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Texas Supreme Court holds court at UT Tyler, visits students

Fri Feb 27, 2015 8:42 am

Texas Supreme Court holds court at UT Tyler, visits students By CALVIN MAYNARD, calvinmaynard@gmail.com
The Supreme Court of Texas, the highest court in the state, heard oral arguments at The University of Texas at Tyler’s University…


Investigator retiring after 38 years serving Rusk County

Fri Feb 27, 2015 8:41 am

Investigator retiring after 38 years serving Rusk County By KENNETH DEAN, kdean@tylerpaper.com
HENDERSON — His figure has been a prominent one at various crime scenes in Rusk County over the past 30-plus years, but…


Two projects receive Prop. 1 funding

Fri Feb 27, 2015 12:22 am

By BY FAITH HARPER, fharper@tylerpaper.com
Two road projects worth about $8.85 million were added to the Tyler Metropolitan Planning Organization’s short-term plan this fiscal year thanks to state Proposition 1 funds.

The proposition diverts funds from the state’s Rainy Day fund into transportation projects, and…


Retired city worker finds therapy in woodcarving

Fri Feb 27, 2015 12:21 am

Retired city worker finds therapy in woodcarving By CASEY MURPHY
EMERALD BAY — Joel Reams started carving wood to pass the time in Vietnam.

The U.S. Marine Corps veteran, who is retired…


Law officers, civilians and girl, 10, honored at sheriff’s banquet

Fri Feb 27, 2015 12:05 am

Law officers, civilians and girl, 10, honored at sheriff’s banquet By CORY McCOY, news@tylerpaper.com
Law enforcement and civilians alike were honored during the annual Sheriff’s Awards Banquet on Thursday night at the Tyler Rose Garden Center.…


Deadline today for candidates to file

Thu Feb 26, 2015 11:44 pm

By BETTY WATERS and FAITH HARPER, Staff Writers
The deadline for candidates to file for positions on the Tyler City Council and Tyler ISD board of trustees is 5 p.m. today.

City council members in odd districts are up for election in May.

The only race in the…


Tyler Junior College gets ‘excellent interest rates’

Thu Feb 26, 2015 11:40 pm

By BY BETTY WATERS, blw@tylerpaper.com
Tyler Junior College trustees sold $10 million worth of bonds and tax notes on Thursday at low interest rates.

The college had offered for competitive bank bids $5.3 million of combined fee revenue bonds and $4.68 million of maintenance tax…


Tyler District awarded $46 million in Proposition 1 highway funding

Thu Feb 26, 2015 6:32 pm

By BY ADAM RUSSELL, arussell@tylerpaper.com
The Tyler District of the Texas Department of Transportation was awarded about $46.19 million for six projects in Smith, Gregg, Anderson, Henderson and Cherokee counties.

More than $8.8 million was approved to help expand portions of Spur 248, University Boulevard,…


Schaefer files bill to curtail food stamp fraud

Thu Feb 26, 2015 4:44 pm

State Rep. Matt Schaefer, R-Tyler, today filed a bill designed to curtail fraud within the food stamp program. The bill would personalize Lonestar Electronic Benefits Transfer cards for beneficiaries of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly known as the…


Thousands of East Texans still remain without power

Thu Feb 26, 2015 4:16 pm

Thousands of East Texans still remain without power The snow was enjoyable to some while it was here but to others it has proven a problem. Thousands of East Texans…


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