SMITH COUNTY ADULT PROBATION
A $22.6 million bond at Troup ISD is on the November ballot that if approved would improve and unite the elementary schools under one roof and increase the high school's capacity for career technology education courses.
Nearly 100 people gathered on the downtown square in Tyler Thursday morning to greet U.S. Sen. John Cornyn during one of his last campaign stops before Election Day.
On Mondays, the sign hung on the door to Lindale Candy Company is flipped to “closed,” the bolt is locked and the lights are off.
Wednesday’s City Council meeting saw Mayor Martin Heines bang his gavel for the last time, with much of the 1.5 hours of discussion at Tyler City Hall spent honoring his dedication and commitment to the greater Tyler community during his prolonged tenure as mayor.
Smith County recorded 40 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing its confirmed case count to 4,580, according to the Northeast Texas Public Health District.
After an incident involving off-duty Bullard police officers slamming a Black teen to the ground outside of Times Square Grand Slam, Bullard Mayor Pam Frederick said there will be a joint press conference with the NAACP later this week and that the officers involved handled the situation well.
A Mabank woman was arrested Tuesday in Henderson County after police say she had over 100 grams of meth on her person.
If Whitehouse native Patrick Mahomes wants something, it is likely to happen.
A Chandler man involved in a head-on collision that killed a pregnant woman and her boyfriend is now facing an additional charge in connection with the death of their unborn child.
A Wills Point man was sentenced to nearly 12 years in prison for possessing and selling hundreds of grams of methamphetamine.
Wednesday morning, the City of Tyler announced that the Tyler Fire Department accepted an $82,000 grant to invest in a new bomb team.
A Tyler man has been charged with murder after the man he is accused of shooting earlier this month recently died from his injuries.
After seeing video of a 15-year-old shoved to the ground outside of Times Square Grand Slam in Tyler, several community members came out in the fog and rain to support the teen and his family.
Earlier this month, Smith County Judge Nathaniel Moran vowed to hold the Republican and Democratic parties responsible for ensuring all their elections workers completed the mandatory trainings by Nov. 3, because, in his words, “elections are, in large part, based on and determined by how th…
Smith County saw twice as many recoveries as newly reported COVID-19 confirmed cases on Tuesday.
The Tyler Animal Services facility on Chandler Highway helps hundreds of pets find new homes or reunite with their families.
LINDALE POLICE DEPARTMENT
When an East Texas resident did something about Trump 2020 signs being stolen, President Donald J. Trump tweeted about it.
Officials are investigating an early Tuesday morning fire at a Tyler residence.
Community members are crying out after cellphone footage revealed off-duty Bullard police officers, who were working security at the Times Square Grand Slam entertainment complex in Tyler, slammed a Black teenager to the ground on Saturday evening.
While COVID-19 has changed the registration and distribution methods, there continues to be a need for PATH’s Coats for Kids.
Molly is a Corgi/Shepherd mix whose estimated birthday is 10/01/2015. Molly loves to ride in the car and is crate trained. She gets along well with other dogs and children and goes crazy for tennis balls. She is spayed, vaccinated, and microchipped, weighs about 34 lbs. and is fully grown. M…
One person is dead Monday after a crash north of Alto in Cherokee County.
The Tyler Area Senior Citizens Association Center in Whitehouse was closed temporarily Monday after a polling worker became sick and tested positive for COVID-19.
SMITH COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
A 20-year-old Chandler man was arrested after a head-on collision that killed a pregnant woman and her boyfriend in Henderson County early Sunday morning.
A cheetah at the Caldwell Zoo in Tyler is a new mother to four cubs of her own and a bonus mom to an adoptive cub from a zoo in Oregon.
Smith County early voting this year has surpassed the number of people who cast their ballot early in the 2016 General Election.
As Halloween draws near, humans aren’t the only ones who are celebrating the season. On Saturday, the big cats at Tiger Creek Animal Sanctuary got a special treat to celebrate “Prowl-o-ween” — a pumpkin to play with.
Each week, the Tyler Morning Telegraph runs a photo page called Best Shots. The page combines our favorite staff photographs of the week along with reader-submitted pictures.
For incumbent District 6 Texas House Rep. Matt Schaefer, removing government red tape and expanding freedom continues to be his main focus to help East Texans.
Julie Gobble, the Democratic candidate for District 6 in the Texas House of Representatives, can’t help but get passionate about politics, even if just speaking over the phone. Except it’s not so much the politics that are her concern, she says – it’s the people.
A white, fabric heart with carefully sewn lace sits in the Price family home. For some, it might just be a piece of material, but for husband and wife Hunter and Dolores Price, it’s a symbol of a life that was, and has served as a powerful tool to assist through their grief.
Hundreds of veterans, active military members, civilians and students gathered outside Brook Hill’s American Freedom Museum for the the Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial and Walk of Honor dedication ceremony Saturday morning.
The first step is deciding what types of camellias to plant. This is usually personal preference as to type of flowers, plant growth and suitability for the climate. Visiting local nurseries, websites, camellia flower shows and gardens are good ways to help decide which plants to choose. The…
The Texas Department of Public Safety reminds Texans that Saturday appointments remain available at many driver license offices across the state. Saturday appointments are specifically for customers to renew or replace Texas driver licenses, identification cards and Election Identification C…
The city of Tyler issued the following permits between Oct. 16-22 for new construction.
The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce partnered with Christus Mother Frances Hospital – Jacksonville to host a first-time Golf Tournament and Golf Ball Drop at Cherokee Ranch Golf Club on Friday.
Friday night, Ben Wheeler went “hog wild” to kick off their annual Feral Hog Festival pageant. The event started out at The Forge Bistro in downtown Ben Wheeler, where guests enjoyed live music from the band Swingo Swango while waiting for the hog pageant to begin.
A bright pink tour bus, stamped with phrases like “Another great justice,” “She prays. She votes,” and “Women for America,” parked outside 1836 Texas Kitchen on a windy Friday afternoon as a few dozen community members, sporting signs, buttons and T-shirts, rallied to express their support f…
Tina Hiler has been coming to the Pilates Collective Tyler since its opening in August and said the exercises and stretches really do make a difference.
Retired Methodist pastor Dr. Michael Dent spent nearly five decades preaching in East Texas and, a little later on, in Denver, Colorado.
A Tyler man has been charged with arson in connection with one of two fires at Coker Enterprises, an outdoor power equipment shop.
Justin Ewing and Samantha Schalik had their first date on Halloween nearly a decade ago. Nine years later, the couple hasn’t lost their Halloween spirit, and is sharing their love for the holiday with the community by displaying a skeleton crew in their front yard in Tyler.
The Tyler area real estate market is remaining strong as home prices and sales increase in this year’s third quarter; however, the election is giving buyers and sellers pause.
People visiting local Chick-fil-A locations this week will have the opportunity to assist the East Texas Food Bank in fighting hunger among children.
TYLER POLICE DEPARTMENT
As if the year hasn’t been scary enough, one local business is trying to frighten their customers even more in the weekends leading up to Halloween. Gleaux Car Wash on South Broadway Avenue is hosting a “Fright Night” drive-thru car wash every Friday and Saturday night through Halloween.
An 80-year-old Bullard woman has been found safe.