Three local physicians recognized at Bethesda Health Clinic Video

The Bethesda Health Clinic will recognize three local physicians for their contributions to the community during the Doctor Luke Society banquet this weekend. Drs. Doug Coltman, Clark Hampe and Donal Steph will be inducted into the Bethesda Health Clinic’s Doctor Luke Society. The society “honors those whose professional and perso…

New College of Pharmacy at UT Tyler underway

Contractors are working on a three-story building to house the new College of Pharmacy at The University of Texas at Tyler that will teach students in a non-traditional way instead of the classic lecture format. The 60,000-square-feet, $26.

Junior Symphony League presents major gift to ETSO

The Junior Symphony League of Tyler recently donated $21,400 to East Texas Symphony Orchestra. “We are grateful for the ongoing support of the Junior Symphony League members, not only through their countless volunteer hours, but also their interest in and financial support of the East Texas Symphony Orchestra,” ETSO President and Exe

Christian nightclub comes to Tyler

When Stephen I. Crow was a child, he found church to be incredibly boring.

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1st time advertisers make a play with Super Bowl spots

MAE ANDERSON, AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — More Super Bowl ad rookies will be trying to score a touchdown this Sunday. There will be 15 new Super Bowl advertisers this year, the most since 2000, before the economy…

31 January 2015 [08:01 AM]
Bible Verse 1-31

"Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love." (Ephesians 4:2)…

30 January 2015 [10:09 PM]
Sorority meeting on Saturday

National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa Inc. Epsilon Beta Chapter of Tyler will celebrate “Pioneers in Education” during the third annual scholarship luncheon at 11:30 a.m. today at the Holiday Inn in Tyler. Five retired educators who have impacted Smith…

30 January 2015 [09:10 PM]
Death and Funeral Notices 1-31

DEATHS JAMIE ABERNATHY, 71, Carthage, died Jan. 30. Hawthorn Funeral Home, Carthage. Visitation 2-4 p.m. Sunday at funeral home. MARIA BACCHI, 65, Tyler, died Jan. 29. Boren-Conner Funeral Home, Bullard. SHANE C. BENDER, 61, Tyler, died Jan. 29. Boren-Conner…

30 January 2015 [08:49 PM]
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New College of Pharmacy at UT Tyler underway

Contractors are working on a three-story building to house the new College of Pharmacy at The University of Texas at Tyler that will teach students in a non-traditional way instead of the classic lecture format. The 60,000-square-feet, $26.5 million W.T.…

30 January 2015 [08:44 PM]
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Three local physicians recognized at Bethesda Health Clinic

The Bethesda Health Clinic will recognize three local physicians for their contributions to the community during the Doctor Luke Society banquet this weekend. Drs. Doug Coltman, Clark Hampe and Donal Steph will be inducted into the Bethesda Health Clinic’s Doctor…

30 January 2015 [08:12 PM]
Medical studies among expansion of subjects at TJC

Students will be able to study health care administration, dental assisting and a few other new subjects following Tyler Junior College trustees’ approval of several programs on Thursday. The college board voted in regular session to authorize programs leading to…

30 January 2015 [08:07 PM]
What we all really need

I once read that if you hear a song over and over in your head, your subconscious is giving you a message. So I was puzzled a week or so ago when I woke up humming, “We Need a Little…

30 January 2015 [07:43 PM]
New Life Community to hold Super Sunday service

New Life Community Church, 1201 NNW Loop 323, will have Super Sunday at 9:30 a.m. The theme is “Ain’ts vs. Saints.” The pastor is Dr. Vernon M. Robertson. SUPER BOWL SERVICE Landmark Baptist Church, 11125 University Boulevard, in…

30 January 2015 [07:40 PM]
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Don't turn away from the lost

Let us mourn the death of a 17-year-old girl. Girl, not woman — or if you feel you must be more exact — teenager. In this moment, the passing of Kristiana Coignard calls for our sympathy and concern for the…

30 January 2015 [07:38 PM]
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Christian nightclub comes to Tyler

When Stephen I. Crow was a child, he found church to be incredibly boring. “If Jesus is anything like these people, I don’t want anything to do with him,” Crow said of his thoughts at the time. At that point,…

