Smith County Newswire

Smith County Newswire

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  1. Tyler Woman's Building gifted to United Way of Smith County;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The United Way of Smith County has acquired The Tyler Woman's Building on South Broadway Ave., and is seeking donations to complete a $2.6 million renovation on the historic structure. The building, which was built in 1932, is an important part of Tyler's history and is listed on three historic registries: the U.S., Texas and Smith County, according to a news release.

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  2. TIMELINE: American Traffic Solutions and Joel Baker's suspensionRead the original story

    Yesterday | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... auditor. The measure passes 4-0, with Commissioner Terry Phillips absent. a- JAN. 28 - Agreement inked between Smith County and American Traffic Solutions to place 10 unmanned speed cameras in county school zones. Baker, a- APRIL 20 - Tyler ...

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  3. Tyler Water Utilities turns 100, marking decades of planning to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... capacity of 72 million gallons daily. Tyler projects it will have ample water supplies to serve the city and Smith County until 2084. Today, the city gets the lion's share of its water from surface water, lakes, but it also has ground wells that can ...

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  4. Grass fire destroys metal building with several trailers insideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KLTV Tyler

    A grass fire in Smith County destroyed a structure on Thursday evening. Asst. Fire Marshal Connie Wasson said that the fire, in the vicinity of 14881 CR 2191 in Whitehouse, burned about three acres of land.

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  5. Tyler home to State TreeRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 22 | East Texas Review

    ... The leaves look to have a grayish powder on them and stand out from a distance. This champion tree gives Smith County the third champion tree and is the first one in the City of Tyler. The other champion trees in Smith County are shortleaf pine and ...

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  6. Former East Texas haunted house owner arrested for child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Derek Ryan Laepple, 36, of Tyler, was booked into the Smith County Jail on Aug. 18 and is sitting on a $500,000 bond. He is the former owner of the Terror Nights Haunted House in Tyler.

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  7. Dallas attorney to lead talk on the role of the president in a constitutional form of governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Dallas attorney Talmage Boston is the keynote speaker for the Smith County Bar Foundation's annual Constitution Day set for 1:30 p.m. Thursday, in the Mabry Auditorium at the University of Texas -Tyler. In addition to his law practice, Boston's avocation for 31 years has been the study of presidential history.

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  8. City to host ceremony to unveil Half Mile of History marker to honor H.L. and Lyda Bunker HuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... is to pay tribute to people, places, organizations and events that have contributed to the history of Tyler and Smith County. The Half Mile of History is a permanent, outdoor, half-mile loop that surrounds the Square in the heart of Downtown Tyler. ...

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  9. City of Tyler rejects Liberty Utilities application for rate increase ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... customers' monthly bills by next March. The company, which operates as Woodmark Sewer and Tall Timbers Sewer in Smith County, is justifying the change by citing increased operating expenses and past and future capital improvement projects. The city ...

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  10. City of Tyler hold press conference addressing utilities complaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | KXXV-TV Waco

    The city of Tyler plans to hold a press conference Monday at 2 p.m. to discuss customer complaints over a proposed rate hike for sewage utilities. Nearly 3,800 Smith County residents are expected to be affected by the rate increase proposed by Liberty Utilities on Monday.

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  11. Smith County Sheriff's Office checked sex offenders residing in countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The Smith County Sheriff's Office has completed a check of sex offenders who reside in the county and found that 14 were out of compliance. The compliance check included a team of approximately 30 officers, including members of 13 different local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, coordinated with the U.S. Marshals Service Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force.

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  12. VIDEO: Surveillance footage released after reports of 6 classic cars stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... truck valued at $38,000 dollars. (This truck was recovered the same morning abandoned in the eastern part of Smith County. We believe it ran out of gas.) Tyler Police Detective Gary King, who is also part of the Auto Theft Task Force, said it was ...

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  13. Texas Champion bluejacket oak tree located in Lindsey Park, will be...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... The leaves look to have a grayish powder on them and stand out from a distance. This champion tree gives Smith County the third champion tree and is the first one in the city of Tyler. The other champion trees in Smith County are shortleaf pine and ...

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  14. East Texas Communities Foundation announces recipients of $100,000.00 in grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    East Texas Communities Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of $100,000.00 in grants from the Retail Merchants Association of Tyler Charitable Fund. The Retail Merchants Association of Tyler is a charitable fund that was established at the Foundation to provide annual grants to support designated charities within Smith County.

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  15. Auto theft suspects target classic vehicles in TylerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... truck valued at $38,000 dollars. (This truck was recovered the same morning abandoned in the eastern part of Smith County. We believe it ran out of gas.) Anyone with information about the suspects involved in this crime are urged to contact the ...

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  16. Smith Co. fire marshal investigating cause of overnight mobile home fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | KSWO

    ... blaze. No injuries were reported. It appears the blaze started in the kitchen area of the home, according to Smith County Fire Marshal Connie. While the specific cause of the fire is unknown, Wasson said it may be electrical in nature, as work was ...

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  17. Multiple crews responding to house fire in FlintRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | KLTV Tyler

    Bullard, Noonday, Flint and Gresham Fire Departments are working to extinguish the blaze on Lakeway Circle in the Dogwood City area. The Smith County Fire Marshal is at the scene as well.

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  18. City of Tyler addresses Liberty Utilities rate hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 15 | KXXV-TV Waco

    City of Tyler officials posted on the official city website that nearly 3,800 Smith County residents are expected to be affected by the Liberty Utilities rate hike that was revealed on Tuesday. The City says that Liberty Utilities provides wastewater services under the names of Tall Timbers Sewer and Woodmark Sewer.

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  19. City of Tyler addresses Liberty Utilities rate hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 15 | KLTV Tyler

    City of Tyler officials posted on the official city website that nearly 3,800 Smith County residents are expected to be affected by the Liberty Utilities rate hike that was revealed on Tuesday. The City says that Liberty Utilities provides wastewater services under the names of Tall Timbers Sewer and Woodmark Sewer.

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  20. Family-friendly events for kids and adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 15 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... kids can write peace messages on boards that will be used in construction of the next Habitat for Humanity Smith County home. Next week, First Christian Church of Tyler will host the second annual Caring for Kids Benefit Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 ...

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