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Lindale pastor thankful for overwhelming support of play 'In God We Trust', asks FFRF to issue apology

Wednesday night was a historic night for the city of Lindale as nearly 3,000 people turned out for the performance of "In God We Trust," by 5th graders from E.J. Moss.

Tyler ISD bus driver arrested for drug possession

A Tyler ISD bus driver has been arrested for drug possession. Ronald Eugene Gain, 44, was arrested Friday, May 24, 2013, in the 700 block of Bellwood Lake Drive, near The Cascades, after police found drugs and drug paraphernalia.

County cuts ribbon on new elections office, HUB Center

The Smith County Commissioner's Court cut the ribbon today, officially opening the new Smith County Election Administration Office and the R. B. Hubbard Center.

BREAKING: CPS attempted to keep Cherokee Co. child who shot himself out of great-grandparents home

Child Protective Services tried to keep a 2-year-old Cherokee County boy, who died after accidently shooting himself in the face, out of his great-grandparents home.

Arian Foster to miss rest of OTAs, minicamp with strained calf

Coach Gary Kubiak said after the Texans’ organized team activity today that running back Arian Foster will not participate in the remaining drills (this week and next) or the three-day minicamp (June 11-13) because of the strained calf mu

Tyler man sentenced to life for murder of 2-year old daughter

A Tyler man will spend his life in prison for the murder of one of his daughters. Dramon Green, 22, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to capital murder. According to KTBB, Green will not have the possibility of parole.

DSHS to hold West Nile virus event at UT Health Northeast

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) will hold a news conference to educate the public about West Nile virus at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 30, 2013, in Hudnall Auditorium on the UT Health Northeast campus, at the corner of U.S.

Pump Jacks open defense of TCL title on the road tonight

The East Texas Pump Jacks celebrated their fifth year as a Texas Collegiate League franchise in 2012 by winning the league championship on their home field — historic Driller Park in Kilgore.

Carlisle vs Douglass: Winner to state tourney

All that stands in the way for Carlisle’s second-straight appearance in Austin is a familiar face.

Tips to Boost Your Smartphone's Battery Life

(StatePoint) Smartphones have become such integral parts of our lives that when we see those low battery warnings our hearts sink right along with the power of our mobile devices.