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Two Families — One Heart

Steven Dominy saved Andie Kay Joyner’s life. Read about the man who gave the gift of life, the woman who has his heart, and two families forever united.
December 20, 2018

New Generation Produces Hay on Family Farm

Producing great hay and seeing the joy on their grandfather’s face are two of the reasons Casie Buck, 28, and her brother, Cody, 25, choose to work in their four-generation family hay field in Franklin County.
June 28, 2018

Gong Meditations Are Helpful for Relaxation and Healing

Gong meditation facilitator Kenny Kolter holds sound therapy workshops throughout the country. He incorporates the use of gongs, drums, rattles, Tibetan bowls, chimes and various other instruments to help provide participants a chance to escape the daily grind.
April 22, 2018

Freeze Your Fanny and Do Good for Others

Winter makes everyone a little less likely to stay active, but several area events beckon participants to get much needed exercise and support some great nonprofit causes.
December 28, 2017

Kids App Ideas for a Smooth Transition Into Fall

The kids are back in school. Here are a few app ideas for a smooth transition into fall.
August 27, 2017

Copper Leaf Day Spa Enlarges Space and Services

Copper Leaf Day Spa and Salon in Winnsboro recently expanded their space to include the building at 213 North Main Street in Winnsboro where they operate their Directional Wellness division.
June 28, 2017

Modern Mavens Get Things Done

With people honoring their mothers in May, it also seems an appropriate time to acknowledge a handful of modern mavens in the region who’ve made a habit of leading by example.
April 24, 2017

Second Annual East Texas Giving Day Set For April 25

For the second year, East Texas Giving Day raises money for local charities with an online campaign, scheduled this year on April 25.
February 20, 2017

Chocolate and Yoga

For Theresa Polley, owner of Retreat in the Pines, yoga is the most obvious theme of the weekend getaways she hosts for women seeking a break from the stresses of their everyday lives, but that’s just part of the picture.
December 27, 2016

Paisley Speaks on Alzheimer’s in Tyler

Movie and TV actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley — and wife of country music star Brad Paisley — is the guest speaker for the Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County’s 5th Annual Butterfly Hope Luncheon September 19 at Willow Brook Country Club in Tyler.
August 29, 2016

Shore to Shore Across America on a Bicycle

The only “up” side of hills is the down side. This is the most prevalent thought on my mind as my legs struggle silently against the creaking pedals of a bicycle that is considerably worse for wear than it was a couple of months ago. Dirt and oil and rust have accumulated in the joints, and the do-it-yourself paint job I gave it before leaving has chipped and scratched like old fingernail polish.
November 14, 2015

Texas Asthma Camp

The annual Texas Asthma Camp takes place June 21-26 at Camp Tyler, located on Lake Tyler.
May 2, 2015