Although Father's Day was inaugurated in the early twentieth century to compliment Mother's Day, it wasn't signed into law until 1972. In this special Father's Day story, East Texans talk about how important their dads were in their lives.
Tyler's first woman mayor, Barbara Bass says her father Travis Reed taught her that gender shouldn't be a limitation and to be the best she could be. TV New Anchor Joe Terrell says he got his sense of humor and comfort in speaking in public from his dad Edgar Terrell, while Jeb Blount relays how his colorful dad, Peppy Blount taught him to embrace life and live it to the fullest.
TV News Anchor Anissa Centers says the love of her father gave her security and comfort and helped shape her future relationships. Musical Star Sandy Duncan talks about how her dad's love and high expectations helped her achieve her goals in life.
Friday, May 24 2013 10:21 PM EDT2013-05-25 02:21:23 GMT
From the Tyler Police Department:At approximately 5:20Pm on May 24, 2013, Tyler Police were notified of the motorcycle accident at Grande and Sutherland. The driver of a black Ford F-150 was heading east onMore >>
Rider was not wearing a helmet when she collided with a truck.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 9:59 PM EDT2013-05-25 01:59:21 GMT
A Tyler ISD bus driver was arrested Friday afternoon on drug charges.Ronald Gain, 44, of Tyler, was arrested by the Tyler Police Department on one charge of possession of a controlled substance. TylerMore >>
Has worked for the district since August of 2012.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 9:18 AM EDT2013-05-25 13:18:01 GMT
Cherokee County authorities are investigating a fatal house fire Friday night. It happened just before 7:30 on County Road 3302 outside of Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Fire Department, Cherokee CountyMore >>
Happened just outside of Jacksonville on Friday night.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 12:20 AM EDT2013-05-25 04:20:39 GMT
Fire crews have closed a street in north Tyler as they fight an apartment fire. Several crews are on the scene at an apartment complex in the 700 block of South Kennedy Avenue. The fire started aroundMore >>
Fire crews closed a street in north Tyler as they battled an apartment fire.More >>