TJC receives $136K project grant

Eighty-two employees will be trained for new jobs at a Tyler manufacturer with a $135,990 check that Texas Workforce Commissioner Hope Andrade delivered to Tyler Junior College on Thursday to fund the training. The project will upgrade the skills of 30 employees and train 52 new workers at VME Process Inc., Ms. Andrade said. …

Casen Salitore, Troop 335, earns his Eagle Scout rank

Casen Fredrick Salitore, of Tyler, earned his Eagle Scout Award. He was recognized at a Court of Honor ceremony May 9 at the Smith County Historical Society, his family announced. He is a member of Troop 335 in the Okee Tuklo District, part of the East Texas Area Council.

Recovery group finds a new home

  After 21 years, the Live and Kicking Winners Circle of Tyler — a program that serves those who have been in prison or are recovering from addiction — finally has a permanent home.

10th annual hero flight returns to Tyler Video

  The Brookshire’s/Super 1 Foods 10th Heroes Flight came to an end Thursday, as the 30 veterans that left for the nation’s capital on Monday returned home with a host of new friendships and memories.  “I’d like to thank Brookshire’s for all they’ve done for us,” Seldon Stansbury, a World War II veteran, said.

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TJC receives $136K project grant

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Recovery group finds a new home

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