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'Comin' on Strong Tour' stops off in Tyler

'Comin' on Strong Tour' stops off in Tyler

The new head coach for the Texas Longhorns made a stopped in Tyler Thursday afternoon, part of the 'Texas Comin on Strong Tour,' a statewide event where Strong can meet with Longhorn nation face to face.
2 ETX men caught stealing beef hidden in pants

2 ETX men caught stealing beef hidden in pants

Two men were taken into Lufkin police custody Wednesday after it was discovered the pair was attempting to sneak steaks out of a local business in their pants.

9-year-old boy inspires East Texans with his selfless generosity

One 9-year-old boy is battling a rare disease and his kindness and generosity will inspire you.

New Texas coach Charlie Strong visits Tyler

The Coming on Strong Tour of Texas came to East Texas Thursday. Charlie Strong made the fourth stop of his statewide tour in Tyler.

IRS, out of control

The IRS, the same outfit which sends threatening letters to U.S. citizens is not playing by the same rules. It's the federal government, so knock me over with a feather. From the Los Angeles Times:

New football helmet cover comes to Tyler

A new helmet cover has come to Tyler. Will it help stop concussions? It's called the Guardian. It's a new protective cover for football helmets.
City of Tyler launches crowdfunding campaign for animal care facility

City of Tyler launches crowdfunding campaign for animal care facility

The City of Tyler has launched a campaign to raise funds toward the development of “get acquainted rooms” and “adoption display areas” at the new Animal Care Facility.

Helper's helping paw calms courthouse visits

The courtroom can be a very scary place for kids and victims who need to testify. That's why one East Texas county is turning to some furry and feathery companionship for help.
Police: New scam circulating area, targets elderly

Police: New scam circulating area, targets elderly

Recently the Marshall Police Department has been fielding calls from citizens stating they are receiving calls from a scam artist.

Rush for black gold: Texas one of top oil producers in worldwide marketplace

By the end of 2014, Texas oil production could exceed the output of every country in the world, except Saudi Arabia. The state produces 3.4 million barrels of oil every single day.

Former Longview bank employee pleads guilty to embezzling over $1 million

Kerri Monroe Jones admitted to embezzling just under $1.4 million dollars for personal use over the course of 13 years.  Jones appeared in federal court in Tyler on April 17th to plead guilty to the charge.
Missing mentally challenged teen in Tyler found safe

Missing mentally challenged teen in Tyler found safe

Update from Tyler police: Carlaina Nicole Hopkins has been located. She was found to be in good physical condition and returned to her family. The Tyler Police Department would like to thank all the citizens who assisted in locating her.

East Texas boy severely burns 71% of his body

Two weeks ago a campfire accident severely burned 12-year-old Jacob Session of Jacksonville.
Weather Talk: Setup for Severe Weather on Sunday

Weather Talk: Setup for Severe Weather on Sunday

The threat of strong to severe storms is becoming increasingly likely on Sunday. We want you to be prepared with the latest information before the storms hit. In this post, I will talk about the setup and give a general timing of the event.
Power outages reported in Tyler

Power outages reported in Tyler

According to the Oncor Storm Center, there are two reported power outages currently affecting Tylerites.