Willie Nelson to roll out own brand of marijuana

Music legend Willie Nelson is jumping into the movement to commercialize marijuana and plans to roll out his own brand of cannabis that he intends to make "the best on the market." The singer-songwriter announced in a statement Monday that Willie's Reserve will be grown and sold in Colorado and Washington, two states where

All 3 members of hip-hop group Migos arrested after Georgia show

All three members of the hip-hop group Migos face drug and weapon charges following their arrests after they left the stage at a weekend performance at Georgia Southern University, authorities said. The group and its associates arrived for the Saturday night concert on the Statesboro campus in two vans, Bulloch County

Actor Ben Powers, known for 'Good Times' TV role, dies at 64

Actor Alton "Ben" Powers, known for his role in the 1970s CBS television series "Good Times," has died at age 64. Powers died April 6 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, according to the Auclair Funeral Home, which is handling arrangements. Details were not released. Powers played football player Keith Anderson, the

Wikileaks: Ben Affleck asked PBS to not reveal slave-owning ancestor

Ben Affleck requested that the PBS documentary series "Finding Your Roots" not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor, according to emails published online by whistleblower site WikiLeaks, and the information never appeared on the program. PBS and Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, host of the show that traces the ancestry of

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Blockbusters and breakout indie films are on menu

Kilgore Film Festival “Still Alice” - April 22-25 “’71” - April 26-28 “Mr. Turner” - April 29- May 2 “IDA” - May 3-5 “Clouds of Sils Maria” - May 6-9 “Sound of Music” - May 10-14 If You…

16 April 2015 [10:23 PM]
UT Tyler's 'Parallel Perceptions' begins Monday, runs until May 1

The University of Texas at Tyler Fine Arts Complex Gallery will present “Parallel Perceptions” Monday through May 1. It will feature works by student artists Jennifer Motes, of Whitehouse, Kayla Suverkrubbe, of Bullard, and MK Northum, of Tyler. Gallery hours…

16 April 2015 [10:12 PM]
Andy Core scheduled to speak at UT Tyler

The University of Texas at Tyler will host motivational speaker and author Andy Core on April 25. Core will present the public seminar “Train the Trainer” 4-5:30 p.m. in the University Center ballroom. He will speak on employee engagement, work-life…

16 April 2015 [10:01 PM]
PRCA Rodeo show in Longview tonight

The 25th annual Longview PRCA Rodeo will ride into Longview tonight and Saturday. The rodeo, held at the Longview Rodeo Arena, is set to begin at 8 p.m. each day. Tickets cost $12 to $25. Admission for children is $5.…

16 April 2015 [10:00 PM]
Kilgore College choirs set to perform concert

Kilgore College choirs will present a free concert featuring the performance of “Gloria” by Francis Poulenc and premiering “Cambridge Songs, Suite I” by Dr. Jim Taylor, KC’s director of choral activities. The concert is set for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday Longview…

16 April 2015 [09:59 PM]
Gladewater's Gusher Days return

On its 30th anniversary, an annual Gladewater festival will pay tribute to the town's history. East Texas Gusher Days returns Saturday. "What makes Gusher Days special to us is it's a celebration of heritage for us," said Christian Allen, an…

16 April 2015 [09:53 PM]
Submissions are due today for art exhibit

Artists have until 5 p.m. today to submit an entry to “Modern Icons,” an exhibit paying tribute to Marilyn Monroe and James Dean that will be on view May 8 through June 1 at Gallery Main Street in Tyler. Artists…

16 April 2015 [09:33 PM]
Kilgore College performing Eno plays

Kilgore College Theatre Department presents "Oh the Humanity and Other Good Intentions: Five Short Plays by Will Eno" Tuesday through April 19 in Van Cliburn Auditorium, the college announced. Performances will take place at 7:30 nightly through April…

09 April 2015 [09:34 PM]
Rangerettes Revel starts Wednesday

The Kilgore College Rangerettes annual spring show, Rangerettes Revel is set for Wednesday through Saturday at Kilgore College's Dodson Auditorium. This year's show will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the founding of the precision dance team. Performances are…

09 April 2015 [09:28 PM]
Spotlight Briefs

Annual Taste of Tyler is set for Tuesday The Annual Taste of Tyler is set for 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Harvey Convention Center, 2000 W. Front St. Dozens of Tyler-area restaurants will offer dishes for sampling in…

09 April 2015 [09:21 PM]
Piano festival to feature Parrini

The East Texas Symphony Piano Festival will feature Fabio Parrini in duets and solo performances at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday at Tyler’s Liberty Hall, organizers announced. The Italian-born classical pianist is a recording artist, performer and educator. He chairs…

09 April 2015 [08:05 PM]
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