Good looking grass, yard color selections possible, despite heat

August — typically the hottest month of the year — is upon us. The recent weather has certainly been favorable for plants of all kinds in the woods and in our gardens. We have not needed to water as often due to timely rains and milder temperatures. Of course, that can quickly change during the next couple of months. VEGGIES If you have never…

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Fresh Ideas for spicy-hot salsa

FRESH by Brookshire’s is getting ready for their annual “Some Like it Hot” festival that celebrates all things spicy. From peppers, to…

30 July 2014 [12:54 AM]
Beat the heat with summer drinks

I think we all can agree that we’ve entered into the hottest days of summer. Our cool spring and mild summer has…

30 July 2014 [12:49 AM]
Focal Point: Name Dropping

“I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take,…

30 July 2014 [12:07 AM]
VIDEO: 'The Avengers' descend on Comic-Con

Stars of 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Elizabeth Olsen and Jeremy Renner talk about the latest superhero installment…

28 July 2014 [04:07 PM]
Dayspring United Methodist: Christian singer to perform concert

By REBECCA HOEFFNER Christian singer Phil Wickham will perform in a concert Aug. 8 at Dayspring United Methodist Church — a church that has come a long way from meeting in a movie theater during its first few years. Tickets…

28 July 2014 [10:51 AM]
Photographs, pranks and petting zoos

On my June trip to Wichita, Kansas, I went to the Sedgwick County Zoo with my high school pal, Richelle Mattson and…

26 July 2014 [10:45 PM]
Quiet teenager ready for forever family

Basketball is Triston’s favorite sport. He’s hoping to be on a school team again soon. He also likes running, vid-eo games and…

26 July 2014 [10:19 PM]
Pet Of The Week, July 27, 2014

Lexie is a 2-year-old female Labrador retriever mix available for adoption at Pets Fur People in Tyler. Lexie loves other dogs and…

26 July 2014 [10:15 PM]
Longview: The Great Texas Balloon Race starts Monday

The Great Texas Balloon Race, a series of competitions involving hot air balloon pilots, begins on Monday and continues through Aug. 3 at East Texas Regional Airport near Longview. Launch and landing sites change each day and are determined by…

25 July 2014 [12:05 AM]
Tyler Live! concert series

yler Live! will present five very different musical acts during its 2014-2015 season. Formerly Tyler Community Concert Association, Tyler Live! brings affordable…

24 July 2014 [11:45 PM]
Palestine Community Theatre: 'Shrek: The Musical' opening tonight

Palestine Community Theatre is presenting “Shrek: The Musical,” a song-and-dance adaptation of the movie about an ogre who falls in love. The cast includes Chaundra Dantin (who is also the director) as Fiona, Doug Smith as Shrek, Larry Weber as…

24 July 2014 [11:08 PM]