Three local physicians recognized at Bethesda Health Clinic Video

The Bethesda Health Clinic will recognize three local physicians for their contributions to the community during the Doctor Luke Society banquet this weekend. Drs. Doug Coltman, Clark Hampe and Donal Steph will be inducted into the Bethesda Health Clinic’s Doctor Luke Society. The society “honors those whose professional and perso…

New College of Pharmacy at UT Tyler underway

Contractors are working on a three-story building to house the new College of Pharmacy at The University of Texas at Tyler that will teach students in a non-traditional way instead of the classic lecture format. The 60,000-square-feet, $26.

Junior Symphony League presents major gift to ETSO

The Junior Symphony League of Tyler recently donated $21,400 to East Texas Symphony Orchestra. “We are grateful for the ongoing support of the Junior Symphony League members, not only through their countless volunteer hours, but also their interest in and financial support of the East Texas Symphony Orchestra,” ETSO President and Exe

Christian nightclub comes to Tyler Video

When Stephen I. Crow was a child, he found church to be incredibly boring.

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Christian nightclub comes to Tyler Video

When Stephen I. Crow was a child, he found church to be incredibly boring. “If Jesus is anything like these people, I don’t want anything to do with him,” Crow said of his thoughts at the time. At that point,…

31 January 2015 [12:06 PM]
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2M vehicles recalled: Air bags may inflate while driving

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for faulty air bags that may inflate while the car is running. The recall includes some Acura MDX, Dodge Viper, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Honda…

31 January 2015 [11:33 AM]
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Hatfields, McCoys make moonshine legally in southern W.Va.

GILBERT, W.Va. (AP) — After generations of bootlegging, direct descendants of the Hatfields have teamed up with the McCoy name to produce legal moonshine in southern West Virginia with the state's blessing — the start of a new legacy for…

31 January 2015 [10:38 AM]
Son, 15, faces murder count in death of Corpus Christi woman

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Corpus Christi police say a 15-year-old boy faces a juvenile murder charge after his mother was found slain in her home. Cdmr. Michael Alanis (AL'-uh-nees) says the teen remained hospitalized Saturday for treatment of injuries…

31 January 2015 [10:28 AM]
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Gun debate turns wild in first 2 weeks of Texas Legislature

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas gun debate has gone wild, wild west. A confrontation between gun owners and a state lawmaker who later was given a state security detail. Panic buttons installed in legislative offices. Guns made and displayed…

31 January 2015 [08:56 AM]
Texas Home Depot worker gets prison, stole credit card data

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A former Home Depot Inc. employee in Texas must serve 18 months in federal prison for stealing credit card numbers from nearly 37,000 customers. Daniel Marquadt of Round Rock was sentenced Friday in Austin. Marquadt, who…

31 January 2015 [08:51 AM]
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1st time advertisers make a play with Super Bowl spots

NEW YORK (AP) — More Super Bowl ad rookies will be trying to score a touchdown this Sunday. There will be 15 new Super Bowl advertisers this year, the most since 2000, before the economy fell into what would be…

31 January 2015 [08:01 AM]
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List: 10 Super Bowl ads you'll be talking about

NEW YORK (AP) — It's almost show time. When the Super Bowl kicks off on Sunday, 40-plus advertisers will be hoping to win over the more than 110 million viewers tuning in. After paying $4.5 million for a 30-second spot,…

30 January 2015 [11:15 PM]
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Judge: Funeral home wrongly sold Lee Harvey Oswald's casket

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A funeral home that sold Lee Harvey Oswald's pine casket for $87,468 must return it to the accused presidential assassin's brother, a judge ruled Friday. Robert Oswald had bought the pine bluff casket for his…

30 January 2015 [11:00 PM]
Bible Verse 1-31

"Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love." (Ephesians 4:2)…

30 January 2015 [10:09 PM]
Sorority meeting on Saturday

National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa Inc. Epsilon Beta Chapter of Tyler will celebrate “Pioneers in Education” during the third annual scholarship luncheon at 11:30 a.m. today at the Holiday Inn in Tyler. Five retired educators who have impacted Smith…

