Tylerite's gift helps purchase new building for Baylor nursing school

  BY CORY MCCOY, comccoy@tylerpaper.com Baylor University announced that it has received a gift from Louise “Lou” Herrington Ornelas which will make it possible for the school to purchase the Baptist General Convention of Texas building, 333 N. Washington Ave. in Dallas, to use as the new home for Baylor’s Louise Herrington School of…

Inheritance taxes aren't 'tax justice'

Some words should just stand alone — without modifiers. In fact, sometimes those modifiers completely gut the meaning of the word. Take the word “justice.” It’s a pretty good word all by itself. When it’s modified by others, however, its meaning changes beyond recognition. Think of “social justice,” and now “tax justice.”

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Kelly Anderson, a Wise Elementary school dance teacher, is in a daily tug-of-war with her own body. Anderson, 26, suffers from Cystic Fibrosis. “It is a lifetime disease,” Anderson said.

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Inheritance taxes aren't 'tax justice'

Some words should just stand alone — without modifiers. In fact, sometimes those modifiers completely gut the meaning of the word. Take…

01 April 2015 [07:24 PM]
Gilmer ISD employee investigated for sexual abuse of former student

The Upshur County Sheriff’s office opened an investigation Wednesday into allegations of sexual abuse by an employee of Gilmer Independent School District involving a former student. Gilmer ISD Superintendent Rick Albritton confirmed that 46-year-old Orlandus Lugene Johnson is the suspect.…

01 April 2015 [06:33 PM]
27 charged with East Texas meth trafficking Video

U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced today that 27 individuals have been indicted following a lengthy investigation into a drug trafficking organization…

01 April 2015 [04:38 PM]
UPDATE: Yoga on the Square offered Fridays

(UPDATED April 1, 2015 at 2:14 pm CT) -- Downtown Tyler provided the backdrop for health and fitness on Wednesday as groups participated in two opportunities to help improve fitness. While only four people joined instructor Lindsay Gray for 50…

01 April 2015 [02:14 PM]
The melodies on the bus go up-and-down

KILGORE (TNS) — There's no talking on Robert Morgan's bus 21. That doesn't mean it's quiet. Bus 21 kids sing. "The kids are very interested in it, and that's what they want to do," Kilgore ISD Bus 21 driver Robert…

01 April 2015 [01:49 PM]
National County Government Month observed in April

Smith County will celebrate National County Government Month during the month of April to showcase how the county is moving forward through transportation and infrastructure projects, as well as through other county programs and services that help its communities grow…

01 April 2015 [01:46 PM]
Smith County's warrant roundup called successful

During the third annual Smith County Warrant Round Up, 385 warrants were cleared and $132,870 was collected. In 2014, the county collected $90,000, and $80,000 in 2013. “This is the most successful warrant round up the county has ever had,”…

01 April 2015 [01:33 PM]
Nacogdoches police investigate shooting Video

(NACOGDOCHES POLICE) - The Nacogdoches Police Department is currently investigating a shooting incident that occurred in the 4700 block of Warr Circle.…

01 April 2015 [09:33 AM]
Man arrested in Marshall park shooting Video

MARSHALL (KYTX) -- Police arrested a Marshall man Tuesday night for his involvement in a park shooting this month. On March 31,…

01 April 2015 [09:18 AM]
Palestine man hits child with car Video

PALESTINE (KYTX) -- The Palestine Police Department is continuing the investigation into an incident that left a 5-year-old child in serious condition.…

01 April 2015 [09:15 AM]
Prosecutor removed from Tiede case Video

CARTHAGE (KYTX) -- An order signed by Judge Diane DeVasto and filed with the Panola County District Clerk's office Tuesday morning formally…

01 April 2015 [09:11 AM]
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