FM 315 is now open and back to normal traffic flow after early morning wreck

  A segment of FM 315 near Mt. Enterprise in Rusk County is expected to be closed for most of the day following an early morning 18-wheeler wreck that resulted in a diesel spill. FM 315 traffic is being detoured until further notice. According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), FM 315 traffic is being rerouted around the Shiloh…

Driver hits hydrant, goes airborne into oncoming traffic in Tyler

(KYTX) TYLER - Emergency crews are working to clear a major wreck that happened around 10 a.m. at Martin Luther King Boulevard and East Gentry Parkway in Tyler, near El Lugar. According to authorities, the driver of a gray Nissan sedan was headed east on Martin Luther King Jr, Boulevard toward the affected intersection. He hit a fire hydrant,

UT Tyler groups hosting suicide awareness walk on April 12

The Psi Chi Honor Society and the Psychology Club of UT Tyler along with the National Alliance on Mental Illness student groups at UT Tyler are hosting the 2nd annual walk for suicide awareness on Wednesday, April 12 from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. The walk will begin on the UT Tyler campus at the University Center Patio by the Lakes. The first 500

Oklahoma may legalize hog hunting from helicopters

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Oklahoma could soon join Louisiana and Texas in allowing hunters to shoot feral hogs from helicopters. The Tulsa World (http://bit.ly/2neDl3i ) reports that aerial gunners are already used to help control feral swine in Oklahoma. But that work can only be done by trained, licensed contractors with support from the Oklahoma

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UT Tyler groups hosting suicide awareness walk on April 12

The Psi Chi Honor Society and the Psychology Club of UT Tyler along with the National Alliance on Mental Illness student groups at UT Tyler are hosting the 2nd annual walk for suicide awareness on Wednesday, April 12 from 12…

28 March 2017 [01:35 PM]
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Oklahoma may legalize hog hunting from helicopters

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Oklahoma could soon join Louisiana and Texas in allowing hunters to shoot feral hogs from helicopters. The Tulsa World (http://bit.ly/2neDl3i ) reports that aerial gunners are already used to help control feral swine in Oklahoma. But…

28 March 2017 [12:44 PM]
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Darlene Cates, the mother in 'Gilbert Grape,' dies at 69

NEW YORK (AP) - Darlene Cates, who played the housebound mother in the 1993 film "What's Eating Gilbert Grape," has died. Cates died in her sleep Sunday morning at her home in Forney, Texas, according to her son-in-law, David Morgan.…

28 March 2017 [12:34 PM]
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White House plan to help pay for border wall is a long shot

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is calling for immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs like medical research, infrastructure and community development grants to help pay for the border wall that President Donald Trump repeatedly promised would be…

28 March 2017 [11:51 AM]
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Jones taking over as All Saints basketball coach

Brian Jones, a former Trojans all-state basketball player, is taking over for his basketball coach, Eddie Francis, at All Saints Episcopal School. Francis told the Tyler Morning Telegraph and ETFinalScore.com on Monday he was resigning as basketball coach but will…

28 March 2017 [11:28 AM]
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Neal McCoy mourns the death of his father

LONGVIEW, TEXAS (MARCH 27, 2017) - It is with deep sadness Neal announced to his fans and followers Saturday morning (March 25th), through Facebook, about the passing of his father, Hubert Neal “Pete” McGaughey. He was 86. McCoy shared…

28 March 2017 [11:06 AM]
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Registration for Glass Rec’s Summer Camp opens April 3

Summertime is quickly approaching and some may need a place for their child to spend their summer days! The City of Tyler’s Glass Recreation Center’s (GRC) Summer Camp is perfect for children to spend their time playing, learning and building…

28 March 2017 [11:04 AM]
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TJC hosts annual 50 gallon blood drive

(KYTX) Students at Tyler Junior College worked to give back to the community Monday, donating for the annual 50 gallon challenge. Over the last six years, the college has strived to meet their challenge, collectively raising more than 250 gallons…

28 March 2017 [10:57 AM]
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Apache Belles spring show set March 31-April 1

Tthe Tyler Junior College Apache Belles’ have announced their spring show, “Love Train.” Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, March 30-April 1, and 2 p.m. Saturday, April 1, in Wise Auditorium on the TJC main campus. Director of the Apache Belles…

28 March 2017 [10:54 AM]
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Lowe's in Henderson to host blood drive April 18

Lowe’s in Henderson is hosting a blood drive from 2 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, at 1603 Highway 79 South in the parking lot on the Carter BloodCare bus. For more information or to schedule an appointment time,…

28 March 2017 [10:13 AM]
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Touch a Truck event slated for April 1

The Junior League of Tyler, Inc. is hosting a one day event allowing children to learn about different vehicles as they explore, climb and touchemergency response vehicles, heavy machinery and other equipment in a supervised environment. The event, "Touch…

28 March 2017 [10:06 AM]
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Walter Williams: Educational sabotage

Nationally, black junior high and high school students are suspended at a rate more than three times as often as their white peers, twice as often as their Latino peers and more than 10 times as often as their Asian…

28 March 2017 [09:30 AM]
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Editorial: Rare earth mining makes green energy not-so-green

In Monday’s Tyler Area Energy Summit, Ken Morgan, PhD., director of the Texas Christian University’s Energy Institute, brought up an important element of green energy - several elements, in fact - which make it not-so-very green. Rare earth elements, also…

28 March 2017 [09:23 AM]
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Self-driving car crash comes amid debate about regulations

PHOENIX (AP) - A crash that caused an Uber self-driving SUV to flip onto its side in a Phoenix suburb serves as a stark reminder of the challenges surrounding autonomous vehicles in Arizona, a state that has gone all-in to…

28 March 2017 [09:05 AM]
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Bible Verse for 3-28

“My salvation and my honor depend on God; he is my mighty rock, my refuge.” (Psalm 62:7)…

27 March 2017 [11:18 PM]
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UT Tyler hosts Special Olympics Video

The crowd erupted in cheers as Brittany Lamb made yet another basket in a basketball game Monday evening. Lamb was one of nearly 40 Special Olympic athletes participating in the Special Olympics hosted by The University of Texas at Tyler’s…

27 March 2017 [09:09 PM]
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Editorial: Two essays show how words and ideas have power

Words matter. In an important way, words create not reality, but how we perceive reality. Two essays published in recent days agree on that much, at least. Writing for the Competitive Research Institute, Ryan Young explains how words - language…

27 March 2017 [07:13 PM]
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Death and Funeral Notices for March 28

DEATHS ANITA ELLISON, 79, Tyler, died March 26. Hilliard Funeral Home, Van. DOLORES GABASA, 79, Van, died March 24. Hilliard Fu­neral Home, Van. MARY HOUSER, 86, Frankston, died March 25. Autry Fu­neral Home, Frankston. DESMOND J.…

27 March 2017 [05:10 PM]
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Jacksonville ISD celebrates students on Down Syndrome Awareness Day

Jacksonville ISD campuses “Rocked Their Socks” on March 21 to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Day. Fred Douglass Elementary’s reason to celebrate and “rock their socks” included Braylon Hamlett, principal Rachel Sherman, Lillie Allen (1st grade), Heather Hamlett (aide and Braylon’s…

27 March 2017 [04:26 PM]
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Jacksonville Choir students visit the nation's capitol

Jacksonville High School students marched on Washington recently. Twenty-three JHS Choir students and 10 chaperones spent their spring break in Washington, D.C., performing at the World War II Memorial during the trip. The temperature was 27 degrees but felt like…

27 March 2017 [04:02 PM]