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Weighing In: Be wary of expanding waistlines

Sat Sep 20, 2014 5:55 pm

We’ve probably all joked about potbellies, beer guts or muffin tops. Regardless what you call that layer of fat around the waist, the seemingly harmless love handles may be detrimental to your health. While obesity rates have begun to…


[VIDEO] Fairs opens with Senior Day

Sat Sep 20, 2014 12:18 am

[VIDEO] Fairs opens with Senior Day By EMILY GUEVARA eguevara@tylerpaper.com
An estimated 2,500 senior citizens helped kick off the East Texas State Fair on Friday during a day dedicated specifically to them.…


Inaugural toy drive to benefit homeless children underway

Sat Sep 20, 2014 12:15 am

By Staff Reports
A multi-agency and county effort to raise toys for homeless and indigent children will continue through Oct. 11. The HEROnation Day (Helping everyone reach others in need) toy drive will benefit Hiway 80 Rescue Mission in Longview. The inaugural event…


Grace has 2 performances of ‘Shrek, The Musical’ today

Sat Sep 20, 2014 12:11 am

Grace has 2 performances of ‘Shrek, The Musical’ today By Staff Reports
Grace Community High School in Tyler begins its fine arts season with “Shrek, The Musical” this weekend. Performances are set for 2…


Day for Kids event today at Bergfeld

Sat Sep 20, 2014 12:08 am

By Staff Reports
The Boys & Girls Clubs of East Texas will have the annual Day for Kids today at Bergfeld Park in Tyler. The event, which runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., will feature more than 50 local businesses, organizations and…


Red Cross to hold Hero Camp

Fri Sep 19, 2014 11:51 pm

By Staff Reports
People interested in helping local families during times of disaster can learn how during an upcoming American Red Cross training. The American Red Cross’ Smith County Chapter will have a Hero Camp where adults can receive training to become…


POWs recognized in ceremony at Watkins-Logan home

Fri Sep 19, 2014 9:33 pm

By KELLY GOOCH kgooch@tylerpaper.com
Four former World War II prisoners of war were honored Friday afternoon with a formal POW/MIA Table Ceremony. The ceremony, presented by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7211 Ladies Auxiliary, took place in the Watkins-Logan State Veterans Home’s chapel.…


VIDEO: East Texas State Fair opens

Fri Sep 19, 2014 7:45 pm

Our Micah Coltman visited the East Texas State Fair on this opening day, and filed this video report!…


Tyler employment rate on par with state

Fri Sep 19, 2014 7:01 pm

By CASEY MURPHY cmurphy@tylerpaper.com
The Tyler area last month saw an employment rate of 94.6 percent, continuing on par with the state. The local employment rate for August was a slight increase from the 94.5 percent experienced here in July, but a decent hike…


Officers bypass barricades to apprehend fugitive

Fri Sep 19, 2014 6:58 pm

By KENNETH DEAN kdean@tylerpaper.com
A barricaded road couldn’t stop lawmen from snatching up a wanted half-naked suspect Friday when a tip provided them with the man’s location. But police didn’t just nab 24-year-old Charles Ray Griffith Jr., but also got his girlfriend, with whom…


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