Two suspects charged with robbery of Pac-N-Sac

Two men already in the Smith County jail have been charged with aggravated robbery of the Pac-N-Sac gas station, 403 SSE Loop 323, on Oct. 18. Tyler investigators executed arrest warrants for Jordan Taylor Devers, 18, and Martiness Vernon Jones-Bigham, 20. Devers is suspected of driving the get-away vehicle and Jones-Bigham is suspected of…

Mayor's Innovation Pipeline will help generations overcome divide

ROY MAYNARD, Economic disruption is inevitable, but there’s much that Tyler can do to be ready to take advantage of it, Mayor Martin Heines and Tyler Economic Development Council president Tom Mullins said on Tuesday. Disruption – old economic models and practices being overturned by new ideas, particularly those

Whitehouse couple happily married for 70 years

BETTY WATERS, Three months after Ruby Messer and J.C. Camp met, he took her to a jewelry store to pick out a ring. That’s how he asked her to marry him. It was the start of a union still strong for the Whitehouse couple that recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. They were introduced by her sister, and then

Artist wins top award at Palette of Roses show for painting that a friend bought for a widow

Linda Davidson’s painting of her late friend dressed in a cowboy outfit not only won Best of Show in the fall Palette of Roses Art Show, but prompted another friend to buy it as a gift for his widow. Ms. Davidson, of Tyler, who has always done some kind of art and started oil painting a couple of years ago, used a photograph that she took in

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Smith County Jury Duty Cancelled Wednesday

If you have a Smith County jury summons asking you to report for duty on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, it’s your lucky day. Smith County residents who were planning to report for jury duty tomorrow with their yellow cards don’t…

25 October 2016 [03:57 PM]
Roller derby and concert set for Rose City Comic Con on Sunday

The Rock N Roller Derby is coming to the Rose City Comic Con at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, at Lone Star Event Center, 4036 Farm-to-Market Road 2767 in Tyler. The roller derby teams, Madams of Mayhem and Derby All Stars, will…

25 October 2016 [03:25 PM]
Black Feather Gala slated for Nov. 12

The Horsefeathers Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Inc. will hold its 7th Annual Black Feather Gala from 7 to 10 p.m., Nov. 12 at…

25 October 2016 [12:15 PM]
Longview World of Wonders invites the public to new exhibit

Beginning November 10 through December, Longview World of Wonders invites the young and the young at heart to experience their new exhibit “Seasons of Sharing,” with a hands-on activity each week to celebrate Christmas and holidays around the world. LongviewWOW…

25 October 2016 [12:13 PM]
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