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Halloween Events at Liberty Hall

Tyler’s Liberty Hall is serving up thrillers in preparation for Halloween with a little comedy thrown in to keep things light. 

El Chico Ranch and Toy's "R" Us settle dispute

TYLER — The lawsuit between the owners of El Chico Ranch and Toys "R" Us has been settled.

Tylerite appointed to Texas Transportation Commission

Jeff Austin III of Tyler has been appointed to the Texas Transportation Commission, the body that governs the Texas Department of Transportation.

Tyler firefighters battle two overnight house fires

TYLER — The Tyler Fire Department responded to two separate fires during the overnight hours. The first incident was reported at 9:40 p.m. on 10-19-2011 at 1514 N. Dargan.

Fire prevention week in Tyler

In observance of Fire Prevention Week the Tyler Public Library will offer young children the opportunity to meet City of Tyler firefighters during story times at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 11, 12 and 13.

Funeral arrangements set for Jacksonville teacher and breast cancer advocate killed in Friday wreck

JACKSONVILLE — Services for Jo Meredith will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Longview. Rader Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Information from Jacksonville ISD  

Jacksonville ISD teacher killed in morning accident

SMITH COUNTY — FOX51 has been told the woman involved in Thursday morning's motorcycle accident has died from her injuries. FOX51 has also learned that this woman is a teacher for Jacksonville ISD.

Semi destroyed at Longview truck stop

LONGVIEW — A semi is destroyed after it caught fire at the Texas Best Truck Stop around 9:30 Thursday morning in Longview.

Smith County pasture fire contained

SMITH COUNTY — As of 10:30 a.m., a one-acre fire on CR 1252, in the Winona area has been contained. The fire had threatened one home in the area.

Gas leak forces Martinsville ISD evacuation

MARTINSVILLE — We are responding to a ruptured natural gas line along Highway 7 East near Martinsville.