Tyler

John Tyler gets two big wins, Henderson advances to the playoffs, Lady Lobos lose

 The John Tyler Lions and Lady Lions both won Friday night. The Lady Lions won their playoff game in Forney. The John Tyler girls beat Red Oak, 69-47. The JT boys beat Nacogdoches at Whitehouse, 73-64.
Tyler branch of drilling equipment company to close permanently

Tyler branch of drilling equipment company to close permanently

Amega West in Tyler, located at 8044 CR 313 East, is expected to close in about 60 days.
ETX student rewarded for good deed

ETX student rewarded for good deed

A Tyler ISD student was recognized this week after a noble act gained the attention of the Tyler ISD Police Department.
UPDATE: Missing Tyler man found safe, returned home

UPDATE: Missing Tyler man found safe, returned home

Update:  At 5:50 pm, the Tyler Police Department was informed that Emery McCuin was located by the Smith County Sheriff’s Department. McCuin was returned home safely.  
More bad news for former John Tyler athlete Jeremy Lane

More bad news for former John Tyler athlete Jeremy Lane

ESPN reports Jeremy Lane will need more surgery. The Seahawks defensive back suffered a compound fracture in his left arm at the Super Bowl. He will also need knee surgery.
Skywarn spotter training Thursday night

Skywarn spotter training Thursday night

The National Weather Service office in Shreveport, LA will be conducting a Skywarn Spotter Training session this evening at Shiloh Road Church of Christ. The church is located at 1801 Shiloh Road, Tyler, TX 75703.

Harvard University recognizes City of Tyler

The City of Tyler was recently recognized for its "bright ideas" in government.

Don't shoot my robber baby

My favorite news story of the week. Recently in Mobile, Alabama...a robbery happens at family dollar store. The 18-year old thug has store employees down on their knees while he points a hand gun at them.

Local growers recognized for their service

Farming is a huge industry in the southern states, including Texas, and Brookshire Grocery Company wanted to recognize the producers in East Texas.

Tylerites take part in Ash Wednesday

In honor of Ash Wednesday, clergy and members of two local churches gathered Wednesday in downtown Tyler.
Browns’ Pettine visits Manziel in rehab, says QB in ‘much better place’

Browns’ Pettine visits Manziel in rehab, says QB in ‘much better place’

 Browns coach Mike Pettine said that last week he visited troubled quarterback Johnny Manziel, who entered a rehab clinic in late January.

Suspects in murder of former ETX coach to go before grand jury Wednesday

According to the family of a slain East Texas man, his accused murderers will go before a grand jury Wednesday in Brewster County, Tex

Longview Lady Lobos and Tyler Lee Red Raiders get good news

The Longview Lady Lobos won their bi-district game in Bullard Tuesday night. Longview eliminated Corsicana, 49-35. The Lady Lobos scored the first seven points of the game.

Dismantle the DHS

Government at the federal level for all of my lifetime has been a bloated cow with too much cud (your money) to chew on than anything else. Did we ever need a department of energy? What a joke.
Former Capital One employee pleads guilty to bank robbery

Former Capital One employee pleads guilty to bank robbery

A former Capital One employee accused of robbing a Tyler bank last year pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday. Daniel River Burson, 37, of Mckinney, admitted to robbing a Capital One Bank on Monday, August 11, 2014.