Promised: 55 students become first to earn Citizen Promise grants

  The thought of funding college used to be stressful for Rusk ISD senior Cameron Franks. “Staring out my freshman year, I prayed, ‘God give me a sign on where you want me 22 April 2014 [08:03 PM]

UT Tyler to buy Village at the U complex

The University of Texas at Tyler is finalizing the purchase of the Village at the U Apartments, adding 588 beds and almost doubling its available student housing. That will bring UT Tyler&r 22 April 2014 [08:29 PM]

World War II veteran honored

The second-oldest living World War II veteran was given his own special day and a key to the city at a ceremony in Henderson on Tuesday. Tuesday was proclaimed “E.E. Hill Day” i 23 April 2014 [12:36 AM]

FRESH Ideas: Asparagus With Lemon Pecan Gremolata

Asparagus with Lemon-Pecan Gremolata   INGREDIENTS 1 pound asparagus stems 1 cup parsley leaves 12 basil leaves 3 cloves garlic 1/4 cup pecans 1/4 cup grated parmesan 2 small l 23 April 2014 [01:08 AM]

Life's hurdles: 62-year-old athlete continues lifelong love of track, field

Robert Hahn often tells people he’s two-dimensional. “I don’t hunt, fish, play golf — just insurance and track,” the 62-year-old said. For Hahn, an insurance 23 April 2014 [12:13 AM]

Thanks, Bob Hope, for remembering

    “I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful.” Bob Hope   hanks For The Memories &mdas 23 April 2014 [12:22 AM]

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Mineola League of the Arts announces honorees

The Mineola League of the Arts Show finished April 12 with distinguished artists from around the area displaying their works, according to information from the league. New Mexico artist Helen Smith received the Best of Show award at the Mineola…

23 April 2014 [12:41 AM]
Tyler Library receives $2,481 collections grant

The Tyler Public Library has received a grant from the Texas Book Festival, the city of Tyler announced. According to a news release, the library was awarded a $2,481 collections grant, which will be used to fund the library’s High…

22 April 2014 [11:26 PM]
City geocache event scheduled at Lindsey Park

The city of Tyler’s GIS, Parks and Recreation, and Solid Waste departments will host a geocache event this weekend, the city of Tyler announced. The event, “Cache-In Trash-Out & Explore Lindsey Park,” is scheduled for 8-11:30 a.m. Saturday. According to…

22 April 2014 [11:25 PM]
Medication cleanout event set for Saturday

The Tyler Police Department, along with the Drug Enforcement Agency and Super 1 Foods, is hosting a free Medication cleanout event Saturday. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., area residents can drop off unused and expired medications for safe disposal…

22 April 2014 [11:24 PM]
Habitat for Humanity gets energy smart builder title

Smith County Habitat for Humanity recently was designated a RESNET Energy Smart Builder. In order to qualify for RESNET (Residential Energy Services Network) certification, Smith County Habitat completed a rigorous course of training and consistently meets the RESNET high standards…

22 April 2014 [11:13 PM]

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Candidates for high Tyler offices face off in public forum

Candidates vying for the highest Tyler offices faced off at a public forum Monday evening. The forum was sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Tyler/Smith County and held in the Tyler Public Library. Candidates for the Tyler…

21 April 2014 [10:50 PM]