30 January 2015 [09:10 PM]
Death and Funeral Notices 1-31

DEATHS JAMIE ABERNATHY, 71, Carthage, died Jan. 30. Hawthorn Funeral Home, Carthage. Visitation 2-4 p.m. Sunday at funeral home. MARIA BACCHI, 65, Tyler, died Jan. 29. Boren-Conner Funeral Home, Bullard. SHANE C. BENDER, 61, Tyler, died Jan. 29. Boren-Conner…

30 January 2015 [08:49 PM]
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New College of Pharmacy at UT Tyler underway

Contractors are working on a three-story building to house the new College of Pharmacy at The University of Texas at Tyler that will teach students in a non-traditional way instead of the classic lecture format. The 60,000-square-feet, $26.5 million W.T.…

30 January 2015 [08:44 PM]
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Three local physicians recognized at Bethesda Health Clinic

The Bethesda Health Clinic will recognize three local physicians for their contributions to the community during the Doctor Luke Society banquet this weekend. Drs. Doug Coltman, Clark Hampe and Donal Steph will be inducted into the Bethesda Health Clinic’s Doctor…

30 January 2015 [08:12 PM]
Medical studies among expansion of subjects at TJC

Students will be able to study health care administration, dental assisting and a few other new subjects following Tyler Junior College trustees’ approval of several programs on Thursday. The college board voted in regular session to authorize programs leading to…

30 January 2015 [08:07 PM]
What we all really need

I once read that if you hear a song over and over in your head, your subconscious is giving you a message. So I was puzzled a week or so ago when I woke up humming, “We Need a Little…

30 January 2015 [07:43 PM]
New Life Community to hold Super Sunday service

New Life Community Church, 1201 NNW Loop 323, will have Super Sunday at 9:30 a.m. The theme is “Ain’ts vs. Saints.” The pastor is Dr. Vernon M. Robertson. SUPER BOWL SERVICE Landmark Baptist Church, 11125 University Boulevard, in…

30 January 2015 [07:40 PM]
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Don't turn away from the lost

Let us mourn the death of a 17-year-old girl. Girl, not woman — or if you feel you must be more exact — teenager. In this moment, the passing of Kristiana Coignard calls for our sympathy and concern for the…

30 January 2015 [07:38 PM]
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Silencing skeptics isn't a real debate

British science writer and House of Lords member Matt Ridley wrote recently about his life “as a climate lukewarmer,” and although his comments on the issue of climate change itself are instructive, his take on the debate is far more…

30 January 2015 [07:20 PM]
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Bison herd provides glimpse of Texas history, and lessons

JOSIE MUSICO, Lubbock Avalanche-Journal QUITAQUE, Texas (AP) — A full-grown bull briefly looks up from his meal as you drive through his territory. The great creature briefly ponders the sight of you and your vehicle, then returns to the pasture…

30 January 2015 [06:56 PM]
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Colorado considers ban on welfare cards at pot shops

DENVER (AP) — Welfare money or food stamps for marijuana? It's an urban legend that won't go away in Colorado, and state lawmakers this year are poised to pass a law clarifying that public benefit cards can't be used at…

30 January 2015 [06:54 PM]
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Venezuela uses detained reporter in tourism promo goof

MIAMI (AP) — A short-lived promo posted to Twitter by Venezuelan tourism officials to highlight the nation's openness to foreigners featured a Miami Herald reporter who had been detained while covering the country's elections. Earlier this week, a promo ran…

30 January 2015 [06:50 PM]
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Wisconsin team works to defend U.S. snow sculpting championship

LAKE GENEVA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin snow sculpting team that won the last two national championships is trying to defend its trophy in Lake Geneva. The U.S. National Snow Sculpting Championship began Wednesday, with judging set for Saturday along…

30 January 2015 [06:42 PM]