Noonday 'Axe of Horror' haunted house open tonight, tomorrow Video

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Pedestrian-related accidents jump on Halloween Video

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Chandler woman faces intoxication manslaughter charges Video

A Chandler woman, who posted about a drinking game on her Facebook page just days ago, now sits in the Smith County Jail on intoxication manslaughter charges for the death of her 5-year-old granddaughter in July. Texas Department of Public Safety trooper Glenn Davenport said he worked the accident on July 31 on County Road 1113 in Smith County tha

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Midterm countdown: Senate control up for grabs Video

With just days to go before voters cast their ballots in the high stakes midterm elections, control of the Senate hangs on just a few states, and the GOP is feeling optimistic that both houses of Congress may soon be…

31 October 2014 [11:31 AM]
Lufkin kids treat dogs to treats

LUFKIN (AP) - Some kindergarten students in East Texas have turned Halloween into a math and science project with treats going to the dogs. The Lufkin Daily News ( ) reported Friday that students at St. Cyprian's Episcopal School in…

31 October 2014 [11:21 AM]
Medicare bought meds for dead people Video

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it drugs for the departed: Medicare's prescription program kept paying for costly medications even after patients were dead. The problem was traced back to a head-scratching bureaucratic rule that's now getting a second look. A report…

31 October 2014 [10:21 AM]
A look at Ebola guidelines in Texas and other states

JULIE WATSON, Associated Press States have broad authority to quarantine people to prevent the spread of disease, and several are exercising that right to go beyond the safety recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control for containing the deadly Ebola…

31 October 2014 [07:30 AM]
3 Texas soldiers guilty of smuggling immigrants

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Three Fort Hood soldiers who used their U.S. Army identification or gear to help hide immigrants have been convicted in a South Texas smuggling ring. Eric Alexander Rodriguez of Odem, Brandon Troy Robbins of San Antonio…

31 October 2014 [07:24 AM]
A beloved board game brought to life

IF YOU GO ... “Clue – The Musical” is set for 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1, 6, 7 and 8 and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 2 and 9 at Tyler Civic Theatre Center, 400 Rose Park Drive. Tickets are available at…

30 October 2014 [11:47 PM]
List of Haunted Houses an attractions in East Texas

Throughout East Texas, haunted attractions full of frightful thrills await those who are brave enough to enter their halls. Below is a collection of haunted houses open tonight. Terror Nights Haunted House at 806 E. Oakwood in Tyler is 7…

30 October 2014 [11:34 PM]
American Freedom Museum's new exhibit to open at Nov. 8 event

The American Freedom Museum on The Brook Hill School campus in Bullard will hold the grand opening and dedication of its new outdoor “Huey Helicopter” exhibit at 10 a.m. on Nov. 8. The event and day of “Honoring Heroes” will…

30 October 2014 [11:25 PM]
UT Tyler associate professor Bextine survives "Tethered"

On the frozen terrain of Alaska, UT Tyler associate professor of biology Dr. Blake Bextine finds himself hungry, cold, living off the land, and attached by a six-foot-long chord to a stranger named Caesar Avila. If they want to…

30 October 2014 [11:18 PM]
Chandler woman faces intoxication manslaughter charges Video

A Chandler woman, who posted about a drinking game on her Facebook page just days ago, now sits in the Smith County Jail on intoxication manslaughter charges for the death of her 5-year-old granddaughter in July. Texas Department of Public…

30 October 2014 [11:01 PM]
TJC trustees approve expansion of John Soules Foods

Tyler Junior College trustees on Thursday unanimously approved a five-year, 100 percent tax abatement for a $19 million expansion of John Soules Foods that would create 70 new jobs. Tom Mullins, president and CEO of Tyler Economic Development Council, requested…

30 October 2014 [10:44 PM]
Flag ceremony set for next month

Tyler Boy Scouts, with the assistance of the Tyler Fire Department, will host a flag ceremony next month “to show reverence to the American flag and retire them with honor,” the city announced. The event is set for 9 to…

30 October 2014 [10:42 PM]
ETMC holding "CPR on the square" Saturday

East Texas Medical Center EMS will host CPR on the Square in downtown Tyler from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday. The event is to educate the public on how to provide lifesaving cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR. Last month, ETMC…

30 October 2014 [10:41 PM]
High-speed chase suspect arrested

An illegal immigrant accused of shooting at a Lindale police officer earlier this month is now behind bars, after a call from a tipster led authorities to the man’s location. Lindale Police Sgt. Chad McElyea said Jesus Pedro Perez, 22,…

30 October 2014 [10:33 PM]
Pickleball clinic set for Nov. 18

The public is invited to attend a pickleball clinic next month. The clinic, offered by the Tyler Parks and Recreation Department and Dominick Greco, the Ambassador of the USA Pickleball Association of Plano, is set for 9 a.m. to noon…

30 October 2014 [10:32 PM]
Public opinion poll conducted by UT Tyler receives 400 responses

The University of Texas at Tyler has conducted a public opinion poll relating to the upcoming elections to understand basic political attitudes of East Texans, Dr. Martin Slann, College of Arts and Sciences dean, announced. The UT Tyler Center for…

30 October 2014 [10:21 PM]
Romeros Quartet in concert Saturday at Cowan Center

Pepe Romero has issued a challenge to patrons of the East Texas Symphony Orchestra concert on Saturday night. “I want them to close their eyes and just feel ... to let the music take their feelings and go with it,”…

30 October 2014 [09:59 PM]
Bible Verse 10-31

"For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind." (2 Timothy 1:7)…

30 October 2014 [09:56 PM]
Vets return to welcome

German U-boats patrolling the north Atlantic sunk three ships beneath World War II veteran Johnny Clark between January 1943 and December 1944. The emotion and memory of his time in the U.S. Navy Armed Guard during the war were as…

30 October 2014 [09:53 PM]
New Superintendent needed soon

The Jacksonville ISD school board is asking for public input on who will replace Superintendent Dr. Joe Wardell after he retires. The board will host a community involvement meeting Nov. 11 in the school’s administration building, 800 College Ave., according…

30 October 2014 [09:48 PM]
Book Fair today and Sat

The Smith County Medical Society Alliance book fair continues 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Saturday at 2004 Broussard St. Categories of books available include biographies, travel, gardening, large print, Oprah selections, Westerns, mystery, business, romance, art, theater, religion,…

30 October 2014 [09:44 PM]
Bullard holds annual Festival

The city of Bullard will hold its annual Red, White and Blue Festival in downtown Bullard on Saturday. The event will include a parade, as well as a breakfast for veterans and a tour of the American Freedom Museum at…

30 October 2014 [09:40 PM]
TJC Theatre Play Reading Series to present Poe piece

Theatre TJC’s Play Reading Series will present Frank Neary’s dramatization of the Edgar Allen Poe short story “The Fall of the House of Usher.” Performances are 3 p.m. today and 7 p.m. Saturday in Fine Arts Building, Room 103, on…

30 October 2014 [09:31 PM]
Two men remain in jail

GILMER — Two men remained jailed Thursday on animal cruelty and drug charges, one day after 37 dogs were seized at their rural Upshur County home by law officers and the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of…

30 October 2014 [09:08 PM]