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The arts have a positive economic impact on state, region

The Texas Cultural Trust is a statewide nonprofit that promotes and highlights the arts. In January, the Trust released its 2015 State of the Arts report, which details findings on the economic impact of the arts, and for the first…

14 March 2015 [10:40 PM]
Readers weigh in on Emergency Services District vote

Voters will be called upon to elect five commissioners for the ESD No. 2 on Nov. 4. This is the first time since the ESD’s inception that it has been a voted position. Previously the Smith County Commissioners Court appointed…

03 November 2014 [11:07 AM]
Reader endorses Thiessen for ESD No. 2 board seat

Although statewide positions top the ballot for the upcoming November general election, there are also some very important local positions up for consideration. This year marks the first time that Smith County voters will be allowed to choose who represents…

21 October 2014 [08:24 PM]
'The rest of the story' on bailiff's comments to potential jurors

A recent article in Tyler Morning Telegraph, regarding a Smith County bailiff’s comments to potential jurors, was reported correctly. But as Paul Harvey would say, “here is the rest of the story.” These Smith County Sheriff’s officers report for duty…

13 October 2014 [04:42 PM]
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