September 20, 2012 RSS feed / News

'The Rookie' to speak at Athens church

Former Tampa Bay Rays pitcher's story highlighted by Disney film

The oldest baseball rookie to speak about having a game plan for success. Jim Morris incredible story begins when as a 35-year-old high school physics teacher and coach, he made a bet with his baseball team that if the team won a district champi More...

TJC officials: Sexual assault allegation unfounded

The report of an alleged sexual assault on the Tyler Junior College campus over the weekend has proved to be inaccurate and unfounded, TJC officials said Wednesday.  More...

New season begins at Edom’s Old Firehouse

The Old Firehouse in Edom is becoming the focal point for entertainment in the small East Texas town.  Three years ago, Jeff and Judy Gottesman went out on a limb to turn part of the former Edom fire station into a new, acoustic music “lis More...

Henderson Co. Clover Kids under new leadership

The last seven years Jean Everett has been the club manager of the Henderson County 4-H Clover Kids. She has done a wonderful job helping to nurture and mold these young 4-Hers. More...

BBR welcomes camel, sets open houses for Oct. 13 and 20

Officials with Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch and the Humane Society of North Texas moved a Tarrant County dromedary camel into his new home at Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch Friday, Sept. 7.  More...

BROWNSBORO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BEST BEARS

Brownsboro Elementary School honors students each week that arrive at school on time, respect and listen to the teacher, complete their school work and homework. More...

Oncor plans approved for electric substation on FM2010

Following lengthy public hearings before the planning and zoning commission as well as the city council, Oncor received approval to build an electric substation off Farm-to- Market Road 2010 in Chandler.  A special use permit was approved for 3. More...

Chandler, Murchison post sales tax revenue increase

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs announced that state sales tax revenue in August was $2.34 billion, up 18.5 percent compared to August 2011.  More...

Find your volunteer niche at non-profit showcase

Peggy Rhodes is a busy woman. Not only does she operate two businesses with her husband, she is a dedicated community volunteer and has been for years. Rhodes is not alone, of course. More...

Perryman: Alcohol sales will add nearly $5 million in additional sales tax revenue

Dr. Ray Perryman Wednesday released his study of the effect the sale of alcohol has had on the Smith County and Tyler economies.   More...

ETMC debuts new bicycle response team at East Texas State Fair

East Texas Medical Center EMS will debut its new bicycle response team this week at the East Texas State Fair in Tyler. More...

TJC awarded $12 million grant to lead project from U.S. Department of Labor

Tyler Junior College is among 27 recipients who will share $500 million in grants to community colleges and universities around the country for the development and expansion of innovative training programs.   Announced Wedn More...

Lane arrested for cocaine possession after traffic stop

Christopher Lane was stopped by Deputy Beddingfield on FM 315 at the Valero in front of the Wildwood subdivision for a defective license plate light on Sept. More...

Henderson County hands out awards at annual 4-H banquet

More than 200 awards were presented at the 2012 Henderson County 4-H Awards Banquet held Sunday, Sept. More...

ROWDY READING RASCALS

Brownsboro Elementary School recognizes Rowdy Reading Rascals, which are students that read AR books and take a computerized test on the book. More...

Utilities expansion on hold

Once Chandler settled its extra territorial jurisdiction with Tyler, city officials began looking into the possibility of acquiring a portion of RPM Water Supply that falls within the ETJ.  J.F. More...

B’boro native named to TJC precision dance team

Elizabeth Francis of Brownsboro has been named to the 2012-13 Tyler Junior College Apache Belles.  This marks the 65th anniversary year of the Apache Belles, TJC’s high-kicking, precision dance team that began in 1947.  More...