VIDEO: Kind waitress receives $500 tip

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The Belcher Center to launch new season

The Belcher Center will launch its new season with performances by two groups that are electrifying — in very different ways. The performers of ArcAttack: Tesla Coil Music will take the stage at 7 p.

The Swingle Singers coming to UT Tyler

  The Grammy-winning singing group The Swingle Singers will headline a night of a cappella music in Tyler. Also performing in the concert will be The University of Texas at Tyler’s Patriot Singers and the Tyler-based vocal group Clearly Vocal, concert promoters announced.

The Women's fund is giving back

There are many examples of women coming together to improve their communities. From volunteering at schools, providing meals and clothing to creating organizations or businesses that serve well beyond the active participation of their founders, women play a key role in civic life.

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Downtown Tyler Film Festival names winners

Winners of the Downtown Tyler Film Festival were announced Saturday, the last day of the fourth annual four-day celebration of filmmaking. Winning honors as “Best of the Fest” was “The Naked Leading the Blind” by Wim Vanacker, of Belgium. Other…

27 September 2014 [11:50 PM]
Quilt Celebration show in Mineola set for Oct. 10-11

“Stars, Stars, and More Stars” is the theme of the annual Quilt Celebration show set for Oct. 10 and 11 at the Mineola League of the Arts, 200 W. Blair St. in Mineola. Show Chairman Debbie Hall said that she…

27 September 2014 [11:12 PM]
Nonprofit to open 2 houses next year for sex trafficking victims

BY EMILY GUEVARA, eguevara@tylerpaper.com A new nonprofit in Tyler is working to meet the needs of female victims of sex trafficking. The PREP Home, a Partners in Action ministry, aims to open two houses next spring to serve…

26 September 2014 [11:25 PM]
Rescue mission completes shelter expansion

The Hiway 80 Rescue Mission in Longview recently celebrated the completion of a $900,000 expansion of the Women and Families Shelter. The project has doubled the number of beds available to mothers and children and given families a separate…

26 September 2014 [11:14 PM]
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The Belcher Center to launch new season

The Belcher Center will launch its new season with performances by two groups that are electrifying — in very different ways. The…

26 September 2014 [07:42 PM]
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The Swingle Singers coming to UT Tyler

The Grammy-winning singing group The Swingle Singers will headline a night of a cappella music in Tyler. Also performing in…

26 September 2014 [07:38 PM]
“Drawings by Lee Baxter Davis” to be presented by TJC Galleries

The TJC Wise Auditorium Art Gallery and the Jenkins Hall Art Hallway Gallery are presenting the exhibit “Drawings by Lee Baxter Davis” through Oct. 17. Davis’ prints and drawings have been exhibited throughout the United States and are included in…

26 September 2014 [07:33 PM]
Ticket information for Texas Rose Festival Events

Tickets to upcoming Texas Rose Festival events can be ordered through the website 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.…

26 September 2014 [07:31 PM]
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The Women's fund is giving back

There are many examples of women coming together to improve their communities. From volunteering at schools, providing meals and clothing to creating…

26 September 2014 [07:24 PM]
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Down Syndrome Buddy Walk Oct. 11

Gladewater resident Ryan Bailey has accomplished a lot in his young life. The 10-year-old is a brown belt in taekwondo, plays Chal-lenger…

26 September 2014 [07:13 PM]
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Active teen needs forever family

Tyree is a friendly 15-year-old who likes staying active “I like doing sports. I like basketball,” he said. “Really, I like any…

26 September 2014 [07:09 PM]
Model casting call this afternoon at Broadway Square Mall

From 5-7 p.m. today, Eforfashion.com and Broadway Square Mall are holding a model casting call for the fall designer runway at the Paint The Mall Pink Breast Cancer Awareness event Oct. 11. The casting, for people ages 18 to 35…

26 September 2014 [01:15 PM]
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FRESH ideas for breakfast

FRESH Ideas for Breakfast Baked Frittata with Hash Brown Crust INGREDIENTS 3 cups Ore Ida diced hash brown potatoes 6 eggs 1…

24 September 2014 [08:55 AM]
Moonlight Special train ride set for Oct. 10

The Texas State Railroad will run a special fall-themed dinner train under a full moon in October. The Moonlight Special train will depart from the Palestine Depot on Oct. 10 at 6:30 p.m., according to a news release. Passengers…

23 September 2014 [11:11 PM]
East Texas Symphony to present 'lunch' event

East Texas Symphony Orchestra will present “Lunch with Symphony on the Square” as a prelude to its season debut. A string quartet will perform from 10 a.m. to noon and a brass quartet from noon to 2 p.m. on Friday…

23 September 2014 [11:09 PM]
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Local Cookbook: Flavors from our Gardens

One of the objectives of the Smith County Master Gardeners is to enhance and beautify their community by utilizing the science and…

23 September 2014 [10:08 PM]
Jews celebrating creation of the world today on Rosh Hashanah

Today marks the start of the High Holy Days for the Jewish community. Rosh Hashanah begins at sunset followed by Yom Kippur in 10 days. Rosh Hashanah is the day Jews celebrate the creation of the world. Rabbi Neal Katz,…

23 September 2014 [09:59 PM]
My Generation calendar of events

FRIDAY: Tyler Senior Center: 7 p.m., dance with Hoss Huggins & the Ponderosa Band. Doors open at 6 p.m. Security provided. 1915 Garden Valley Road. Information: 903-597-0781. WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY: TASCA: 9:30 a.m., fitness exercise with certified instructor for older…

23 September 2014 [08:28 PM]
'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]