Take this opportunity to feast on late seasonal produce

Signs that summer is wrapping up have arrived. Kids have started going back to school; NFL preseason games are underway; night temperatures are dropping; and prices of strawberries and blueberries have hit $4 and change. Soon yellow squash and zucchini will be giving way to their cool-weather cousins such as butternut and spaghetti, and apples…

Exercise program offered both at center, onTV

While handing out meals to Meals on Wheels recipients, Tyler Senior Center’s Supervisor Kay Odom had a vision of helping homebound seniors get more exercise. She chose to share her vision with the communications and media department at Tyler’s City Hall and, in turn, has received an outpouring of support

Waiting for the roar

“A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.” - Steve Martin   It started when I lost my Ray Bans. I was working a table at the “School is Cool” event at Harvey Convention Center … and I must have set them down as I broke down the table to go home. I guess someone else thought my sunglasses

My 1st car

A decade ago I anxiously called my brother with news. “I sold the Mustang,” I reported. “I can’t believe you kept it this long,” he replied. The 1964 1/2 Mustang found its way into my possession when Dad bought it back from my older brother and gave it to me. Married with a baby on the way, he needed a

Recent News

Van Zandt Genealogical Society hosting annual daylong seminar

  Registrations are still being accepted for the Van Zandt County Genealogical Society’s annual daylong seminar scheduled for Sept. 26. The event will run from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at St. Therese Catholic Church Fellowship Hall, 14786 Farm-to-Market Road…

02 September 2015 [06:05 AM]
Waiting for the roar

“A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.” - Steve Martin It started when I lost my Ray Bans.…

02 September 2015 [05:52 AM]
My 1st car

A decade ago I anxiously called my brother with news. “I sold the Mustang,” I reported. “I can’t believe you kept it…

02 September 2015 [05:44 AM]
Church to host benefit for Van tornado victims

Cross Brand Cowboy Church of Tyler, 11915 Farm-to-Market Road 2015, will have a benefit for Van tornado victims at 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. RJ Vandygriff, a 2014 Country Music Association of Texas Hall-of-Famer and a 2013 Western…

28 August 2015 [11:31 PM]
So long

“God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.” - Romans 5:8 (NASB)…

28 August 2015 [10:20 PM]
Sharpton's show moves to Sunday

The Rev. Al Sharpton is losing his weeknight pulpit on MSNBC and will move to Sunday mornings. In a memo to staffers sent late Wednesday, MSNBC president Phil Griffin announced that Sharpton’s program “Politics-Nation” will air as a weekly hourlong…

27 August 2015 [09:30 PM]
Timberlake helps Swift end historic Staples Center run

LOS ANGELES (TNS) - Early into the final night of a five-show run of sold-out concerts at Los Angeles’ Staples Center on Wednesday, Taylor Swift made a promise to the nearly 15,000 fans. “Since you’ve done so many crazy things…

27 August 2015 [09:10 PM]
Shrine Circus rolls through East Texas

The Sharon Shrine Circus will present shows in Lufkin, Nacogdoches, Carthage, Longview and Tyler in its annual tour through East Texas. The…

27 August 2015 [09:05 PM]
Get ready for seasonal change

Keith Hansen, Keeping It Green This will be my last Keeping It Green column I write for the Tyler Morning Telegraph as…

27 August 2015 [05:15 AM]
Social Security brings a lot to the table

Take a day to enjoy a fun summer picnic. Whether you plan one for the whole neighborhood, or a quiet day for two, you’ll need to bring a basket full of delicious foods. When you’re sharing various dishes with family…

26 August 2015 [05:46 AM]
What do chefs pack for their kids?

Restaurant chefs are like every other parent when it comes to wanting to give their children specially prepared, tasty and…

26 August 2015 [05:44 AM]
Reading encouragement starts at cradle

The idea that any child will arrive into the world with a library card and a love for reading is lofty at best. Introduce the books as early as possible so that your child can get a feel for what…

26 August 2015 [05:29 AM]
County employees recognized for service

Kasey Quezada work-ed as a secretary for the Smith County Adult Probation Department before deciding to go back to school and become a probation officer. On Monday, Ms. Quezada was recognized in Commissioners Court for 20 years of…

26 August 2015 [05:26 AM]
What Are You Reading?

“The Texas Revolution couldn’t possibly have happened, yet happen it did. There never will be another Alamo, so futilely tragic, apparently; or…

26 August 2015 [05:09 AM]
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