Local News + Statewide News

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt scheduled April 21

TYLER — The Tyler Parks and Recreation Department will host the 10th annual Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt on Thursday, April 21 at Lindsey Park, located at 12557 Spur 364 West.

Semi overturned in Tyler

Tyler, TX — A KFXK photographer says traffic is backed up at the intersection, but is still moving. Officials say the semi flipped while making a turn; witnesses say the driver was going too fast .

More than 4,600 pounds of marijuana found in Mt. Pleasant drug bust

MOUNT PLEASANT — A suspicious-acting motorist led a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper to find 4,605 pounds of marijuana with a street value of more than $2.7 million.

Tyler traffic slowed after car flips on Paluxy

TYLER — A two-car accident at the intersection of Paluxy and Sequoia has traffic reduced to one lane on the 4600 block of Paluxy.

Longview woman succumbs to car crash injuries

On April 3 officers were called to an accident on the 2900 block of Fourth Street.

Smith County business under investigation for illegal dumping

SMITH COUNTY — The Smith County Environmental Crimes Unit with the constable's office is currently investigating Madfos Metal LLC for illegal dumping. The business is located on Highway 271, just northeast of Owentown.

Monday wildfire update

Yesterday Texas Forest Service responded to 10 fires for 22,432 acres. Today the Texas Forest Service responded to 8 new calls for assistance from local fire departments. New Fires:

Woman identified in Sunday's fatal wreck

TYLER — From Tyler Police: The driver who died in last night’s crash is identified as Geneva Davis Townsend, age 89, from Tyler who is a retired school teacher.

Smith County Rabies Clinics This Week

From the Smith County Extension Service Office

Two men stabbed at Tyler swimming pool

Tyler, TX — Officers are trying to figure out who stabbed two men at a Tyler swimming pool. Police tell us yesterday afternoon they went to the 3,000 block of Old Omen Road.