Former president George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Houston

Former president George H.W. Bush, 92, has been hospitalized in Houston, according to a spokesman. Bush spokesman Jim McGrath tweeted that Bush was taken to Houston Methodist Hospital Saturday for shortness of breath and "has responded very well to treatments. Hope to have him out soon." The Houston Chronicle, quoting Jean Becker, the chief of…

Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams questions police stop in Tyler, Texas

Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Wiliams said on an Austin radio show Wednesday morning that he was stopped and profiled by Tyler police when he was in town for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award banquet last week. Tyler Mayor Martin Heines said he is confident that soon-to-be-released body camera footage will show that the brief encounter in a hotel

ONCOR temporarily cuts off power to Tyler Pounds airport

(KYTX) TYLER - ONCOR Electric is shutting power off for about 30 minutes Wednesday morning for repairs. The outage will affect the jet bridges and TSA screening equipment in the main terminal. Travelers are advised to contact their airline or check FlyTYR.com for updated flight

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Michael Tidwell is a hands-on guy, so on the first day of classes at The University of Texas at Tyler, he couldn’t resist spending the day out on campus, meeting people. Tidwell started the day by ordering more than 120 dozen donuts for his faculty and staff. He borrowed a golf cart and began making deliveries himself. “We’ve got an

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Tax change may impact your giving

DAWN FRANKS, Your Philanthropy In the early 1980s, as a very young nonprofit executive director, I experienced the impact of political change, or rather the impact of the predictions of change. On Jan. 20, 1981, President Reagan was inaugurated.…

18 January 2017 [11:16 AM]
LeTourneau University hosting luncheon for Texas Supreme Court

(Longview, Texas) – A luncheon honoring the Texas Supreme Court will be held at LeTourneau University’s Allen Family Student Center at 11:45 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 16, featuring remarks by Chief Justice Nathan Hecht, whose topic will be "The Texas Supreme…

18 January 2017 [11:13 AM]
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Zumba continues at the Glass Recreation Center

The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department will continue its popular Zumba class with instructor Josue Perez throughout 2017. Zumba is a dance fitness program that combines Latin rhythms with simple dance moves, creating a fun and easy-to-follow fitness program. The…

18 January 2017 [09:24 AM]
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ONCOR temporarily cuts off power to Tyler Pounds airport

(KYTX) TYLER UPDATE 9:15 a.m. : Power has been restored. ONCOR Electric is shutting power off for about 30 minutes Wednesday morning for repairs. The outage will affect the jet bridges and TSA screening equipment in the main terminal.…

18 January 2017 [09:08 AM]
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Former president George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Houston

Former president George H.W. Bush, 92, has been hospitalized in Houston, according to a spokesman. Bush spokesman Jim McGrath tweeted that Bush was taken to Houston Methodist Hospital Saturday for shortness of breath and "has responded very well to treatments.…

18 January 2017 [09:02 AM]
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0118 Bible Quote

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17 January 2017 [11:35 PM]
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Agreement between the city of Tyler and EPA filed in federal court

An agreement intended to help the city of Tyler limit potential discharges of wastewater into the environment was filed Tuesday in federal court. The agreement between Tyler and the Environmental Protection Agency is an 88-page document, known as…

17 January 2017 [08:46 PM]
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Suspect on the loose after stolen credit card used at Walgreens

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the criminal offense of credit card/debit card abuse. A suspect entered the Walgreens store at 110 SSW Loop 323 in Tyler on Dec. 16 and made a purchase with a stolen debit card,…

17 January 2017 [07:37 PM]
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Wednesday is first day to file for place on city, school board ballots

Wednesday will open the season to file for a position on the Tyler City Council or on the Tyler ISD Board of Trustees. The filing period for a position on both governing boards opens Wednesday and runs through Feb. 17. Positions are elected in cycles. This year, odd-numbered…

17 January 2017 [06:57 PM]
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Exercise class makes seniors at TASCA Activity Center healthier

Concerned about her high blood pressure, Mary Tindall, 70, joined an exercise class at the activity center of the Tyler Area Senior Citizen’s Association. Five years later, her blood pressure and other health numbers are down; she has developed new…

17 January 2017 [05:57 PM]
East Texas Symphony Orchestra fills executive director post

The East Texas Symphony Orchestra board has hired Vanessa Gardner as its executive director. Ms. Gardner’s experience includes serving as general manager of the Lexington Symphony in Lexington, Massachusetts, according to the announcement. She replaces Nancy Wrenn, who retired…

17 January 2017 [05:53 PM]
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Walter Williams: International Trade Thuggery

President-elect Donald Trump’s threats against American companies looking to relocate in foreign countries have won favorable review from many quarters. Support comes from those alarmed about trade deficits, those who want a “level playing field” and those who call for…

17 January 2017 [05:21 PM]
Death and Funeral Notices for Jan. 18

DEATHS TAMMY MARIE (GUILLOT) BANKSTON, 45, Lindale, died Jan. 15. Caudle-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home, Lindale. ELDER ROBERT BERRY, 83, Tyler, died Jan. 13. John R. Harmon Undertaking Co., Tyler. EDNA CARTER, 70, Tyler, died Jan. 17. Stewart Family…

17 January 2017 [04:43 PM]
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1 person critically injured following explosion in Zavalla

(KYTX) ZAVALLA - Two people are hospitalized, one critically following an explosion at their home early Monday morning. According to Zavalla Volunteer Fire Chief Chris Wade, the elderly couple was inside the home on Pleasure Drive when it exploded around…

17 January 2017 [02:57 PM]
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17 January 2017 [02:03 PM]