Community looks to Tyler Junior College Board of Trustees for answers regarding new bathroom policy

Longtime Library Director Marian Jackson was the first to speak Thursday regarding new transgender restroom policies at Tyler Junior College, setting the tone for the meeting, where community members addressed the board of trustees on the school’s decision to allow students to choose whichever bathroom matching their gender identity. Jackson…

Sour letter from Bonnie and Clyde to ex-ally up for auction

BOSTON (AP) - Bonnie and Clyde made it quite clear how they felt about a former member of their gang in a letter they sent to him as he sat in the Dallas County Jail. He was a coward, they wrote, and they should have killed him when they had the chance. The four-page letter to Raymond Hamilton was written in April 1934 in Bonnie Parker's neat

Brother: Deaf man shot by state trooper was afraid of police

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - A deaf man shot to death by a North Carolina state trooper after a chase was scared of police after several misunderstandings with officers, his brother said Wednesday. Standing beside a memorial where his brother died near the family's home, Sam Harris said police are all too often inaccessible to deaf people, relating his

Suspended Smith County Judge Joel Baker pleads not guilty; trial set for October

Suspended Smith County Judge Joel Baker entered a plea of “not guilty” on Thursday in his arraignment hearing on charges of violating the Texas Open Meetings Act, as lawyers wrangled over access to emails and information about campaign contributions. The court also outlined a schedule for Baker, including setting a tentative trial date for
Somebody stop the madness

Why can’t people just leave well enough alone? Now they’ve gone and made a remake of “Ben...

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Longview police warn aout postal scam

KYTX Longview Police are warning residents of a postal scam involving checks sent in the mail.  The victim is instructed to cash the check contained inside the envelope, go to a local merchant and fill out a survey. Once the…

25 August 2016 [10:32 PM]
Henderson man wanted on drug charge

  KYTX   Rusk County Police executed a raid in Rusk County Tuesday upon receiving a search warrant for the Kennon Murphy residence in Henderson.  Confiscated during the warrant was suspected methamphetamine, suspected marijuana, numerous firearms, suspected stolen vehicles to…

25 August 2016 [09:31 PM]
Henderson man wanted on drug charge

Longview News-Journal An arrest warrant was issued Thursday for a Henderson man after the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office found methamphetamine, marijuana, numerous firearms, stolen cars and ATVs and other stolen property at a house on County Road 4135. Police are…

25 August 2016 [07:59 PM]
Death and Funeral Notices for Aug. 26

DEATHS GLADYS EMMA (HICKS) JONES, 88, Alto, died Aug. 24. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Monday at O.T. Allen & Son, Alto. LEONA (HAYTER) JONES, 74, Tyler, died Aug. 22. Community Funeral Home of Tyler. VARGE LANDY, 75, Frankston, died…

25 August 2016 [04:55 PM]
Bible verse 8-26

“Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble.” (Psalm 119:165)…

25 August 2016 [04:53 PM]
Community groups host first breastfeeding wellness expo

Tyler-based My African American Mothers Alliance (MAAMA) and World on My Shoulders will host the inaugural Black Breastfeeding Wellness Expo from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Members of the groups - formed to improve the African American mothers’ experience…

25 August 2016 [04:06 PM]
Tyler Public Library to bring back free gentle yoga this fall

The Tyler Public Library will once again offer free gentle yoga classes. The popular class was offered at the library July through August, and a donation from the Friends of the Tyler Public Library has allowed the class to return…

25 August 2016 [04:05 PM]
IN Focus: Back to school fashion at Broadway Square Mall 08.20.16

Eforfashion had a back to school fashion event at Broadway Square Mall on Aug. 20 with models showing off looks, styled by Elisabeth Ashley, in front of multiple stores. The event included face painting, henna tattoo art and character drawing.   -…

25 August 2016 [04:02 PM]
IN Focus: Tyler Fashion Week preview at Jack Ryan's 08.18.16

Jack Ryan's hosted a fashion preview on Aug. 18 of Tyler Fashion Week. The preview included jewelry by Neita Fran of Velarosa Jewelry, Ezekiel 16 designs by Jasmine Lewis and fashion production by Eforfashion. A full show is scheduled for…

25 August 2016 [03:56 PM]
Brother: Deaf man shot by state trooper was afraid of police

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - A deaf man shot to death by a North Carolina state trooper after a chase was scared of police after several misunderstandings with officers, his brother said Wednesday. Standing beside a memorial where his brother died…

25 August 2016 [12:05 PM]
WhatsApp is going to share your phone number with Facebook

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Global messaging service WhatsApp says it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook, its parent company. That means WhatsApp users could soon start seeing more targeted ads on Facebook - although not…

25 August 2016 [09:15 AM]
In Iran, unique system allows payments for kidney donors

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - The whirling hum of a dialysis machine could have been the soundtrack to the rest of Zahra Hajikarimi's life but for an unusual program in Iran that allows people to buy a kidney from a living…

25 August 2016 [07:15 AM]
'SNL' star Leslie Jones' personal site offline after hacking

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Leslie Jones, the black "Saturday Night Live" and "Ghostbusters" actress-comedian, is again the target of racist and sexist online attacks. Jones' personal site was taken offline Wednesday after it appeared hackers posted explicit photos of Jones…

25 August 2016 [07:10 AM]
Paisley Park, home of Prince, opens for public tours Oct. 6

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Paisley Park, the private estate and studio complex of the late rock superstar Prince, will open for daily public tours starting Oct. 6, the trust company overseeing his estate announced Wednesday, and the company that runs Elvis…

25 August 2016 [07:08 AM]
Mylan says it will expand programs that lower EpiPen costs

NEW YORK (AP) - Mylan, now in the crosshairs over severe price hikes for its EpiPen, says it will expand programs that lower out-of-pocket costs by as much as half. Mylan N.V. said Thursday that the patient cost will be…

25 August 2016 [06:47 AM]
Soldier who killed 5 Dallas officers showed PTSD symptoms

The Army reservist who killed five Dallas police officers last month showed symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder after returning home from Afghanistan in 2014, but doctors concluded that he presented no serious risk to himself or others, according to newly…

25 August 2016 [05:43 AM]
For 10 years, possibly biggest pearl was hidden under bed

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - A Filipino fisherman in western Palawan island has found possibly the world's biggest pearl, but he didn't know it. For 10 years, the 34-kilogram (75-pound) pearl was hidden in a bag under a bed. The fisherman's…

25 August 2016 [05:28 AM]