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Brook Hill School Celebrates Founder’s Day

Brook Hill School Celebrates Founder’s Day

BULLARD -- The Brook Hill School in Bullard celebrated Founder’s Day on Monday night and part of the festivities recognized 2019 honorees. According to our news partner, the late Mrs. Ruth-Ann Young and her husband Tommy were high school sweethearts and married 61 years. They have both supported Brook Hill through financial contributions, saying the school offered more than education, it teaches students about life. Two of the Young’s grandchildren attended Brook Hill and two of their great-grandchildren are currently ...

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Game Room Manager charged with Possession

HENDERSON COUNTY -- Two men have been arrested on possession charges following a building check at a game room Monday night. John Edward Bernard (pictured), 58, the manager of the Silver Mine game room on State Highway 198, reportedly attempted to hide a used narcotic pipe behind the business counter. Officials said a small bag containing meth was also found. Kevin Jay Todd, Jr., 34, was a customer in the business. Deputies said Todd attempted to hide suspected ...

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National Register of Historic Places for Rose Garden

TYLER -- The Tyler Municipal Rose Garden will observe a distinguished honor on Thursday. After a two-year application process, the Rose Garden will celebrate having having been listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The ceremony is scheduled for 2 p.m. Attendants will be able to observe the blooming garden, enjoy speakers and live music, a plaque presentation and refreshments. All attendees will receive hand-cut single roses. The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the country's ...

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New Theme Store Opens in Tyler

TYLER -- A new concept business has opened in Tyler. According to our news partner KETK, Brick Masters is a large Lego store where children can go, play, and learn to build new things. They are located on E. Amherst Street. The business opened their doors for the first time on Saturday with the goal of bringing families together for learning and fun. 20% of Saturday's proceeds went to the Tyler Patrolman’s Association that will help the Blue Santa Program ...

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ETBU Upgrades Soccer Facilities

MARSHALL -- East Texas Baptist University recently honored Marshall community members Hal and Joyce Cornish with a Founders Society Award during chapel recently in recognition of their generous donations for additional enhancements to the Cornish Soccer Field. Originally built in 2000, the field was initially elevated in 2007 with funds also provided by the Cornishs, and the current soccer facilities were named in their honor. The Cornishs’ support has allowed strategic improvements that will raise the facility to be ...

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86th Annual Texas Rose Festival this Week in Tyler

TYLER -- The Texas Rose Festival raised awareness for this Thursdays kick off with a weekend event leading up to the 86th anniversary of the annual celebration. "Portraits of Inspiration" is this years theme. The official ribbon cutting ceremony will happen Thursday morning with events running through out. The annual parade takes place Saturday morning at 9. The festival will wrap up on Sunday. More info is available by clicking the link. http://texasrosefestival.com/

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GoBus Increases Ridership in Fiscal 2019

GoBus Increases Ridership in Fiscal 2019

KILGORE -- The East Texas Council of Government's rural transportation system, GoBus, has seen a big uptick in regional ridership. GoBus provided over 105 thousand trips for the fiscal year 2019. A fare reduction in 2018 is credited with the increase in ridership. This is the agency’s highest total since 2014. GoBus is a rural transportation service to a 14-county region in East Texas.

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Woman Carjacked at Gunpoint near UT Health Hospital

Woman Carjacked at Gunpoint near UT Health Hospital

TYLER -- Monday morning near the UT Health East Texas hospital a Tyler woman was carjacked at gunpoint. Police say the suspect is described as a B/M in his 20’s, tall and skinny, wearing a white long sleeve shirt. The suspect approached the female TJC student in a parking lot on Lake Street where she was parking her 2016, Maroon Chrysler 200, Texas License Plate MLJ-4674. The suspect pointed a handgun at the victim telling her to hand the ...

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