PHOTOS: Kickflips, flip tricks: Skaters compete for 'Show Your Heart, Save Our Park'

Skateboarders run through their tricks in a practice session for the “Show Your Heart, Save Our Park” skateboard contest Saturday afternoon at Nobel E. Young Park. All the procee 19 April 2014 [10:44 PM]

Is It Just Me? Relentlessly pursuing perfection

“Sarah, do you remember what happened when you were little about the perfect attendance award?” I asked recently. “No” she replied. “Why?” The real ques 19 April 2014 [10:50 PM]

City Council Candidates- District 4: Licea focuses on ensuring district is business-friendly

District 4 City Council candidate Eleno Licea touts his record, saying he has the ability to work well with people and wants to help Tyler community members. Licea will face Don Warren for 19 April 2014 [10:54 PM]

City Council Candidates - District 4: Warren values relationships with people you work with

District 4 City Council candidate Don Warren said he wants to ensure that Tyler remains a great place to live and raise a family. Warren will face Eleno Licea for the District 4 position in 19 April 2014 [10:56 PM]

TISD fine arts to receive annual grants

A new endowment fund will benefit the fine arts in Tyler ISD. The TISD Foundation on Thursday announced the establishment of the Frances Cowan Gibson Tyler ISD Fine Arts Endowment to benefi 19 April 2014 [11:05 PM]

Taste Of Texas: Steak cookoff set for May 24 at FRESH

FRESH by Brookshire’s will host its Taste of Texas celebration with a steak cookoff at the store May 24. To celebrate the occasion — as well as steaks and Texas in general &mdas 19 April 2014 [11:29 PM]

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Coldwater Creek to close all stores

Coldwater Creek Inc., a woman’s apparel and accessory retailer, will be shuttering its stores, including the one in Tyler, after filing for…

Obama must stop the 'war on cows'

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TxDOT workers to work on East Texas roads this week

The Texas Department of Public Safety workers will be in eight counties working on and repairing East Texas roadways this week. Daytime lane closures will be in effect while the work is in progress and flaggers will control traffic. Motorists…

20 April 2014 [11:09 PM]
Railroad bypasses college town and Larissa is history

One of the oldest towns in Cherokee county that was hailed for its devotion to education and its deep historical roots blew off the map after the Civil War. The town of Larissa was once situated northeast of Jacksonville off…

20 April 2014 [10:55 PM]
Tyler PD looking for robbery suspect

The Tyler Police Department is looking for a man who robbed a Tyler Gas station Sunday evening. Officers were called to Food Fast, 4725 Troup Highway at 8:50 p.m., said Sgt. Adam Colby. The clerk told officers an African-American man…

20 April 2014 [10:15 PM]
Hispanic business alliance taking scholarship essays

The Tyler Hispanic Business Alliance is inviting Tyler area graduating high school seniors to participate in the Mayra Cedillo Memorial Scholarship Essay Contest. Ms. Cedillo died in 2003 at the age of 19 after a wreck involving a drunken…

19 April 2014 [11:36 PM]

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Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and…

20 April 2014 [08:02 PM]