MIDDAY UPDATE: Judge OK's Lon Morris final bankruptcy plan
LON MORRIS' FINAL BANKRUPTCY PLAN OK'D
A final bankruptcy plan for Lon Morris College was approved by U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Bill Parker this morning. The plan calls for payments to creditors, and former employees are expected to be paid in full. It's the final step in the asset liquidation process for the 158-year-old Methodist college, Texas' oldest junior college.
OLYMPICS DROPS WRESTLING
The International Olympic Committee announced this morning that wrestling is being dropped as an Olympic sport, beginning in the year 2020. It didn't take long for the protests to erupt. Just check #SaveOlympicWrestling on Twitter if you want to learn more.
EX-HARLEM GLOBETROTTER WILL BE IN TYLER
A retired Harlem Globetrotter is going to be in Tyler this afternoon. Melvin Adams, a former NCAA Division III All-American, will be at the Tyler YMCA for a free, one-hour workshop beginning at 4:30. For more information, contact the YMCA at (903) 593-7327.
LIVE TYLERPAPER.COM BLOG OF STATE OF THE UNION
Later today, join Tyler Morning Telegraph Opinion Page Editor Roy Maynard as he live blogs during President Barack Obama's 2013 State of the Union Address. You can join the conversation live at TylerPaper.com at 7 p.m.
Our FocusInOn.Me photo gallery of the day was taken by our Jan Barton at the Fellowship Of Christian Athletes Heart Of A Champion Bowl Teams Announcement. All of the photos are available for purchase. Visit focus in on dot me by clicking the link in the upper right side of the TylerPaper.com home page.
The weather forecast for the remainder of today from the Tyler Morning Telegraph mobile app for iPhone, iPad and android is for a high of 53 under rainy skies, with a low of 39 overnight. Tomorrow's high will be in the mid 50s under cloudy skies.
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