Fashion is blooming this spring

B-xvlVSWoAA8O38

Writer: BRITTANY MAYS // Beauty & Fashion // May/June 2015 “You can learn a lot of things from the flowers, all especially in the month of June, there’s a wealth of happiness and romance all in the golden afternoon” -Disney’s ...

Read More »

Adventure seekers

Adventure Seekers 9

Writer:  NATHAN WRIGHT //  Photographer: VICTOR TEXCUCANO // May/June 2015 Kayla McDaniel had never even been in an airplane the first time she went skydiving as part of a group of fellow University of Texas at Tyler students. She experienced the ...

Read More »

The secret murals of Smith County

030215_Peace_Mural_01

Photos: SARAH A. MILLER // May/June 2015  Murals are not like other paintings. They have a different purpose, a different kind of effect on the lives of those who see them. They are public art in the best sense, because ...

Read More »

Tables need a little respect

Courtesy Photo

Writer: JACKIE DEVINE // Home Decorating // May/June 2015 “I don’t get no respect!” – Rodney Dangerfield   Sadly, in most homes, end tables are the Rodney Dangerfield of furniture. Regardless of their significance – a beloved piece passed down ...

Read More »

Meet the 2015 Li’l Wrangler

2015 Li'l Wrangler

Writer: VICTORIA ASHWORTH // Photographer: VICTOR TEXCUCANO  The 2015 Tyler Cattle Barons’ Li’l Wrangler is Shiloh Smith from Lindale, Texas. She is the 6-year-old daughter of Amy Shively and has two older siblings. All who meet Shiloh are greeted by ...

Read More »

Plenty of thrills in Arlington

Plenty Of Thrills IN Arlington

Writer: JENNIFER BABISAK // Photos: Courtesy // May/June 2015 With friends jaunting off to Disney World at a steady clip, my three children became bitten by the jealousy bug. Disney isn’t on our radar, but I knew that we could ...

Read More »

From the editor: One tiger at a time

Writer:  DANNY MOGLE // From the Editor // May/June 2015 Every big cat at Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge has an amazing story. Some were abused, some were neglected and some were about to be put to death before they were given ...

Read More »

The Ghostriders

The Ghostriders

Writer: JACQUELINE FOWLER //  Photos: Courtesy // May/June 2015 Snorts, flying dust, jingling bridles. You can feel it in the air. Something great is about to happen. The lights dim and the official equestrian rodeo drill team of Texas moves ...

Read More »