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Smith County sends out ballots without alcohol referendum

Sixty-nine Smith County voters who received incorrect ballots by mail this week should expect to receive updated replacement ballots within a week’s time.

Judge allows Texas cheerleaders to hold religious signs

After a recent controversy, some tough cheerleaders won a small victory in court. A Texas judge extended a temporary restraining order allowing them to display religious signs at football games.

Kiepersol turns 13!

Restaurant manager Jonathan Turner with Kiepersol stops by to talk about the fun events they're planning over at the winery for their big upcoming anniversary.

"The Hobbit"

Get ready to travel across mountains, into caves and deep intro forrests, Tyler Civic Theatre presents "The Hobbit."

Halloween make up with Salon Kalea

Salon owner Kristi Etheridge and makeup artist Megan Colburn show us a few fun ideas for the upcoming Halloween holiday.

Actress Daryl Hannah arrested protesting Keystone XL pipeline

Update: Daryl Hannah was released Thursday night from the Wood County Jail in Winnsboro after being arrested yesterday for protesting the Keystone XL Pipeline.

Former Texas youth minister pleads guilty to child porn charges

A former Lower Valley youth minister has plead guilty to child pornography charges. Joe Tapia III changed his plea from not guilty to guilty this morning in Judge Frank Montalvo's court room at the El Paso Federal Courthouse.

ETX man gets 10 year for making meth around young children

A 50-year-old Deberry, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for dealing methamphetamines.

Tyler named Community of the Year

On Friday, Oct. 5 the City of Tyler will be awarded the Community of the Year award from the American Association of Planners – Texas Chapter (APA) at their annual conference being held in Ft. Worth, Texas.

Reward offered for Most Wanted Fugitive from El Paso

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Ricco Leo Torres, 32, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive list, and a $10,000 cash reward is now offered for information leading to his capture.