Rains County: Deputy fired after shooting dog

A Rains County Sheriff’s office deputy was fired Thursday after he was accused of shooting a homeowner’s dog last week. Cole Middleton, who owns a farm in the county, said he ca 24 April 2014 [11:51 PM]

Palestine: 3 arrested with more than a pound of methamphetamine

Three people were arrested and more than a pound of methamphetamine was seized after a monthlong investigation by the Palestine Police Department. The department’s SWAT unit and drug 24 April 2014 [11:24 PM]

May Election - Granberry: District's racial diversity key to improving academic performance

Tyler ISD school board candidate Cedrick Granberry said improving academic performance is a priority for him and the key to accomplishing this is racially diversifying the campuses. Granber 24 April 2014 [10:48 PM]

Charlie's Fan-tastic Voyage: New UT football coach's tour stops in Rose City

New Texas football coach Charlie Strong said he is putting the T back into Texas — building his program with “Toughness, Togetherness, Trust and Team.” That was what a sea 24 April 2014 [10:31 PM]

Silver Apple Media Award: Education reporter recognized

Emily Guevara, education writer for the Tyler Morning Telegraph, has been awarded the 2013-14 Silver Apple Media Award by the Texas Classroom Teachers Association. Ms. Guevara, who won in t 24 April 2014 [10:10 PM]

VIDEO: Mineola man sentenced to life for sexual assault of 6-year-old

GILMER -- A state district judge sentenced a Mineola man with two prior felony convictions to life imprisonment today after a jury convicted him Wednesday of aggravated sexual assault of a 6 24 April 2014 [04:27 PM]

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Equestrian center to host benefit Saturday

Horsefeathers Therapeutic Equestrian Center in Van Zandt County is hosting its 10th annual spring benefit Saturday. The organization is a nonprofit that provides therapeutic horsemanship programs to children and adults with mental, emotional and physical disabilities, according to a news…

24 April 2014 [11:30 PM]
City to crowd source animal care facility

A recently launched campaign gives the public an opportunity to contribute to the city’s animal care facility. The city of Tyler announced Thursday that the campaign is to raise funds for the development of “get acquainted rooms” and “adoption display…

24 April 2014 [11:28 PM]
Tyler Junior College officials plan upcoming programs

As the construction of the new Rogers Nursing and Health Sciences Center continues, Tyler Junior College officials are planning for the programs that will occupy the center. The department chairwomen for the occupational therapy assistant and physical therapist assistant…

24 April 2014 [10:12 PM]
Future of water needs in Texas focus of forum

Speakers spoke on future water needs of communities in Northeast Texas from urban and rural perspectives during a regional public water forum Thursday sponsored by the Northeast Texas Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers. The forum, held at…

24 April 2014 [10:04 PM]
Granberry: Tyler ISD academic performance, racial diversification key

BY EMILY GUEVARA eguevara@tylerpaper.com Tyler ISD school board candidate Cedrick Granberry said improving academic performance is a priority for him and the key to accomplishing this is racially diversifying the campuses. Granberry, 38, is running for the District…

24 April 2014 [05:57 PM]