency officials arrived.

Blue Bell resumes selling ice cream after listeria recall Video

(UPDATED August 31, 2015 at 2:35 pm CT) BRENHAM, Texas (AP) - Blue Bell ice cream is back. Blue Bell Creameries resumed selling its products at some locations Monday, four months after the Texas-based retailer halted sales due to listeria contamination at some plants prompted health concerns that drew the regulatory scrutiny of federal and state

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PEELE: East Texas high school football week 1 top plays Video

The ETFinalscore digital crew had a busy week 1 of Texas high school football. Our Trevor Peele has compiled his Top 5 plays of the first week. Always remember to visit ETFinalscore.com for your East Texas football coverage.…

31 August 2015 [03:36 PM]
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Blue Bell resumes selling ice cream after listeria recall Video

(UPDATED August 31, 2015 at 2:35 pm CT) BRENHAM, Texas (AP) - Blue Bell ice cream is back. Blue Bell Creameries resumed selling its products at some locations Monday, four months after the Texas-based retailer halted sales due to listeria…

31 August 2015 [02:35 PM]
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Sex offender who evaded authorities still on the lam

Authorities continue to search for Jamie Dale Walker, who evaded arrest Friday when he escaped into the woods near Lake Striker in Rusk County. Deputy U.S. Marshal John Garrison said Walker is wanted for failure to comply with sex…

31 August 2015 [02:26 PM]
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One truck stop shooting victim still hospitalized

Smith County Sheriff's detectives continue working leads into the fatal shooting Saturday morning at Bunny's truck stop at Loop 323 and Farm-to-Market Road 14. Tyler resident La Prida Shears, 25, died as a result of gunshot wounds during a shootout…

31 August 2015 [12:36 PM]
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UPDATE: Kilgore Police ID child killed in hit-and-run

(UPDATED August 31, 2015 at 10:41 am CT) KILGORE (KYTX)- Police say five-year-old Robert Jack Moorhead was the child struck by a gray mini-van Sunday. Officers are still searching for a suspect. Witnesses say the driver was a female. She…

31 August 2015 [10:42 AM]
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Endangered pallid sturgeon stocked in Missouri River in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Wildlife officials are continuing their efforts to restore the endangered pallid sturgeon to the Missouri River. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says more than 2,000 pallid sturgeon were recently stocked in the Missouri River near…

31 August 2015 [10:18 AM]
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Wanted sex offender captured in Jacksonville

A wanted sex offender from Henderson County is now back behind bars after the U.S. Marshal's Joint East Texas Task Force was able to locate him in Jacksonville over the weekend and arrest him. John Garrison of the U.S.…

31 August 2015 [09:54 AM]
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How far will market, oil prices drop? Video

Alex Mills, Texas Alliance of Energy Producers A few weeks ago, I took two great-nephews and one great-niece to a water park, and they convinced me to get on the water slides, including this monster called the “Pirates Plunge.” As…

31 August 2015 [09:42 AM]
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Gregg County Fair preparations begin Video

LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Gregg County Fair preparations began Sunday behind the Maude Cobb Convention Center in Longview. Many different rides, trucks and games were being constructed, linked and set up for the fair, which will last from September 4 through…

31 August 2015 [09:29 AM]
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Mixed bag in Texas' court challenges of Obama's EPA Video

AUSTIN (AP) - Nearly two dozen Texas challenges against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency during the current administration have yielded a mixed bag. The Austin American-Statesman reviewed (http://atxne.ws/1MW1W5o ) 23 actions filed by the Texas attorney general's office since 2009,…

31 August 2015 [09:27 AM]
Continuing education being offered this Fall

We are constantly learning new things no matter how old we are. Continuing Education Units or CEUs are required by some to maintain a license, to stay current on new technologies and practices or to help reinforce forgotten information. For…

31 August 2015 [05:18 AM]
How to respond positively to market volatility

If you’re like many travelers, you get a little nervous when your airplane goes through some turbulence. And if you’re like a lot of investors, you may get somewhat jumpy when the financial markets are volatile. Yet flight turbulence probably…

