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Countryfest, Tigers coming to East Texas State Fair Sept. 22-Oct. 1

EVENT ALSO PROMISES IT’S BIGGEST RIDE EVER, THE SLING SHOT  Writer: ELSA CAVAZOS | Tyler Morning Telegraph The East Texas State Fair is 52 days away and preparations have already started. “This year the East Texas State Fair will feature ... Read More »

Look what’s coming to Miranda Lambert’s hometown; Aaron Watson to headline; Robert Earl Keen to receive award

FROM EVENT PROMOTERS   Miranda Lambert’s hometown of Lindale, Texas, is the site of Texas’ newest celebration of music, culture and art. The Cannery Lindale, The City of Lindale, Love & War in Texas, and Pink Pistol will present the ... Read More »

Celebrate ‘Shark Week’ with trip to Freshwater Fisheries in Athens

  Writer: JACQUE HILBURN-SIMMONS | Photographer: CHELSEA PURGAHN | Tyler Morning Telegraph 7.24.17 Texas Parks and Wildlife biologist Wayne Heaton remembers the day a young black tip shark nibbled on his ear. He was in the early stages of his ... Read More »

‘Hank & Patsy’ will be at Tyler’s Liberty Hall Aug. 4

TRIBUTE ARTISTS LISA LAYNE AND JAKE PENROD TURN BACK THE CLOCK IN SALUTE TO COUNTRY SUPERSTARS Hank & Patsy – Starring Jake Penrod & Lisa Layne August 4, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. Liberty Hall 103 E. Erwin Tyler Tickets $25-$35-$50 Buy at LibertyTyler.net ... Read More »


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Curtis Grimes to headline Back the Blue Summer Bash Aug. 11

CAR SHOW, CONCERT AT COACH’S & COWBOY’S TO BENEFIT EAST TEXAS FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE  East Texas Native Curtis Grimes will headline the Back the Blue Summer Bash set for Aug. 11 at Coach’s and Cowboy’s, 8374 Paluxy Drive in ... Read More »

8 can’t-miss tips for your best garage sale ever

JENNIFER FLANDERS, Family Matters I love garage sales. Yard sales. Tag sales. Estate sales. Call them what you may, the chance to rummage through another person’s junk in search of treasure has always been a thrill for me. As a ... Read More »

Entries needed for 2017 Art of Peace – Tyler Visual Art Exhibit

ENTRIES ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE “BUILDING BRIDGES” VISUAL ART EXHIBIT AS PART OF THE ART OF PEACE  CELEBRATION IN TYLER THIS FALL From Event Organizers  “Art of Peace – Tyler is happy to once again to partner with ... Read More »

Through tears and prayers, a mother shares the difficult journey of having a child battle cancer

FAMILY DRAWING ATTENTION TO THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY AND TYLER CATTLE BARON’S GALA AUG. 12 Writer: DANNY MOGLE / Photographer: CHELSEA PURGAHN / IN Magazine July-August 2017 Dr. Michael and Kim Merrick of Tyler, Texas, have endured a crisis no ... Read More »

Artist shares her vision for new downtown Tyler mural ‘Eyes of Tyler’

Tyler-based artist Dace Lucia Kidd will unveil her new mural in downtown Tyler on Saturday, July 8, as part of the Hit the Bricks celebration. The 11-foot by 50-foot mural, ‘Eyes of Tyler,’ is located on South Broadway Avenue at ... Read More »