Robert E. Lee high school student invents way to make safer cleats, gives back to younger students

Robert E. Lee High School senior Royland Black is following in the footsteps of Leonardo Da Vinci, Nikolai Tesla and other illustrious engineers. Royland is in the process of patenting a device to make cleats safer. It is a natural progression from his childhood love of science, his mother Roslyn Jones said. “He was an avid reader. He always

Blue. The House of Jewelry opens in Sonoma Village

When the owner of an East Texas jewelry store and a certified gemologist decided to team up together in Tyler, blue became their color. The pair recently closed their shops in Palestine and headed north with their diamonds, gemstones, gold, silver and platinum to the Sonoma Village shopping center on Old Jacksonville Highway. Tina Yancey and

Police: Three arrested in armed robbery of Tyler Wal-Mart; pedestrian hit by car recovering

Tyler police have arrested three suspects in connection to the late-night aggravated robbery Saturday at Wal-Mart on South Broadway Avenue. The suspects are identified as Breonna Poole, 22, of Shreveport, Louisiana; Justice Poole, 18, of Shreveport, Louisiana; and a 14-year-old juvenile, of Shreveport, Louisiana. Investigators continue to seek

Budget discussion scheduled for Tuesday's Whitehouse City Council meeting

The city budget is among the issues slated for discussion at this week’s Whitehouse City Council meeting. The council is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Council Chambers, 311 E. Main St. During the January meeting, the council decided to request proposals to manage its recreation center after the YMCA rejected the city’s most recent

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Building Permits for 2-27

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Pearce sentenced to 40 years in prison

Assistant Smith County District Attorney Kenneth Biggs said Stanton Pearce, of Tyler, entered a plea deal in Smith County court on Friday…

26 February 2017 [12:57 AM]
Tyler pedestrian hit by car

The Tyler Police Department responded to a report of a pedestrian accident at approximately 3:23 p.m. Saturday. According to a news release,…

26 February 2017 [12:54 AM]
Crime Stopper tip leads to drug arrest

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Longview man arrested for 2016 murder

(KYTX) TYLER - Longview Police have arrested 26 year-old Christopher Pleasant for the December 19, 2016 murder of 28 year-old Victorria Jasmine…

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