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Boy Donates $11,000 to Fallen Deputy’s Family
The family of the Nacogdoches deputy killed earlier this month in the line of duty has received an outpouring of support, but this may be the most powerful instance so far. An 11-year old boy took what could have been college money, and gave every bit of it to Brad Jimmerson's family.
Early Voting Starts Monday
Early voters can go to any location without worrying about the precinct, and the lines may be shorter than they will be on election day. Those are two big reasons to get it done. If you're planning on casting an early ballot, you've got five locations to choose from in Smith County.
Kids Who Grow Up Around Books Have An Advantage
If you haven't been to the Tyler Public Library lately, here's some incentive to head that way. There's a big advantage to growing up around books, and it sticks with us for life. But is it the tangible copies or the digital ones?
Your Favorite Halloween Candy Might be the Least Healthy
One of the most popular Halloween candies is also nothing but sugar and additives, according to nutrition experts. That probably won't stop any of us from eating it, but we should probably know these things just in case we can muster a moment of willpower.
Don’t Make This Mistake On Your Next Vacation
Famous national landmarks aren't to be messed with, and if you get too close to them, in some cases you can get a ticket. I'll tell you what one man did at a place I visited this summer, so you don't make the same bonehead mistake.
Texas Could Have Another Brutal Flu Season This Year
If you made it through the last flu season without missing a day of work or school, you're one of the few.

The flu vaccine that was supposed to keep us from getting sick was only 36 percent effective last time around, but the CDC says they've tweaked it to be more effective this year. H…
Do This and End Up in Jail This Labor Day Weekend
We hope your Labor Day weekend is full of fun football parties, road trips, and some good ole brisket smokin' in the back yard. And we hope it doesn't include a trip to jail.
Doing this one stupid thing can land us behind bars this Labor Day weekend, and there's something simple we c…
Will This Wedding Trend Catch on in Tyler?
Something new is happening with brides and grooms, and while it could be a fantastic new way to tie the knot, it may also really upset your grandma. Would you ever combine last names to invent a completely new one?

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