The Texas State Railroad Pumpkin Patch express offers a family friendly event all month long in Oct.

Each Saturday and Sunday in October, the Texas State Railroad’s Pumpkin Patch Express will roll out of the Rusk Depot, and head for the Pumpkin Patch. All guests, adults and children, are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes for this special train ride event. The train will depart at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. each day for a 25 minute train…

The Tyler Archery Club to host a fundraiser shoot for Veterans

The Tyler Archery Club will be hosting a fundraiser shoot for the East Texas Veterans Alliance on Nov. 12. East Texas Veterans Alliance is a local non-profit charity that helps military veterans and their families adjust back to civilian life by strengthening the network of community based resources for them. ETVA is a non-profit 501(c)3

Tyler ISD students get guidance, encouragement from city leaders in new Mayor's Mentorship Achievement Program

Tyler Mayor Martin Heines had a vision for a mentorship program that would help students prepare for education beyond high school. This vision turned into the Mayor’s Mentorship Achievement Program, a business mentoring program matching 45 students with 45 mentors from The City of Tyler and other community organizations and businesses. The goal

DPS says there was no hit-and-run involving a Tyler ISD school bus Tuesday morning

A Texas Department of Public Safety response to a call of a possible hit-and-run involving a school bus on Tuesday morning turned out to be an accident where no damage was caused and no injuries were reported. Around 8:50 a.m. Tuesday DPS responded to a call of a hit-and-run in the vicinity of Hwy-155 South near Grande. After responding to the
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Texas College welcomes back students and faculty with convocation
Campaign to purchase rifle-resistant ballistic vests extended to county law enforcement
Police seek public's help identifying possible witness to suspected double homicide early Sunday
Tyler purchases 50s-era home in danger of sinking atop of failed storm drainage channel
Driver arrested on charges of DWI after crash
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Hamburgers and hamburger lovers fill downtown Athens Saturday for Uncle Fletch Davis Hamburger Festival
African-American Cultural Events Committee holds walk to offer awareness about sickle cell anemia
VIDEO: Surveillance footage released after reports of 6 classic cars stolen
East Texas Symphony Orchestra performs at annual 'Lunch with Symphony on the Square'
Co.Work office space opening Thursday in Tyler for entrepreneurs
Tyler City Council moves forward with plans for conference center and hotel
Art of Peace Festival kicks off with night of praise
Liberty Utilities customers questioning proposed rate hike
Hale violated 3 county policies, according to investigation
Tyler Junior College students carry on tradition, beat drum continuously leading up to Saturday's 90th anniversary homecoming celebration
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Transgenderism Can Be Helpful

North Carolina's legislative body passed the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, which mandates a statewide policy banning individuals from using public bathrooms that do not correspond to their biological sex, as opposed to their opinion of their sex.…

27 September 2016 [11:13 AM]
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Clinton, Trump agree to set aside the Constitution

The Second and Fourth Amendments took a hit from both sides Monday night, when Donald Trump echoed Hillary Clinton’s call for banning those on no-fly lists from purchasing weapons, and when Trump called for stop-and-frisk policing tactics. “We finally need…

27 September 2016 [11:01 AM]
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TVCC Theatre Presents Young Peoples’ “The Odyssey”

The Trinity Valley Community College Department of Theatre presents “The Odyssey, A Play for Young Audiences” by Tom Smith through Friday, September 30 in the auditorium adjacent to the Orval Pirtle Administration building on the Athens campus. This fast-paced and…

27 September 2016 [10:41 AM]
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Fit City Tyler Coalition Meeting Set For Wednesday

Tyler, Texas – The Fit City Tyler health and wellness coalition will hold their free community meeting this Wednesday, September 28th, within the 3rd Floor Amphitheater of UT Health Northeast.  The meeting is open to the public at 3 p.m.…

27 September 2016 [10:36 AM]
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The Tyler Archery Club to host a fundraiser shoot for Veterans

The Tyler Archery Club will be hosting a fundraiser shoot for the East Texas Veterans Alliance on Nov. 12. East Texas Veterans Alliance is a local non-profit charity that helps military veterans and their families adjust back to civilian life…

