VIDEO: 80,000-acre wildfire can't stop wedding

KYTX CBS 19's Dana Hughey has the story!…

English organist has two Tyler performances planned

David Poulter, an organist from Liverpool, England, is scheduled for two performances in Tyler. He will perform at 7:30 p.

Pet of the week: Diago

Diago is totally vetted. He is neutered and is current on all vaccinations including Rabies.

Cliburn gold medalist opens ETSO season

East Texas Symphony Orchestra opens its season on Saturday with a concert featuring pianist Vadym Kholodenko, winner of the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Named after the late piano genius from Kilgore, the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition widely is considered the most prestigious piano competition in the world.

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'Soul searching pieces' on exhibit

Gallery Main Street’s newest exhibition, “Movements of the Mind,” includes some “soul searching pieces,” said Beverly Abell, Tyler Main Street director. The exhibition continues through Nov. 3 in the gallery at 110 W. Erwin St. Gallery Main Street is…

20 September 2014 [10:39 PM]
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Pet of the week: Diago

Diago is totally vetted. He is neutered and is current on all vaccinations including Rabies. He has been microchipped for identification purposes…

20 September 2014 [10:36 PM]
Woman's Forum marking 92nd year on Tuesday

The Tyler Woman’s Forum is celebrating the beginning of its 92nd year by hosting its annual Reassembly Coffee from 10 to 11.30 a.m. Tuesday at the Woman’s Building, 911 S. Broadway Ave., member Cathy Shipp said. The event is catered…

20 September 2014 [10:31 PM]
Magdalene Home’s Pancake Supper Oct. 5

The Magdalene Home’s Pancake Supper at The Diner is scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 5. Local celebrities will flip pancakes in support of the event at 7924 S. Broadway Ave. in Tyler. All event proceeds will go…

20 September 2014 [09:44 PM]
Lights, camera, action: Downtown Tyler Film Festival

The Downtown Tyler Film Festival — a celebration of independent short filmmaking — returns to Liberty Hall, 103 E. Erwin St., with four nights of screenings beginning Wed-nesday. This year, judges received dozens of entries of films from not only…

20 September 2014 [09:11 PM]
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Cliburn gold medalist opens ETSO season

East Texas Symphony Orchestra opens its season on Saturday with a concert featuring pianist Vadym Kholodenko, winner of the 2013 Van Cliburn…

20 September 2014 [09:06 PM]
Rose Festival event tickets on sale at Cowan box office, online

Tickets to upcoming Texas Rose Festival events can be ordered through the website www.texasrosefestival.com or the box office at the Cowan Center at The University of Texas at Tyler. The box office is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.…

20 September 2014 [08:51 PM]
Achievers: Congratulations ...

... to Brian O’Connor, Lindale, for graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wheaton College. ... to East Texas students named as semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Schol-arship Program: Jacob Walters, home school, Athens; Sterling Daniels, home school,…

20 September 2014 [08:46 PM]
Ball to help fund Goodman Pavilion project

Tickets to the inaugural night at the Goodman Masquerade Ball are on sale. The ball is set for 7 p.m. Oct. 31 at the 1859 Goodman-LeGrand House and Museum, 624 N. Broadway Ave., according to city of Tyler information.…

20 September 2014 [08:16 PM]
Foods are a favorite topic and icebreaker

By CHRISTINE GARDNER, cgardner@tylerpaper.com Last week in FLAVOR I told you all about my favorite place to visit in Dallas, Jimmy’s Italian Food Store. I also mentioned an olive oil they carry called Gocce Di Natura, which is grown and…

17 September 2014 [01:34 AM]
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Mugs, Kilts and Route 66

“Coffee is a language in itself.” — Jackie Chan The nominations are in, the votes are counted. And your favorite mug is……

16 September 2014 [08:29 PM]
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VIDEO: FRESH ideas for meatloaf

This week concludes the FRESH Ideas 5 ingredient recipe series. There were five recipes total that included chicken, pork, fish, beef and…

16 September 2014 [08:04 PM]
Happiness is Fair fun: A guide to East Texas fairs and festivals

The East Texas State Fair opens on Friday and continues through Sept. 28 on the fairgrounds, 2000 W. Front St. in Tyler. One of the largest attractions in the region, the fair features a huge carnival, exhibit halls, competitions, exhibitions…

13 September 2014 [10:11 PM]
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James Farmer to speak at Ladies Luncheon

James Farmer will speak on “The Art of Elegant Garden Living with South-ern Flair,” at the Texas Rose Festival Ladies Luncheon, 11:30…

13 September 2014 [09:58 PM]
Achievers: Congratulations ...

... to Jenny Anderson, Bullard, for being named to the dean’s academic honor list at Baylor University. ... to Elise Gerard and Madison Wilhelmi, both of Tyler, being named to the distinguished student list, and to Melissa Tobin, Tyler, for…

13 September 2014 [09:44 PM]
Style show and luncheon set for Sept. 30

The Women’s Symphony League of Tyler will host its Style Show and Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 30 at Green Acre Baptist Church CrossWalk Conference Center. The fundraiser will feature fall fashions by Mary V’s by Shelby and fine jewelry…

13 September 2014 [09:25 PM]
Beauty in Breckenridge: Mountain retreat pushes the limits

I was scared. I had no experience driving an ATV, and the thought of doing so was nerve-racking. But I agreed to try it out while on vacation in and around Breckenridge, Colorado. I put on a helmet and listened…

13 September 2014 [09:09 PM]
Holt House group to visit presidential library

Holt House is sponsoring a trip to the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum that will take place on Saturday, Linda Dyer, spokeswoman for the senior activities center, said. The trip is open to the public. Cost is $60…

13 September 2014 [09:02 PM]