After residents of Tyler lost water and power, some for a week, some for much longer, the Tyler Morning Telegraph went to work on a 3-part series looking at the past, what happened and what the plans are for the future.
When the snow hit on Feb. 14, 2021, no one knew that would be the start of no water and electricity for many residents of Tyler for a week or longer.
Wednesday was interesting at the newspaper. As I flipped on the computer, checked my emails and took that first sip of coffee, one of the “on this day in history” alerts came up on social media.
There is something to be said about faith and fate.
Over the years, UT Health Science Center at Tyler has received major grants for research for lung and heart disease.
Residents of north Tyler and downtown have asked for more housing. They’ve asked for eyesores and vacant buildings to come down.
Jimmy Buffett decided to sing a song in 1978 with a subject that many people thought about, but few were brave enough to stake a stance on.
The eyes of the country are once again on East Texas, as Patrick Mahomes leads the Kansas City Chiefs into the big game Sunday for the second straight year.
As journalists, one of our missions is to hold those in power to check. We regularly work to shed light on things that need fixing. We strive for an honest day’s account of what happened and why.
The Democratic Party in East Texas is proud to celebrate the Inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of these great United States of America. Joe Biden, along with Kamala Harris as Vice President, is inheriting a country that is torn apart and hurting. An entire generation has grown …
The Starrville Methodist Church has 12 members. On any given Sunday, some of those members might attend another church in the area or instead a Tuesday prayer group at the church.
If you have not heard it yet, we made a mistake. It was a big one. It was not the first time we have made a mistake and unfortunately it will probably not be the last time either.
Congressman Louie Gohmert represents East Texas and his lawsuit against the Vice President of the United States in a Tyler court was dismissed Friday night.
Over the years when I would have one of those days, no matter what the mood, no matter what the time of day or night, one person was always there, waiting for me.
Working from home on the morning of 9/11, a neighbor called just before deadline for the afternoon edition. She thought a Cessna struck one of the twin towers and I should check it out.
For the last several months, disturbing and unproven theories have gained traction – mostly on social media – about the death count for COVID-19.
What our readers are saying on the Tyler Paper Facebook about the name change of John Tyler to Tyler High and Robert E. Lee to Tyler Legacy ...
As Memorial Day and July 4 came and went, the focus of the country seemed to be less and less on veterans and more on how we interpret history. That all changed when John-David “JD” Roberts came to East Texas recently for a surprise.
We are at a crossroads in our country, city and state. The national turmoil that has erupted across our nation has come to our town. There are forces at play that have the sole objective of dividing us along lines of race and economics for the overall objective of forcing a change in our cul…
Fourth of July celebrations combine observance of the nation’s birthday, spirited displays of patriotism and appreciation for the country’s heritage, salutes to America’s Founders and those who have kept it strong and pledges to keep freedom ringing.
A significant milestone in our experience with COVID-19 was reached last week: The United States surpassed 100,000 deaths related to the virus.
Memorial Day is a holiday often connected with the end of the school year, the start of vacation season and a time for outings and picnics, but its true purpose — honoring America’s fallen heroes — should not be overshadowed.
The Tyler Paper’s exceptional and thorough series, “Plaguing Prisons,” is helping to shine the spotlight on how the coronavirus pandemic affects those in jails and prisons. Reporter Cory McCoy reminds us that the measures we’re taking to protect ourselves, from social distancing to frequent …
As in life, there are a lot of significant anniversaries and milestones in business, from a grand opening to a silver anniversary, 50 years of service or 100 years in business.
Veterans Day is a well-known American holiday, but there are also a few misconceptions about it — like how it’s spelled or whom exactly it celebrates. To clear some of that up, here are the important facts you should know.