Numerous holiday events went on locally. Five downtown Tyler museums opened their doors Dec. 12 during the Downtown Tyler Museums’ Holiday Open House. Troup had a Christmas Parade on December 12. Marvin United Methodist Church had A Celebration of Carols service. Andre Thompson of Tyler rings a bell for The Salvation Army at Walgreens at Rieck Road and South Broadway Avenue. Thompson rang the bell for more than 100 hours, tying with two other bell ringers for The Salvation Army world record.