Junior League announces award recipients

The Junior League of Tyler will give away more than $218,000 and 20,000 volunteer hours this year. The League announced the totals at its annual contract signing on Wednesday. Some 19 Smith County nonprofit agencies will receive money and volunteers for 2015-16 from the Junior League. …

Disabled children get a chance to hit the ranch

GOLDEN — Special needs students from all over East Texas enjoyed a day on the ranch Friday, regardless of limitations posed by their individual disabilities.

Honoring their sacrifice

The wall is up, the remembrance wreath laid. Now, it’s a time for reflection and tribute Saturday as hundreds are expected to turn out for the Vietnam 40 Years Later Commemoration event at the American Freedom Museum in Bullard.

New book examines our need for grace

Most of us have an image of the counterculture, shaped by memory or mythmaking, that involves Haight-Ashbury, flea-market clothing, free love and a haze of pot smoke.

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Veterans, others share memories of Vietnam War

The Tyler Morning Telegraph is recognizing the 40-year anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War with a living history series, highlighting how some remember the era. People were asked to share their memories in writing to help educate younger…

24 April 2015 [10:42 PM]
Local Starbucks close due to a computer glitch

Local Starbucks stores were closing early due to a computer glitch. Starbucks says a sales register computer glitch has disrupted sales at 8,000 company-operated stores in the United States and Canada. Company spokesman Jim Olson said Friday evening the outage…

24 April 2015 [09:54 PM]
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Honoring their sacrifice

The wall is up, the remembrance wreath laid. Now, it’s a time for reflection and tribute Saturday as hundreds are expected to…

24 April 2015 [09:25 PM]
Tornado Warning for Upshur county

The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for central Upshur county at 9 p.m. The NWS warns that winds will be moving in excess of 50 mph. This story is still developing. --Cory McCoy…

24 April 2015 [09:07 PM]
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New book examines our need for grace

Most of us have an image of the counterculture, shaped by memory or mythmaking, that involves Haight-Ashbury, flea-market clothing, free love and…

24 April 2015 [07:43 PM]
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Recalling the day when Saigon fell

Editor’s note: As we near the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, some of the most poignant words about the final…

24 April 2015 [07:41 PM]
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Binary explosives can do what? Video

Our Kenneth Dean will have more on this binary explosive that can do a lot of damage. Be sure to grab Sunday’s…

24 April 2015 [02:22 PM]
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IN Magazine on newsstands Saturday

The latest edition of IN Magazine, a general interest magazine featuring the best of East Texas, hits newsstands Saturday. The cover story…

24 April 2015 [01:47 PM]
"The Facts of Life" actress speaking at luncheon

Lisa Whelchel, who portrayed snobby Blair Warner on the ’90s television show “The Facts of Life,” is scheduled to be the featured speaker at the upcoming Call Her Blessed luncheon. The luncheon will benefit Christian Homes & Family Services, a…

24 April 2015 [01:32 PM]
"J.B.'s Journals" wins second award in two years for CBS 19

For the second consecutive year, CBS 19 has won a regional Edward R. Murrow award for video feature reporting. The submission, “The History of Texas Barbecue,” was reported by J.B. Smith and produced by Rebecca and Scott Berkley. “We’re proud…

24 April 2015 [10:21 AM]
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Man wanted for sexual assault of a child Video

The Marshall Police Department is seeking information on the location of 30-year-old Anthony Eric Villarreal, an Hispanic male, who is wanted for…

24 April 2015 [09:31 AM]
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Home collapsing into Lake Palestine Video

BULLARD — An Eagles' Bluff home sits vacant after it began falling into Lake Palestine. The home at 576 S. Lake Bluff…

24 April 2015 [09:10 AM]
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Traveling Vietnam Wall arrives

If you go: Vietnam War 40 Years Later Commemoration Saturday, 9 a.m. to5 p.m. American Freedom Museum, 1051 N. Houston St., Bullard…

23 April 2015 [11:14 PM]
It isn't wrong to want to leave something to your kids

Prepare for the rise of the landed nobility. Democracy as we’ve known it was nice while it lasted, but House Republicans have signaled the beginning of its end with a vote to repeal the estate tax. Or so you would…

23 April 2015 [07:28 PM]
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