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Main Street Flower Market Offers Wide Variety of Garden-Related Items

TYLER- This weekend’s Main Street Flower Market will feature a wide variety of gardening items for sale. The event, which will mark its fifth year, is set for Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31, at the Goodman-LeGrand Museum, 624 N.

LA man arrested after mother finds daughter’s letter detailing rape incident

Bayou L’Ourse, La — On February 29, 2012, Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to a residence in Bayou L’Ourse in reference to an alleged rape.

LETU names May 2012 commencement speaker Albert M. Erisman

(LONGVIEW, Texas)— LeTourneau University’s commencement speaker will be Albert M. Erisman for the two commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 5, that will be held in Longview at the S. E. Belcher Jr.

Tyler woman gets 15 years for coke dealing, money laundering in Smith County

Tyler, TX — A 35-year-old Tyler woman has been sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison for dealing cocaine and laudering money in Smith County.

City of Tyler opens new CNG station

The City of Tyler marked the opening of a compressed natural gas station (CNG) this morning with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The event took place at 11 a.m. on the 200 block of E. Oakwood Street.

STAAR a break, or waste, for non-testing students

While ninth-graders across Texas slogged through the new state English exam Tuesday morning, Bellaire High School senior Alejandro Botas caught up on sleep, homework and TV at home.

City of Tyler annexes UT Health Science Center

Wednesday morning, the City of Tyler voted to annex the University of Texas Health and Science Center at the intersection of Hwy. 271 and Hwy. 155 during the regularly scheduled City Council meeting.

Upshur Red Cross needs volunteers

GILMER--A meeting for Upshur County residents interested in becoming American Red Cross volunteers is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, April 5th at the Gilmer Fire Department.

City of Tyler announces spring 2012 N.E.W. neighborhood meeting scheduled

The City of Tyler has announced the neighborhood selected for the Spring 2012 Neighborhood Empowerment Works (NEW) program and has scheduled a neighborhood meeting with residents to be held on Tuesday, April 10 at 6 p.m.

Kilgore man sentenced for child porn charges

RUSK COUNTY — A 46-year-old Kilgore man has been sentenced to federal prison for child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.