Construction on Tyler Pounds Regional Airport's longest runway on track to be complete in a year and a half

Construction to upgrade the Tyler Pounds Regional Airport’s longest runway will be complete in about a year and a half. It’s a six-part project to reconfigure runway 4-22, the longest of three runways at Tyler Pounds. The strip is 7,800 feet long and 150 feet wide. Tyler Pounds is proposing to extend it to 8,330 feet. The work also will…

Davis Dickson takes back position as head of Tyler Pounds Regional Airport

Davis Dickson’s retirement may be the shortest on record. After 27 years with the city, Dickson left his role as manager of the Tyler Pounds Regional Airport in January to consult with a local engineering firm. By late May, he was back. Dickson said he enjoyed the work, and spoke highly of the company he worked with, but he didn’t feel

Smith County judges grant continuances in three first-degree felony cases

Smith County court rooms were called to order Monday morning for dozens of defendants on the dockets. Among those was first-degree murder suspect, Joshua Adam Scales, 30, of Arp. Scales is the suspect in a fatal shooting in Troup on July 14, 2016, that claimed the life of 30-year-old Jordan Richard Ladue.  According to court documents, Scales

Variety of Fourth of July events planned in East Texas this weekend

East Texans are kicking off Independence Day celebrations early this year, with festivities planned across four days. Among the festivities is the city of Tyler's annual Fourth of July fireworks celebration at Lindsey Park, 12557 Spur 364 W, on Tuesday, July 4. The fun kicks off at 4 p.m., and the fireworks show will begin after dark around

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Pet of the Week: Benny

Benny is a 3-year-old male terrier that is available for adoption at the Humane Society’s Pets Fur People in Tyler. He loves…

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