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Recent articles by Erin:

Rose City Farmers Market reopening after year long hiatus due to pandemic

Rose City Farmers Market reopening after year long hiatus due to pandemic → Read More

Legendary skater Tony Hawk collaborates with Tyler family on song, shows power of kindness

Oftentimes when artistic hobbies collide, something beautiful is created. What about when Tony Hawk is a part of the collaboration? → Read More

Tyler community comes together to save longtime homeless dog who was struck by car

A little terrier captured the attention of a whole neighborhood and many in the Tyler community in January. → Read More

Gregg County educators receive COVID-19 vaccine

Teachers and those working in education in Gregg County were given the opportunity to get their COVID-19 vaccine Sunday at the Longview Exhibit Center. → Read More

Power restored to Lufkin water plants crippled by winter storm

City of Lufkin work crews connected emergency generators to four water wells overnight Thursday, making major progress in restoring water service for the entire city. → Read More

East Texas doctor says some patients showing heart problems following COVID-19

COVID-19 may be a respiratory disease, but it can have equally detrimental impacts on your heart. That's because the heart and lungs work together. → Read More

One year later: Loved ones, fans still coming to terms with Kobe Bryant’s death

Bryant, his young daughter Gianna and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26 last year. → Read More

Disney ticket booker alerts police to domestic violence victim; boyfriend arrested

The ticket booker said she sensed something was wrong because she heard the woman yelling “get off me” and “get away from me” at someone else while they were on a call. → Read More

Off-duty paramedic helps deliver sister’s baby in ambulance

An East Texas paramedic is used to taking care of others, but last week, an off-duty paramedic found herself helping to deliver her sister's baby. → Read More

Starrville Methodist Church has first Sunday service since pastor was killed

One week after Pastor Mark McWilliams was shot and killed in his own church, Starrillve Methodist Church members got together for a service. → Read More

8th grader gifts mobility to disabled toddler with customized toy car

The student adapted a rideable electric toy car as a school project, altering its steering system and pedals and adding padding and a lap belt for the 3-year-old boy. → Read More

Friends, colleagues remember Bill Teague as leader, man of faith

Bill Teague was involved in the Nacogdoches community and in Houston where he was the founding CEO of Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center. → Read More

Affinity Hospice helps bring Christmas joy to residents

This morning after Santa Claus slid down chimneys, he began climbing over bushes and knocking on windows at an end of life facility in Lufkin. → Read More

Local businesses will soon receive relief from the government

More than $284 billion dollars from the COVID-19 relief bill will be put toward businesses to offer financial aid during the pandemic. → Read More

East Texan shares struggles those affected by Alzheimer’s face this holiday season, beyond

The holidays can be a time of joy for some families, but when a family member is dealing with health issues, it can put a burden of grief on the holiday. → Read More

Hanukkah celebrations shine a light even during pandemic

Hanukkah is the ‘Festival of Lights.’ Rabbi Neal Katz at Congregation Beth El in Tyler said Hanukkah tells two stories. → Read More

Lufkin Economic Development Cooperation asking for input on downtown development

The Lufkin Economic Development Cooperation has brought in an outside consulting company to help with downtown development. → Read More

Ikea ends publication of annual catalog

After 70 years, Ikea is ending production of its large annual catalog. → Read More

NTSB continues investigation into plane crash at Angelina County airport

The National Transportation Safety Board continues to investigate a plane crash which happened at the Angelina County airport on Dec. 2. → Read More

Plane crashes on landing at Angelina County Airport

It appears there are no major injuries after a plane crashed while landing at the Angelina County Airport. → Read More