Tyler Police searching for man and possibly injured infant.

On Friday, July 22, 2016 at 8:17 p.m. Tyler Police received a 911 call from a business located at 803 S. Vine in reference to an estimated one year-old black infant who appeared to be unresponsive.   The caller told police that a B/M had run up to this tire shop and asked for help holding an infant and asking him to help.  The caller dialed…

Don't send bureaucrats to take away our burgers

In a word, no. The Washington Post featured a writer last week who claimed, “We need to eat less meat. Should the government step in?” From her first premise to her last conclusion, Laura Wellesley was wrong. Humans eat meat; they evolved to do so. As Scientific American points out, “There is no doubt that human evolution has been linked to

Nathaniel Moran sworn in as acting Smith County Judge Video

On his 42nd birthday, Nathaniel Moran raised his right hand and took the oath of office as the acting Smith County judge with his family watching from the front row of the Smith County Courthouse Annex courtroom. His left hand rested on a Bible held by his wife Kyna, while their three children - Caleb, 11, Victoria, 9 and nearly 8-month-old

AP source: Clinton to name pick for vice president on Friday. Kaine, Vilsack, Perez among names floated

  By KEN THOMAS and JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press ORLANDO, Florida (AP) - Hillary Clinton will introduce her running mate Friday, seeking to snatch attention from newly crowned Republican nominee Donald Trump just hours after he closed out his convention with a fiery and foreboding turn at the podium. Crews were still sweeping confetti

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Fire at a Tyler Dollar Tree being investigated as suspicious

The Tyler Fire Department investigated a fire at the Dollar Tree, 3825 Texas Highway 64, on Friday evening that they described as suspicious in nature. Tyler Fire Department Investigator Tony Gumber said the sprinkler system at the store extinguished the…

22 July 2016 [07:18 PM]
Diet, schmiet: Stop stressing and just eat real food

Diets don’t work-not for the long-term, anyway. By diets, I mean special courses of food we eat temporarily then ditch after achieving desired results or giving up because it was too difficult to sustain. Those who get desired results are…

22 July 2016 [06:49 PM]
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BBB: Tips for renters

With the median price at $1,140 for a one-bedroom apartment according to the July National Rental Price Index, it’s more important than ever for renters to make educated decisions before choosing an apartment or other rental property. In 2015, more…

22 July 2016 [06:32 PM]
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Guidelines for hiring individuals with disabilities

If your company is looking for innovative ways to meet budgetary constraints, yet still run an efficient, effective business, hiring qualified individuals with disabilities may be a good option and can have a positive impact on the work environment. Employers…

22 July 2016 [06:27 PM]
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Police seeking suspect in Friday morning shooting

The Tyler Police Department is looking for a suspect in an early morning shooting on Friday. Officers responded to a call from Christus Trinity Mother Frances at 2 a.m. Friday to find a man seeking treatment for a gunshot wound…

22 July 2016 [06:05 PM]
Death and Funeral Notices for July 23

DEATHS ARCHILLE BATISTE, 91, Tyler, formerly of New Orleans, died July 17. John R. Harmon Undertaking Co., Tyler. Visitation 9-10 a.m. Saturday St. Peter Baptist Church, 1731 New Orleans St., New Orleans, Louisiana, 70116. ADA MARIE (SWANSON) BYRD,…

22 July 2016 [04:50 PM]
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Nathaniel Moran sworn in as acting Smith County Judge Video

On his 42nd birthday, Nathaniel Moran raised his right hand and took the oath of office as the acting Smith County judge with his family watching from the front row of the Smith County Courthouse Annex courtroom. His left hand…

22 July 2016 [03:55 PM]
Keep our commitment to NATO allies

Donald Trump’s mystifying comments on NATO were not only misguided; they were also counterproductive to his stated goals. Peace is only ever achieved - and maintained - through strength, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is a force-multiplier. If Trump’s…

22 July 2016 [03:23 PM]
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Christmas comes to Tyler in July with arts and crafts fair

The sounds of the holidays fills the exhibition rooms this weekend at Harvey Hall Convention Center in Tyler. But its not the summer holidays. It's Christmas. Tyler Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its annual Christmas In July Arts and…

22 July 2016 [03:15 PM]
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Money-saving adjustments to holiday trash pickup deemed a success

FAITH HARPER, fharper@tylerpaper.com Tyler’s trash trucks visited homes fewer times over the Fourth of July holiday, and they will do the same in early September following Labor Day. In March, the Tyler City Council approved a pilot program aimed at…

22 July 2016 [02:28 PM]
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Don't send bureaucrats to take away our burgers

In a word, no. The Washington Post featured a writer last week who claimed, “We need to eat less meat. Should the government step in?” From her first premise to her last conclusion, Laura Wellesley was wrong. Humans…

22 July 2016 [02:12 PM]
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East Texas Drilling Report for July 24

(For activity July 10-16) DEVELOPMENTAL (County; Operator; Lease/Well; Field; Survey; Type; Depth; Location) Freestone; XTO Energy Inc.; Reed 'E' Gas Unit 2; Bear Grass (Rodessa); Isaac Connelly/117; Gas; 9,500; 3 Miles SW Donie Harrison; Saye Oil Co.;…

22 July 2016 [02:02 PM]
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Police: Shots fired at shopping center in Munich

BERLIN (AP) - The Latest on an attack Friday night in Munich (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Germany's dpa news agency reports that police in Munich are saying "we expect multiple dead" in a shooting at…

22 July 2016 [12:39 PM]
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Hot, humid weekend in store for East Texas

It’s going to be another hot weekend for East Texas. “Friday afternoon expect an increase in cumulus clouds with a high of 100. This is very dangerous heat conditions,” KYTX CBS19 Meteorologist Ashley Kramlich said. Kramlich said a small chance…

22 July 2016 [10:29 AM]
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Pennsylvania police hoping dope will claim marijuana package

CHELTENHAM, Pa. (AP) - Police in Pennsylvania are hoping a dope will stop by their station and claim a package containing more than 4 pounds of marijuana. WCAU-TV (http://bit.ly/2af5eVL ) reports Cheltenham Township police near Philadelphia were alerted to the…

22 July 2016 [09:36 AM]
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Boy, 5, dies, younger child hurt in Houston-area hit-and-run

HOUSTON (AP) - Investigators say one boy has been killed and another hurt in a Houston-area hit-and-run accident as the youngsters chased a ball into a street. Harris County deputies are searching for the driver of a pickup truck after…

22 July 2016 [07:49 AM]