Overton librarian, firefighter loves literacy and adventure

OVERTON – Librarian Jennifer Freeman spent a large portion of her childhood sitting cross-legged in a quiet reading nook of Overton’s town library, soaking up suspense novels like a thirsty kitchen sponge. The fun-loving Ms. Freeman, 36, still loves a good page-turner, but her time these days is spent dealing with real life adventures –…

Beloved Tyler florist Raymond Krueger closes shop doors, reflects on Tyler business

Raymond Krueger’s floral arrangements for the Texas Rose Festival have brought the elegance of the Place of Versailles to the Tyler Rose Garden, shades of coral and purple to an underwater-themed Rose Show and amazement to thousands. For years, his work has often been featured in the festival’s Queen’s Tea, Rose Show, Rose Ball, Men’s and

Hundreds of East Texans stride into 2017 Tyler Heart Walk

Watching Mark Gazette walk alongside hundreds of other participants in the 2017 Tyler Heart Walk, it might be hard to imagine that 6 ½ weeks ago he had open-heart surgery. But because of the event’s purpose-raising money for the American Heart Association, a nonprofit with a mission to reduce cardiovascular disease and stroke-on Saturday there

Pets Fur People Pet of the Week

Meet Gaia – a 2-year-old terrier mix. She is available for adoption at the Humane Society’s Pets Fur People in Tyler. Gaia weighs 35 pounds and has been spayed. She is current on starting vaccinations, including rabies, and has been microchipped for identification purposes. For additional information on adopting Gaia, call 903-597-2471 or

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