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Tyler, TX, United States

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Past articles by Augusta:

Troup boxing coach uses lessons learned from craft in fight against cancer

Sitting ringside as boxer Nonito Donaire secured a knockout victory against Stephon Young last month in the World Boxing Super Series’ bantamweight tournament in Lafayette, Louisiana, Shawn Vascocu’s admiration for the fighter reached a fever pitch. → Read More

Inaugural class of Robert E. Lee High School seniors gather for photo ahead of building's demolition

When the first class of Robert E. Lee High School students arrived on campus in 1958, it was soon discovered a very important object was missing. → Read More

Mr. Gatti's Pizza opens in Tyler; offers wide selection of pizza, arcade games

At Mr. Gatti's Pizza in Tyler, the options for pizza, toppings and side items on the menu and buffet are offered alongside roughly 3,500 square feet of arcade games. → Read More

Tyler's second Aldi store opens to shoppers, offering streamlined experience

"We encourage everybody just to give us a shot," he said. "What I tell everybody is come here, go through your normal weekly shopping list and just get everything here. You're going to be really pleasantly surprised." → Read More

Tyler's London Hibbs is 2019's Miss America's Outstanding Teen

Hibbs, 17, is the first Texan to receive the honor since Meghan Miller, who won the first Miss America's Outstanding Teen competition and held the title in 2006. → Read More

Tyler woman helps change a life though blood stem cell donation, encourages others to join

"It's one day of my time that is potentially lengthening someone's life and making it better." → Read More

ETX jewelry store owner reflects on 64 years of business

After 64 years, a few name changes, a move to the downtown square and an expansion of inventory, J&J Jewelry & Gifts has established itself as one of the town's most trusted and cherished businesses. → Read More

Smith County to hold multiple meetings for veterans outreach

On Tuesday, Smith County Commissioner's kicked off a summer-long outreach initiative designed for the county to get feedback on how to better serve the local veteran community. → Read More

Tyler board game café offers customer chance to play Candy Land over coffee, Topple over tea

As a former professor in the University of Texas at Tyler’s Department of Communication, Matt Gayetsky learned there was one thing that could quickly bring even his most gifted students to silence. Its small bright screen helped them avoid eye contact, and its texting capabilities and apps meant they never had to look up and speak to be entertained. In moments when he wasn’t teaching, he found… → Read More

East Texas Islamic Society to hold annual open house, share knowledge of Islam

The East Texas Islamic Society’s annual open house will take place at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the mosque, 10631 Texas State Highway 64 East, Tyler. At the event, attendees will be invited to learn about the basics of Islam and Ramadan, see how Muslims pray and worship and ask a group of panelists questions about the religion. This will be the 15th time the event has taken place. Anwar Khalifa,… → Read More

Grandma Gorilla: Room of stuffed gorillas, monkeys reminds Tyler grandmother she is loved

When guests enter the sun porch at 91-year-old Lynne Justice’s Tyler home, they sometimes wonder if she’s gone bananas. Inside the room, more than 100 stuffed and plush gorillas and monkeys flank shelves, dangle from a chain on the ceiling and sit quietly in their own little tribes. One of the newest additions to the collection is a stuffed monkey full of pep in a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader… → Read More

Cancer Survivor wife and husband to join thousands for the 2018 Komen Tyler Race for the Cure

Mike Hines and his wife Jeanne Hines, a breast cancer survivor, plan to attend the 2018 Komen Tyler Race for the Cure. → Read More

Free class offering support for new and expecting mothers

Green Acres Baptist Church is offering a free class designed to help new and expecting mothers on their journey. → Read More

Local health officials aim to educate public about HPV vaccine

Although research has shown vaccines for human papillomavirus, HPV, can protect against strains of the virus that cause a variety of cancers, health officials say vaccination rates throughout the state have remained low. → Read More

Volunteers use grocery bags to make sleeping mats for homeless

Trude Park, 79, of Tyler, was amazed when she found out the same kinds of plastic bags she’d thrown away for years could be used to create sleeping mats for the homeless. → Read More

Joyful Jack: 2018 Miracle Child keeps bright smile despite obstacles

The experience of ministering to teenage mothers and disadvantaged children in Ecuador had a lasting effect on the minds and hearts of Casey and Renae Bryans. → Read More

Beloved Tyler florist Raymond Krueger closes shop doors, reflects on Tyler business

TYLER - Raymond Krueger’s floral arrangements for the Texas Rose Festival have brought the elegance of the Place of Versailles to the Tyler Rose Garden, shades of coral and purple to an underwater-themed Rose Show and amazement to thousands. For years, his work has often been featured in the festival’s Queen’s Tea, Rose Show, Rose Ball, Men’s and Ladies luncheons and Past President’s Reception.… → Read More

Hundreds of East Texans stride into 2017 Tyler Heart Walk

Watching Mark Gazette walk alongside hundreds of other participants in the 2017 Tyler Heart Walk, it might be hard to imagine that 6 ½ weeks ago he had open-heart surgery. → Read More

Mentoring Alliance to hold annual luncheon on Thursday

The Mentoring Alliance will have its 2017 luncheon, at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Green Acres Baptist Church’s CrossWalk Conference Center, 1607 Troup Highway. → Read More

15th annual Day of Remembrance honors children, allows grieving families chance to heal

Though they will never stop grieving their daughter Faith Noelle Garcia, Joe and Lisa Garcia, of Lake Dallas, have been able to find some comfort from participating in the Children’s Park of Tyler’s annual Day of Remembrance. → Read More