Tyler nonprofit Sight.org sends two mission teams to Togo, West Africa

Sight.org, a Tyler-based nonprofit that works in Togo, took a significant step forward this month by sending two small mission teams to the West African country to support its medical and mission work there. Started in 2012, Sight.org restores sight to the blind through surgeries, glaucoma treatments and eyeglasses. …

Conference for single mothers designed to encourage, equip

When several people in Marsha Howard’s inner circle became single mothers somewhat unexpectedly, she began to pray about how God could use her to touch the lives of these women and others like them.

Amazon debuts series based on New Yorker magazine

After working 18 years at "The Daily Show," Kahane Cooperman had only a weekend off last summer before starting a job running Amazon's new video version of The New Yorker magazine. In retrospect, she considers that a blessing. "I would have lost my nerve if I had more time to think about having to do justice to the institution

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Around East Texas: Volunteers needed for Quiltathon

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR QUILTATHON The quilting group at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church will have its annual Quiltathon from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the church, 4900 Kinsey Drive, in Tyler. The public is invited to come and help…

12 February 2016 [10:46 PM]
Glenn Frey to be saluted by Eagles

Eagles founding singer, songwriter and guitarist Glenn Frey will be saluted during Monday’s 58th Grammy Awards ceremony by his bandmates as well as close friend and songwriting collaborator Jackson Browne. Don Henley, Joe Walsh, Timothy B. Schmit and Bernie Leadon…

11 February 2016 [10:47 PM]
Chickens are rewarding companions in the garden

There are few things as satisfying as prepar-ing foods made with ingredients grown in our own backyards. When people think of these ingredients, most often images of perfectly ripe tomatoes and handfuls of basil come to mind, but gardeners all…

10 February 2016 [09:15 PM]
Happy National Pizza Day!

(KYTX) - National Pizza Day is observed annually on February 9th. Whether it is thin crust, Chicago style, deep dish…

09 February 2016 [09:08 AM]
Knowledge of family heritage is an important part of wealth retention

How well does your family communicate across generations? What do your children and grandchildren know about their grandparents or great-grandparents? What do they really know about you, outside of the immediate context of you being their parent or grandparent? Do…

06 February 2016 [07:09 PM]
Boy finally finds forever family

It was September 2013 when we introduced you to Kendall in CBS 19’s Children are a Gift segment. You may remember this…

06 February 2016 [07:07 PM]
Gametime's review of XCOM2 Video

Brian Smith talks about an overview of XCOM 2, the sequel to the 2012 reboot of the XCOM series, XCOM: Enemy Unkown,…

06 February 2016 [11:17 AM]
Around East Texas

FORMER COWBOYS COACH SET TO SPEAK AT LANDMARK BAPTIST CHURCH SUNDAY Former Dallas Cowboys assistant coach John Blake is scheduled to be the guest speaker at Landmark Baptist Church, 11125 Texas 248 Spur in Tyler, at 10 a.m. Sunday.…

05 February 2016 [11:31 PM]
Jarvis College names new chaplain

The Rev. Cherisna Jean-Marie, an ordained minister with a Master of Divinity from Vanderbilt Divinity School, is the new chaplain at Jarvis…

05 February 2016 [10:56 PM]
IMB manages budget crisis

Last August, the International Mission Board, which is a part of the Southern Baptist Convention, announced its plan to reduce its total…

05 February 2016 [10:55 PM]
New beginning at clinic in Tyler

The addition of Dr. Matt Humphries as a staff member at Bethesda Health Clinic will mean the clinic can serve more patients,…

05 February 2016 [10:54 PM]
Senior Artist Showcase set for Wednesday

Tyler Senior Center will present the Senior Artist Showcase 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday. Registration forms are available online at Tyler ParksandRec.com under the “special events” tab or at the center, 1915 Garden Valley Road. Seniors can submit two…

04 February 2016 [10:22 PM]
Lecrae on stage at LeTourneau Feb. 12

A hip-hop artist set to energize the Belcher Center next weekend says he takes his cue from every direction. “For me, I…

04 February 2016 [10:20 PM]
Texas College to feature Artwork of the late Benny Andrews

In celebration of Black History Month Texas College is launching the opening of the Benny Andrews Exhibit at a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the McKinney Hall Connector. A news release by Texas College states that Benny…

04 February 2016 [03:52 PM]
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