Lifelong learning

“Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.” — Thomas Huxley   One mistake young people make is believing learning is a season, a time in your life when you go to school, get an education and move on. The truth is life itself is an education. If you make the effort, stay aware and…

Retired educator studies society through walking the town

Greg Moody, a retired educator, walks Tyler streets in every kind of weather imaginable. “I walk when it’s 105 degrees; I walk when it’s 15 or 20 degrees.

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Mystery Photo Do You Recognize Any Of These People? We'd love to know any information about this photograph, from the Tyler Chamber of Commerce collection. You can give us your information in several ways.

Looking down on life

“Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.” — Malala Yousafzai   Looking at life from a new and different perspective takes a little effort.

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Lifelong learning

“Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.” — Thomas Huxley One mistake young people make is believing…

24 February 2015 [10:42 PM]
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Mystery Photo 2-18

Mystery Photo Do You Recognize Any Of These People? We'd love to know any information about this photograph, from the Tyler Chamber…

17 February 2015 [10:10 PM]
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Looking down on life

“Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.” — Malala Yousafzai Looking…

17 February 2015 [09:46 PM]
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Remembering the Trash-80

“A typical smart phone has more computing power than Apollo 11 when it landed a man on the moon.” — Nancy Gibbs…

10 February 2015 [10:09 PM]
Grandma's ranch and Operation Longhorn

When my younger brother and I were grade-schoolers, summer vacation was spent at the ranch near Lampasas where our dad, along with nine siblings, grew up. The architectural style of the ranch house defied identification. Solidly built of inch thick…

10 February 2015 [10:05 PM]
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Do You Recognize Any Of These People? We'd love to know any information about this photograph, from the Tyler Chamber of Commerce…

03 February 2015 [11:29 PM]
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Lions Club seeking younger membership Video

At the height of its membership the Tyler Lions Club had 100 members, but that number has rapidly declined over the past…

03 February 2015 [10:19 PM]
My Generation 2-4

FRIDAY: Tyler Senior Center: 7 p.m., 1915 Garden Valley Road. Friday dance with Patrick Odom. SATURDAY: 5:30 p.m., 10495 CR 2167, Whitehouse. Free C/W dance lessons; 7 p.m. dance featuring Caddo Creek. $5 admission. Bring a snack. Information: 903-871-3217 or…

03 February 2015 [08:35 PM]
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Mystery Photo: Recognize anyone?

Do you recognize any of these men? We'd love to know any information about this photograph. You can give us your information…

27 January 2015 [09:59 PM]
They said what?

Memorable quotes from those you may or may not know. This week, our topic is: Stephen Hawking. “Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder…

27 January 2015 [09:54 PM]
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Highs and Lows in Kansas

“It’s easier to go down a hill than up it, but the view is much better at the top.” — Henry Ward…

27 January 2015 [09:45 PM]
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A hand written love story from WWII

Ilene and Doug Brown’s love story can be traced through decades-old handwritten letters. Canton native Ilene Brown said it was love at…

06 January 2015 [09:10 PM]
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A Slovak Christmas Eve

My cousins Margie, Bea and I were raised by our grandparents who had immigrated to the United States from Europe before the…

23 December 2014 [08:21 PM]
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Better than I deserve

Strolling my 86-year-old grandmother in her wheelchair down the hallway of Providence Park Nursing Home led to an inspiring afternoon of reflection.…

16 December 2014 [10:39 PM]
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A million tiny moments

You really don’t need another candle. Or a Miracle Chopper. Or a pair of Jeaneeze that promise to hug one’s ample assets…

16 December 2014 [10:00 PM]
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Dad's POW journal

(Editor’s Note: Carlton Josephson was a waist gunner on the Mission Belle, a B-17 Flying Fortress. The plane was shot down Dec.…

02 December 2014 [09:47 PM]
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Little farm in L.A.

Los Angeles, California, was a “big city” when I was born there in 1931, but not today’s monster metropolis. Home was a…

25 November 2014 [09:22 PM]