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Three seats open; 2 incumbents planning on running again

Sat Jan 24, 2015 11:11 pm

Three seats open; 2 incumbents planning on running again By Faith Harper, fharper@tylerpaper.com
Residents in Tyler’s District 1 will have a new representative on the city council in May.

City council members in odd districts…


BBB to honor charter members at luncheon

Sat Jan 24, 2015 10:52 pm

By CASEY MURPHY, cmurphy@tylerpaper.com
The Better Business Bureau Serving Central East Texas is celebrating its 30th anniversary and plans to recognize the 97 businesses that became charter members to help get the organization started at its annual luncheon on Wednesday.

Also at the event,…


Who else is waiting on death row?

Sat Jan 24, 2015 10:31 pm

Who else is waiting on death row? By KENNETH DEAN, kdean@tylerpaper.com
Robert Ladd is scheduled to be executed Thursday for the 1996 death of a Tyler woman, but he is not the only…


Family forgives killer as they prepare for upcoming execution

Sat Jan 24, 2015 10:24 pm

Family forgives killer as they prepare for upcoming execution By KENNETH DEAN, kdean@tylerpaper.com
MOUNT PLEASANT — They’ve waited 18 years.

They’ve forgiven the man who brutally murdered their sister, but they want to see his…


Two positions in play on Tyler ISD board; filing for spots begins on Wednesday

Sat Jan 24, 2015 10:08 pm

By Betty Waters, blw@tylerpaper.com
Candidates for two positions on the Tyler Independent School District board of trustees may begin filing to run in the May 9 school election on Wednesday.

Both incumbents said they will seek re-election.

Trustee Andy Bergfeld said he plans to…


POW to speak at Liberty Hall on Thursday

Sat Jan 24, 2015 9:07 pm

The Texas Speaker Series at Liberty Hall in Tyler will present Dave Carey, a motivational speaker, coach, former POW and author, at 7 p.m. Thursday.

As a Navy pilot during the Vietnam War, his aircraft was destroyed by a missile.…


Women come together to praise, celebrate God

Fri Jan 23, 2015 10:16 pm

Women come together to praise, celebrate God By Shakari Briggs, sbriggs@tylerpaper.com
Eight years ago, Vivian Hardgrave had a vision of a group of women so focused on God that she couldn’t see their…


Marshals arrest sex offender who has East Texas ties

Fri Jan 23, 2015 10:16 pm

U.S. Marshals arrested a “Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender” Paul Ray Bass, 53, on Friday with the help of the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force in Houston. He was on the “Texas Most Wanted Sex Offender” list…


Eltife files cannabis bill

Fri Jan 23, 2015 10:13 pm

Eltife files cannabis bill By Adam Russell, arussell@tylerpaper.com
Marcie Bingham barely held back her tears Friday morning. The Arp resident had just found out legislators filed a bill that would…


Committee assignments given

Fri Jan 23, 2015 10:07 pm

By Roy Maynard, rmaynard@tylerpaper.com
State Sen. Kevin Eltife, R-Tyler, will take the helm of the powerful Senate Business and Commerce Committee this session. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced committee assignments late Friday.

“I’m very pleased and appreciative that Lt. Gov. Patrick put me over…


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