This afternoon, the Tyler Area Metropolitan Planning Organization made an update to their Metropolitan Transportation Plan and Transportation Improvement Program to include the extension of Legacy Trail by just over two miles.
The curtain goes up this weekend on the Tyler Civic Theatre Center’s production of the Broadway classic West Side Story and East Texas Now’s Jeremy G. Butler took some time to chat with a few of the cast members.
Needs this week range from a volunteer librarian, to gift shop volunteers, to people to replace batteries for Alzheimer’s patients. Check out this week’s list to see if anything is a good way for you to help!
This afternoon First Tee Greater Tyler celebrated their ten year anniversary by opening a facility in North Tyler which will offer after school programs and camps to kids in elementary through middle school.
While many businesses and organizations have gone back to life as normal, an East Texas veterans group is just now ready to go back to their regular meeting place, nearly 18-months after the pandemic forced them to cancel meetings. Established 12 years ago, American Legion post 232 in Longview had held meetings at Buckner-Westminster for years, that is until the pandemic.
The Longview chapter of the Knights of Pythias along with Knights of Pythias member Joe Knox combined to donate $2,000 checks to the Longview Public Library Summer Reading Club. The Knights of Pythias has been donating to the Summer Reading Club for the past five years.
The thunderous roar of an Army helicopter was heard over East Texas skies Wednesday, and to the delight of a crowd, a landing was made giving spectators a close up view. It happened in Winnsboro, where a U.S. Army 'Chinook' helicopter and crew made a stop at the city's airport.
An East Texas organization hosted a softball tournament Saturday. The event might seem like it brought people together just to make some home runs, but instead, people gathered to raise money for an important cause.
Longview Ballet Theatre’s artistic director and founder, Pat George Mitchell, is sharing her passion for dance through an exhibit at the Gregg County Historical Museum that chronicles 50 years of performances.