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Mystique of the Cowboy's Life Lives on, Thanks to Pioneer Photographer

A significant contributor to our understanding of the life of cowboys, photographer Erwin Smith was born and eventually buried in his hometown of Honey Grove, far northeast Texas.

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Shreveport Hosts Asian Festival

Free event will celebrate the Diwali Festival of Lights as well as traditional Asian street foods.

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Uncle Dudley Made Radio History

A regional radio favorite, "Uncle Dudley Hackworth had a part in helping Elvis Presley get started.

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Badman from Bonham Became an Old West Icon

The legendary badman John Wesley Hardin is the subject of many folk tales and ballads about Texas.

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Accidental Death Takes Civil Rights Attorney in 1960

Early civil rights attorney's death shocked the community of Marshall in 1960.

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Big and Small Ways that Mary Hunter Contributed to Texas History

Mary Edwards Hunter is credited with being an early supporter for “home science” courses and she was a key figure in the decision to establish a Texas school for girls with delinquent or neglected circumstance. The school was based in Crockett, Texas, for 61 years.

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Submit Your Windmill and Water Tower Photos

Be on the lookout for two iconic and important Texas water symbols that help define the story of Texas water: windmills and water towers.

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UT Tyler Program Seeks Rural School Problem Solvers

The University of Texas at Tyler recently announced that it has received a $865,963 grant from Greater Texas Foundation and partnered with other higher education institutions to enrich mathematics education in rural East Texas.

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Rounding Up Electric Bills Means $48k for Local Charities

Members simply choose to round up the payment for their bills each month. All the money raised locally supports local endeavors.

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UT Tyler, Jarvis Christian College Join Efforts to Advance Education

With the partnership, undergraduate students at both colleges will be able to transfer into selected undergraduate programs at the other college.

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Tyler Sister Cities Installs First Peace Pole in Rose Garden

“Collaborations with our sister cities has created an atmosphere in which economic development and trade can be developed, implemented and strengthened for the City of Tyler,” says Councilman Linda Sellers.

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Tyler Rose Garden Wins Great Public Space Title

The Tyler Municipal Rose Garden is a 14-acre park, making it the nation’s largest rose garden.

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