27 September 2016 [10:26 AM]
Integrity Scholarship Awards slated for Oct 8

A night of celebration for the annual Integrity Awards to honor African American businesses, individuals and organizations is set for 5 p.m. on October 8 at Caldwell Auditorium. During the evening event, a scholarship will also be given away to…

27 September 2016 [10:00 AM]
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Charlotte City Council blasted over police shooting reaction

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Angry Charlotte residents verbally lashed City Council members for hours, complaining about what they called unaccountable police officers and civilian leaders who have failed to force change as the city marked a week of protests since…

27 September 2016 [06:19 AM]
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Password breach could have ripple effects well beyond Yahoo

LONDON (AP) - As investors and investigators weigh the damage of Yahoo's massive breach to the internet icon, information security experts worry that the record-breaking haul of password data could be used to open locks up and down the web.…

27 September 2016 [05:51 AM]
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Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene

HOUSTON (AP) - A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood before he was shot and killed…

27 September 2016 [05:48 AM]
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Clinton puts Trump on the defensive in combative debate

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) - Donald Trump aggressively tried to pin the nation's economic and national security problems on Hillary Clinton in the first presidential debate, belittling the former senator and secretary of state as a "typical politician" incapable of delivering…

27 September 2016 [05:43 AM]
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Drone to the face doesn't stop Bone Thugs-n-Harmony show

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (AP) - The hip-hop rhythms of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony are too fierce to be stopped. Even by a drone to the face. The group was performing at the High Life Music Festival in Victorville on Sunday when a drone…

27 September 2016 [05:34 AM]
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Bible verse 9-27

“You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised.” (Hebrews 10:36)…

27 September 2016 [12:42 AM]
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FBI releases annual crime report; murders up in East Texas in 2015

Violent crime increased in the U.S. and here in East Texas, according to the FBI annual crime report released Monday. The FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program breaks down violent crime into four categories: murder and non-negligent manslaughter, rape, robbery…

26 September 2016 [11:37 PM]
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UT Tyler students give their views on the debate during watch party

More than 100 University of Texas at Tyler students gathered Monday night in the University Center for a debate watch party. “I think Hillary is in trouble,” said Anthony Milton, 21, an accounting and finance major. “I think there are…

26 September 2016 [11:29 PM]
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Clinton, Trump battle fiercely over taxes, race, terror

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. - In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings secret from voters and peddling a “racist lie” about President Barack Obama. Businessman Trump repeatedly…

26 September 2016 [11:25 PM]
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Tyler PD investigating aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

Tyler police are investigating an early Monday shooting at a residence during which a juvenile was injured in the foot. According to reports, police arrived at 1:22 a.m. Monday at the 2000 block of Carlyle Avenue for an aggravated assault…

26 September 2016 [10:53 PM]
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The Cascades Country Club hosts D'Elegance Auto Show Oct. 1

The Cascades Country Club is hosting the D ’Elegance Member-Guest Invitational Auto Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The event will be on Fairway No. 1, overlooking the Bellwood Lake at The Cascades. The car show is free…

26 September 2016 [10:09 PM]
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Smith County to Participate in National Voter Registration Day

Smith County Elections workers will be on the downtown square helping residents register to vote from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, for National Voter Registration Day. Even though there are 133,840 registered voters in Smith County -…

26 September 2016 [10:02 PM]
City Council to discuss annexation of land near Toll 49 and Paluxy

The city of Tyler could soon gain land and new homes, if the Tyler City Council approves the involuntary annexation of the Cumberland Hills subdivision just outside the present city limits near Paluxy Drive and Toll 49. The regular City…

26 September 2016 [07:22 PM]
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Power of the Purse Women's Fund luncheon slated for Oct. 25

The Women’s Fund of Smith County is hosting its Power of the Purse Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 25 at the Green Acres Crosswalk Conference Center in Tyler. The theme is Live the Give: How Women are raising charitable communities.…

26 September 2016 [05:48 PM]