Law officers taking note of exploding targets in ET

Reports of mysterious, loud booming explosions in rural areas across East Texas have sheriff deputies and fire departments searching their jurisdictions for the cause. Although there typically is no lingering smoke, fire or other signs to point authorities to locate the source, Smith County Sheriff’s Lt. Gary Middleton and other law…

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US gas prices jump 13 cents a gallon; could go slightly up Video

The average national price of a regular gallon of gasoline has jumped 13 cents in the past two weeks to $2.58. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that higher crude oil prices caused the run-up at the pump.

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Gilmer receives state title rings Video

BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS, Sports Correspondent   GILMER — Several hundred persons attended a ceremony in which members of the Gilmer Buckeyes 2014 state championship football team received rings and heard from U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Tyler) on Saturday night. Also…

27 April 2015 [10:42 AM]
Infant death under investigation

An investigation into the death of an infant found deceased Saturday is underway by Tyler police detectives. Detective Andy Erbaugh said officers fire and EMS all responded to a home at 6312 Springbrook Dr. Saturday about 10:49 a.m. in…

27 April 2015 [10:25 AM]
Early voting locations Video

EARLY VOTING LOCATIONS Early voting locations will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-May 1; 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 4 and May 5. Chapel Hill Independent School District, city of Tyler and Tyler ISD Main…

27 April 2015 [10:18 AM]
US gas prices jump 13 cents a gallon; could go slightly up Video

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average national price of a regular gallon of gasoline has jumped 13 cents in the past two weeks to $2.58. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that higher crude oil prices caused the run-up at…

27 April 2015 [10:17 AM]
May elections marked by low voter turnout

May elections involve positions and financial packages that impact local voters in the most direct way, but only a small percentage of voters cast ballots. These various officials vote to set property tax rates. They make major purchase decisions and…

27 April 2015 [10:07 AM]
Sulphur Springs HS senior killed in swimming accident Video

SULPHUR SPRINGS (KYTX) - Isaac Perez, a senior at Sulphur Springs High School, died Saturday in a swimming accident, according to the high school's band leaders. On the band's Facebook page, friends of Perez wrote Saturday that they "lost a…

27 April 2015 [09:39 AM]
Heavy storms overnight cause power outages, floods, and property damage Video

UPDATE: EAST TEXAS (KYTX) - Last night's storms have caused flooding, property damage, and numerous power outages leaving thousands of East Texans in the dark. -Oncor: 9,640 -Swepco: 1,500 -Upshur County Rural Electric: 2,000 In Cherokee County, reports of flooding…

27 April 2015 [09:37 AM]
Waco man sentenced to 15 years for 2012 hit-and-run against deputy

WACO, Texas (AP) — A Waco man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for a hit-and-run incident involving a McLennan County sheriff's deputy. Fifty-eight-year-old Raymond Ross Mormino II pleaded guilty in March to striking Deputy Tyrone Caldwell with…

27 April 2015 [05:03 AM]
Texas county seizes $1.75M in cocaine from stash house

MISSION, Texas (AP) — Hidalgo County authorities have seized $1.75 million worth of cocaine from a suspected stash house. The Monitor reports the Hidalgo County High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area task force discovered more than 152 pounds of cocaine Friday…

27 April 2015 [04:50 AM]
10 Things to Know for Monday Video

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHY DEATH TOLL IS EXPECTED TO RISE IN NEPAL The condition of vulnerable mountain villages that rescue workers are still struggling to…

27 April 2015 [04:45 AM]
Washington institution called Tyler her home

Journalism legend Sarah McClendon, of Tyler, was inducted into the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association’s Hall of Fame on April 11. Ms. McClendon, who passed away on Jan. 8, 2003, was an alumnus of Tyler Junior College, a former reporter for…

26 April 2015 [10:38 PM]
Bible Verse 4-27

"Therefore He is also able to save to the uttermost those who come to God through Him, since He always lives to make intercession for them." (Hebrews 7:25)      …

26 April 2015 [10:36 PM]
Student from Afghanistan sings, dances without fear of reprisal

No one’s smile is as bright as Freshta Tori Jan’s while she’s dancing and singing on stage. The 15-year-old Afghanistan citizen is a freshman international student at The Brook Hill School. She is in the ensemble in the school’s upcoming…

26 April 2015 [10:31 PM]
The Brook Hill School stages 'Mary Poppins'

The Brook Hill School is pleased to announce its 2015 Spring Musical, Mary Poppins, the New Musical. The musical is new in the sense that it opened on Broadway fewer than ten years ago in November of 2006…

26 April 2015 [10:23 PM]
Early voting locations to open Monday

Early voting locations will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through May 1; and 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 4 and May 5. Chapel Hill Independent School District, city of Tyler and Tyler…

26 April 2015 [10:18 PM]
Bullard, Chapel Hill to vote on bond issues

Voters in Bullard and Chapel Hill school districts will vote on multimillion dollar school bond packages starting Monday. Both bonds are touted as representing space solutions for growing districts grappling with enrollment increases during the past decade. But…

26 April 2015 [10:13 PM]
Schaefer files amendment on abortion bill

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Abortion politics roared back to life in the Texas Legislature and after some wrangling on the House floor could loom over the final five weeks of the 2015 session. Although the issue had been…

26 April 2015 [10:05 PM]
Flat tax reappears in GOP primaries

Hello old friend; where have you been hiding? The flat tax has emerged as a campaign issue in the GOP primary. That’s great news — not because it has a chance of passing, but because we’re in desperate need of…

26 April 2015 [09:34 PM]
Palestine paranormal team probes the unusual

Are there strange noises in the house? Ever come across areas colder than the rest of the room? Has the unexplainable ever occurred? Then maybe it's time to call in the investigators. Palestine's very own paranormal investigators, that is. Raymond…

26 April 2015 [09:16 PM]
Mall's event for mothers May 7

Broadway Square Mall will host “Indulge: Fashion and Fun for Moms” from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 7. “Broadway Square Mall invites Tyler area moms to sit back, relax and enjoy an evening that focuses on style and…

26 April 2015 [08:47 PM]
A new era for nuclear power?

For decades, the U.S. nuclear power industry has stood at a virtual standstill, a victim of economics and fears over safety. But as President Barack Obama prepares to issue new carbon-emission regulations targeting the power industry, nuclear companies are hoping…

26 April 2015 [08:43 PM]
Privacy policies on websites can be big deal

Online privacy policies have taken center stage as social networking sites and search engines have recently come under fire for sharing user information. Over the past few years, internet spam has become an annoying and progressive problem for many consumers.…

26 April 2015 [08:41 PM]