East Texas landscapes provide inspiration for East Texas artist Arthur Sekula

AUGUSTA ROBINSON, augustarobinson@tylerpaper.com A simple drive through the rolling hills of East Texas can yield a seemingly endless amount of painting ideas for artist Arthur Sekula. Sekula, 58, of Jacksonville, specializes in creating landscapes and architectural paintings, and he prefers to bring his works to life through the use of…

In Focus: Tyler Athletic and Swim ribbon cutting

Tyler Athletic and Swim Club hosted its official grand opening and ribbon cutting Aug. 4.  It’s the newest branch of Cliff Drysdale Tennis, the company led by the tennis commentator and former professional tennis player, who was on hand for the club's grand opening.  An evening reception followed the ribbon cutting and events continued the

Restored African-American school mural on view at Tyler Museum of Art Aug. 20-Sept. 10

JON PERRY, Special to the Tyler Paper The Tyler Museum of Art, in collaboration with Northeast Texas Community College, is offering a unique opportunity to view a historic work of art recently restored to its original beauty. A mural titled “John Biggers: A History of Education in Morris County” will be on view to the public Aug. 20 to

Miss Texas to stop in Lindale today

Miss Texas will stop by Pool Park in Lindale at 12:45 p.m. Tuesday to read to youngsters.  Margana Wood, who was crowned 2017-2018 Miss Texas, is originally from Houston and attended the University of Texas, earning a degree in corporate communications with a minor in rhetoric and writing. On her yearlong speaking tour, Wood is spreading her

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Miss Texas to stop in Lindale today

Miss Texas will stop by Pool Park in Lindale at 12:45 p.m. Tuesday to read to youngsters.  Margana Wood, who was crowned 2017-2018 Miss…

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IN Focus: Lindsey Bradley Retirement 06.28.17

Christus Trinity Mother Frances Health System associates, providers, nursing staff and others wished Lindsey Bradley well during a retirement ceremony June 28.…

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Pet of the Week 07.07.17

COURTESY Nancy is a 4-month-old puppy available for adoption at the Humane Society’s Pets Fur People in Tyler. Nancy will be a…

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IN Focus: Eid al-Fitr 06.25.17

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Give Well: The Summer Giving Slump

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Pet of the Week 06.18.17

COURTESY Lady is a 4-year-old girl available for adoption at the Humane Society’s Pets Fur People in Tyler. Lady is very laid…

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IN Focus: Black Music Festival 06.10.17

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IN Focus: 6x6@110 06.06.17

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Pet of the Week 06.11.17

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