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Early Voting Begins in Tyler Runoff

Early Voting Begins in Tyler Runoff

TYLER -- Early voting begins Monday in the runoff for Tyler City Council District 3, with Shirley McKellar and Pamela Phoenix vying for the post. Voters may cast their ballots early through June 25, except weekends, at the HUB on East Ferguson Street. Election day is June 29. Go to https://www.smith-county.com/government/departments/elections/current-election-information to learn more.

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Pre✓Pre-Enrollment at Tyler Pounds Regional Airport

Pre✓Pre-Enrollment at Tyler Pounds Regional Airport

TYLER -- The IdentoGo TSA Pre✓ Mobile RV will be stationed at Tyler Pounds Regional Airport and will provide service Monday, June 17, through Wednesday, July 3. The Mobile Enrollment Center will be located in the airport’s long term parking lot. To get started, customers must pre-enroll online at the TSA Pre✓ website. TSA Pre✓ is an expedited screening program for identified low-risk air travelers. Visit the TSA Pre✓ website for questions about enrollment.

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TxDOT's Weekly Roadwork Update

TYLER -- TxDOT is planning more construction and maintenance work throughout the Tyler District during the week of June 17. In Smith County, Tyler Maintenance crews plan to conduct coring operations Monday on SH 155S just north of Toll 49 and then move to SH 110S between Shiloh Road and Toll 49. In Gregg County, Longview Maintenance crews plan to conduct edge repairs on the I-20 Service Road off FM 2087. Go to https://www.txdot.gov/inside-txdot/media-center/local-news/tyler/034-2019.html for a complete rundown of ...

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Pursuit Begins in Louisiana, Ends in Marshall

MARSHALL -- A high-speed stolen vehicle pursuit that began in Louisiana has ended in Marshall. Marshall police say they were notified around 5:35 Saturday afternoon that the vehicle was entering their city on I-20 approaching U.S 59, being chased by units from Louisiana and Harrison County. Marshall patrol units served in a support role, clearing intersections and alerting traffic. The driver drove northbound in the southbound lanes of U.S. 59 for about a mile before changing back over to the ...

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Cherokee County Jury Duty Cancelled

RUSK -- Jury selection for the Cherokee County 2nd District Court has been cancelled for Monday, June 17. According to our news partner KETK, the reason for the cancellation is unclear.

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Abbott Signs Legislation Allowing Beer-To-Go Sales In Texas

AUSTIN -- Governor Greg Abbott Saturday signed into law House Bill 1545, which allows beer-to-go sales for craft breweries in the state. The bill also extends the operations of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission and reduces what Abbott terms "burdensome regulations on the beer and wine industry." Among those joining the governor was state Representative Chris Paddie (pictured) of Marshall, who authored the measure. In a news release, Abbott termed the signing "a major win for the freedom and economic ...

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Authorities Investigate Shooting Outside Larue

ATHENS -- The Henderson County Sheriff's and District Attorney's Offices are working with the Texas Rangers in investigating a Saturday shooting on Red Oak, outside Larue. Sheriff Botie Hillhouse says his office received a call around 1:10 a.m. regarding a disturbance at a residence. Hillhouse says three males and one female arrived in front of the home in two vehicles, two of them bearing firearms, and began yelling at the occupants. Hillhouse says shots ensued after a male resident came ...

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Abbott Signs William Thomas Heath Power Line Safety Act

AUSTIN – Governor Abbott Friday signed the William Thomas Heath Power Line Safety Act into law. According to our news partner KETK, the final version reconciled legislation filed in March by State Representative Chris Paddie of Marshall and State Senator Bryan Hughes of Mineola. Nearly two years ago, three Hallsville Boy Scouts -- Will Brannon, Thomas Larry, and Heath Faucheux -- were electrocuted while sailing on Lake O’ the Pines. Their sailboat’s mast came in contact with a low-hanging power ...

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Health

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Sports

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