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Controversial restaurant plans to move forward

KFXK has confirmed that the owners of the El Chico restaurant are planning to move forward with their business until told otherwise.

Police responding to alleged dog attack in Tyler

TYLER — Police are responding to reports of a dog attacking a child in Tyler. It happened just after 5 o'clock at a residence on the 1400 block of North Moore Avenue.

Mayor's monthly "Fit Walk" scheduled for Saturday

As part of the FitCity Challenge, the community-wide campaign to promote healthy, fitter lifestyles for Tyler residents, Mayor Barbara Bass will hold the next Monthly FitWalk at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3 at the dam at Lake Tyler.

Smith County struggles with child support offenders

Smith County, Texas — UPDATE: Flemming chastized certain comissioners for taking pay raises at a previous meeting. As of today, the new approved tax rate is .324%.

Henderson ISD calls $26 million bond election to build new middle school

Longview, TX — The Henderson ISD school board today voted unanimously to call a $26 million November bond election to finance a new middle school.

Smith County passes 2012 budget

SMITH COUNTY — The Smith County Commissioners Court unanimously voted today to adopt a 2012 budget that keeps the tax rate at essentially the same level with a one cent, voter approved increase to pay for jail improvements, bringing the t

Tyler Police investigate dead body

TYLER — On Tuesday, August 30, 2011 around 11:45 a.m., Tyler Police responded to 1404 W. Claude Street on a report of a resident found deceased in his residence by his roommate.

Fatal collision on Highway 79

Anderson County — An two vehicle collision on Highway 79 has left one woman dead. The crash occurred one mile east of Palestine after an SUV and a tractor trailer.

Alert Citizen Helps Police Nab Suspect

NEWS RELEASE FROM TYLER POLICE DEPARTMENT:

Robert E. Lee class performing "Katrina: A Play of New Orleans"

TYLER — The Robert E. Lee Theatre class will perform a reading of Katrina: A Play of New Orleans, at 7:00 pm, Monday, August 29. The performance will be held in the Jan Jones Robert E. Lee Theatre.