31 August 2015 [05:12 AM]
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The pros of financial wellness program

Wellness programs aren’t what they used to be. Many companies provide wellness programs tied to physical fitness, but an increasing number are recognizing that wellness in the workplace also includes fiscal fitness and have expanded their wellness models to include…

31 August 2015 [05:09 AM]
Building Permits 8-31

Permits0831 / cq rm New Construction Residential Unique Custom Home will build a $175,000, 2,482 square-foot home at 1714 Ridgeview Dr. Byran Bateman will build a $375,000, 3,306 square-foot home at 17672 Southpoint Road.     Significant Remodels Russo Homes…

31 August 2015 [05:03 AM]
Golf Classic featured on this week's show

On this week’s Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce radio, the Chamber’s Henry Bell talks about the upcoming 18th Annual Fall Golf Classic on Sept. 14 at Willow Brook Country Club in Tyler. Bell said, “It’s all about networking.” Listen to…

31 August 2015 [05:03 AM]
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Business Notes 8-31

RECOGNIZED On Thursday, state Sen. Robert Nichols and state Rep. Byron Cook, in conjunction with the Texas Historical Commission, recognized Braly Builders Supply of Palestine as a Texas Treasure Historic Business. Locally owned Braly Builders Supply has been in business…

31 August 2015 [05:01 AM]
Death and Funeral Notices 8-31

DEATHS PATRICIA BLANTON, 56, Henderson, died Aug. 29. Garmon Funeral Home, Henderson. PATSY PIERCE CHAVERS, 58, Jacksonville, died Aug. 28. Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at funeral home. GREGORY “CLARENCE” GARRETT, 69, Tyler, died Aug. 28. J.R.…

31 August 2015 [04:18 AM]
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Home schooling is a parent's privilege

Home schooling is “shockingly under-regulated,” Slate magazine warns. Yes, it is - and we like it that way. Slate’s salvo against teaching children at home has all the predictable angles. “Thanks to a small but fierce group, home schooling is…

31 August 2015 [04:11 AM]
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UT removes Davis statue

AUSTIN (AP) - A statue of Jefferson Davis was removed from its pedestal Sunday on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin, days after a court rejected an appeal from a Confederate heritage group. Crews were seen removing…

31 August 2015 [04:08 AM]
Bible Verse 8-31

"Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellow citizens with the saints, and of the household of God." (Ephesians 2:19)…

31 August 2015 [03:59 AM]
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Historical Society preserves the past for future generations Video

Aubrey Burge is a 22-year-old college student from Ontario, California, who spends her afternoons immersed in the rich history of Smith County. Ms. Burge, the current Mary Jane McNamara Intern for the Smith County Historical Society, 125 S. College Ave.,…

31 August 2015 [03:55 AM]
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Grass fires spiked in August

The burn ban lasted 15 days this summer. On Tuesday, the Smith County Commissioners Court will likely take action to officially end the burn ban, which was enacted by County Judge Joel Baker on Aug. 6 and rescinded…

31 August 2015 [03:49 AM]
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Horror movie director Wes Craven dies at 76

LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's hard enough to redefine a genre once in a career, but horror virtuoso Wes Craven managed to do it twice. The prolific writer-director, who died Sunday at age 76, ushered in two distinct eras of…

31 August 2015 [03:43 AM]
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Enhanced DWI patrol set for next weekend

The Department of Public Safety and area police departments want motorists to know they will be conducting enhanced DWI patrols through the Labor Day weekend. Trooper Jean Dark, Tyler area DPS spokeswoman, said troopers will be out in…

31 August 2015 [03:39 AM]
Second dove hunt planned

  Tyler Paper Outdoors is planning a return trip to Coleman County to hunt doves this season, and hunters are invited to join. Taking advantage of cooler weather and mature birds mingrating in the hunt will be Oct. 19-21.…

30 August 2015 [07:32 AM]
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Tyler Paper offering Christmas break hunt

With more water on the ground than has been seen in years, West Texas waterfowl guides are expecting a great season this winter. Tyler Paper Outdoors plans to be there with a group of hunters for a goose…

30 August 2015 [07:31 AM]