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Recent Articles by Stewart
Judge allows Union Pacific to break 149-year-old contract with Palestine
A federal judge in Tyler has ruled that Union Pacific Railroad is no longer bound by old contracts with the City of Palestine.
Published February 5, 2021 at 11:53 AM
US Rep. Gohmert dismisses group demanding his resignation as ‘totalitarian’
U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert is aware of the billboard demanding his resignation and has called it “an attack on elections from outsiders who don’t know East Texas.”
Published February 2, 2021 at 4:53 PM
Hemphill resident wins $1 million from scratch-off ticket
The Instant Millionaire scratch-off game lived up to its name for a Hemphill resident.
Published February 2, 2021 at 11:24 AM
East Texans charged in US Capitol siege to be extradited to DC
Two East Texas men charged for participation in the Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol Building will be extradited to Washington, D.C.
Published February 1, 2021 at 3:30 PM
Republican group targets Gohmert, Cruz with Tyler billboards
If you’re looking for a sign that Sen. Ted Cruz or U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert should resign from office, you may have seen it on Loop 323 in Tyler.
Published January 29, 2021 at 4:46 PM
Harrison County wreck allegedly leads to murder confession
What began as a normal accident investigation ended with a man confessing to murdering a friend.
Published January 29, 2021 at 2:42 PM
Federal judge rules to detain Longview, Carthage men accused in siege of US Capitol
A federal judge has ruled against the release of two East Texas men accused of taking part in the Capitol siege as they await trial.
Published January 22, 2021 at 9:04 PM
Tyler Paper says inaccurate photo caption was ‘collective mistake’
Management at the Tyler Morning Telegraph say they’ve identified how an Associated Press photo caption was inaccurately altered and promise tighter publishing processes.
Published January 20, 2021 at 5:51 PM
Lufkin police arrest man after 9-minute high-speed car chase
Jason Brightwell allegedly led officers on a high speed chase in a stolen vehicle Tuesday afternoon.
Published January 13, 2021 at 5:50 PM
State reports under 2,000 COVID-19 cases in Texas public schools for week
The Texas Department of State Health Services reported just over 1,000 cases of COVID-19 on public school campuses in last week’s report.
Published January 8, 2021 at 5:58 PM
Deep East Texas hospitalization rate above 15% for 17 straight days
It has been 17 days straight since the COVID hospitalization rate was above 15 percent in Deep East Texas, however today's percentage is smaller than yesterday's.
Published January 7, 2021 at 3:43 PM
SCOTUS rejects Gohmert’s last-minute appeal
The United States Supreme Court has rejected the final appeal by Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Tyler) to sue Vice President Mike Pence.
Published January 7, 2021 at 1:22 PM
Woman found dead inside burned Smith County home
A total loss residential fire may have also claimed the life of an elderly woman in Smith County.
Published January 6, 2021 at 2:58 PM
Gohmert appeals Pence lawsuit to SCOTUS
Louie Gohmert is appealing his lawsuit against Vice President Mike Pence to the Supreme Court.
Published January 6, 2021 at 11:27 AM
Family Video to close all stores marking the ‘end of an era’
All stores in the Family Video rental store franchise will be closed.
Published January 6, 2021 at 9:31 AM
Harrison County court to address resignation of former JP Megan Pinson
The Harrison County Commissioner's Court will formally accept the resignation of former Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1 Megan Pinson and vote on her replacement at Tuesday's meeting.
Published January 4, 2021 at 7:08 PM
Man charged with slaying Starrville pastor previously arrested for burglary, domestic violence
Before he allegedly shot and killed a Starrville pastor, Mytrez Woolen had multiple arrests in both Arlington and East Texas.
Published January 4, 2021 at 2:12 PM
VP Pence asks court to reject Gohmert lawsuit
Lawyers for Vice President Mike Pence have filed documents asking the court to deny an effort by US Rep. Louie Gohmert and others to empower Pence to deny electors in the presidential election.
Published December 31, 2020 at 5:39 PM
Former Rusk Chamber manager arrested, charged with theft
A now former manager for the Rusk Chamber of Commerce has been arrested on a charge of theft, having allegedly stolen thousands of dollars from the organization.
Published December 31, 2020 at 12:06 PM
Gohmert says election lawsuit has definite chance to prevail
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Tyler) apparently reached out to Vice President Mike Pence prior to filing suit against him earlier this week.
Published December 30, 2020 at 4:47 PM
Lindale man arrested for alleged Walmart arson
A Lindale man is arrested and accused of setting clothes on fire inside a Tyler area Walmart.
Published December 29, 2020 at 4:07 PM
Fourth member of group accused of kidnapping, assault arrested in Lindale
A fourth arrest was made in connection with a kidnapping and assault incident in Lindale.
Published December 29, 2020 at 3:10 PM
Gohmert sues VP Pence over role in declaring Biden as winner of election
Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-Tyler) has sued the vice president in the hope of flipping the election to President Trump.
Published December 28, 2020 at 11:43 AM
More than 100 without power in Whitehouse
Oncor reports 116 customers without power following afternoon power outage in Whitehouse.
Published December 23, 2020 at 1:30 PM
Two-vehicle crash leaves 1 dead, 1 hospitalized
An investigation by Texas DPS is underway after an early morning crash left one motorist dead and another hospitalized.
Published December 21, 2020 at 10:35 AM
Fraud may arrive in wake of vaccine, federal officials warn
U.S. Attorney Stephen J. Cox warns that scammers may attempt to scam the public as the COVID-19 vaccine rolls out.
Published December 18, 2020 at 3:47 PM
Tiger cub rescued from San Antonio area arrives at Black Beauty Ranch
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Service businesses recovering from snow shutdown
Ricky Meeks leaving Alto to take over Center Roughriders
Lindale home catches fire after lightning strike
Lightning strike possible cause of Longview house fire