Miss Kay and Lisa Robertson to share their stories of teenage pregnancy during Tuesday 'Call her Blessed" luncheon

When Duck Dynasty stars Miss Kay Robertson and her daughter-in-law, Lisa Robertson, were asked to speak about pro-life choices at the ninth annual Call Her Blessed luncheon in Tyler Tuesday, they knew exactly what they needed to do. Many know Miss Kay for her quick wit and humorous conversations on Duck Dynasty with husband, Phil, but something…

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma to perform at Cowan Center Sept. 17

Legendary cellist Yo-Yo Ma will perform in the Cowan Center in a joint presentation of the center and East Texas Symphony Orchestra. The concert is set for Sept. 17, representatives of the organizations announced during a news conference on Monday. For decades Ma, one of the world’s premier cellists, has enjoyed a prolific career. He has

Student Art Exhibit showcases artwork by All Saints Episcopal School students

Artwork created by students from all grades will be on display this week at All Saints Episcopal School. The annual Student Art Exhibit opens from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. “This is an opportunity for students to celebrate all of the art they have made throughout the year and to show it off,” middle school art teacher Linda Wheat said. The

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Westbrook, Lizarraga face off in candidate forum

District 5 council candidates have different view on the role of government in residents’ lives. Businessman and former CiCi’s Pizza franchise owner Bob Westbrook, 64, took a free market approach, while Alan Lizarraga, a 32-year-old laboratory supervisor at the University…

25 April 2017 [12:24 AM]
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Bible Verse for April 25

“For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God.” (I Peter 1:23)…

24 April 2017 [11:33 PM]
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Bishop Gorman, All Saints students experience mock court case, trial

Over 100 eighth-graders from Bishop Thomas K. Gorman Regional Catholic School and All Saints Episcopal School thought they were simply going to take a tour of the William M. Steger Federal Building Monday afternoon. Little did they know they’d find…

24 April 2017 [08:18 PM]
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Argument over church communion table leads to arrest of official

An argument about the church communion table led to the arrest of Smith County Commissioner JoAnn Hampton on a charge of injury to an elderly individual, a state jail felony. Hampton was booked into the Smith County Jail about 11:20…

24 April 2017 [07:06 PM]
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Smith County jury duty canceled for Tuesday

Smith County residents who were planning to report for jury duty Tuesday with their yellow cards don’t have to make the trip to the Smith County Courthouse. No new panels will be needed on Tuesday, Smith County Jury Coordinator Lisa…

24 April 2017 [06:48 PM]
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Tyler Police Department and Brookshire’s host medication drop off

Tyler Police Department, along with the Drug Enforcement Agency and Brookshire’s Grocery Co., is hosting a Medication Cleanout Event, inviting residents to drive up and drop off unused and expired medications for safe disposal. The dropoff will be from 10…

24 April 2017 [06:47 PM]
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Public transportation input meeting to be held Tuesday

The Tyler Area Metropolitan Planning Organization will host an open house from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday as part of its effort to amend the Metropolitan Transportation Plan including the widening of Farm-to-Market Road 16 west of U.S. Highway 69. The…

24 April 2017 [06:36 PM]
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Cellist Yo-Yo Ma to perform at Cowan Center Sept. 17

Legendary cellist Yo-Yo Ma will perform in the Cowan Center in a joint presentation of the center and East Texas Symphony Orchestra. The concert is set for Sept. 17, representatives of the organizations announced during a news conference on Monday.…

24 April 2017 [05:50 PM]
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Death and Funeral Notices for April 25

DEATHS GLENN BLANTON, 73, Henderson, died April 22. Gar­mon Funeral Home, Henderson. SANDRA JEAN WILKINSON COLLEY, 80, Tyler, died April 24. Visitation 11 a.m. Thursday at Stewart Family Funeral Home, Tyler. ALGIN HAWKINS, 57, Pittsburg, died April 24.…

24 April 2017 [04:35 PM]
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Editorial: Bad energy policies result in energy poverty for some

Great Britain’s environmentalists mean well, but the unintended consequences of their policies are devastating. For example, the government is quite proud of its efforts to reduce the burning of coal. But the result has been a level of energy poverty…

24 April 2017 [04:05 PM]
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IN Focus: Junior Achievement Honors Austin Bank 03.30.17

Junior Achievement of the Greater Tyler Area honored Austin Bank as its 2017 Business Hall of Fame Laureate on March 30 at Willow Brook Country Club. Hibbs-Hallmark and Co. was presenting sponsor for the banquet, providing a $10,000 donation.…

24 April 2017 [03:12 PM]
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IN Focus: TMA Fundraiser 04.06.17

The Tyler Museum of Art welcomed close to 60 guests for its major spring fundraiser La Table des Artistes: The Butler’s Pantry on Thursday, April 6 at the Cedars of Lebanon. All proceeds benefited exhibitions and educational programming for the…

24 April 2017 [02:52 PM]
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Extension publication explains Texas fence laws

You have a fence on your property or you are planning to build a fence. Do you know what fence law applies in your situation? There are thousands of miles of fence across Texas. “Five Strands, A Landowner’s Guide…

24 April 2017 [12:41 PM]
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Dallas police responding to possible active shooter

DALLAS (AP) - Dallas police say officers are responding to a possible active shooter situation at an office building in the city. Police have provided no other details, including whether any shots have been fired or any injuries were reported…

24 April 2017 [12:01 PM]
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Chamber radio for the week of April 24

Featured Businesses on this week’s Tyler Chamber Radio: SEO Skyrocket, Taabs Ink, Zion Gear Company. On this week’s Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce internet radio business show, Henry Bell explains the importance of ribbon cuttings at Tyler area businesses and…

24 April 2017 [11:50 AM]
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Texas teen fatally shot in parking lot, twin injured

BURLESON, Texas (AP) - Authorities say a 17-year-old was fatally shot and his twin brother was wounded after they went to a North Texas school parking lot to have a fight with someone. City of Burleson spokeswoman DeAnna Phillips said…

24 April 2017 [10:51 AM]
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Palestine ISD host first Family Fish Day on May 6

The City of Palestine’s Community Services Department has teamed up with Palestine ISD to offer a new event to foster a love for the outdoors. Lower Lake on Water Works Road will host the first Family Fish Day, set for…

24 April 2017 [10:21 AM]
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New Orleans takes down 1st of 4 Confederate statues

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Workers in New Orleans removed the first of four prominent Confederate monuments Monday morning, making the city the latest Southern institution to sever itself from symbols viewed by many as a representation of racism and white…

24 April 2017 [09:19 AM]