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It was the 22nd annual Bowl-a-Thon at Green Acres Bowl, where it definitely wasn't the players' skills that got them into the league. Applicants paid fifty dollars a person, in teams a four to enter the Bowl-a-Thon.

Upshur Appraisal Fair in Gilmer

Doors opened at ten this morning, and people were already arriving with their antiques and family heirlooms. Appraisals were ten-dollars an item, and twenty dollars for three.

Vehicle hits a powerline pole in Tyler

Update: Oncor tells Fox51 that there are very few outages in Tyler at this time, and no power was lost due to this broken pole. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

UPDATE: Victim identified in three-car fatal wreck

Tyler Police tell Fox51 that one person is dead after a three car wreck around 2:30 Saturday afternoon on Highway 69 just north of the Loop in Tyler. The man has been identified as 61-year-old Javier Mojarro of Lindale.

Renovated Cass County Courthouse to welcome residents Saturday

LINDEN — The results of almost $5 million in renovations will be unveiled Saturday afternoon during the rededication of the historical Cass County Courthouse on the square in Linden.

Book writing seminar by Llarme` Palmer

Author Llarme Palmer is offering a seminar for aspiring writers.

Widespread phone line problems thoughout Rusk Co.

RUSK COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT- The Rusk County Sheriff’s Office and other areas throughout Henderson are currently experiencing problems with their phone lines.

Tyler crime drops 13%

TYLER — Crime in 2011 dropped 13% in comparison with 2010, according to the Tyler Police Department

Couple busted for dog fighting in Gregg County

gregg county — Two people are arrested by law enforcement officials after they were accused of dog fighting by a witness.

John Tyler coach under investigation

Tyler ISD coach Tony Pinson has been placed on administrative and is under investigation. The John Tyler boy's basketball coach has missed the Lions last 2 games while he is being investigated.