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TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement June 25, 2014

TYLER POLICE: Traffic enforcement June 25, 2014

Tyler Police traffic enforcement for Wednesday, June 25, 2014:  8:00 to 9:00 am 4200 Highway 31 West. 5:00 to 6:00 pm 900 S. Beckham Ave.
Clerical error leads father to jail for failing to pay child support

Clerical error leads father to jail for failing to pay child support

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; In the eyes of the law, Clifford Hall must go to jail because he didn't fulfill his obligations as a father.
Pedestrian injured after being hit by car in Tyler

Pedestrian injured after being hit by car in Tyler

A man is in the hospital after being hit by a car in Tyler.

Substituting smokeless tobacco for coffee grounds

With the recent death of baseball great Tony Gwynn, more attention is being drawn to the dangers of smokeless tobacco.

Scholarship banquet awarding Smith County ag students

The Smith County Area Go Texan committee is recognizing and raising money for ag students. This year they are hosting the first-ever scholarship banquet and dinner.

EPA, back off

I came across this bit of news in the Trinity, Texas, newspaper this week. There is a front-page article about Trinity County, opposing a new rule within the Clean Water Act.

The 30th Texas Asthma Camp is going on!

The 2014 Texas Asthma Camp is in full swing at Camp Tyler! This is the 30th year for the camp and more than 50 kids from all over the state are there.
E. Texas girl kidnapped, could be headed to Texas-Mexico border

E. Texas girl kidnapped, could be headed to Texas-Mexico border

Multiple law enforcement agencies, including the FBI, are searching for a man who is believed to have kidnapped a 15-year-old East Texas girl.
Can Mavericks sign LeBron James?

Can Mavericks sign LeBron James?

If LBJ really does intend to look, and he would be stupid not to, the Mavs at least have to try. At this point, it would be a win if he just listened to Cuban, Donnie Nelson and Dirk.

VIDEO: Texas police officer drags woman away from oncoming train

New dashcam video shows a Texas police officer responding to a report of a woman lying on railroad tracks with a train speeding toward her.
Rockets to court King James

Rockets to court King James

So, LeBron James has become a free agent and the Rockets will be interested. With James Harden and Dwight Howard, the Rockets already have the first-team All-NBA shooting guard and second-team All NBA center.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Eastbound lanes of I20 near Gregg Co. 593 reopened

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Eastbound lanes of I20 near Gregg Co. 593 reopened

According to Trooper Jean Dark with the Texas Department of Transportation, the eastbound lanes of I-20, near the 593 in Gregg County, were shut down due to multiple crashes blocking the roadway.
Human remains found in Titus County

Human remains found in Titus County

The Pittsburg Police Department, in conjunction with the Titus County Sheriff's Office, is investigating human remains found in southern Titus County.
Longview PD files report on missing 30-year-old man

Longview PD files report on missing 30-year-old man

Longview Police filed a missing persons report for 30 year-old Daniel Basor Kadima on Tuesday.
Smith Co. deputies searching for gunmen in morning drive-by

Smith Co. deputies searching for gunmen in morning drive-by

At 2:26 this morning, the Smith County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call regarding a shooting in the 11700 block of CR 1121. The caller advised that the home had been hit by gunfire.