Tyler

New sidewalks coming to Tyler

New sidewalks coming to Tyler

During this morning’s regularly scheduled meeting, the Tyler City Council approved a design contract with Adams Engineering to provide design and construction phase services for new sidewalks using the Texas Department of Transportation&r
Tyler man killed in overnight crash

Tyler man killed in overnight crash

One person was killed early Tuesday morning when a vehicle left the road and struck a tree about two miles north of Tyler.
Tyler cyclist in stable condition after being hit by SUV

Tyler cyclist in stable condition after being hit by SUV

An East Texas bicyclist who was hit by an SUV Tuesday evening is now in stable condition at a local hospital.

UT Tyler mental health program becomes nationally accredited

University of Texas at Tyler professors said they believe mental health is a hot topic right now, and this is why they have decided to expand their services in the College of Psychology and Counseling.

Smith Co. Habitat for Humanity CEO receives leadership award

The Smith County Habitat for Humanity was awarded a special honor at a recent statewide conference. The annual "Mary Ruth Rodenbaugh Leadership Award" has been given to CEO Jack Wilson.

Smith County Commissioners 2015 budget has some uneasy

In a 3 to 2 vote, the Smith County Commissioners passed the 2015 budget and property tax rate. The approved budget will raise property taxes, fund two county administrative positions and increase employee benefits.
The Zone: Return to Glory of East Texas football

The Zone: Return to Glory of East Texas football

Thanks to the Carthage Bulldogs, East Texas got its mojo back in 2013.
Capital One Security Consultant-Investigator arrested for ETX bank robbery

Capital One Security Consultant-Investigator arrested for ETX bank robbery

A joint investigation between the Tyler Police Department and the FBI has led to an arrest of the suspect who is responsible for the rob
Tyler ISD campuses earn 20 distinctions in accountability system

Tyler ISD campuses earn 20 distinctions in accountability system

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) recently released accountability ratings for school districts and charter schools across the state.

Local shelters saving people from high temperatures

Even though some places in East Texas like Tyler and Longview haven't hit temperatures in the hundreds yet, the heat and humidity are sometimes unbearable. This is especially true for homeless people.

Fire Marshals are lawfully allowed to pack heat

The news of Kilgore's Fire Marshal carrying a firearm might come as a surprise to some. But, we're told most fire marshals in the state of Texas are peace officers.
Season preview of District 16-5A

Season preview of District 16-5A

It's the new District of Doom. John Tyler, Ennis, Lufkin, Nacogodhces and Whitehouse are just some of the teams in this new district.
ETX men reach plea deals in Tyler motel murder

ETX men reach plea deals in Tyler motel murder

Three East Texas men reached plea deals in connection with a 2013 Tyler motel murder.
Roadwork on South Broadway Avenue to conitune through August 29

Roadwork on South Broadway Avenue to conitune through August 29

Roadwork on South Broadway Avenue, from Erwin Street to Fourth Street, will continue Sunday, August 24 through Thursday, August 28.
Former Tyler area teen killed in Cen-Tex double homicide

Former Tyler area teen killed in Cen-Tex double homicide

A former East Texas teenager was killed Tuesday in a Central Texas double homicide.