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TMA Opens Lid on Hartley’s Tin Toys & Raw Realities

The nostalgia of childhood playthings – from cowboys and plastic army men to Batman & Robin – meets the contemporary style of Fort Worth artist John Hartley in the Tyler Museum of Art’s next major exhibition, Tin Toys &amp
Rusk PD wants you to turn in your 'sub-par' drug dealer

Rusk PD wants you to turn in your 'sub-par' drug dealer

Do you have a dealer selling you poor quality drugs? Do you think they should pay for their poor service? Then Rusk Police Department wants to help YOU!

35th Annual Home Products Show

The Tyler Area Builders Association's Annual Home Products Show is scheduled for February 27, 2015 and will run till March 1, 2015.
Memorial fund set up for Longview native murdered in Austin

Memorial fund set up for Longview native murdered in Austin

The Pine Tree ISD Foundation announced Thursday a memorial fund set up in honor of a former student murdered in Austin on February 17.
Pregnant inmate who escaped Shreveport hospital back in custody

Pregnant inmate who escaped Shreveport hospital back in custody

A pregnant inmate under guard by a private security company was captured Thursday morning after walking away from a Shreveport hospital while receiving treatment.
Texas man charged with murdering 7-month-old

Texas man charged with murdering 7-month-old

The Bryan Police Department is investigating the alleged murder of a 7-month-old baby.
REPORT: FCC approves net neutrality

REPORT: FCC approves net neutrality

According to The Daily Caller, the FCC passed net neutrality by a 3-2 vote Thursday morning.
REPORT: Adrian Peterson to be reinstated

REPORT: Adrian Peterson to be reinstated

According to NBC Sports East Texan Adrian Peterson will be reinstated after his suspension was vacated by a judge
Coffee City mayor dies at age 78

Coffee City mayor dies at age 78

Coffee City officials confirmed Mayor Ray Wakeman died Wednesday at the age of 78. According to his son, Chris Wakeman, his father died of a massive stroke.
TxDot announces emergency road closure in Lufkin

TxDot announces emergency road closure in Lufkin

TxDOT officials announced today the planned closure through Friday of a portion of FM 1638 (Old Tyler Road).
Tyler to increase post-high school attainment

Tyler to increase post-high school attainment

In recognition of the established work and investment taking place to improve educational outcomes, Tyler joins Lumina Foundation’s Community Partnership for Attainment.
Crews working major wreck involving 18-wheeler on I-20

Crews working major wreck involving 18-wheeler on I-20

Emergency crews are on scene of a major wreck on Interstate 20.
Council approves permit for controversial rehab center in north Tyler

Council approves permit for controversial rehab center in north Tyler

The Tyler City Council met Wednesday morning to vote on the Cenikor substance abuse treatment center's application for a special use permit.
Lopez & Kissinger Named ASC Hitter/Pitcher of the Week

Lopez & Kissinger Named ASC Hitter/Pitcher of the Week

 UT Tyler softball's Kristin Lopez and Alaina Kissinger were each recognized for their stellar performances this week by the American Southwest Conference. Lopez was named Co-Hitter of the Week while Kissinger was named Co-Pitcher.
Friday's UT Tyler Baseball Game Against UMHB Moved Up to 5 p.m.

Friday's UT Tyler Baseball Game Against UMHB Moved Up to 5 p.m.

 The UT Tyler baseball game scheduled for Friday at 6:30 p.m. has been moved up to a 5 p.m. start, head coach Chris Bertrand announced today.