Tyler Gold Run 5K helps raise funds, awareness for childhood cancer research Video

Hearing the news in April that her daughter, Annie, no longer had neuroblastoma after receiving chemotherapy treatments for over a year has not stopped Kim Merrick, or her family, from wanting to help end childhood cancer.  On Saturday at Rose Rudman Trail, she estimated that around 175 of her family and friends showed up to the second annual…

National African American Museum opening: 'This place is more than a building. It is a dream come true.'

WASHINGTON - In a speech filled with reminders of America's dark and not-so-distant past, and hopes for a brighter future, President Barack Obama helped to inaugurate the National Museum of African American History and Culture Saturday in Washington. The country's first African American chief executive stood before a crowd of more than 7,000

Killer robots: The latest weapon in the futile fight to destroy the invasive lionfish

Drifting against the brilliant blue backdrop of tropical, crystalline waters, the lionfish is exotic and beautiful. Its fine fins and thin, venomous spines feather out from its body, plump and painted in vertical stripes of white and rust red. It's mesmerizing, lumbering there, until it opens its mouth. Like a vacuum cleaner, the lionfish moves

Upcoming events around East Texas: Glass Recreation Center to host Family Fun Fishing Tournament, more

Glass Recreation Center to host Family Fun Fishing Tournament The Glass Recreation Center, in partnership with Texas Parks and Wildlife, will host a Family Fun Fishing Tournament from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 1 at Woldert Park, 501 W. 32nd St. The Texas Wildlife and Fisheries will conduct a fishing clinic prior to the tournament. A fishing

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Snoopy’s Jam

NELSON CLYDE, It seems music pervades our existence more than ever. In fact, how could it saturate us any more than technology currently permits? Implants instead of ear buds? Pandora (’s) inventories permanently released inside your head? It seems…

24 September 2016 [01:55 PM]
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Tyler Chamber Radio for week of Sept. 26

On this week’s Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce internet radio business show, Henry Bell promotes the opportunities for Chamber members to join…

24 September 2016 [11:46 AM]
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Reader Response

On Sept. 4, I had the great privilege and honor to stand in St. Peter’s square in Rome, Italy and hear Pope…

24 September 2016 [10:11 AM]
TIMELINE: American Traffic Solutions and Joel Baker's suspension

TIMELINE County Judge Joel Baker's voluntary resignation this week closes one chapter of investigations into his conduct, but other matters are ongoing. Here's a look at the history of how those issues developed. 2014 ■ JULY 8 -Possible partnership between…

23 September 2016 [07:10 PM]
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Smith County Judge Joel Baker resigns

In stepping down as Smith County judge, Joel Baker’s career of public service in a judicial capacity comes to an end. The…

23 September 2016 [06:34 PM]
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