Missing Palestine woman found dead in Houston County

A 46-year-old Palestine woman who has been missing since Thursday has been found dead in Houston County, city of Palestine officials confirm. Nate Smith, public information officer with the city of Palestine, said Ricki Deann Taylor's body was discovered Friday evening, but details as to the exact time, locaiton or suspected circumstances…

Groups gather at Tyler Junior College for public forum on Medicaid on Saturday

The Children's Defense Fund, Family Circle of Care and the East Texas Human Needs Network co-hosted a public forum on Medicaid on Saturday.  The forum was organized in response to efforts at the federal level that could cut Medicaid funding and reduce the number of people in Texas on Medicaid.  The event highlighted the needs of those who rely

Tyler teen competes for “Miss Texas’ Outstanding Teen”; spreads awareness for donor registration

London Hibbs, 16, carries the title of “Miss Tyler’s Outstanding Teen,” which is part of the Miss America pageant system. Hibbs will compete against 52 other contestants from across the state of Texas on July 1 for the title of “Miss Texas Outstanding Teen” and if selected will compete in Orlando for the “Miss America’s Outstanding

Christus Trinity Mother Frances executive Lindsey Bradley reflects on a long career

Lindsey Bradley never intended to stay here long. When he arrived in Tyler to take the helm of Mother Frances Hospital, he was known as a turnaround artist - an executive who specialized in bringing hospitals back from the brink of bankruptcy. He wasn’t even recruited by the hospital itself; it was a group of investment bankers who had been

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Building permits for June 18

Commercial S&T Development Ltd. will build a commercial real estate building for $346,763 at 2344 Dueling Oaks. EC Tyler Housing Partners Ltd. will build a maintenance shop at the Residences at Earl Campbell for $12,000. Residential Mobile Investments and…

18 June 2017 [11:31 PM]
Keep the cards and letters coming

It seems the summer heat has arrived. The upside to the heat is we can get real tomatoes now. If anyone has…

17 June 2017 [02:27 PM]
Events 6-18

Texas Historical Commission to offer free Historical Marker Workshop The Wood County Historical Commission will hold a free workshop featuring the Historical…

17 June 2017 [01:29 PM]
Carter BloodCare teams with area groups to host blood drive

Vacations and summer fun can mean dip in frequent blood donations to Carter BloodCare. When someone gives blood, that person becomes a ‘first responder’ - preparing the blood supply before it might be needed. Donating blood is giving life and…

17 June 2017 [10:08 AM]
East Texas Drilling Report for June 18

East Texas Drilling Report for June 18 (For activity June 4-10) DEVELOPMENTAL (County; Operator; Lease/Well; Field; Survey; Type; Depth; Location)…

16 June 2017 [09:12 PM]
Dallas man sentenced to 75 years in an Upshur County court

A 68-year-old Dallas man was found guilty for failing to appear and for bail jumping, a first degree felony, in an Upshur County court on Monday. Jud Waymond Smith was sentenced to 75 years in the Institutional Division of the…

16 June 2017 [04:03 PM]
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