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5 hrs ago | KLTV Tyler

Bond lowered for father of toddler who died in hot car

A Smith County father who is charged with manslaughter and injury to a child had his bond amount lowered Friday in a Smith County courtroom.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Health

12 hrs ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

United Way kicks off fundraising campaign

Southside Bank presents The United Way of Smith County a check for $116541.70 at the kickoff meeting for their annual campaign at Fresh Thursday evening.

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Related Topix: Tyler, TX

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

East Texas man arrested after plowing into city limits sign

The city limit sign on Texas Highway 64 East was temporarily relocated earlier this week after a drunken driver plowed into it.

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Related Topix: Tyler, TX

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Troup man honored for saving girl stuck in well

KYTX CBS19/Johnny Roberson , of Troup, was honored Tuesday by Smith County officials for saving Layla Gross a Sfrom a water well.

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Related Topix: Troup, TX

Tyler Morning Telegraph

TJC's Fall Convocation held Monday

Tyler Junior College and higher education in general have a close relationship with the community and play a vital role in local economic development, speakers told faculty at the college's fall convocation Monday.

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Related Topix: Tyler, TX, University of Texas at Tyler, Texas College

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Newly improved: $35M jail expansion nears end

The jail renovations are set to be complete by November. photo by Sarah A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph Constructions continues Monday Aug. 18, 2014 at the downtown Tyler jail.

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Related Topix: Prison, Tyler, TX

KYTX-TV News

Suspect sought in Smith County convenience store robbery

The days of the paper checklist are over for college students. Social media, and even online registries, are stepping up the style in dorm rooms.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Made in East Texas: Granite Division

Last week, a Granite Division crew installed a 1,600-pound, three-piece Crema Marfil Marble altar for Wellspring Spirituality Center's Chapel.

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Related Topix: University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX

Sat Aug 16, 2014

KETK

SPCA of East Texas helps community on 'International Homeless Pet Day'

August 16th marks "International Homeless Pet Day". A day where the focus is to raise awareness about the millions of animals that end up on the streets or in shelters across the globe, and here at home.

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Related Topix: Tyler, TX

Fri Aug 15, 2014

KETK

Deputies arrest teen in connection with Smith Co. burglary

According to the Smith County Sheriff's Office, a deputy and K-9 officer took into custody Broderick Willis, 18, of Flint, on a warrant in the 18000 block of Briarcrest.

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Related Topix: Flint, TX

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Bullard council accepts alcohol petitions

The Bullard City Council on Tuesday accepted certified petitions from residents desiring to make the city completely wet.

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Related Topix: Bullard, TX, Cherokee County, TX

Wed Aug 13, 2014

KLTV Tyler

4th E. Texas bank robbed in just over two days

Suspect involved in Gregg County bank robbery could be in Smith County, or surrounding areas.

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Related Topix: Gregg County, TX, Longview, TX, Tyler, TX

Tyler Morning Telegraph

VIDEO: Tyler budget proposal: property tax rate remains constant, some service costs to increase

The city of Tyler's proposed 2014-15 budget calls for keeping the current tax rate at 22 cents, but increased revenues from new construction and higher property values will allow it to fund new positions, street maintenance, pay increases and improvements at Glass Recreation Center.

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Related Topix: Tyler, TX

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Hot: Spice things up with fiery foods

Christine Gardner/Staff This week at FRESH by Brookshire's the Some Like it Hot Festival will tempt peoples' taste buds with a variety of spicy tastings and lots of fiery food.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Tyler, TX, Arp, TX

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Area meetings set in Troup, Bullard, Alto

City of Troup TROUP - Local council members will set a public hearing date regarding a proposed budget and proposed tax rate for 2014 fiscal year during a 6:30 p.m. council meeting Tuesday at the Cameron-J.

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Related Topix: Bullard, TX, Troup, TX, Alto, TX, Cherokee County, TX

KYTX-TV News

Smith County Sheriff's Office seeks public's help in locating runaway teen

The U.S. Postal Service isn't delivering when it comes to profits. It lost two billion dollars this spring.

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Related Topix: Northwestern University

KETK

Smith Co. Sheriff's Office seeking runaway teenager

Smith County Sheriff's Office detectives are requesting help in finding a runaway teenage girl in the Flint or Gresham area.

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Related Topix: Flint, TX

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

History of house evolved over time

Since buying the historic Woldert-Spence Manor in Tyler six years ago, Chris Garrett has spent countless hours researching the history of the house, as well as the people who lived there.

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Related Topix: Garrett, TX, Tyler, TX, Texas

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

2014 Accountability Ratings: Under more demanding standards, East...

The regional results mirrored the statewide data. However, slightly fewer local schools and districts met the standards when compared to last year's results.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Bullard, TX, Troup, TX, Arp, TX, Whitehouse, TX

Tyler Morning Telegraph

700 marijuana plants seized in morning Smith County raid

Texas Department of Public Safety Criminal Investigations Division agents this morning seized approximately 700 marijuana plants from an outdoor location off Farm-to-Market Road 2016 near County Road 427.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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