Tyler man shot at club dies Sunday

A 30-year-old Tyler man died after a shooting at a Tyler club on Sunday morning. Tyler Police officers were dispatched to The Wild Bunch Club in the 1700 block of North Palace Avenue about 3 a.m. Sunday after receiving a suspicious noise gunshot call. Moments later, Trinity Mother Frances employees called police reporting a black male gunshot…

‘Mr. A,’ retired at 90, worked for 20 different city managers

The underground piping that carries water through Tyler and the path of the city’s streets can be attributed to the life’s work of one man. Aubrey A.

Santa pays a visit to mission party

In the giving and caring spirit of the holiday season, Hiway 80 Rescue Mission Tyler Outreach Team partnered with Glenwood Church of Christ and West Erwin Church of Christ to feed about 120 people during their annual Family Christmas Party. As well as being fed, children who were pre-registered received presents provided by Hiway 80, as well as

Tyler Paper editor retiring at end of year

After 46 years in the newspaper business, Dave Berry isn’t finished writing his story. Berry, 66, is retiring at the end of the year from the Tyler Morning Telegraph, where he has served as managing editor and editor for more than 20 years.

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Tyler man shot at club dies Sunday

A 30-year-old Tyler man died after a shooting at a Tyler club on Sunday morning. Tyler Police officers were dispatched to The…

21 December 2014 [11:21 PM]
Santa pays a visit to mission party

In the giving and caring spirit of the holiday season, Hiway 80 Rescue Mission Tyler Outreach Team partnered with Glenwood Church of…

21 December 2014 [10:55 PM]
Vapor Corner tobacco store in Tyler robbed at gunpoint

Tyler Police officers, responding to an armed robbery Sunday night at a local tobacco store, are continuing to look for the armed culprit. Officers were dispatched at 7:20 p.m. after receiving a 911 call from the Vapor Corner in the…

21 December 2014 [10:00 PM]
Tyler Police seek info on Sunday morning shooting

On Sunday, December 21st, 2014 at about 3:00 am, Tyler Police Officers were dispatched to The Wild Bunch Club, 1714 N. Palace Ave., in reference to a Suspicious Noise Gunshots call. A couple of minutes later, Trinity Mother Frances called…

21 December 2014 [03:32 PM]
Meet "Lola" our pet of the week

Merry Christmas. Lola is a 4-year-old beagle girl looking for a loving forever home for the holidays. She is available for adoption…

20 December 2014 [11:11 PM]
Financial straits: Lindale Library in jeopardy

Lindale Library only has enough money to stay open until March 1, and if it does not receive more money by then, it will be forced to close the doors, Darcey Harris, incoming board president, said Friday. The library has…

20 December 2014 [11:07 PM]
Annual giveaway spreads holiday cheer

Sgt. David Hall, of the Tyler Police Department, looks forward to seeing the smiles on children’s faces at the department’s annual bicycle…

20 December 2014 [10:58 PM]
Major wreck on Loop 49

A major car accident Saturday afternoon left three people seriously injured in Smith County. It occurred on Loop 49, just north of the U.S. Highway 64 interchange. DPS Trooper Jean Dark said the driver of a small Lexus crossed over…

20 December 2014 [10:48 PM]
1 death reported from motor vehicle crash

The Texas Department of Public Safety responded to a motor vehicle accident on Farm-to-Market 16 East near County Road 365 in Smith County just after 6 p.m. on Saturday. According to DPS spokeswoman Jean Dark, one person died as a…

20 December 2014 [10:48 PM]
East Texas Food Bank's Mobile Pantry provides for hundreds

Charlie Price said he didn’t realize how many people in his small community of Oakwood were hungry until they started showing up for assistance. The community of 510 residents on the border of Leon and Freestone counties didn’t have a…

20 December 2014 [10:41 PM]
Mistletoe difficult to control

We have all heard of the Christmas tradition of kissing under the mistletoe. Mistletoe is a parasite of the tree but is not considered to be a serious pest of trees. Effective control of mistletoe can be difficult to achieve.…

20 December 2014 [09:16 PM]
N.Y. wants to ban fracturing

It’s official: The good people of New York will be paying an arm and a leg for electricity this winter. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration announced recently that it will prohibit hydraulic fracturing statewide even though the southern…

20 December 2014 [09:15 PM]
The Twelve Sites of Social Security

Back by popular demand is our holiday favorite, “The Twelve Sites of Social Security.” It’s inspired by the popular traditional holiday song, “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” a holiday favorite since 1780. Play it again, Santa! For the first site…

20 December 2014 [09:09 PM]
New bill allows donation from IRA

A tax bill signed into law on Friday gives donors the opportunity to make certain charitable contributions before the end of the year. The Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 reinstates for the remainder of this year dozens of expired…

20 December 2014 [09:05 PM]
Understand the return policy on gifts this holiday season

According to the National Retail Federation, 38 percent, more than one-third of all consumers, are expected to return at least some portion of their holiday gifts. As the holiday season nears an end, many consumers are heading back to the…

20 December 2014 [09:04 PM]
Fall commencement ceremonies at UT Tyler

The University of Texas at Tyler held fall 2014 commencement ceremonies on Dec. 12 and 13, President Rodney H. Mabry announced. Eight hundred ninety nine degree candidates were recognized in the UT Tyler R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts…

20 December 2014 [08:15 PM]
The Tyler area’s employment rate up this year

The Tyler area’s employment rate last month was the highest it has been all year. The local employment rate in November was 95.3 percent, a slight increase from the 95.1 percent experienced here in October, and a hike from the…

19 December 2014 [09:37 PM]
Tyler fire marshal gives tips on safety

Christmas trees, Christmas lights fireplaces and space heaters are all staples during this time of year, and the Tyler Fire Department is urging caution to ensure a safe holiday season. In a press release, Tyler Fire Marshal Paul Findley…

19 December 2014 [09:14 PM]
Burglars hit 15 homes, take gifts

Grinchy burglars hit a local peace officer’s home Thursday, unwrapping presents, ransacking the house and taking all of the family’s gadgets. The burglary was one of 15 in Smith County in the past two weeks, according to Sheriff’s Lt. Paul…

19 December 2014 [09:12 PM]
Cumberland Academy buys land to build new high school

A new Tyler high school is planning to open its doors next school year. On Friday, Cumberland Academy, a Tyler charter school that currently serves kindergarten through eighth-graders, finalized the purchase of 31 acres west of the intersection of Paluxy…

19 December 2014 [07:37 PM]
Event calls for unity among Tyler groups

Community organizer Ambra Phillips broke into tears as a lone angry voice interrupted her speech on T.B. Butler Fountain Plaza on Thursday.…

19 December 2014 [10:47 AM]