Exercise class provides benefits for cancer survivors Video

Cancer survivors can find relief in knowing there is a program offered in East Texas to not only help them de-stress but live a healthier lifestyle surrounded by others with similar interests. There is a Tai Chi class available to cancer survivors at First Christian Church in Tyler. First Christian Church hosts the Fit Steps For Life program.…

Tyler woman celebrates 100th birthday

  Frances Lee Tell will celebrate her 100th birthday from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday with family and friends at a reception in the First Presbyterian Church fellowship hall. The daughter of the late Pete and Clara Johnson, Frances was born in Tyler on May 2, 1915, and graduated from John Tyler High School in 1932. Six years later, Frances and her

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority pageant to raise funds

Gamma Omicron Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will present Fashionetta 2015, “Promising Pearls,” at 7 p.m. on Saturday at The University of Texas at Tyler’s Ornelas Activity Center The pageant is a fundraiser for the sorority that provides college scholarships to young women and focuses on educational enrichment, health

Nonprofit group teaching essential skill sets in new ways

  Young Audiences of Northeast Texas is partnering with local arts educators to bring interactive, educational entertainment into classrooms all over East Texas. The nonprofit, which serves the Region 7 School Districts, offers an array of programs from martial arts to ballet to theatre and script- writing directed toward helping educators

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Group preps for disaster relief

Disaster needs are being met with help from a team with the National Civilian Community Corps. The AmeriCorps team, Ocean 6, is working with the American Red Cross Serving East Texas in Smith County to increase capacity for shelters, feeding,…

15 April 2015 [09:59 PM]
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Course offers challenges and builds teamwork

It’s just minutes into a group’s session at the ETMC Behavioral Health Center’s Changing Courses Ropes program and orchestrated chaos has broken…

15 April 2015 [09:52 PM]
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JT Color Guard wins national title

Performing a high-energy routine to Beyonce’s “Grown Woman,” the John Tyler High School Color Guard earned the National Championship Trophy recently at…

01 April 2015 [10:00 PM]
Curiosity and Results: What’s the Connection?

Curiosity has been given a bad rap. Perhaps we grew up hearing that asking questions was rude or conveyed ignorance, or that we’d get into trouble if we were like Curious George. We might even have been warned that “Curiosity…

18 March 2015 [09:54 PM]
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A picture's worth...

FocusInOn.Me is a feature on TylerPaper.com showcasing hundreds of photos taken at Tyler-area events by our local freelance photographers. We've got you…

18 February 2015 [11:15 PM]
How to interrupt negative patterns

When undesirable situations, actions and emotional conflicts happen again and again in your life — same scene, different characters — there’s a good chance you are expressing a negative “pattern.” Some examples: picking the wrong lovers or partners, constant conflict…

04 February 2015 [10:32 PM]
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