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    Tigers in East Texas  

    Writer: DANNY MOGLE // Photographer: SARAH A. MILLER // May/June 2015 Lying contently in the back of...

  • Texas Theatre

    Texas Theatre’s curtain call

    Writer: AMANDA MAIN // Photographer: LEE LOVELESS // May/June 2015 Walking into the historic Texas T...

  • Megan Ybarra 4

    Packing a punch

    Writer: J. DAVID BARRON // Photographer: VICTOR TEXCUCANO // May/June 2015 When a boy smacked Megan ...

  • Web extra: Making prom dreams come true

    Writer: JAN STATMAN // March/April 2015 Cinderella never would have made it to the ball had her magi...

  • Melrose Plantation

    Melrose plantation

    Writer: JAN STATMAN // March/April 2015 Phtographers: DON CUMMINS (donairphotography.com), Associati...

Tigers in East Texas  

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Writer: DANNY MOGLE // Photographer: SARAH A. MILLER // May/June 2015 Lying contently in the back of her enclosure at Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge, Jasmine, a majestic 14-year-old Bengal tiger, lets out a noise that sounds like something between a ...

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Texas Theatre’s curtain call

Texas Theatre

Writer: AMANDA MAIN // Photographer: LEE LOVELESS // May/June 2015 Walking into the historic Texas Theatre in Palestine, Texas, feels a bit like traveling back in time to 1930. The original Spanish Colonial architecture and design have mostly been rebuilt ...

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Packing a punch

Megan Ybarra 4

Writer: J. DAVID BARRON // Photographer: VICTOR TEXCUCANO // May/June 2015 When a boy smacked Megan Ybarra on the bottom, a beast was born. “It was in the eighth grade and as she was putting her trumpet back up when she ...

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Web extra: Making prom dreams come true

Writer: JAN STATMAN // March/April 2015 Cinderella never would have made it to the ball had her magical fairy godmother not provided a pumpkin coach, those sparkling glass slippers and a fabulous gown. While the Longview Zonta Club understandably is short on ...

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Melrose plantation

Melrose Plantation

Writer: JAN STATMAN // March/April 2015 Phtographers: DON CUMMINS (donairphotography.com), Association for Preservation of Historic Natchitoches, DEAUNA E. FREY Clementine Hunter painted on every possible surface: walls and wood panels, old ironing boards and discarded lampshades. Her paintings are rough, ...

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How Palestine became a huge art gallery

Aquarium Leaves, Lottie Minick

Writer: DANNY MOGLE // Photographer VICTOR TEXCUCANO // March/April 2015 If you do not appreciate interesting public art, do not – I repeat do not – venture into Palestine, Texas. Just about everywhere you look downtown, an outdoor sculpture (or ...

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Is this America’s next great chef?

Top Chef - Season 12

Writer: DANNY MOGLE  //  Photos: Courtesy Bravo  // March/April 2015 It’s easy to make the case that former East Texan Doug Adams is on the fast track to becoming one of America’s new celebrity chefs. Check out his impressive resume. ...

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Renewal Factory  

Holly Holland: Renewal Factory

Writer: JACQUE HILBURN-SIMMONS // Photographer: SARAH A. MILLER  Restoration artist Holly Holland doesn’t mind when people ask her about the random bullet hole in the front door of her business. She finds character in the heavy metal doors and thick ...

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The preacher’s wife

The Preacher's Wife

Writer and Photographer: TAMRA BOLTON // Jan.Feb. 2015 Cindy Dykes makes sure I’m comfortable as I settle into a chair in the living room of their Tyler home. When I met Cindy a few weeks earlier, she was puzzled that ...

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