30 January 2015 [07:23 PM]
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Silencing skeptics isn't a real debate

British science writer and House of Lords member Matt Ridley wrote recently about his life “as a climate lukewarmer,” and although his comments on the issue of climate change itself are instructive, his take on the debate is far more…

30 January 2015 [07:20 PM]
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Bison herd provides glimpse of Texas history, and lessons

JOSIE MUSICO, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal QUITAQUE, Texas (AP) — A full-grown bull briefly looks up from his meal as you drive through his territory. The great creature briefly ponders the sight of you and your vehicle, then returns to the pasture…

30 January 2015 [06:56 PM]
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Colorado considers ban on welfare cards at pot shops

DENVER (AP) — Welfare money or food stamps for marijuana? It's an urban legend that won't go away in Colorado, and state lawmakers this year are poised to pass a law clarifying that public benefit cards can't be used at…

30 January 2015 [06:54 PM]
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Venezuela uses detained reporter in tourism promo goof

MIAMI (AP) — A short-lived promo posted to Twitter by Venezuelan tourism officials to highlight the nation's openness to foreigners featured a Miami Herald reporter who had been detained while covering the country's elections. Earlier this week, a promo ran…

30 January 2015 [06:50 PM]
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Wisconsin team works to defend U.S. snow sculpting championship

LAKE GENEVA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin snow sculpting team that won the last two national championships is trying to defend its trophy in Lake Geneva. The U.S. National Snow Sculpting Championship began Wednesday, with judging set for Saturday along…

30 January 2015 [06:42 PM]
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List: 10 Super Bowl ads you'll be talking about

NEW YORK (AP) — It's almost show time. When the Super Bowl kicks off on Sunday, 40-plus advertisers will be hoping to win over the more than 110 million viewers tuning in. After paying $4.5 million for a 30-second spot,…

30 January 2015 [03:27 PM]
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Judge: Funeral home wrongly sold Lee Harvey Oswald's casket

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A funeral home that sold Lee Harvey Oswald's pine casket for $87,468 must return it to the accused presidential assassin's brother, a judge ruled Friday. Robert Oswald had bought the pine bluff casket for his…

30 January 2015 [03:21 PM]
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Abbott urges civility after Texas lawmaker's Muslim remarks

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Gov. Greg Abbott said Friday that "we must have civil discourse" after a freshman Texas lawmaker instructed her staff to ask Muslims who were visiting the state Capitol to declare their allegiance to America. Abbott…

30 January 2015 [03:16 PM]
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Gov. Abbott declares Feb. 2 'Chris Kyle Day' in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Gov. Greg Abbott says he is declaring Feb. 2 as "Chris Kyle Day" in Texas to honor the late U.S. serviceman whose life is depicted in the blockbuster film "American Sniper." Abbott made the announcement…

30 January 2015 [03:12 PM]
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Tyler ISD Foundation celebrates 25th anniversary

Former Tyler ISD Superintendent Dr. Jack L. Davidson and a group of community leaders that included Tyler Economic Development Council President and CEO Tom Mullins and local businessman Gus Ramirez, had a fairly new idea to create an alternate source…

30 January 2015 [02:42 PM]
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Property tax payments due on Monday

Postmark or pay your property tax balance by Monday or face penalties and interest. Property tax bills are typically due Jan. 31, but because the deadline falls on a weekend this year, people with tax balances will have until Monday…

30 January 2015 [02:15 PM]
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Two arrested in Kilgore drug bust

KILGORE (KYTX) -- Residents at 303 W. North got an early-morning wake up call from police officers this morning, and one they were not expecting. Officers had a search warrant in hand to search the residence for drugs. The Criminal…

30 January 2015 [02:08 PM]
Booths available for Glass Center rummage sale

Booths are available for the Glass Recreation Center’s annual rummage sale. Vendor registration is $15 per booth. The set up time will be from 5 to 9 p.m. on March 6, according to a news release from the city. Booth…

30 January 2015 [01:00 PM]