Pet of the week: Diago

Diago is totally vetted. He is neutered and is current on all vaccinations including Rabies. He has been microchipped for identification purposes and when Diago is adopted he will receive a gift of 30 days of pet health insurance. For additional information on adopting Diago call 903-597-2471 or check the Pets Fur People website — www.petsfu…

Cliburn gold medalist opens ETSO season

East Texas Symphony Orchestra opens its season on Saturday with a concert featuring pianist Vadym Kholodenko, winner of the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Named after the late piano genius from Kilgore, the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition widely is considered the most prestigious piano competition in the world.

Now is the time to start a philanthropy conversation

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first article of “Give Well,” a weekly column being written by Dawn Franks, of Your Philanthropy, Kyle Penney, of the East Texas Communities Foundation, and Betsy Hahn, of The Women’s Fund. We live in a generous community.

Teenager has waited a long time for a forever family

Lee is 16 years old. He’s a polite young man who enjoys sports, especially running.

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'Soul searching pieces' on exhibit

Gallery Main Street’s newest exhibition, “Movements of the Mind,” includes some “soul searching pieces,” said Beverly Abell, Tyler Main Street director. The exhibition continues through Nov. 3 in the gallery at 110 W. Erwin St. Gallery Main Street is…

20 September 2014 [10:39 PM]
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Pet of the week: Diago

Diago is totally vetted. He is neutered and is current on all vaccinations including Rabies. He has been microchipped for identification purposes…

20 September 2014 [10:36 PM]
Woman's Forum marking 92nd year on Tuesday

The Tyler Woman’s Forum is celebrating the beginning of its 92nd year by hosting its annual Reassembly Coffee from 10 to 11.30 a.m. Tuesday at the Woman’s Building, 911 S. Broadway Ave., member Cathy Shipp said. The event is catered…

20 September 2014 [10:31 PM]
Magdalene Home’s Pancake Supper Oct. 5

The Magdalene Home’s Pancake Supper at The Diner is scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 5. Local celebrities will flip pancakes in support of the event at 7924 S. Broadway Ave. in Tyler. All event proceeds will go…

20 September 2014 [09:44 PM]
Lights, camera, action: Downtown Tyler Film Festival

The Downtown Tyler Film Festival — a celebration of independent short filmmaking — returns to Liberty Hall, 103 E. Erwin St., with four nights of screenings beginning Wed-nesday. This year, judges received dozens of entries of films from not only…

20 September 2014 [09:11 PM]
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Cliburn gold medalist opens ETSO season

East Texas Symphony Orchestra opens its season on Saturday with a concert featuring pianist Vadym Kholodenko, winner of the 2013 Van Cliburn…

20 September 2014 [09:06 PM]
Rose Festival event tickets on sale at Cowan box office, online

Tickets to upcoming Texas Rose Festival events can be ordered through the website www.texasrosefestival.com or the box office at the Cowan Center at The University of Texas at Tyler. The box office is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.…

20 September 2014 [08:51 PM]
Achievers: Congratulations ...

... to Brian O’Connor, Lindale, for graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wheaton College. ... to East Texas students named as semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Schol-arship Program: Jacob Walters, home school, Athens; Sterling Daniels, home school,…

20 September 2014 [08:46 PM]
Ball to help fund Goodman Pavilion project

Tickets to the inaugural night at the Goodman Masquerade Ball are on sale. The ball is set for 7 p.m. Oct. 31 at the 1859 Goodman-LeGrand House and Museum, 624 N. Broadway Ave., according to city of Tyler information.…

20 September 2014 [08:16 PM]
Happiness is Fair fun: A guide to East Texas fairs and festivals

The East Texas State Fair opens on Friday and continues through Sept. 28 on the fairgrounds, 2000 W. Front St. in Tyler. One of the largest attractions in the region, the fair features a huge carnival, exhibit halls, competitions, exhibitions…

13 September 2014 [10:11 PM]
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James Farmer to speak at Ladies Luncheon

James Farmer will speak on “The Art of Elegant Garden Living with South-ern Flair,” at the Texas Rose Festival Ladies Luncheon, 11:30…

13 September 2014 [09:58 PM]
Achievers: Congratulations ...

... to Jenny Anderson, Bullard, for being named to the dean’s academic honor list at Baylor University. ... to Elise Gerard and Madison Wilhelmi, both of Tyler, being named to the distinguished student list, and to Melissa Tobin, Tyler, for…

13 September 2014 [09:44 PM]
Style show and luncheon set for Sept. 30

The Women’s Symphony League of Tyler will host its Style Show and Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 30 at Green Acre Baptist Church CrossWalk Conference Center. The fundraiser will feature fall fashions by Mary V’s by Shelby and fine jewelry…

13 September 2014 [09:25 PM]
Holt House group to visit presidential library

Holt House is sponsoring a trip to the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum that will take place on Saturday, Linda Dyer, spokeswoman for the senior activities center, said. The trip is open to the public. Cost is $60…

13 September 2014 [09:02 PM]
Variety of reads available at AAUW's annual sale

The Tyler Branch of the American Association of University Women will have its annual book sale 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 27 at 210 Shelley Drive in Tyler. A wide variety of books will be available. Hardbacks will…

13 September 2014 [08:58 PM]
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4 siblings need a forever family

These siblings are active, bonded and bright. But perhaps the best way to describe them may be extraordinary. “They are all happy…

07 September 2014 [12:46 AM]
Tyler High 1949 class to celebrate 65th year

The Tyler High School Class of 1949 will have its 65th year reunion on Friday and Saturday at the Holiday Inn Select, 5701 S. Broadway Ave., organizers said.  Registration will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, followed by…

06 September 2014 [10:04 PM]
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Pet of the Week: Sam

Sam is a 1-year-old male pointer mix available for adoption at Pets Fur People in Tyler. Sam likes cats and kids and…

06 September 2014 [09:50 PM]
Achievers: Congratulations ...

... to 21 T.K. Gorman High School students, including nine seniors, who have been named AP Scholars by the College Board, based on their outstanding performance on at least three AP tests. 2014 AP Scholars include Alex Berne, Rebecca Bowles,…

06 September 2014 [09:48 PM]
Presidential library trip planned

Holt House, 709 S. Bois d’Arc, is sponsoring a trip to the George W. Bush Library, Linda Dyer, Holt House spokeswoman, said. The group will begin boarding a motor coach at 9 a.m. and leave at 9:30 a.m. Sept.…

06 September 2014 [09:46 PM]
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DISCOVER: Pet of the Week

COURTESY Blue is a 4-year-old female Great Dane available for adoption at Pets Fur People in Tyler. He weighs 140 pounds and…

31 August 2014 [12:48 AM]