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Sex offender’s conviction upheld

Tue Aug 19, 2014 10:35 pm

By Phillip Williams Special Correspondent
The 6th Court of Appeals has upheld the convictions and six life imprisonment sentences assessed last year against a former Gilmer pastor who pled guilty to committing several sex-related offenses against a female relative starting in her childhood, Upshur County…


East Texas man arrested after plowing into city limits sign

Tue Aug 19, 2014 10:33 pm

By Kenneth Dean kdean@tylerpaper.com
The city limit sign on Texas Highway 64 East was temporarily relocated earlier this week after a drunken driver plowed into it. But where the sign ended up caused the employees at Lynch Food Mart to be amazed and even…


Proposed transportation open house set for next week

Tue Aug 19, 2014 10:32 pm

By Kelly Gooch kgooch@tylerpaper.com
The public has an opportunity to weigh in on proposed transportation projects during an open house next week. The event is scheduled for 5:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Tyler Senior Center, 1915 Garden Valley Road. Tyler Area…


Cowart named ‘Judge of the Year’ at conference

Tue Aug 19, 2014 10:30 pm

Cowart named ‘Judge of the Year’ at conference By Adam Russell arussell@tylerpaper.com
The Texas Justice Court Judges Association picked Justice of the Peace Precinct 5 James Cowart as its “Judge of the Year” at its annual conference. Cowart has served 24 years on the bench at his justice court in Lindale. “I…


Convictions and sentences against former Gilmer pastor upheld

Tue Aug 19, 2014 3:36 pm

By BY PHILLIP WILLIAMS Special Correspondent
The 6th Court of Appeals has upheld the convictions and six life imprisonment sentences assessed last year against a former Gilmer pastor who pled guilty to committing several sex-related offenses against a female relative starting in her childhood, Upshur County…


Newly improved: $35M jail expansion nears end

Tue Aug 19, 2014 2:30 pm

By arussell@tylerpaper.com
Adam Russell It’s been almost three decades since Smith County’s central jail opened. Now, construction on the voter-approved $35 million, six-story, 87,000-square-foot…


Son arrested in father’s death

Tue Aug 19, 2014 2:28 pm

Son arrested in father’s death By Kenneth Dean kdean@tylerpaper.com
A Smith County neighborhood was in shock Monday as one of its residents was found dead in his home, with his son…


Baker ‘massages’ property tax increase in proposed budget

Tue Aug 19, 2014 2:28 pm

Baker ‘massages’ property tax increase in proposed budget By arussell@tylerpaper.com
Adam Russell County Judge Joel Baker said he continues to “massage” Smith County’s budget, making small changes to a proposed budget that has…


Trustees name new top official

Tue Aug 19, 2014 1:41 pm

Trustees name new top official By Betty Waters blw@tylerpaper.com
Tyler ISD trustees made it official Monday: Dr. Marty L. Crawford is the new district superintendent, effective immediately. Crawford said he looks…


TJC's Fall Convocation held Monday

Tue Aug 19, 2014 1:39 pm

By Betty Waters blw@tylerpaper.com
Tyler Junior College and higher education in general have a close relationship with the community and play a vital role in local economic development, speakers told faculty at the college’s fall convocation Monday. Market researchers who conducted a recent survey…


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