Woman dead after

shooting in Alba

The Alba Police Department is investigating an early Tuesday morning shooting that killed a woman.

One suspect has been taken in for questioning for the shooting that happened at approximately 2:30 a.m. in the city of Alba, according to a statement from Alba Police Chief Tim Koonce.

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is assisting in the investigation, which is ongoing. The woman’s family members have been notified, according to the statement.

Tyler Recycles Day

set for Saturday

On Saturday, Keep Tyler Beautiful will host a community collection event, joining thousands of local organizers holding events across the country to celebrate America Recycles Day.

Tyler Recycles Day will be from 8 a.m. to noon at the Tyler Recycling Collection Center, 418 N. Bois D’Arc Ave.

Residents are asked to bring their acceptable recyclables to the collection center during this event to support and celebrate Keep Tyler Beautiful recycling efforts.

Ark-La-Tex Shredding Co. and Interstate Batteries will provide services for the event. Ark-La-Tex Shredding will offer free personal document shredding for individuals and businesses.

There will be a collection station for all types of batteries hosted by Interstate Batteries.

Acceptable items to bring to the collection center include:

  • newspapers, magazines, phone books
  • junk mail, mixed office paper, paperback and hardback books
  • #1 and #2 plastic soda and water bottles, milk jugs and detergent bottles
  • cardboard of any type, aluminum cans, tin cans
  • cellphones and chargers, small electronics, computers, printers
  • green, brown and clear glass bottles and jars
  • metal (copper, aluminum, brass, steel)
  • motor oil/hydraulic fluid and anti-freeze

Some fees may apply for electronic devices. For information on accepted items and fees, call Tyler Solid Waste at 903-531-1388 or Angela Bennis, Keep Tyler Beautiful community coordinator, at 903-595-7217.


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