City of Lindale celebrates Pinktoberfest, names street after Miranda Lambert as her Pink Pistol boutique opens

The city of Lindale turned pink on Friday and Saturday in celebration of Pinktoberfest. The block party served as the official grand openings of The Pink Pistol - country singer and native Miranda Lambert’s boutique - and Love and War in Texas and at The Cannery Lindale. The event brought together thousands who visited and shopped at the two…

Veterans and law enforcement officials honored during inaugural Rose City Rotor Fest Video

Instilling a strong appreciation for veterans and law enforcement officials into her 6-year-old grandson, Blake Hurst, is very important for Pat Alexander, of Tyler. While attending the inaugural Rose City Rotor Fest at the Historic Aviation Memorial Museum on Saturday, she was able to do just that. During his time at the event, Hurst got a tour

Tyler Islamic community members to build mosque, subdivision on Rhones Quarter Road

For a Muslim, the call to prayer is serious. It is one of the five pillars of the faith. It teaches discipline, provides a time to recite portions of the Quran, the Muslim holy book, and encourages the believer to focus on the values of the faith. “It gives you like a fullness,” Tyler resident Dr. Hedayat Khan said. “And also you (are)

Children's Park of Tyler holds 14th Annual Day of Remembrance

Since their son, Lleyton Keith Durrett, died when he was less than a month old on May 24, 2005, Drew and Ashley Durrett, of Jacksonville, have had a hard time taking family portraits. The couple feels blessed to have since had two children, Braxton, 10, and Daylee Grace, 8, but they feel their family is not complete without Lleyton. Through

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Children's Park of Tyler holds 14th Annual Day of Remembrance

Since their son, Lleyton Keith Durrett, died when he was less than a month old on May 24, 2005, Drew and Ashley Durrett, of Jacksonville, have had a hard time taking family portraits. The couple feels blessed to have since…

22 October 2016 [07:35 PM]
Early voting begins Oct. 24

  ROYMAYNARD, Early voting starts Monday in the Nov. 8 general election, and officials say that new voter registration numbers could mean a record turnout. “There are 135,185 people who are currently registered to vote in Smith County,” Smith…

22 October 2016 [06:25 PM]
CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Canton welcomes new provider

Christus Trinity Mother Frances ‑‑ Canton welcomes new provider Emily Dosier, M.D., to serve the patients of its growing community practice Monday. “We are excited to add Dr. Dosier to our already outstanding team at Christus Trinity Mother Frances ‑‑…

22 October 2016 [05:07 PM]
Christus welcomes new provider to their team

Christus Trinity Clinic - Douglas will welcome new Internal Medicine provider Mark Vig, M.D. to serve the patients of its growing community practice on Nov. 14. “We are excited to add Dr. Vig to our already outstanding team at Christus…

22 October 2016 [04:56 PM]
Free Empower Diabetes Classes Begin Nov. 1

If you or a family member have diabetes, you are encouraged to learn more, get connected, and get on top of this serious disease by attending UT Health Northeast’s free Empower Diabetes classes beginning Nov. 1 in UT Health’s Hudnall…

22 October 2016 [04:45 PM]
Death and Funeral Notices for Oct. 23

DEATHS WILLIE FAYE ANDERSON, 75, Nacogdoches, died Oct. 20. Garmon Funeral Home, Henderson. HOMER HUME JR., 82, Jacksonville, died Oct. 20. Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville. FUNERALS TODAY DEE HURLEY, 92, Caddo Mills; Visitation 1 p.m.…

22 October 2016 [04:40 PM]
Is it Just Me: Stuckey's memories

Last week readers were asked to reflect on stops at Stuckey’s stores across the land and we got lots of feedback. --- I happened to get my first real job at Stuckey's. I recall working in the restaurant selling drinks,…

22 October 2016 [04:22 PM]
Dr. Allison Hennigan to discuss concussions at Oct. 27 Walk With a Doc

Dr. Allison Hennigan, a board-certified neurologist at Northeast Texas Neurology Associates, leads the Oct. 27 Walk With a Doc. She will discuss concussions.  Walk With a Doc, a project of the Smith County Medical Society, begins with registration at 5:45…

22 October 2016 [04:19 PM]
Texas Spine and Joint Hospital gets five-star rating from

Texas Spine and Joint Hospital achieved five stars for its performance in total knee replacement, total hip replacement, back surgery and spinal fusion surgery care from Healthgrades, an online resource helping consumers make informed decisions to find the right hospital…

22 October 2016 [04:06 PM]
ETMC Cancer Institute holds getaway for breast cancer survivors

The ETMC Cancer Institute held its annual Pink Ribbon Getaway for breast cancer survivors on Oct. 14. More than 130 survivors attended the conference, held in conjunction with breast cancer awareness month. Several survivors modeled the fall fashions from Dillard’s,…

22 October 2016 [03:51 PM]
Attacks on the internet keep getting bigger and nastier

NEW YORK (AP) - Could millions of connected cameras, thermostats and kids' toys bring the internet to its knees? It's beginning to look that way. On Friday, epic cyberattacks crippled a major internet firm, repeatedly disrupting the availability of popular…

22 October 2016 [02:57 PM]
Chamber Radio for the week of Oct. 24

On this week’s Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce internet radio business show, Tom Mullins, President & CEO of the Tyler Economic Development Council, explains hundreds of new jobs coming to Tyler because of two new businesses coming to the area.…

22 October 2016 [02:47 PM]
There's no pill to cure grudge bearers

As a primary care physician, I am responsible for trying to heal the whole person, both physically and mentally. I was well-trained in the methods of conventional medicine, yet, I have come to learn that sometimes conventional methods fail. This…

22 October 2016 [02:36 PM]
One state in India is pushing vigilantes to kill stray dogs

KOCHI, India - The dog catcher tiptoes into a narrow lane carrying a metal wire noose. Someone had spotted a stray dog amid rows of coconut trees a few minutes ago. "Finish that dog today," one woman calls out from…

22 October 2016 [12:50 PM]
Mentoring Alliance to honor three supporters during luncheon

The Mentoring Alliance will honor Marty Crawford, Ken Lackner and Ashley Ferguson for their support of youth and the agency’s programs during its Champions of Youth Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 28 at the Green Acres CrossWalk Conference Center. Approximately…

21 October 2016 [07:40 PM]
Sock Hop raises money for dance program at Caldwell Elementary

The Sock Hop at Caldwell Elementary Arts Academy in Tyler Friday evening raised money to support the dance program. Each spring the school holds a large dance featuring every student on stage. Proceeds from the Sock Hop will go toward…

21 October 2016 [07:40 PM]