High school football scores, live video, highights tonight on ETFinalScore.com

Here's what's in store for you tonight on ETFinalScore.com on this opening night of the 2014 high school football season: LIVE scoring updates at the ETFinalScore.com high school football scoreboard at the ETFinalScore mobile app (search ETFinalScore at the app store), and on the web at http://scoreboard.etfinalscore.com; LIVE streaming video of …

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Suspicious object turns out to be Star Wars toy

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Call Luke Skywalker for backup. Police in Juneau took a call Tuesday to check out a suspicious device spotted on the side of a road. The Juneau Empire ( ) reports the first officer on the…

28 August 2014 [06:00 PM]
New Mexico: Firefighters rescue poodle with paw stuck in drain

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A poodle was freed with the help of Albuquerque firefighters after one of its paws got stuck in a bathtub drain for several hours. Twelve-year-old Selene Ortega told KRQE-TV (http://bit.ly/1twyM2f) that she was giving her dog,…

28 August 2014 [05:59 PM]
VIDEO: P.T. Cole Park shooter sentenced

CBS 19's Gillian Sheridan and Justin Earley catch you up on today's stories: the sentencing of the convicted shooter in the P.T. Cole Park case; the ongoing investigation into a shooting in Longview; and more.      …

28 August 2014 [04:17 PM]
VIDEO: Joan Rivers hospitalized in NYC, reportedly in critical condition

(MCT) -- Joan Rivers has been rushed to Manhattan’s Mount Sinai Hospital, New York police said Thursday morning, reportedly after she suffered complications during an outpatient surgery at a nearby doctor’s office. Emergency medical services brought the veteran stand-up comic…

28 August 2014 [12:34 PM]
Tyler man cited for continuous profanity in public

BY KENNETH DEAN, kdean@tylerpaper.com A Tyler man recently discovered that his First Amendment right to free speech only goes so far before you can be arrested for disorderly conduct due to continuous profanity.  Tyler Police Public Information Officer Don Martin said…

28 August 2014 [11:25 AM]
Woman unearths past of forgotten Indian cemetery

WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) — A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked themselves on Halloween and locals dumped trash, seemingly unaware of the history beneath…

28 August 2014 [11:10 AM]
Researchers tripping seniors on purpose to stop future falls

CHICAGO (AP) — Researchers are tripping seniors on purpose, and it's not some kind of warped practical joke. The experiment is among techniques being studied to prevent falls, the leading cause of injury in older adults. Falls in the elderly…

28 August 2014 [10:47 AM]
One reported dead in early-morning Longview shooting

LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Longview Police are at the scene of a shooting this morning at an apartment building on Garfield Drive and South Green Street. We're told someone has been fatally shot. It happened just before 4 a.m. Officer Kristie…

28 August 2014 [09:00 AM]
Jolie, Pitt wed privately at chateau in France

NEW YORK (AP) — Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in the French hamlet of Correns, a spokesman for the couple says. Jolie and Pitt wed in a small chapel in a private ceremony attended by family and…

28 August 2014 [08:57 AM]
Southern Flight

With temperatures still spiking in the mid- to upper-90s this week, it is a little hard to think about being bundled in camouflage, sitting in a blind over a near-frozen pond waiting for the first flight of ducks to glide…

28 August 2014 [01:24 AM]
Texas Fishing Report, August 28

NORTHEAST ATHENS: Water clear; 84-88 degrees; 0.94 feet low. Black bass are good on Texas rigged creature baits and topwater walking type baits along edges of grass. Crappie are fair on white jigs and minnows. Catfish are fair on prepared…

28 August 2014 [01:22 AM]
Not even ice-cold water can dampen Ice Bucket Challenge

ALS has soared into the spotlight this summer, and thanks to a clever challenge donations are up more than 3,000 percent over the same time period last year. Thousands of buckets of ice and water have been dumped as part…

28 August 2014 [01:06 AM]
Funky Fresh: Reporter gets feet wet in world of pedicures

My grandfather used to preach the old adage to never say never, because you always will wind up doing something you said you would not. Well as it turns out, he might have been onto something, because I swore I…

28 August 2014 [12:54 AM]
Arums give one last color display with seed stalks

Aren’t these pretty? I wrote about arums — specifically Arum italicum, with the beautiful dark green arrow-shaped leaves splotched with white — last winter. I want to show you the colorful seed stalks they put up right before disappearing for…

28 August 2014 [12:38 AM]
September time of preparation for fall gardening season

September is a swing month in the garden, since summer has not completely left us yet, but the milder days of fall are around the corner. You could almost say this is a time of preparation because many consider fall…

28 August 2014 [12:33 AM]
Death and Funeral Notices, August 28

DEATHS WILLIAM ARTERBERRY, 74, Troup, died Aug. 22. Lott’s Mortuary, Dallas. DEWEY H. BRAWNER, 94, Kilgore, died Aug. 17. Rader Funeral Home, Kilgore. BENNY MERRELL BROCK, 61, Tyler, died Aug. 9. MICHELLE DUNN COLLINS DIXON, 61, Wills Point, died…

28 August 2014 [12:10 AM]
Man dies in 1-vehicle early morning wreck

An early Wednesday morning incident claimed the life of a Tyler man when his vehicle rolled into a field north of the city. Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Jean Dark said 24-year-old Keith Williams was pronounced dead at the…

27 August 2014 [11:57 PM]
Gilmer looks to area cities for street work

GILMER — The Gilmer City Council meets in special session on Tuesday to consider “authorizing the development of an interlocal agreement with neighboring cities” to obtain street improvements. City Manager Jeff Ellington said Wednesday he was at a city managers’…

27 August 2014 [11:56 PM]
GED prep, English classes offered in fall

Free GED prep and English classes will be offered to rural East Texas residents this fall and spring. A $10,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation will fund the classes offered through the Gateway to American Opportunities, a…

27 August 2014 [11:54 PM]
Tyler picks contract search firm to find city manager

kgooch@tylerpaper.com The city of Tyler will pursue a contract with Keller-based Strategic Government Resources to help conduct a search for the next city manager. On Aug. 1, City Manager Mark McDaniel announced that he was resigning and taking an assistant…

27 August 2014 [11:53 PM]
Fueling Progress: Natural gas drives up revenue, alternative vehicles

Clay Clemmer filled up his company’s Chevrolet truck with compressed natural gas on Wednesday at Tyler’s new fueling station — First Alt Fuel. Clemmer, 50, co-owner of the Granite Division Inc. in Tyler, bought the company’s first compressed natural gas…

27 August 2014 [11:38 PM]