East Texas Events 2-14

  Daylily Club Holding Meeting The Daylily Club will hold a club meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Tyler Rose Garden Center in the Azalea Room. The meeting will consist of a PowerPoint titled “Shapes of Distinction.” It will describe the six overall “forms” (shapes) of a daylily bloom. Each type will be illustrated with photos. The sixth…

On Tastee Freez and the A&W

I miss Tastee Freez and A&W root beer stands. My earliest recollections of hamburgers were ground beef patties that my mom fried in a cast iron skillet and placed between two pieces of white bread coated in Miracle Whip. I’m sure that the burgers were fried in bacon drippings that had been saved

Apartment tenants have rights, responsibilities

The BBB is advising consumers to be aware of their rights and responsibilities before signing an apartment lease. Apartment complexes are consistently on the BBB’s top 25 list of most complained about industries. Nationally, the BBB received nearly 7,000 complaints about apartments in 2015. Most allege consumers were billed incorrectly, had

UT Health Northeast physician highlights allergic rhinitis at Feb. 18 Walk With a Doc

  Dr. , Jonathan Buttram, assistant professor of medicine – Allergy, Asthma and Immunology at UT Health Northeast, leads the Feb. 18 Walk With a Doc event and will discuss allergic rhinitis. Walk with a Doc, a project of the Smith County Medical Society, begins with registration at 5:45 p.m. at Tyler Junior College’s Pat Hartley Field. The

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East Texas Events 2-14

Daylily Club Holding Meeting The Daylily Club will hold a club meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Tyler Rose…

14 February 2016 [12:17 AM]
Gilmer man charged in fatal wreck

GILMER-A 26-year-old Gilmer man was charged with criminal negligent homicide after a 21-year-old man was killed in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 271 north of Gilmer early Saturday, said Upshur County Pct. 3 Justice of the Peace Rhonda Welch. Riley…

14 February 2016 [12:14 AM]
Jacksonville man killed in rollover wreck near Tyler

One person was killed and another injured in a one-vehicle wreck Saturday on Texas Highway 31 East near County Road 233 outside Tyler. According to Department of Public Safety Trooper Jean Dark, Ponciano Aguilar, 32, of Jacksonville, was driving his…

14 February 2016 [12:12 AM]
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On Tastee Freez and the A&W

I miss Tastee Freez and A&W root beer stands. My earliest recollections of hamburgers were ground beef patties that my mom fried…

14 February 2016 [12:09 AM]
Readers offer endorsements in upcoming primary races

Letters0214 / cq rm We strongly support Sheriff Larry Smith for keeping his promises to voters. With no additional staffing, he put more deputies on patrol, improving service-call response time. Making good on his pledge to fight corruption inside the…

13 February 2016 [11:32 PM]
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Our endorsements in the GOP primary

In the race to replace state Rep. Bryan Hughes in the Texas House District 5 race, voters have some excellent choices. The…

13 February 2016 [11:30 PM]
Senate District 1 serves large part of northeast Texas

Four candidates are running in the Republican Party primary to represent the interests of a large portion of northeast Texas, including Smith County, in Austin as a member of the Texas Senate. Rep. Bryan Hughes, R-Mineola, Rep. David Simpson, R-Longview,…

13 February 2016 [11:17 PM]
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Mother Frances breaks ground on health park

A large crowd and officials with Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics Friday celebrated the groundbreaking of a new multi-use health park,…

12 February 2016 [11:41 PM]
Smith County to close for holiday, city open

All non-emergency Smith County offices will be closed for business on Monday for President’s Day. All city of Tyler offices, however, will remain open for business. Smith County offices will re-open with normal business hours on Tuesday. Due to the…

12 February 2016 [11:19 PM]
Drilling Report for Feb. 14

(For activity Jan. 31 to Feb. 6, 2016.)   DEVELOPMENTAL (County; Operator; Lease/Well; Field; Survey; Type; Depth; Location)   Cherokee; Valence Operating Co.; Burns 3H; Overton (Cotton Valley Sand); Procela, J M./43; Oil/Gas; 11,700; 3.5 Miles SE Troup Houston; Energy…

12 February 2016 [05:00 PM]
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Driver collides with parked car

The driver of a truck was transported to the hospital after hitting a parked car on Erwin Street. Around noon Friday, the…

12 February 2016 [04:58 PM]
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Tyler ISD dual credit program sees growth

 Tyler ISD’s dual credit program in which students simultaneously earn high school and college credits is growing in number of students participating and in number…

12 February 2016 [03:50 PM]
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