Young East Texans are thankful for more than just Grandma's turkey this year Video

When 9-year-old Addi Dixon was asked by her third-grade teacher to make a list of things for which she is thankful, she knew exactly what to include. “I’m thankful for football,” Miss Dixon said, adding her family is divided when it comes to NFL football. “My family is for the Redskins, and the other side of my family likes the…

Local man gains knowledge and success with acceptance into AmeriCorp program

After his graduation from East Texas Christian Academy, 19-year-old Jordan Walla decided he wanted to get his head out of the books and into a more hands-on project that could help on a national scale. Walla applied and was chosen to participate in AmeriCorps, a civil service program that sends carefully selected men and women ages 18 to 24 to

Tyler artist asks for the public's help in naming artwork

The walls of a downtown coffee shop are covered in colorful artwork by a mysterious, unnamed Tyler artist. While many artists would say their work is open for interpretation, the artist behind the current exhibit on display at the Foundry Coffee, 202 S Broadway Ave., has taken the idea one step further. Each piece in the unnamed exhibit hangs

East Texan brings floral ideas to life in new book

East Texas native Clint Smith put his passion of nature and floral design to work in his new book, “Veranda: The Romance of Flowers.” Born in Mother Francis Hospital in Tyler, Smith was taken home on Christmas day to his home in Henderson, where he grew up with his parents. “I was brought home on Christmas day, so I was their Christmas

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08 October 2015 [05:05 AM]
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