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Recent articles by Cory:

Smith County coronavirus total at 36 cases

Smith County now has 36 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, up four from the last update on Sunday night. → Read More

Q&A with Smith County Judge Nathaniel Moran regarding the Stay at Home order

Last Friday Smith County Judge Nathaniel Moran announced a “Stay at Home” order through April 10. At the time Moran said he was reluctant to issue such an order, because → Read More

Tyler ISD extends distance learning, school closures through April 10

Tyler – Tyler ISD will extend school facility closure through Friday, April 10 to comply with Smith County Judge Nathaniel Moran’s “Stay at Home” Order issued on Friday, March 27, → Read More

Tyler Morning Telegraph Exclusive: Tyler man with coronavirus explains ordeal; air hugs with wife get him through two weeks of strict isolation

Doug Hill, 66, wants people to know that being diagnosed with COVID-19 is not a death sentence. → Read More

Tyler Main Post Office employee tests positive for coronavirus

An employee at Tyler's main post office has tested positive for the coronavirus. → Read More

Coronavirus cases in Smith County spikes to 14

The confirmed number of coronavirus cases in Smith County is at 14. → Read More

Tyler ISD to extend spring break for its 18,000 students

Tyler Independent School District will extend its spring break holiday in order to stymie the spread of the coronavirus. → Read More

Coronavirus in Smith County: officials confirm 3 cases

Three cases of the coronavirus in Smith County have been confirmed. → Read More

UT Health lab to test for coronavirus in ETX up and running, officials assessing risk

The lab is now up and running and has tested samples. → Read More

Cruz, Gohmert both had contact with someone who had the coronavirus

Gohmert was also told that he was not at risk of infection. → Read More

Gov. Abbott: Lab in Tyler will be able to test for coronavirus by end of month

Governor Greg Abbott said on Thursday that a lab in Tyler soon will be able to test for the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. → Read More

T.J. Austin has the 'Ticket' to school day blues with new therapy dog

If teachers and students at T.J. Austin Elementary School are having a ruff day, they’re in luck because the school has found the Ticket to happiness. → Read More

Gohmert votes against making lynching a federal hate crime, citing preference for death penalty

Rep. Louie Gohmert came under fire from his Democrat opponent and community leaders when he voted against making lynching a federal hate crime. → Read More

East Texas Christian Academy to close

East Texas Christian Academy announced Wednesday that it would be closing at the end of the school year. The school released a statement detailing the decision. → Read More

Birdwell Elementary to become K-8 Spanish immersion school

Birdwell Elementary School will soon become Tyler ISD’s K-8 Dual Language Spanish Immersion School. → Read More

Tyler ISD CTC students pitch ideas in Shark Tank style event

A student walks into a classroom and asks his teacher for $800,000. He walked away hoping for an “A” on the assignment. → Read More

East Texans plunge into frigid Lake Gladewater to raise money for Special Olympics

As Splash Daddy C hit the frigid waters, his bright green wings, top hat and accessories went flying in different directions. He didn’t mind though, because he was helping raise → Read More

University of Texas System to seek medical school in Tyler

The University of Texas System has announced their intent to bring a medical school to Tyler. → Read More

Developer offers a look at townhomes slated for old King Chevrolet lot in downtown Tyler

Ever dreamed of downtown living, but wanted more than just an apartment? Does the grainy rasp of Jack King Jr.’s old radio jingle still bring back memories? The developers turning → Read More

Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash, unclear is family members were on board

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career spent → Read More