Fourth of July marked by variety of events

This Independence Day, East Texans will have no shortage of events to choose from. Whether they’re looking for a full day with the family or just a fireworks show to wrap up the evening, dozens of events across the area will have everyone covered. The biggest celebration in Tyler begins at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Lindsey Park. Stanley’s Famous…

Whitehouse grad to lead Aggie band

Cadet Timothy Cummins of Whitehouse looks forward with great anticipation to leading and directing the 450-member Texas A&M Aggie band as head drum major during the next academic year.

Tyler resident runs for 12 hours to send 2 kids on Belize mission trip

Tyler resident and father of two, Paul Bradshaw, took a message from his associate pastor to heart and ran with it — literally.

Battle royal BBQ cook-off

The Hobo Cook-off has taken over the Texas State Railroad Campgrounds in Rusk. Thirty teams from all over Texas are duking it out for a shot at advancing to national barbecue competitions. The Cherokee County 4-H Parents and Leaders Association partnered with the Texas State Railroad to host the two-day event.

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Whitehouse grad to lead Aggie band

Cadet Timothy Cummins of Whitehouse looks forward with great anticipation to leading and directing the 450-member Texas A&M Aggie band as head…

04 July 2015 [12:02 AM]
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Battle royal BBQ cook-off

The Hobo Cook-off has taken over the Texas State Railroad Campgrounds in Rusk. Thirty teams from all over Texas are duking it…

03 July 2015 [11:03 PM]
CDC warns of parasite outbreak affecting pools

AUSTIN (KVUE) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning about a chlorine-resistant parasite in contaminated water that can cause cramping, diarrhea, nausea and a lack of appetite. “We’ve seen an increase in outbreak of a parasite called…

02 July 2015 [11:26 PM]
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Carts on Parade

The residents at Meadow Lake Senior Living in Tyler started the long Fourth of July weekend off Thursday with a parade through…

02 July 2015 [11:15 PM]
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Jury duty scam targets East Texans Video

TYLER (KYTX) -- The U.S. Marshals Service has launched an investigation into an alleged scam that's left victims out of thousands of…

02 July 2015 [09:19 AM]
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Lufkin officer fights off dog Video

From the Lufkin Police Department: LUFKIN (KYTX) - Officer Quintin McClure was called to 905 James Ave. after a woman called about…

02 July 2015 [09:10 AM]
Police warn of scam involving jury duty

Officials warns citizens to be aware of a scam where the victim is told the U.S. Marshal's Service or the local law enforcement agency is looking for them because they missed jury duty. Eastern District of Texas U.S. Marshal Robert…

01 July 2015 [10:40 PM]
Hanging canine investigation continues

  The investigation into a dead dog found hanging from a tree in a Tyler backyard continues, but police said three other dogs at the home were confiscated by animal control officers. Tyler Police Detective Andy Erbaugh said the…

01 July 2015 [10:35 PM]
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