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Legionnaires Victim’s Family Hires Minneapolis Lawyer

Posted/updated on: January 22, 2020 at 7:36 am

TYLER — The family of a Tyler man who died from complications of Legionnaire’s disease last November has retained an attorney. According to our news partner KETK, the widow of Ruben Gutierrez, Susan Gutierrez, has retained the services of Elliot Olsen of Minneapolis. Olsen will represent her family. Gutierrez, 69, was a precinct chair for the Smith County Democratic Party, died November 8 after having been hospitalized much of October.… Read the rest of the article…


KC Foundation Raises Dual Credit Scholarship Funds at MLK Breakfast

Posted/updated on: January 22, 2020 at 7:36 am

KILGORE — The 3rd Annual “Continuing the Dream through Education” Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast was held in an effort to honor the late Dr. King, while raising money’s for dual credit scholarships. The Kilgore College Foundation raised more than $24,000 for dual credit scholarships. The breakfast, was started in 2018 to raise funds for students without adequate resources to enroll in dual credit classes and provides financial assistance to continue their education at KC.


Chick-fil-a Opens on ETBU Campus

Posted/updated on: January 22, 2020 at 7:36 am

MARSHALL — The new Chick-fil-a on East Texas Baptist University’s campus is officially “a hit.” On Tuesday, ETBU President Dr. J. Blair Blackburn told KTBB, “the fact that we can offer our students, and staff America’s favorite restaurant is a win. However, this is also for the Marshall community. East Texas Baptist is Marshall’s University, and our doors are open for Marshall to come and enjoy this new addition to campus.” Construction of the new restaurant was completed in just seven weeks, in order to be up and running in time for the start of the Spring 2020 semester.… Read the rest of the article…


Daddy Daughter and Mother Son Dances Scheduled

Posted/updated on: January 22, 2020 at 7:36 am

TYLER — Tickets are on sale now for the annual Mother-Son and Daddy-Daughter Valentine’s dances in Tyler. Organizers describe the night as an an unforgettable evening that the Tyler Parks and Recreation Department will host. Both nights will feature a DJ, refreshments and dancing. The annual Mother-Son and Daddy-Daughter Valentine’s Dances are scheduled for Feb. 7 and 8.… Read the rest of the article…


Go Fund Me Account Set Up for Grieving Mother

Posted/updated on: January 22, 2020 at 7:36 am

KILGORE — A GoFundMe account has been established to help the mother of a Kilgore teen killed last week in a two-vehicle crash. According to our news partner KETK, the WIC Team of Longview set up the fund to benefit Jessica Guevara. Guevara is the mother of Gabriel Coronado, 17, who was one of two teenagers who died in the crash. D.P.S. officials told KTBB at the time of the wreck that for an “undetermined reason, Coronado did not pull over in the initial attempted traffic stop.”… Read the rest of the article…


Community Resource Announces Free Produce Drive

Posted/updated on: January 22, 2020 at 7:36 am

TYLER — The Smith County Food Security Council is inviting the community to their first produce drop of 2020. The event takes place at New Days Community Church on Jan. 28th. from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. In addition to loaded up with bags of free produce, attendees will have the opportunity to learn about resources offered in the community.… Read the rest of the article…



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Legionnaires Victim’s Family Hires Minneapolis Lawyer

Posted/updated on: January 22, 2020 at 7:36 am

TYLER — The family of a Tyler man who died from complications of Legionnaire’s disease last November has retained an attorney. According to our news partner KETK, the widow of Ruben Gutierrez, Susan Gutierrez, has retained the services of Elliot Olsen of Minneapolis. Olsen will represent her family. Gutierrez, 69, was a precinct chair for the Smith County Democratic Party, died November 8 after having been hospitalized much of October.… Read the rest of the article…


KC Foundation Raises Dual Credit Scholarship Funds at MLK Breakfast

Posted/updated on: January 22, 2020 at 7:36 am

KILGORE — The 3rd Annual “Continuing the Dream through Education” Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast was held in an effort to honor the late Dr. King, while raising money’s for dual credit scholarships. The Kilgore College Foundation raised more than $24,000 for dual credit scholarships. The breakfast, was started in 2018 to raise funds for students without adequate resources to enroll in dual credit classes and provides financial assistance to continue their education at KC.


Chick-fil-a Opens on ETBU Campus

Posted/updated on: January 22, 2020 at 7:36 am

MARSHALL — The new Chick-fil-a on East Texas Baptist University’s campus is officially “a hit.” On Tuesday, ETBU President Dr. J. Blair Blackburn told KTBB, “the fact that we can offer our students, and staff America’s favorite restaurant is a win. However, this is also for the Marshall community. East Texas Baptist is Marshall’s University, and our doors are open for Marshall to come and enjoy this new addition to campus.” Construction of the new restaurant was completed in just seven weeks, in order to be up and running in time for the start of the Spring 2020 semester.… Read the rest of the article…


Daddy Daughter and Mother Son Dances Scheduled

Posted/updated on: January 22, 2020 at 7:36 am

TYLER — Tickets are on sale now for the annual Mother-Son and Daddy-Daughter Valentine’s dances in Tyler. Organizers describe the night as an an unforgettable evening that the Tyler Parks and Recreation Department will host. Both nights will feature a DJ, refreshments and dancing. The annual Mother-Son and Daddy-Daughter Valentine’s Dances are scheduled for Feb. 7 and 8.… Read the rest of the article…


Go Fund Me Account Set Up for Grieving Mother

Posted/updated on: January 22, 2020 at 7:36 am

KILGORE — A GoFundMe account has been established to help the mother of a Kilgore teen killed last week in a two-vehicle crash. According to our news partner KETK, the WIC Team of Longview set up the fund to benefit Jessica Guevara. Guevara is the mother of Gabriel Coronado, 17, who was one of two teenagers who died in the crash. D.P.S. officials told KTBB at the time of the wreck that for an “undetermined reason, Coronado did not pull over in the initial attempted traffic stop.”… Read the rest of the article…


Community Resource Announces Free Produce Drive

Posted/updated on: January 22, 2020 at 7:36 am

TYLER — The Smith County Food Security Council is inviting the community to their first produce drop of 2020. The event takes place at New Days Community Church on Jan. 28th. from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. In addition to loaded up with bags of free produce, attendees will have the opportunity to learn about resources offered in the community.… Read the rest of the article…



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