Comptroller’s Office Secures Temporary Waiver of Restrictions to Help with Diesel Fuel Supply

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today that, in partnership with Gov. Greg Abbott, the Comptroller’s office has lifted state restrictions on the use of dyed diesel fuel for vehicles on Texas roadways and suspended requirements to pay the state motor fuels tax on dyed diesel. Hegar also announced that the Comptroller’s office has secured a

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Carbon Monoxide Safety Reminders Amid Winter Storm

Officials would like share tips to stay protected against the threats of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. CO poisoning incidents become more frequent when the power is out, and it is imperative that people understand the dangers CO poses when they turn to alternative power sources such as generators. Never use generators indoors. In the case

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Two killed in crash into Lake Fork

TYLER – At 4:39 Tuesday afternoon, Troopers responded to a crash on FM 2966, approximately 5.4 miles southeast of the city of Yantis in Wood County.  The investigators preliminary report indicates that the vehicle was traveling southeast on FM 2966 at a speed unsafe for the roadway conditions.  The driver lost control of the vehicle

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TRAFFIC/WX ROAD CONDITION ALERT

TYLER – I-20 is closed both directions from US 69 to FM 14 in Smith County with multiple vehicles stranded, including several 18 wheelers, due to icy conditions. Motorists are urged to stay home. TxDOT crews continue to treat and retreat roadways but conditions are hazardous for travel. Remember bridges and elevated structures are the

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Smith County Students to Compete in 14 th Annual Smith County Youth Expo Wednesday thru Friday

The 14 th Annual Smith County Youth Expo (SCYE) will be held this week at the Bullard ISD Agriculture Facility and will feature students from across Smith County as they exhibit their livestock and ag mechanics projects. The SCYE  started on Wednesday with the Market Broiler Show and will conclude on Friday, February 12th with

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Toyota ShareLunker Program Caps off the 2020 Season

AUSTIN – Anglers across the state entered 340 lunker bass greater than 8 pounds in the Toyota ShareLunker program from 86 lakes during the 2020 season, which wrapped up Dec. 31. In addition to helping produce bigger, better bass for Texas lakes, anglers who enter their big bass catches in the program receive special recognition

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“Second Dose” COVID Vaccine Clinics Scheduled for Next Week 

Anyone who came to the Harvey Convention Center in Tyler and received their first Moderna vaccine on Saturday January 9th, Friday January 8th, or any day before January 8th is invited to return to receive their second Moderna vaccine next week. “Second Dose COVID Vaccine Clinics” operated by NET Health will be Tuesday February 9th and

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Mayor cuts ribbon for new road construction

A new street called Liberty Crossing, which runs perpendicular between the I-20 westbound feeder road and CR 472 now named E. Lindale Crossing, was opened today. The mayor and other city officials and community members cut the ribbon on the new stretch of road that will eventually connect with Centennial Blvd. and CR 474. CR

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