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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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Coming Together for a good cause

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Writer: BETH LYTLE // Photos: Courtesy and SARAH MILLER // Nov/Dec 2014 Terry and Tammy Marshall had sold RVs in Canton for 17 years when in 2004 they began feeling burned out and that their lives were missing something meaningful. ...

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Bright lights

Bright Lights

  Writer: DANNY MOGLE // Photos: Courtesy // Nov/Dec 2014  Do you love looking at beautiful holiday light displays? Here are a few favorites sure to make your holidays cheerful and bright. Lights illuminate the downtown district and Cane River ...

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Night at the Opry

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Writer: KELLY BELL // Photographer: HERB NYGREN JR. // Nov/Dec 2014 The Gladewater Saturday Night Opry looks like something straight out of the old TV show “Hee Haw.” There’s even a huge red barn painted as the backdrop of the stage. ...

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Luke McCown’s soft side


Click here to view images Writer: TAMRA BOLTON and Photographer // Sept.-Oct. 2014 Keeping up with Luke and Katy McCown is a bit like trying to catch a speeding train.  Between raising and homeschooling six children and meeting the demands of ...

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Make ‘em scream


Click here to view images  Writer: DANNY MOGLE  //  Photographer: HERB NYGREN JR.  //  Sept.-Oct. 2014  Spooky things freak me out. That’s why I didn’t like it one bit when I opened the door to the rusty old building housing the ...

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Back on track

photo by Sarah A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph

Click here to view images Writer:  CORY MCCOY  //  Photographers: SARAH A. MILLER, HERB NYGREN JR.  // Sept-Oct 2014 For as long as 19-year-old Kalley Fiedler can remember, she’s spent nearly every Saturday night listening to the roar of engines flying ...

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The show goes on at Select Theater

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Click here to view images Writer: AMANDA MAIN  //  Photographer: HERB NYGREN JR.  //  Sept.-Oct. 2014 Changing times and technology are no match for the 94-year-old Select Theater in Mineola. The historical landmark is thriving thanks to the community that cherishes ...

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