Tyler Proud hosts rally for John Tyler parents ahead of May 6 bond election

A group of Tyler ISD parents threw a pep rally to get the community behind their push for a “Yes” vote on the $198 million May 6 bond election. Tyler Proud hosted hosted the rally for John Tyler High School parents at St. Louis Baptist Church on Tuesday. John Tyler Head Football Coach Ricklan Holmes and Dogan Middle School Principal Vanessa…

The Brook Hill School hosts TAPPS middle school band, orchestra competition

Hundreds of students took the stage Tuesday for their first ever music competition.  The Brook Hill School hosted the first of its kind middle school band competition. “Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools had not had a middle school competition like this, so they said let’s pilot this in

All Saints hosts Sports Spectacular for families

Families enjoyed playing various sports at All Saints Episcopal School's Mewbourne Field late Tuesday afternoon while also learning more about the campus. The private Christian school hosted their first annual event as part of their efforts in community outreach and engaging prospective students. All

Silver Steppers dance group bring joy to residents of area nursing homes, assisted living facilities

The Silver Steppers dress in dazzling attire to dance for the residents of area nursing, assisted living and memory care facilities, bringing smiles to their faces and causing them to tap their bedroom slippers or fingers in time to the music. With graceful moves, couples from Tyler and the surrounding area - Whitehouse, Jacksonville, Palestine,

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Bible verse 2-29

“For there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all people.” (1 Timothy 2:5-6)…

28 March 2017 [11:46 PM]
All Saints hosts Sports Spectacular for families

Families enjoyed playing various sports at All Saints Episcopal School's Mewbourne Field late Tuesday afternoon while also learning more about the campus. The private Christian school hosted their first annual event as part of their efforts in community outreach and…

28 March 2017 [08:41 PM]
Death and Funeral Notices for March 29

DEATHS FREDERICK DWIRE, 84, Lindale, died March 28. Caudle-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home, Lindale. ANITA ELLISON, 79, Tyler, died March 26. Hilliard Funeral Home, Van. DOLORES GABASA, 79, Van, died March 24. Hilliard Fu­neral Home, Van. MARY HOUSER,…

28 March 2017 [05:30 PM]
Registration for Glass Rec’s Summer Camp opens April 3

Registration for Glass Recreation Center's summer camp will open on April 3.  The camp is for children ages 6 to 10 and will include fun-filled activities like sports, games, swimming, arts and crafts, an education enrichment program, special events and…

28 March 2017 [05:16 PM]
Driver hits hydrant, goes airborne into oncoming traffic in Tyler

Three female passengers were sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a Tuseday morning wreck on Martin Luther King Boulevard and East Gentry Parkway. According to authorities, the driver of a gray Nissan sedan was headed east on…

28 March 2017 [05:12 PM]
The Library invites you to discover your family history

For those who are curious about their family history, the library will be hosting an Ancestry.com seminar at 9 a.m. April 8. Ancestry.com is an online tool that helps you discover your past by providing access to historical records and…

28 March 2017 [04:25 PM]
Apache Belles spring show set March 31-April 1

The Tyler Junior College Apache Belles have announced their spring show, “Love Train.” Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 30 to April 1, and 2 p.m. Saturday, April 1, in Wise Auditorium on the TJC main campus. Director…

28 March 2017 [04:09 PM]
Father and son arrested after Henderson County vehicle pursuit

A father-son duo is in the Henderson County Jail after law enforcement officials said the pair stole a vehicle and led several agencies on a pursuit Tuesday morning. Stephen Wilcox, 44, and his son Dustin Wilcox, 26, were arrested after…

28 March 2017 [04:00 PM]
Library patron returns book he took in 1982, plus $200

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A patron who stole a book from a Montana library in 1982 has returned it after reading it at least 25 times, having it restored and having the author sign it. The man said having…

28 March 2017 [03:46 PM]
Jones taking over as All Saints basketball coach

Brian Jones, a former Trojans all-state basketball player, is taking over for his basketball coach, Eddie Francis, at All Saints Episcopal School. Francis told the Tyler Morning Telegraph and ETFinalScore.com on Monday he was resigning as basketball coach but will…

28 March 2017 [03:38 PM]
Smith County Shelter to take in Troup strays

Strays found in the city of Troup now will go to the Smith County Animal Shelter in downtown Tyler. On Tuesday, the Smith County Commissioners Court approved an interlocal agreement with the city of Troup, agreeing to accept 20 dogs…

28 March 2017 [03:37 PM]
Early spring: Get a jump on East Texas Giving Day this year

As the azaleas in my yard attest, spring came a little early this year. There are still beautiful flowers and trees in abundance around town (as my allergies faithfully remind me), but the brief annual burst of azaleas was just…

28 March 2017 [02:45 PM]
UT Tyler groups hosting suicide awareness walk on April 12

The Psi Chi Honor Society and the Psychology Club of UT Tyler along with the National Alliance on Mental Illness student groups at UT Tyler are hosting the 2nd annual walk for suicide awareness on Wednesday, April 12 from 12…

28 March 2017 [01:35 PM]
Oklahoma may legalize hog hunting from helicopters

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Oklahoma could soon join Louisiana and Texas in allowing hunters to shoot feral hogs from helicopters. The Tulsa World (http://bit.ly/2neDl3i ) reports that aerial gunners are already used to help control feral swine in Oklahoma. But…

28 March 2017 [12:44 PM]
Darlene Cates, the mother in 'Gilbert Grape,' dies at 69

NEW YORK (AP) - Darlene Cates, who played the housebound mother in the 1993 film "What's Eating Gilbert Grape," has died. Cates died in her sleep Sunday morning at her home in Forney, Texas, according to her son-in-law, David Morgan.…

28 March 2017 [12:34 PM]
White House plan to help pay for border wall is a long shot

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is calling for immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs like medical research, infrastructure and community development grants to help pay for the border wall that President Donald Trump repeatedly promised would be…

28 March 2017 [11:51 AM]
Neal McCoy mourns the death of his father

LONGVIEW, TEXAS (MARCH 27, 2017) - It is with deep sadness Neal announced to his fans and followers Saturday morning (March 25th), through Facebook, about the passing of his father, Hubert Neal “Pete” McGaughey. He was 86. McCoy shared…

28 March 2017 [11:06 AM]
Lowe's in Henderson to host blood drive April 18

Lowe’s in Henderson is hosting a blood drive from 2 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, at 1603 Highway 79 South in the parking lot on the Carter BloodCare bus. For more information or to schedule an appointment time,…

28 March 2017 [10:13 AM]
Touch a Truck event slated for April 1

The Junior League of Tyler, Inc. is hosting a one day event allowing children to learn about different vehicles as they explore, climb and touchemergency response vehicles, heavy machinery and other equipment in a supervised environment. The event, "Touch…

28 March 2017 [10:06 AM]
Walter Williams: Educational sabotage

Nationally, black junior high and high school students are suspended at a rate more than three times as often as their white peers, twice as often as their Latino peers and more than 10 times as often as their Asian…

28 March 2017 [09:30 AM]