Kellyanne Conway kneels on Oval Office couch, sparks debate

WASHINGTON (AP) - Photos of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway kneeling on an Oval Office couch with her shoes on have sparked an online debate about decorum in the executive mansion. Conway is seen perched on her knees on the couch with her feet behind her in photos taken Monday while President Donald Trump met with leaders of historically…

Suspect in several Tyler church burglaries arrested in Houston

A 36-year-old Tyler man who law enforcement officials believe may have burglarized several Tyler churches last year was arrested in Houston on Monday. The US Marshal’s Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force arrested Kinon Peacock, based on a lead from the US Marshal’s Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force. Officials said Peacock was found

Tyler woman, Clementine Warren, celebrates turning 100

Clementine Warren, of Tyler, is celebrating her 100th birthday today. Her friends and family at New Days Community Church, where she is a member, recognized the milestone on Sunday, and more celebrations are set to take place

Fourth annual Fresh Grocery Grab raises more than $2,600 for local charities Video

Local media teams competed early Tuesday for bragging rights as winner of the Fresh Grocery Grab, with proceeds benefiting local charities.  Two-person teams from the Tyler Morning Telegraph, KYTX, KETK and KLTV raced carts through the aisles, frantically grabbing items from shelves in an effort to grab as many groceries as possible during the

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Florists prepare for Valentine's Day in Tyler
Students from John Tyler High School spread Valentine's Day cheer to residents in nursing home
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4th annual Fresh 15 race slated for March 4

MELISSA MCTEE, mmctee@tylerpaper.com With 4,000 runners already registered, the 4th annual Fresh 15 race is gaining popularity year by year. According to Megan Riaz, Health and Wellness Coordinator for Brookshire Grocery Co., the race is about 500 racers ahead of…

28 February 2017 [11:15 AM]
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Editorial: March 2 marks Texas independence

The other states just don’t get it. But 181 years ago, a group of men gathered in a Texas town called Washington-on-the-Brazos to adopt a Declaration of Independence. Modeled on the United States Declaration, the document chides the Mexican military…

28 February 2017 [11:07 AM]
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Walter Williams: Undermining Academic Achievement

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said in a statement, “The president’s decision to ask Betsy DeVos to run the Department of Education should offend every single American man, woman, and child who has benefitted from the public education system…

28 February 2017 [10:58 AM]
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Kellyanne Conway kneels on Oval Office couch, sparks debate

WASHINGTON (AP) - Photos of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway kneeling on an Oval Office couch with her shoes on have sparked an online debate about decorum in the executive mansion. Conway is seen perched on her knees on the…

28 February 2017 [09:59 AM]
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Suspect in several Tyler church burglaries arrested in Houston

A 36-year-old Tyler man who law enforcement officials believe may have burglarized several Tyler churches last year was arrested in Houston on Monday. The US Marshal’s Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force arrested Kinon Peacock, based on a lead from…

28 February 2017 [09:43 AM]
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Tyler woman, Clementine Warren, celebrates turning 100

Clementine Warren, of Tyler, is celebrating her 100th birthday today. Her friends and family at New Days Community Church, where she is a member, recognized the milestone on Sunday, and more celebrations are set to take place today.…

28 February 2017 [09:03 AM]
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Three Lakes Middle School celebrates black history

Three Lakes Middle School students celebrated their hometown African-American pioneers as Black History Month comes to a close. The school hosted a Black History Month celebration Monday. The program opened with a rendition of “Lift Every Voice and Sing” by…

28 February 2017 [12:17 AM]
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Bible Verse for 2-28

“Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth.” (1 John 3:18)…

27 February 2017 [11:12 PM]
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Tyler ISD TV sweeps video awards ceremony

The Tyler ISD communications department brought home the gold for its video efforts. TISD-TV recently received seven awards for distinguished achievement in school communications. The awards were announced at the Texas School Public Relations Association (TSPRA) Star Awards Celebration during…

27 February 2017 [06:18 PM]
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Editorial: Ash Wednesday's bold proclamation

Those ashes you’ll be seeing Wednesday on a few foreheads are a bold and welcome public statement about something we’re told we should be quiet about, at least publicly religion. Today is Ash Wednesday, and Catholics, as well as a…

27 February 2017 [05:25 PM]
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County to evaluate costs of replacing Cotton Belt Building roof

Smith County Commissioners will review cost estimates for repairs to the Cotton Belt Building. In January, the court approved repairing two sections of the roof on the historic building, where residents for years have gone to pay their property…

27 February 2017 [05:05 PM]
Death and Funeral Notices for Feb. 28

DEATHS LOY ALEXANDER, 67, Jacksonville, died Feb. 27. Stewart Family Funeral Home, Tyler. ODIS “Mr. JACK” AMIE, 92, Tyler, died Feb. 22. John R. Harmon Undertaking Co, Tyler. RAY ARMOUR, 48, Pittsburg, died Feb. 27. J.C. White Funeral…

27 February 2017 [04:37 PM]
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2017 brings changes to “Full Retirement Age”

Every worker’s dream is having a secure retirement to enjoy the fruits of their labor. Social Security is here to help you secure today and tomorrow. Part of that commitment is ensuring you have the most up-to-date information when you…

27 February 2017 [04:31 PM]
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Big surge for military in Trump budget, big cuts elsewhere

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is proposing a huge $54 billion surge in U.S. military spending for new aircraft, ships and fighters in his first federal budget while slashing big chunks from domestic programs and foreign aid to make…

27 February 2017 [04:11 PM]
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Traffic has reopened on Interstate 20 near Marshall

Traffic has reopened on Interstate 20 near Marshall after a multi-vehicle crash led to the highway being shut down on Monday morning. Preliminary crash investigation shows that a truck tractor towing a semi-trailer loaded with plywood was traveling westbound on…

27 February 2017 [03:51 PM]
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CASA and Jersey Mike's team up for month of giving in March

CASA for Kids of East Texas, is joining forces with the two Jersey Mike’s Subs restaurants in Tyler for the 7th Annual “Month of Giving” fundraising campaign. During the month of March, customers can make a donation to CASA for…

27 February 2017 [03:51 PM]
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Smashburger closes Tyler locations

Both Tyler Smashburger locations have closed, meaning the closest place to get a Smashburger now involves a drive to Dallas or Shreveport.  Smashburger on South Broadway Avenue has a sign on the door informing customers of the closure.  "We consistently review…

27 February 2017 [03:47 PM]
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Tyler church offers drive-thru Ash Wednesday option

Pressed for time, but interested in participating in Ash Wednesday? At least one Tyler church is making that even easier. Pollard United Methodist Church on New Copeland Road will, for the first time, offer ashes to go via a…

27 February 2017 [03:15 PM]