Tag Archive: family

Sep 05 2015

“Century of Women” Exhibit Comes to Library

Art Festival

As part of the Art of Peace – Tyler festival, the Soka Gakkai International traveling exhibit, “Century of Women,” will make a stop at the Tyler Public Library from Sept. 13 through 20.  The exhibit is part of the peace-making initiative, Victory Over Violence, which was created by the youth of Soka Gakkai International – …

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Sep 04 2015

Texas Ranks Third


International home sales added $8.32 billion to the Texas economy from April 2014 to March 2015, according to the 2015 Texas International Homebuyers Report by the Texas Association of Realtors. Once again, Texas was ranked as the third-largest state in the U.S. for international home sales. However, the majority of these purchases did not swing …

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Sep 04 2015

Traditional Marriage Celebration

Tex and Marcia Rodgers married for 40 years

Story and photos by Joycelyne Fadojutimi Local citizens especially Christians gathered this Sunday to celebrate marriage according to the Scriptures. Jesus was asked a question about divorce and he gave them a lesson on marriage, then divorce. Below is what Jesus said in the Message translation. When Jesus had completed these teachings, he left Galilee …

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Sep 02 2015

Breaking Poverty

Front: Pam Whitehead, Carmisha Mayfield, Shay Davis. Back: Karen Turner, B.R. Whitehead, Natasha Bush, Jessica Green, Latoya Lockett

Story and photo by Joycelyne Fadojutimi/ETR The problem of poverty is complex and more so in rural areas like east Texas. According to Center for American progress, there are more women in poverty then men in America and all over the world. Currently 37 million women are living in poverty in America, the richest country …

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Aug 27 2015

CASA Exec to Resign


Patty Garner announced this week that she will be resigning as the Executive Director for Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Kids of East Texas. After seven years with CASA, Patty’s last day will be Oct. 30.   “Patty is leaving because she feels like this is the right time for her to discover new opportunities …

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Aug 21 2015

Back-To-School Reminder: Pay Your Child Support

Every year around this time, Texas children get ready to head back to the classroom. Their young minds are filled with anticipation and excitement of seeing old friends, making new ones and starting fresh. The start of a new school year is a special occasion for children, making it important for moms and dads to …

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Aug 21 2015

UTT to Sponsor Book Fest

The University of Texas at Tyler, in collaboration with Smith County Area Libraries Together and Tyler Area Partners for Literacy, will once again host the East Texas Book Fest. This year’s two-day event will be Friday and Saturday, Aug 21 – 22 at the Harvey Hall Convention Center in Tyler. “The 2015 East Texas Book …

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Aug 13 2015

Painting Party Slated

On Aug. 20, the Tyler Senior Center is hosting a painting party for those 50 and better from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  Join special art instructor, Jan Widner of Jan’s Arts Academy and create your own masterpiece. Instruction, supplies and canvas will be provided for a fee of $25 per person. Light hor d’oeuvres and …

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