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Mar 06 2015

Tyler Main Street Achieves Accreditation

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) recently commended the City of Tyler Main Street Program for successful annual progress as a designated Main Street community, one of 60 to receive the designation this year. The current designation is part of a string of annual accreditation honors earned by the local program, which partners with the non-profit …

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Mar 04 2015

Debate Tournament: JT Student Qualifies

John Tyler High School senior, Sheldon McGowan, has qualified to compete in the Congressional Debate-House division at the 2015 National Speech & Debate Tournament set to take place in Dallas June 14-19. The National Speech & Debate Tournament is the largest academic competition in the world. “It is an amazing accomplishment to qualify for nationals,” …

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Mar 03 2015

Spring Break: Safety Tips from DPS

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans to drive responsibly and to take extra precautions as they make travel plans during Spring Break. “With students and families out of school and off work, the weeks during Spring Break can result in an influx of traffic on Texas roadways,” said DPS Director Steven …

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Mar 02 2015

Round Up Begins

Last Chance to Pay Fines Anyone with outstanding court costs and fines where a warrant has been issued, has until Friday, March 6th, 2015, to pay. Smith County is combining forces with other jurisdictions across Texas to participate in the largest joint warrant round up of this type in the state. On March 7, officers …

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Feb 28 2015

Presents Brock McGuire Band

The University of Texas at Tyler will present the award-winning Brock McGuire Band on Wednesday, March 4, Dr. Paul Streufert, UT Tyler executive director of special academic programs, announced. The public performance begins at 6 p.m. in the UT Tyler University Center theater. “We are excited to bring a group of such caliber to our …

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Feb 25 2015

Diabetes Talk

By Haley Kormos and Kristel Fredericks Many of us are aware that February is National Heart Month. This month we would like to discuss the link between heart disease and diabetes. We know that heart health can be improved through healthy eating and exercise, and that heart health is negatively affected by smoking and physical …

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Feb 25 2015

Violin-playing couple fiddles through East Texas

By. Joycelyne Fadojutimi When Donnell Leahy and Natalie MacMaster got married they not only merged their lives into one, but combined their musical talent to form a blockbuster entertainment team. Few virtuosos can compare with this violinist duo as they meld Celtic, Cajun and Bluegrass as well as a style all their own into performances …

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Feb 24 2015

John Tyler High School Color Guard Wins Regionals

The John Tyler High School Color Guard recently took top honors in the Rose City Classic Regional Championship at Tyler Junior College. The competition was sponsored by Marching Auxiliaries. The John Tyler Guard participated in Team Flag and Team Flag/Rifle categories and had three students compete in solo competition. In team events, the Guard earned …

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