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“A Christmas Story” on the big screen at Liberty Hall

The City of Tyler’s Liberty Hall will present the fan favorite “A Christmas Story” on the big screen Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 at 7 p.m.

Funeral services set for Jackson Heights VFD firefighter Jalen Smith

Funeral services for Jackson Heights Volunteer Fire Department Firefighter Jalen Smith will begin with a family only viewing at Jackson Heights VFD Station #2 located at 19823 Hwy 31 East, Tyler, TX from 12-1 p.m.

Road closed Thursday in Tyler's Woods Subdivision

Contractors for the City of Tyler will be making Emergency repairs to a drainage structure located in the Woods Subdivision starting Thursday, Dec. 6.

Teacher pay threatens student achievement, expert testifies

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Texas teacher salaries are not competitive, and teaching quality has declined, which threatens student achievement, a Harvard-trained economist testified Tuesday in an ongoing school funding lawsuit trial.

Exxon Mobil to give CEO a raise to $2.7 million

Exxon Mobil Corp. is raising CEO Rex W. Tillerson’s salary 6 percent to $2.72 million on Jan. 1.

Keystone XL pipeline project causes little stir among some East Texas residents

While the Keystone XL Pipeline has fueled a bitter battle between industry, landowners and environmentalists across East Texas, people living alongside the ruckus in Smith County voiced indifference Tuesday — to the pipeline and the prote

Longview officer hit on job by alleged drunk driver to be fired this month

A group representing an injured East Texas officer is speaking out after the City of Longview decided to fire to her.

Parts of Overton without water; Overton ISD dismissing early

Overton ISD students will be released early Wednesday morning due to a city utility problem.

Holiday fashions with Platos' closet

Lisa Snow with Plato's Closet in Tyler shows Ben and Katie a few winter fashions the consignment shop has to offer East Texans.

Teacher pay threatens student achievement, expert testifies

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Texas teacher salaries are not competitive, and teaching quality has declined, which threatens student achievement, a Harvard-trained economist testified Tuesday in an ongoing school funding lawsuit trial.