Large marijuana field discovered in Smith County Video

A helicopter hovered just above a line of trees Wednesday, where an agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration secured a bail of marijuana to a hanging cable for removal. Dozens of law enforcement officials, including officials with the Smith County Sheriff's Office, scattered the area to work through thousands of plants, clearing out the…

Tylerpaper.com video news update for August 31, 2016 Video

Our Melissa McTee has your tylerpaper.com news update. Actress and author Kimberly Williams-Paisley will speak at the fifth annual Butterfly Hope Luncheon on Sept. 19 in Tyler. Mrs. Williams-Paisley is best known for her role as Annie, the young bride in the “Father of the Bride” films starring Steve Martin. She also is married to country

Tyler Police Department investigating several church burglaries

The Tyler Police Department is investigating recently burglaries of at least eight churches in the Tyler. According to information provided by the police department, the suspect is said to be forcing his way into churches by breaking a window or door and is looking for a safe or cash once inside.  The suspect has been caught on church video.

Actress and author Kimberly Williams-Paisley to speak at Alzheimer’s Alliance luncheon

Actress and author Kimberly Williams-Paisley will speak at the fifth annual Butterfly Hope Luncheon on Sept. 19 in Tyler. Mrs. Williams-Paisley is best known for her role as Annie, the young bride in the “Father of the Bride” films starring Steve Martin. She also is married to country music artist Brad Paisley. Mrs. Williams-Paisley wrote
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Inmate who escaped from Smith County Jail recaptured

An inmate who escaped from the booking area of the Smith County Jail on Tuesday afternoon is back in custody after a 25-minute run from deputies and police. According to the sheriff’s office, the inmate, Bob Handy, 33, was in…

31 August 2016 [07:11 PM]
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Large marijuana field discovered in Smith County Video

A helicopter hovered just above a line of trees Wednesday, where an agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration secured a bail of marijuana to a hanging cable for removal. Dozens of law enforcement officials, including officials with the Smith County Sheriff's Office, scattered…

31 August 2016 [06:54 PM]
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Tyler Police Department investigating several church burglaries

The Tyler Police Department is investigating recently burglaries of at least eight churches in the Tyler. According to information provided by the police department, the suspect is said to be forcing his way into churches by breaking a window or…

31 August 2016 [06:51 PM]
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To keep yourself and others healthy, always wash your hands

Keeping your hands clean is one of the most important steps you can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. Many diseases and conditions are spread by not washing hands with soap and running water. When soap…

31 August 2016 [06:48 PM]
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UT Tyler set to launch two new art galleries in September

UT Tyler will launch two new art exhibits in September. The Meadows Gallery will host a public reception for the “BFA Alumni Exhibition” at 6 p.m. on Thursday in the R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center. The exhibit…

31 August 2016 [06:29 PM]
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Taxpayers express mixed views on Tyler's rate increase

Herman Cryer doesn’t live in the city of Tyler, but he does own rental homes in it. On Tuesday, he addressed the City Council about a proposed tax increase. While he can apply for an over-65 exemption on his home,…

31 August 2016 [06:26 PM]
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Tyler appoints 48 people to various city boards

Tyler City Council appointed 48 residents to various city advisory boards Wednesday morning but still has vacancies to fill. On Wednesday, council members selected their picks for 17 boards throughout the city. The boards oversee major operations in the city,…

31 August 2016 [06:20 PM]
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Tyler, NET Health to work together to loosen food truck regulations

The city of Tyler will give it a year before making a decision on whether or not to continue contracting with the Northeast Texas Public Health District for its restaurants inspections. The decision hinges on discussions to loosen the health…

31 August 2016 [06:18 PM]
Death and Funeral Notices for Sept. 1

DEATHS REY ALVAREZ, 73, Tyler, died Aug. 31. John R. Harmon Undertaking Co., Tyler. GENE BODIFORD, 62, Lindale, died Aug. 30. Visitation 6-8 p.m. Friday Caudle-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home, Lindale. KENNETH DREW, 85, Pittsburg, died Aug. 30. Visitation…

31 August 2016 [05:23 PM]
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Ramey King graduates from Baylor University Law School

w/pic in family Eric Hester (msp) Congratulations ... to Eric Lester, a sixth grader at Moore MST Magnet School, for being recognized with a second place award in a national art contest sponsored by Royal & Langnickel Brush, MFG. ...…

31 August 2016 [04:39 PM]
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Three siblings want to be adopted together

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31 August 2016 [04:07 PM]
Rusk County School to receive historical marker on Saturday

A historical marker dedication is set for 10 a.m. Saturday at the site of the former Anadarko Color School: Rosenwald National Treasure School. Speakers invited for the event will include local, state and national representatives.  The Texas Historical Commission provided…

31 August 2016 [03:56 PM]
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Youth turns cake decorating into a business

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31 August 2016 [03:38 PM]
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Cast out: What to do about clique politics

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31 August 2016 [02:46 PM]
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Abstract immigrants in an abstract world

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31 August 2016 [02:06 PM]
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Did overregulation ground our flying cars and hoverboards?

The year 2015 came and went, and we had no anti-gravity hoverboards. We were promised - promised - hoverboards by the movie “Back to the Future II.” And where are our flying cars? “The Jetsons” premiered more than half…

31 August 2016 [01:53 PM]
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Africa's elephants rapidly declining as poaching thrives

HONOLULU (AP) - The number of savanna elephants in Africa is rapidly declining and the animals are in danger of being wiped out as international and domestic ivory trades drive poaching across the continent, according to a study released Wednesday.…

31 August 2016 [12:45 PM]
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Tylerpaper.com video news update for August 31, 2016 Video

Our Melissa McTee has your tylerpaper.com news update. Actress and author Kimberly Williams-Paisley will speak at the fifth annual Butterfly Hope Luncheon on Sept. 19 in Tyler. Mrs. Williams-Paisley is best known for her role as Annie, the young bride…

31 August 2016 [12:14 PM]
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Fabulous fairs, festivals and fall favorites

Danny Mogle, danny@inmagtexas.com In this part of the country, people don’t need much of an excuse to hold an old fashioned community celebration with lots of tasty food, music, activities to keep kids busy and maybe a parade…

31 August 2016 [10:19 AM]
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Understand nonprofit duplication

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31 August 2016 [09:58 AM]
FSU football player eats lunch with student sitting alone

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - For one day, a mother says she didn't have to worry about her son eating lunch by himself after he was joined by Florida State University wide receiver Travis Rudolph. News outlets report a photo capturing…

31 August 2016 [07:59 AM]
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In political gamble, Trump to make surprising trip to Mexico

EVERETT, Washington (AP) - Donald Trump will make a quick visit to Mexico on Wednesday, meeting with the president of a nation he derided as the home of rapists and criminals. The trip is a politically risky move for the…

31 August 2016 [07:49 AM]