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A Night at the Zoo

​Imagine strolling along a path on a star-filled evening with a few friends and family surrounded by the sights and sounds of elephants, lions, zebra, bears, monkeys, lemurs, deer, giraffes, and a plethora of reptiles and feathered friends. This lively parade of animals at the Caldwell Zoo in Tyler brings a whole new perspective when visiting at night.
October 25, 2019

Eat, Play, Watch At Schulman’s Movie Bowl Grille

​“All-in-One Family Fun” is the motto for Schulman’s Movie Bowl Grille with locations in Corsicana, Sherman, Bay City, and coming soon to Waco. These unique multiplex facilities feature restaurants, bars, arcades, and the latest big screen movies.
October 25, 2019

Water Workouts Are Good For All Ages

Water aerobics is not just an easy way for grandma and her gal pals to get in their daily cardio. While that generation often graces the waters of the Olympic swimming pool at Tyler Junior College’s fitness center, there’s another generation that discovered the power of the water too.
October 24, 2019

Renewing a City One Neighbor at a Time

A retired Methodist minister, Rev. Willhite takes to heart the commandment of Jesus to love our neighbors as ourselves. But is he really talking about that new family across the street with all those young children or the dour elderly man on the corner? Absolutely, she says.
October 24, 2019

Mineola Museum Captures History and More

Walking through the front doors of the Mineola Historical Museum guests get an immediate sense of the town’s history and the ghosts of a thriving post office that operated there for more than 60 years. The building was constructed in 1937 and illustrates an example of the simple, symmetrical Depression-era postal facilities designed during that time.
October 24, 2019

Remembering Author Bill Owens’ Rise from Stubborn Soil

William A. (Bill) Owens, folklorist, author, and professor, was born November 2, 1905, in Pin Hook, about 20 miles northeast of Paris, Texas.
October 24, 2019

Out of This World Treasure Gets New Start

Residents traveling regularly on State Highway 276 in Royse City, Texas, grew used to seeing an old spaceship-looking structure standing alone in an overgrown field. To many it fired imaginations, bringing to mind a forgotten alien crash site and for others it was a magnet for graffiti and trash.
August 20, 2019

Charline Arthur’s “Unladylike” Style Was Banned in Nashville

Charline Highsmith Arthur was born in September 2, 1929, in Henrietta, Texas, in a railroad boxcar. Read more about her wild ride of life.
August 20, 2019

New Book Features the Life of Guitar Legend Stevie Ray Vaughan

Guitar legend Stevie Ray Vaughn would have turned 65 this year. He died in 1990.
August 20, 2019

See Books Exhibition at Tyler Museum of Art

The Tyler Museum of Art (TMA) is embarking on another historic collaboration with a fellow Smith County nonprofit while exploring the printed word as a work of art in its major exhibition, “Books, Books & More Books: Works by MANUAL,” presented in collaboration with Literacy Council of Tyler (LCOT). The exhibition runs through November 10.
August 20, 2019

Bob Mauldin Shares His Love of All Things Texas

Bob Mauldin is a familiar face in the Upper East Side of Texas with his syndicated TV show “Expedition Texas,” and a familiar voice from earlier days as a morning personality on Tyler-based KKUS classic country radio. The journey began many years ago.
August 20, 2019

Carlos Santana and The Doobie Brothers Perform in Dallas

Santana’s successful pop gamble of a comeback album Supernatural is turning 20 this year and he’s celebrating the milestone with a tour across America. It’s been a full 50 years since his band wowed Woodstock crowds and gained fans across the globe. Though the occasion is a look back, Santana assures that he has new material for his die-hards to vibe on.
June 21, 2019