Breathing Easier: Air quality in East Texas is vastly improved, through public-private partnerships and cooperation

ROY MAYNARD, rmaynard@tylerpaper.com As the plant manager at Trane, Ted Crabtree spends a lot of time thinking about what the plant isn’t producing - waste, in the form of emissions and materials. Last week, Trane’s parent company, Ingersoll Rand, announced the Tyler factory has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by nearly 17,000 metric…

8 hurt when bus with cheerleaders crashes into tractor-trailer in Texas after Friday night football game

Officials say eight people were injured when a bus carrying high school cheerleaders crashed with a tractor-trailer rig in Texas. Multiple news media report the Iraan-Sheffield bus carrying the cheerleaders crashed in Howard County after a football game late Friday night. Amanda Duforat with Scenic Mountain Medical

Lawsuit 'likely' over new Texas rules requiring the burial or cremation of fetal remains

New Texas rules requiring the burial or cremation of fetal remains are likely to face a court challenge before taking effect, an abortion-rights attorney said Friday, months after the U.S. Supreme Court knocked down sweeping abortion restrictions in the state. The new regulations, which the state plans to implement starting

Christmas event at The Children's Park makes Christmas bright for families

Christmas lights strung in shrubbery and the arrival of Santa Claus turned The Children’s Park into a magical setting Friday night. Children played and made crafts. Families roasted marshmallows over a fire and then made s’mores to eat, listened to storytelling, sang Christmas carols and enjoyed snowman soup made of hot chocolate and a scoop

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Aldi to hold job fair on Monday

ROY MAYNARD, rmaynard@tylerpaper.com Aldi will hold a job fair at its Tyler location from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday. The…

02 December 2016 [06:12 PM]
Cost of calling inmates in Smith County drops by 5 cents per minute

It will now be cheaper for families to connect with loved ones in the Smith County jail. This week, the Smith County Commissioners Court approved a contract with Inmate Calling Solutions LLC to provide phone service to inmates. The renegotiated deal…

02 December 2016 [04:02 PM]
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East Texas Drilling Report for Dec. 4

Drilling Report for Dec. 4 (For activity Nov. 20-26 DEVELOPMENTAL (County; Operator; Lease/Well; Field; Survey; Type; Depth; Location) Cherokee; Mercury…

02 December 2016 [12:25 PM]
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