• antlerworx

    Antlers as art

    Writer: FAVIAN QUEZADA //  Photographer: HERB NYGREN JR. // Nov./Dec. 2014 White Oak seems like a ty...

  • Photos by David White

    Holiday sparkle

    Photography by DAVID WHITE  With brightly lit trees adorned from top to bottom with colorful balls a...


    How an East Texan helped ‘Planes’ soar

    Writer: DANNY MOGLE // Photos: Courtesy // Nov/Dec 2014 Ferrell Barron knows a thing or two about st...

  • The light of Christmas

    From the editor: DANNY MOGLE // Nov/Dec 2014 When I was a little boy growing up in Whitehouse, Texas...

  • Wisconsin

    Winter in Wisconsin

    Writer and Photographer: TAMRA BOLTON // Nov/Dec 2014 Instead of taking a skiing trip to Colorado, c...

Coming Together for a good cause

Come Together trading

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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Web extra: A powderpuff league of their own

Powderpuff 1

Writer:  AMANDA MAIN // Photographer: JOEY MILLER // Nov/Dec 2014 Tamara Pipkin is turning all the bad in her life into something beautiful to help others. The 44-year-old Longview grandmother has autoimmune diseases – the most debilitating being lupus – along ...

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Just say ‘thanks’

Writer: LESLIE HARRISON // Adventures in Parenting // Nov/Dec 2014 It’s Monday morning only weeks into the new school year and I’m in my kitchen sipping coffee and putting my daughter’s lunch together. She is staring into space waiting for breakfast, ...

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Winter wonders


Fashion Focus: Nov/Dec 2014 — Clothing provided by Bridgette’s and Harley’s, retailers in Tyler, Texas — Fashion Stylist and photography by Alex Becnel      

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Where do you put your trust?

Writer:  JIM LAWS // Nov/Dec 2014 One of the most difficult lessons of life is mentioned in the Book of Proverbs. Notice what the wiseman said, “Trust in your Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding ...

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Acts of deception  

photo by Sarah A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph

Writer: DAVID WALLACE // Photographer: SARAH A. MILLER // Nov/Dec 2014 Seldom has a secret been kept so well for so long. Documents brought to light in 1996 show that during World War II the United States military used the ...

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Mike Ryan: ‘Bad Reputation’

Mike Ryan

Writer: DANNY MOGLE // Photos: Courtesy // Nov/Dec. 2014 Judging from some of Mike Ryan’s latest songs, you might assume the poor dude is one unhappy fellow — not to mention a big loser in the game of love. Take for ...

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The look of Christmas

Go To Girl

Writer: BRITTANY LEE MAYS // The Go-To-Girl // Nov/Dec 2014     Silver bells, silver bells, it’s Christmas time in the city. Silver and shine is everywhere this holiday season! From late October through December is my favorite time of ...

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Grapevine: Christmas Capital of Texas


Writer: JENNIFER BABISAK // Photography: Courtesy // Nov/Dec 2014  Each time the Christmas season rolls around, I just want to slow down, forgo the hectic pace and take time to truly enjoy the season, bake cookies, build snowmen and sing ...

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They put the Dubya in BBQ

photo by Sarah A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph

  Writer:  JACQUE HILBURN-SIMMONS // Photographer: SARAH A. MILLER // Nov/Dec 2014  At face value, Gilmer natives Wes Wilson and Chris Ault couldn’t be more different. One is a family guy and product of a four-year university; the other is ...

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