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City of Tyler accepting applications for 2013 Mayor’s Citizens Academy

As a part of the City of Tyler’s ongoing effort to promote citizen involvement and transparency in local government, Mayor Barbara Bass is hosting the second annual Mayor's Citizens Academy as a way for citizens to learn about each de

Glass Recreation Center to offer drama camp for youth

The Glass Recreation Center will offer a fun-filled drama workshop on Saturday, Feb. 16 from 9 a.m.-noon. Youth 5-12 years of age are encouraged to enjoy a morning of performing arts and theater.

Longview man pleads guilty to stolen firearm

A 51-year-old Longview, Texas man has pleaded guilty to federal firearms violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Jacksonville ISD approves purchase of Lon Morris property

On Friday, the Jacksonville Independent School District Board of Trustees approved the purchase of the Gymnasium, Administration Building, and approximately 50 acres of land and assets from the Lon Morris Bankruptcy Estate for $1,530,000, subje

Lufkin Police: "Bill washing" may lead to increase of counterfeit money in ETX

Lufkin Police are looking for a man who reportedly tried to use counterfeit money at a convenience store, just after 7:00pm on Thursday.

Man indicted for kidnapping after allegedly stealing van with baby inside

The man who allegedly stole a van with a baby inside in November 2012, has been indicted in Upshur County.

ETX student's dream takes flight with help of "Racing Aces"

An East Texas student is nearing her dream after getting a little help along the way.

TX bill to limit junk food bought with food stamps

Some folks in Texas may soon be limited on how much junk food they can purchase.

Tyler Senior Center to host scam seminar

Seniors can be a target for scams, so City of Tyler officials are trying to educate older citizens about the dangers before it is too late.

ETX Road updates

UNDATED - Here's a quick look at events and work planned in the Tyler District: TxDOT plans work in Tyler, on Interstate 20