Driver indicted in fatal Harmony wreck that took the life of two teenage girls

GILMER - A 23-year-old Gilmer man was indicted and arrested Thursday on multiple charges in connection with a June 3 two-vehicle collision that killed two young women on the night one of them graduated from Harmony High School. Robert William Frazier was named in a four-count indictment on two charges of intoxication manslaughter and two counts…

Army veteran and triple amputee Bryan Anderson shares message of staying positive, as All Saints Episcopal students honor wounded warriors

About 11 years after losing both of his legs and his left hand in an explosion in Southeast Baghdad, U.S. Army veteran Bryan Anderson is living out many of his dreams. He lives in Los Angele,s and among his seven jobs, he is both an actor and a stuntman. Some of his favorite hobbies include skateboarding, snowboarding, wakeboarding and rock

Trump injects Bill Clinton scandals into 2016 race

BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) - Donald Trump is warning voters that a Hillary Clinton victory would bring her husband's sex scandal back to the White House. Injecting Clinton's marital troubles into the 2016 campaign was Trump's latest effort to bounce back from Monday night's debate performance, which has been widely panned as lackluster. In contrast,

Retiring Judge Michael Schneider reflects on his time on the bench

There was a time when Michael Schneider thought he might go into the ministry. His family had moved often when he was growing up, as his Methodist minister father led different churches. He attended schools throughout East Texas, including Brownsboro, Whitehouse, Edgewood and Lufkin. He even went to Lon Morris College, a Methodist school, for his
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TJC, UT Tyler host ‘El Camino al Colegio’

For the 15th consecutive year, Tyler Junior College and The University of Texas at Tyler are hosting a day for Hispanic high school students and their parents to get a closer look at college life. El Camino al Colegio (The…

30 September 2016 [03:06 PM]
Suspect arrested in Rusk County murder case

RUSK COUNTY - The person accused of killing 60-year-old Floyd Thompson has been arrested. According to Smith County Justice of the Peace Precinct 5 Joe Sorrells, 38-year-old Lamralon Thompson was arrested and charged in connection with the death of Floyd…

30 September 2016 [03:03 PM]
Orr Elementary students get visit from John Tyler H.S. athletes

Students at Orr Elementary in Tyler got a treat Friday when John Tyler High School athletes and coaches stopped by for a pep rally at the school. Members of the Lions basketball and football teams and Lady Lions volleyball players…

30 September 2016 [02:59 PM]
IN Focus: Ted Cruz at Champions of Freedom Annual Dinner 09.23.16

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, was the special guest and keynote speaker at the Grassroots America We The People Champions of Freedom Annual Dinner, Sept. 23 at the Holiday Inn-Tyler. Cruz spoke at the event, and also visited the crowd and…

30 September 2016 [02:24 PM]
Local health officials give advice about how to avoid catching the flu Video

Christus Trinity Mother Frances-Tyler and East Texas Medical Center already have started giving flu shots at their clinics. The Northeast Texas Public Health District is offering the shot at its main offices, 815 N. Broadway, while UT Health Northeast officials said…

30 September 2016 [01:58 PM]
Breast cancer survivors invited to free retreat at ETMC

The ETMC Breast Care Center is holding a free, one-day retreat for breast cancer survivors on Oct.14, featuring keynote speaker Dr. Alexander Nguyen, fellowship-trained physician in plastic and reconstructive microsurgery with a special interest in lymphedema. The ETMC Pink Ribbon…

30 September 2016 [12:07 PM]
Christus Trinity Mother Frances Neuroscience welcomes new provider

The Christus Trinity Mother Frances Neuroscience Institute Pain Center welcomed new provider, Anwar Zaman M.D., to serve the patients of their growing community practice Sept. 10. “We are excited to add Dr. Zaman to our already outstanding team at Christus…

30 September 2016 [11:56 AM]
Smith County Veterans Treatment Court to take on felony charges

The Smith County Veterans Treatment Court will soon be able to take certain felony cases. In 2011, Smith County officially started a veterans court program, where qualifying veterans would be able to complete a program and meet certain goals in…

30 September 2016 [11:40 AM]
Let us look inward on Rosh Hashanah

Where there’s birth, there can also be rebirth. Perhaps that’s the most hopeful message we can take away from Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish holy day that begins at sundown. Tyler Rabbi Neal Katz spoke to the Tyler Paper about the…

30 September 2016 [11:25 AM]
After fatal train crash, investigators seek answers

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) - Federal investigators are trying to determine what happened before a New Jersey commuter train barreled through a station and crashed into a barrier, causing a young mother to be killed by falling debris and injuring more…

30 September 2016 [07:57 AM]
Tim Burton slammed for comments on new movie's diversity

NEW YORK (AP) - Tim Burton is getting criticized on social media over his explanation on why his new movie's cast is overwhelmingly white. The major characters in Burton's "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" are all white, save for…

30 September 2016 [06:56 AM]
Hearing set for teen held in South Carolina school shooting

TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) - A judge will decide whether authorities can continue holding a teenager arrested after a school shooting that left two students and a teacher wounded and a tiny South Carolina community coping with the aftermath. The juvenile…

30 September 2016 [06:30 AM]
Researchers sample unusually rich deep-sea area off Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) - Federal researchers have just returned from an expedition to study the biodiversity and mechanisms of an unusually rich deep-sea ecosystem off the coast of Hawaii's Big Island. Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration told The…

30 September 2016 [06:23 AM]
Inmate death a challenge for states: How to tell victims?

Marshall Metz had served five years of a life sentence for murdering his wife when his stepson Jimmy Trout got a startling message from Maryland's automated victim-notification service: "This e-mail is to inform you that Marshall Metz has been released…

30 September 2016 [05:48 AM]
Trump injects Bill Clinton scandals into 2016 race

BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) - Donald Trump is warning voters that a Hillary Clinton victory would bring her husband's sex scandal back to the White House. Injecting Clinton's marital troubles into the 2016 campaign was Trump's latest effort to bounce back…

30 September 2016 [05:42 AM]
Two-headed rat snake gets new home at Central Texas zoo

WACO, Texas (AP) - A two-headed rat snake found this month in a Central Texas yard has a new home at a zoo. Officials with the Cameron Park Zoo in Waco on Wednesday provided details on the nearly foot-long snake.…

30 September 2016 [05:36 AM]
New Hampshire hotel is home to supersized cat

WATERVILLE VALLEY, N.H. (AP) - Guests at a hotel in New Hampshire can be forgiven for thinking a raccoon is lounging out front. The huge ball of fur on the sidewalk of the Best Western Silver Fox Inn at the…

30 September 2016 [05:31 AM]
HEALTH: ETMC offers seminar on stroke

ETMC will offer a free KnowledgeFirst Forum on strokes with Dr. Allison Hennigan, board-certified neurologist with Northeast Texas Neurology Associates and the ETMC Neurological Institute, at noon Tuesday in the ETMC Pavilion in Tyler. Dr. Hennigan will discuss the warning signs…

30 September 2016 [02:14 AM]
Dogtoberfest set for Saturday at Gander Mountain

Dogtoberfest, formally named Petapalooza, will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Gander Mountain, 151 Market Square Blvd. The event is a craft beer festival that also allows attendees a chance to adopt animals. The event is…

30 September 2016 [02:10 AM]
Families can have pets blessed at two events this weekend

Two Tyler churches will give residents an opportunity to have their pets blessed this weekend. St. Francis Episcopal Church, 3232 Jan Ave. in Tyler, will host its annual Blessing of the Animals at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, and Christ Church Episcopal will…

30 September 2016 [02:03 AM]