City of Tyler releases Good Friday holiday schedule

City of Tyler releases Good Friday holiday schedule

Tyler city offices will observe the following holiday schedule on Friday, April 18 for Good Friday:
Police seek driver who hit 79-year-old ETX woman while walking, left scene

Police seek driver who hit 79-year-old ETX woman while walking, left scene

The Trinity Police Department is searching for a driver who struck an elderly woman Sunday night and left the scene,
Fire damages home near Lake Palestine

Fire damages home near Lake Palestine

Several Smith County fire crews were called out to a house fire late Sunday afternoon. The fire started around 4:00 in the 100 block of Crescent Drive near Lake Palestine.
Bubba Watson wins Masters for the second time

Bubba Watson wins Masters for the second time

Bubba Watson turned on the style to win his second U.S. Masters title in three years after a final round 69 gave him a three-shot victory in the opening major of the 2014 season.
Three dead after shooting at Kansas City-area Jewish center

Three dead after shooting at Kansas City-area Jewish center

Three people were dead Sunday after a shooting at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City in Overland Park, Kansas, an official said.
Whitehouse ISD students, faculty taken to hospital after vehicle accident

Whitehouse ISD students, faculty taken to hospital after vehicle accident

From Whitehouse Indepenedent School District: Two Whitehouse Independent School District vehicles that were transporting Whitehouse High school students were involved in a vehicle accident late Saturday night in Wharton Texas.
Police locate 16-foot long python in Longview

Police locate 16-foot long python in Longview

Longview Police locate the escaped python Sunday afternoon. Police say a 16-foot long Burmese Python escaped from a home on Lynnwood Lane sometime Saturday afternoon.
Famed author Joel Rosenberg visits Green Acres Baptist Church

Famed author Joel Rosenberg visits Green Acres Baptist Church

Famed author Joel Rosenberg was invited to be a guest speaker at Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler Sunday morning to preach the Palm Sunday message.

Wells community members protest againt the Church of Wells

The Wells community had their annual homecoming parade last Saturday, but things got a little out of hand.as members from the church of Wells were preaching during that parade.
Mavericks beat Suns, grab playoff berth

Mavericks beat Suns, grab playoff berth

Monta Ellis scored a season-high tying 37 points Saturday and completely took over the game in the seocnd half as the Mavs upended the Phoenix Suns 101-98 to clinch a playoff spot before a very loud sellout crowd of 20,413 at American Airlines
Update: Dallas couple killed in I-20 motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon

Update: Dallas couple killed in I-20 motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon

A man and woman were killed following a motorcycle accident on I-20. DPS troopers released the name of the two killed Eddie Allison,47, and Kemesha Allison 27 of Dallas.

Wells citizens plan to stand up to the Church of Wells

Since they arrived in East Texas three years ago, the Church of Wells has been surrounded by controversy. But after an altercation at a parade last week, the people of the town are saying enough is enough.
Movies in the Park: Saturdays in April & May

Movies in the Park: Saturdays in April & May

The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department starts the 2014 Spring Movies in the Park Series on Saturday, April 12 with a free viewing of “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2” in the Bergfeld Park Amphitheatre at 8:00 p.m.
2004 State Championship Softball Team Returns to Lady Eagle Field

2004 State Championship Softball Team Returns to Lady Eagle Field

Ten years ago, fourteen girls, a manager, and three coaches made history at Lindale.
4 Mexicans rescued from sinking boat after caught poaching

4 Mexicans rescued from sinking boat after caught poaching

Four Mexican nationals, who were illegally fishing in U.S. waters off South Texas were rescued Friday, after their lancha began taking on water during a pursuit by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Brant.