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Grow your good health

John Moore with Trinity Mother Frances stops by to share some great information about a free, upcoming event. The Free Screening Event is scheduled for the 22nd at the Tyler Rose Garden Center.

Battleship TEXAS celebrates centennial mark

LA PORTE — Battleship TEXAS was launched May 18, 1912 and will be celebrating 100 years afloat with a cake cutting ceremony on May 19 at 2 p.m. aboard the ship in La Porte.

Perry Votes for Romney, Predicts He Will Become President

Gov. Rick Perry, who bitterly clashed with Mitt Romney on the Republican presidential primary campaign trail, voted for the former Massachusetts governor Wednesday and predicted he would prevail in November.

UPDATE: Rollover sends elderly woman to hospital

Tyler — Offiicals tell KFXK the wreck was caused by an elderly woman losing control of her car. The 74-year old says she doesn't know what happened and is being taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Brown sworn in as mayor

The Lufkin Daily News reports well-wishers, friends, city staff and Boy Scouts filled the council chambers at Lufkin City Hall on Tuesday for a swearing-in ceremony for two incumbent Lufkin City Council members and a new mayor.

Errors on Voter Registration Cards in Upshur County

GILMER — Upshur County residents should check their new voter registration cards for the accuracy of information on them since a handful of the cards have been found to contain errors, said Pam Dean, deputy voter registrar in the Upshur C

Murder and mayhem at the Tyler Public Library

tyler — Who’s killing the Friends of the Library? There’s murder afoot at the Tyler Public Library, and Sherlock Holmes, Miss Marple and Philip Marlowe must find the killer before the Library is lost.

Advocate tells homeowners not to delay on appraisal protests as AG’s opinion on law looms

Longview, TX — The head of an area advocacy group is urging homeowners to protest their appraised values now in anticipation of a Texas Attorney General’s opinion that could lower appraisals and tax bills — but after the prote

Beaumont man guilty of possessing more than 1,000 child porn videos, 11,000 images

TYLER, Texas – U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced today that a 37-year-old Beaumont, Texas man has pleaded guilty to Federal Child Pornography charges.

Drugs, weapons seized in arrest of Most Wanted Texas Mexican Mafia member

AUSTIN – Felix Velasquez Jr., 30, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive, is in custody today after his arrest in south San Antonio.