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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Kids in the kitchen classes scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday

ELSA CAVAZOS ecavazos@tylerpaper.com A cooking class for kids is being hosted by the Chandler Adventist Fellowship at the Chandler Community Center, 811B Highway 31 East, Chandler. Professional chef, Sualua Tupolo, will be giving a free cooking class…

14 June 2017 [06:16 PM]
No injuries reported in early morning garage fire in Hawkins

LOUANNA CAMPBELL, lcampbell@tylerpaper.com An fire damaged a garage in Hawkins early Wednesday morning.  About 1:30 a.m. a garage was reported to be on fire in the 300 block of West Blackbourn St.  Fire fighters from the Hawkins, Holly Lake and…

14 June 2017 [05:21 PM]
Trump: Shooter has died from his injuries

 A 66-year-old Illinois man has been identified by law enforcement officials as the shooter at the GOP congressional baseball practice on Wednesday…

14 June 2017 [11:37 AM]
Smith County man sentenced for drug trafficking violations

A 34-year-old Tyler man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas. Nyrearae Lewis pleaded guilty in January to possession with intent to distribute crack and powder cocaine and on Tuesday was…

13 June 2017 [09:01 PM]
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