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Friday, July 25, 2014 - 10:58am

Tyler roses suffering from too much precipitation

Roses need roughly 6-8 hours of sunlight along with proper air circulation to thrive during the summer months. But in addition to ideal ground conditions, the life and health of a rose is dependent on its watering schedule.

Golf popularity declining

The number of Golfers in the United States has been declining for years. On Tuesday, even the national retailer, Dick's Sporting Goods, announced they are laying off 500 PGA pro's, after falling short of their golf sale's goals.
ETX rancher accused of stealing, selling bull

ETX rancher accused of stealing, selling bull

An East Texas man turned himself in to law enforcement officials Monday after authorities issued a theft of livestock warrant for his arrest. 

Wild Hog population growing in East Texas

The wild boar population is growing in East Texas and the pigs aren't staying put in the woods. They're moving inward to homes, parks, and restaurants.

Teens using human growth hormones has doubled

The use of steroids and human growth hormones has been around for awhile. But, an alarming statistic shows the number of teens using these enhancements doubled.

GoBus fare increase could be around the corner

If you depend on GoBus for transportation you could soon be spending more money to hop aboard. The proposed change would double the price of tickets in all 14 counties where GoBus is operated.

Smith County Commissioners Court discusses illegal immigrants

Recently the Smith County Commissioners Court rejected two resolutions regarding illegal immigrant housing in our area. One resolution was presented by commissioner terry phillips, and the other, Judge Joel Baker.
GET BIT: Dick's Bar & Cajun Grill noodling tournament to be held July 25-26

GET BIT: Dick's Bar & Cajun Grill noodling tournament to be held July 25-26

Get those arms ready, East Texas! The Dick's Bar and Cajun Grill noodling tournament is here!
Texas officials investigating surge in Cyclospora cases

Texas officials investigating surge in Cyclospora cases

A recent surge in reports of illnesses due to the parasite Cyclospora has prompted the Texas Department of State Health Services to begin an investigation into the infections in hopes of determining a common source.

Viral Video: Father makes plea from daughter's gravesite

An Arkansas father's message given from his daughter's grave site has gone viral. In the video. Rick Ellis tell how his daughter was killed four years to the day by a drunken driver, her mother.