Tyler police are working to find a man who robbed another man at gunpoint late last night at the Lone Star Motel on Gentry Parkway. Police say a man was sitting in his car at the motel just before midnight when a man wearing a dark-colored ski mask approached and asked for a cigarette. When the man in the car said no, the robber showed a handgun and demanded all of the money in the victim's wallet. No injuries were reported.
TYLER BUSINESS MAN GETS DEAL WITH MARK CUBAN
You may have seen Tyler entrepreneur Doug Marshall featured on the Shark Tank TV show last Friday. But did you know the Tyler Paper told his story last June? You can read that story and find out what's happened since last Friday's show by reading Casey Murphy's story from today's Tyler Morning Telegraph here on TylerPaper.com.
CATTLE BARONS' GALA KICKOFF
The 2013 Cattle Barons fundraiser theme is Rags to Riches, and the event organizers kicked things off last night with a party to celebrate. If you weren't there, see who was! Our FocusInOn.me photographer Gloria Swift was there so you can know who was too! And, all of her photos are available for purchase. Just look for the Focus In on dot me link in the upper right of the TylerPaper.com home page.
PAY TO GET IN MARK ZUCKERBERG'S INBOX
If you try to send founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg a message on Facebook, Mashable.com discovered Thursday, the social network may offer to keep the message out of his "Other" Inbox — for a cool $100. In Mashable's tests from multiple accounts, it appeared to be the case that users only get this message if they're not one of Zuck's 16 million followers. That, however, could still be coincidental, according to Mashable.
Today's local weather forecast from the Tyler Morning Telegraph free mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android is for a sunny day with a high near seventy-one. The low tonight will be around 60, with a 40 percent chance of rain.