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Tyler Morning Telegraph
District to recognize the 2012-13 Campus Teachers of the Year
Staff Reports Tyler ISD will recognize 29 campus teachers of the year during a banquet on May 14.
Walmart Workers Plan Wednesday Scheduling Showdowns in a Hundred Stores
On Wednesday, workers in at least a hundred Walmart stores plan to confront local managers with demands for change in the retail giant's scheduling system.
The Beaumont Enterprise
Big Bass Splash-Sam Rayburn Alex Finch of Lancaster, Texas in the lead after day one
Big Bass Splash-Sam Rayburn Alex Finch of Lancaster, Texas in the lead after day one Alex Finch of Lancaster Texas has brought in the biggest bass so far in this hourly event weighing 9.90 lbs.The morning started out with strong icy winds and temperatures in the 30's.The top twelve fish each hour wins a check, and the top five anglers with the ... (more)
The Beaumont Enterprise
9.90 pounds leads day one of Big Bass Splash on Sam Rayburn
9.90 pounds leads day one of Big Bass Splash on Sam Rayburn 9.90 pounds leads day one of Big Bass Splash on Sam RayburnThe 24th Annual Sam Rayburn Big Bass Splash, presented by Sealy Outdoors and now also B.A.S.S. is officially underway.Day one of three is now in the books, with $540,000 being given away in cash and prizes.Alex Finch of Lancaster Texas has brought in the biggest bass so far in this hourly event weighing 9.90 lbs.The morning started out with strong icy winds and temperatures in the 30's.[...] there were plenty of big bass seen at the scales at the Umphrey Family Pavilion.The top twelve fish each hour wins a check, and the top five anglers with the biggest fish at the conclusion of three days wins additional prize packages.Dustin Hill of Willis, TX won the first hour with his 7.31 lb catch.Alex Finch had caught his 9.90 lb'r at 6:30am, but waited until the 8-9am hour to weigh.Fishing the tournament with his friend, they 'sat' on their spot, protecting it from being fished until the tournament began.[...] he made his casts, using a 4 Prowler lures watermelon red tube bait in about three or four feet of water.A smaller bass, probably the male, took the bait the first time.Three or four casts later (the big one) picked it up and I got a good hookset in her.When he did bring the fish in, he waited at the back tanks until the last minutes of the hour to ensure no one with a bigger bass would weigh that hour and won $1,000 for the biggest of the hour.Several more big fish were weighed in, but at the end of day one Finch is in the lead.The top five anglers and their weights so far are:There are also three $5,000 checks up for grabs each day to the first anglers who bring in an exact 3.00 / 4.00 / 5.00 lb bass.Many anglers came close, just missing the mark by a mere 1/100th of a pound.Only one person hit it on the nose, just 30 minutes before the scales closed for the day.Dusty Birchfield of Zavalla, TX won the first $5,000 exact weight check.4.31 lbs Clarence Sanderson, Lufkin TX3.94 lbs Carroll Lowing, Alto TX7.03 lbs David Cluck, Kountze TX5.81 lbs Steven Hardin, Pasadena TX4.60 lbs Jimmy Brock, Tennessee Colony TX4.31 lbs Caleb Ramsey, Lufkin TX11th $ 250 4.15 lbs Scott Stone, Lufkin TX6.73 lbs Hayden Smith, Elkhart TX6.54 lbs Judd Gangstad, Lufkin TX4.01 lbs Cade Tullos, Lufkin TX3.77 lbs Taylor Thompson, Lufkin TX3.73 lbs Josh Lewis, Lufkin TX3.41 lbs Torica Whitty, Jacksonville FL5.40 lbs Derwin Vincik, Tomball TX4.36 lbs Joe Cooley, Lufkin TX4.06 lbs Matt Thrash, Lufkin TX
Tyler Deaton, husband of homicide victim Bethany Deaton, finds work...
Tyler Deaton has not been charged with having any role in the killing of his wife, Bethany Deaton.