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The fight against amnesty

The fight against amnesty

 Immigration is always a hot button in Washington. The continuing number of illegals entering our country has some of our local officials very concerned and they are speaking about it.

Icy day makes East Texans go slow for fast food

Freezing rain and sleet was falling from the sky in Tyler. But the ice didn't keep Bertha Adams from braving the cold weather to get something cold. She got a shake at Burger King.
Tyler Transit experiencing troubles; major delays expected

Tyler Transit experiencing troubles; major delays expected

Tyler Transit buses are still operating today, but due to inclement weather, riders should expect major delays. Residents may contact Tyler Transit at (903) 533-8057 if they have any questions.
Trinity Mother Frances named UT Tyler Athletics sponsor

Trinity Mother Frances named UT Tyler Athletics sponsor

At a press conference Saturday morning at The University of Texas at Tyler, Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics health officials and UT Tyler announced a final agreement for Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine to bec
Tyler Police arrest man for allegedly stealing copper in south Tyler

Tyler Police arrest man for allegedly stealing copper in south Tyler

On February 21, 2015 at 3:37 a.m., the Tyler Police Department received an alarm call located in the 1300 block of  South Southeast Loop 323.

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.