Horses rule at Texas Rose Park  

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  click image to view gallery Writer: AIMEE ROBINSON // Photographer: SARAH A. MILLER  Some of the country’s top equestrians and show horses frequent the Texas Rose Horse Park near Tyler, a riding and jumping facility that hosts world-class events. ...

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The master of metal

photo by Sarah A. Miller/Tyler Morning Telegraph

click image to view gallery  Writer: JACQUE HILBURN-SIMMONS  //  Photographer: SARAH A. MILLER // July/Aug. 2014  Tiny, flying flecks of fiery hot metal create a brilliant display of light as steady hands and intricate tools carve out images of the imagination. ...

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Bring the Outdoors in

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Writer and Photographer: JACKIE DEVINE  // Home Decorating // July/Aug. 2014  As a child, my love for Mother Nature’s canvas of blooming flowers, curvy tree branches and even colorful weeds inspired my fairytale weddings, garden parties and mud pie picnics. I ...

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Urban Funk!

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click image to view gallery Writer: DAVID WALLACE // Photographer: VICTOR TEXCUCANO // Do-It-Yourself:  July/Aug. 2014 Of all the things that reveal one’s personality, your home reveals the most. It’s the place where you spend the majority of time. You eat, sleep and ...

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Web Extra: When Cotton Was King

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Writer and Photographer: TAMRA BOLTON // July/Aug. 2014   In the small community of Burton, Texas, just outside of Brenham, residents are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Burton Cotton Gin – or simply “Bessie” as the locals call her. Built ...

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Tame your crazy schedule

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Writer: LESLIE HARRISON  //  Parenting //  July/Aug. 2014 Seriously? If I receive another email, text or other form of communication telling me to “mark my calendar” about a child/school related event, I’m going to lose my mind. I have three ...

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How the Pulpwood Queen got her mojo back

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 Writer and photographer: TAMRA BOLTON  //  July/Aug. 2014 Several months ago, Kathy Murphy, aka The Pulpwood Queen, fell down the proverbial rabbit hole. And just like Alice in “Alice in Wonderland,” she went through scary and unexpected adventures. She has emerged ...

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East Texas Oil Boom

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click image to view gallery Two Men are Saving Kilgore’s Vanishing Oil-Gusher Heritage Introduction by DANNY MOGLE // Story by TERRY STEMBRIDGE and CALEB PIRTLE III  // July/Aug. 2014 Photos Courtesy Kilgore Historical Preservation Foundation Intoduction …. It’s been said that ...

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From the Editor: Echoes from the past

 Writer: DANNY MOGLE // Editor’s Letter  //  July-Aug. 2014 I have oil in my blood. My great-grandfather, Daniel Mogle, came to Texas from Ohio in 1919. He needed work and there was work to be found in Burkburnett, Texas, thanks ...

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