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The RV life

The RV life

Writer:  DANNY MOGLE Linda Welch doesn’t want anything to do with hotels. She hates having to drag luggage in and out, checking in, unpacking and then leaving the room to go eat. Her idea of a hassle-free time on the ...

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Web Extra: Keepers of the Game – Athletes as leaders

Web Extra: Keepers of the Game – Athletes as leaders

Writer: JARAH WRIGHT   //   Photographer: VICTOR TEXCUCANO Dozens of young East Texas baseball players came to a camp in Tyler to improve their fielding, hitting and pitching skills. Before it was over, they also learned the importance of helping others. ...

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Bloomin’ Season

Bloomin’ Season

click image to view gallery Writer:  DANNY MOGLE After months of frigid temperatures during which the earth is barren, Mother Nature finally agrees, “Enough is enough!” As she slowly but surely begins to thaw, she rewards our patience and lifts ...

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A Colorful World

A Colorful World

click image to view gallery Writer:    TAMRA BOLTON    //     Photography: Tamra Bolton & courtesy photos When my daughter asked me to accompany her on a Color Up 5K, I asked, “What’s that?” I’d never heard of it. When she ...

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Leaps of faith

Leaps of faith

click image to view gallery Writer:   FAVIAN QUEZADA   //   Photographer:  SARAH A. MILLER Go ahead and tell Paul Schick to take a flying leap. He’ll be more than happy to oblige. In fact, he’ll probably throw in a twist ...

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East Texas: A birding paradise

East Texas: A birding paradise

Writer:   TAMRA BOLTON When my kids were young, I created a bird feeder out of an empty milk jug and hung it from a limb outside their bedroom window, The little carton provided hours of entertainment on cold damp days ...

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Fast forward with All Terrain Research

Fast forward with All Terrain Research

click image to view gallery Writer:   DANNY MOGLE  All Terrain Research (ATR) loves a good challenge – the bigger the better. Such as the big challenge of building a prototype vehicle for U.S. Marine Corps special forces; or the ...

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The return of the eagle

The return of the eagle

BY TAMRA BOLTON My first encounter with a bald eagle was in Mrs. Skaggs’ first-grade class. The fierce scowling bronze bird of prey looked as if it would come to life any moment and fly out the window. I avoided ...

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Riding the wind and water

Riding the wind and water

click image to view gallery Writer: ROY MAYNARD   //   Photographer: MIKE BUTLER From a distance, they just look so peaceful — brilliant white or multi-colored sails gliding gracefully across the water. But at the leading edge, where the water ...

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