Playful girl needs forever family

This week’s “Children are a Gift” foster child has been through more at the age of 8 than most of us will suffer in a lifetime. But Mary has been blessed with resilience. She has a playful and loving personality that you wouldn’t expect from a child who acknowledges herself that she hasn’t been loved by her own…

Forth Worth Rodeo

For generations, rodeos have enriched the history and culture of Texas. The tradition continued at the 2015 Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo.

Be open in talking to children about adoption

Adoption is the pathway by which many couples and individuals start or expand their families. Over the years, thousands of children have been adopted by East Texas families, and in the U.

Merchants, individuals contribute gift boxes for ball fundraiser

Patrons at the Women’s Symphony League Ball will have an opportunity to take home gift boxes and silent auction items. The ball, which benefits the East Texas Symphony Orchestra and recognizes the service of Junior Symphony League members, will take place on March 3 at Harvey Convention Center.

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Tickets available to WSL Ball Friday

Women’s Symphony League of Tyler’s 60th annual ball, “Heart Strings, A Night of Celebration,” will take place Friday night at Harvey Convention Center. The fundraiser for East Texas Symphony Orchestra features food and dancing. Highlights include the presentation of Junior…

28 February 2015 [08:03 PM]
Solo violinist to highlight concert at KC

The Kilgore College Music and Dance Department and LeitmotivArts will present a free concert featuring solo violinist Andrej Kurti on Monday. “Road to Carnegie,” is set for 7:30 p.m. in Van Cliburn Auditorium at Kilgore College, according to an announcement…

28 February 2015 [07:59 PM]
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Playful girl needs forever family

This week’s “Children are a Gift” foster child has been through more at the age of 8 than most of us will…

28 February 2015 [07:57 PM]
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Forth Worth Rodeo

For generations, rodeos have enriched the history and culture of Texas. The tradition continued at the 2015 Fort Worth Stock Show and…

21 February 2015 [08:35 PM]
Marty Wiggins, The Women's Fund

JOY! It filled the room on the morning of Feb. 12 when The Women’s Fund of Smith County announced its first $100,000 grant to a community program. As part of its Annual Grants Reception, this surprise announcement brought a standing…

21 February 2015 [08:16 PM]
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Big Talent on Campus

Jacksonville College presented J'ville's Got Talent show and bake sale Thursday in Buckner Chapel on the campus. The $2 admission and proceeds…

07 February 2015 [09:56 PM]
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An East Texas guy's guide to success

Gentlemen: It’s time to plan the perfect Valentine’s date night! If you’re not Mr. Romance, right now you need some good advice…

07 February 2015 [09:21 PM]
TJC piano professor to perform recital

Staff Reports   Gjergji Gaqi, a piano professor at Tyler Junior College, will perform works by Mozart, Brahms, Bach, Harapi and Muczynski in a free recital 7:30 p.m. Mon-day in Jean Browne Theatre at TJC. Gaqi performs throughout North America…

06 February 2015 [12:37 PM]
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Art of the Rose City's heart

The downtown Tyler area can provide some interesting and beautiful views for shutterbugs or anyone with a love of visual art. Many…

01 February 2015 [12:28 AM]
Black History Month exhibit begins at Historical Museum

“There is Music in the Air” is the theme of Gregg County Historical Museum’s black history month exhibit. The celebration begins with a reception from 4 to 6:30 p.m. today in the Education Center at the museum, 214 N. Fredonia…

31 January 2015 [10:38 PM]
ET Wired 2-1

TYLER Nicholas Sparks The author of “The Notebook” and other bestsellers speaks at The University of Texas at Tyler. Details: Cowan Center, 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Tickets: cowancenter.org or 903-566-7424. PALESTINE Taste of New Orleans Chefs serve…

31 January 2015 [10:20 PM]
Collective giving is national movement

Did you know that roughly one million women in the U.S. have personal assets of at least $2 million. More than 10 million firms in the United States are majority or equally owned by women. According to the Small Busi-ness…

31 January 2015 [10:12 PM]
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All aboard

By Haylee Bazil, photo@tylerpaper.com Shane Murphy retired two years ago at age 55, and now spends close to 20 hours a week…

25 January 2015 [12:32 AM]
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Army Auxiliary recruiting new members

There are many organizations in this community that exemplify the words “Good Neighbor,” and one of those is The Salvation Army Women’s…

25 January 2015 [12:20 AM]
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority to host 'Literary Cafe: Celebrate Culture'

The Tyler Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will present its “Literary Cafe: Celebrate Culture,” a celebration of arts and culture, on Feb. 7. An initiative of the national sorority’s Arts and Letters Commission and the chapter’s Educational Development…

24 January 2015 [09:11 PM]
POW to speak at Liberty Hall Thursday

The Texas Speaker Series at Liberty Hall in Tyler will present Dave Carey, a motivational speaker, coach, former POW and author, at 7 p.m. Thursday. As a Navy pilot during the Vietnam War, his aircraft was destroyed by a missile.…

24 January 2015 [09:07 PM]