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Jacksonville Celebrates With The 30th Annual Tomato Fest

Saturday will mark the 30th year that the City of Jacksonville celebrates the shiny, little, red vegetable known as the tomato with the Tomato Fest! Well, it's actually a fruit that also comes in green and yellow too!  People from all over Cherokee County will be celebrating this squishy delight with enjoyment!

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Tyler City Pools Open For Summer Splashing

The East Texas temperatures are quickly heating up and pretty soon we'll all be looking for an escape from the heat and humidity and a great place to cool down is at one of the Tyler Parks & Recreation's pools!

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Senior Prank Causes Students to Miss Graduation [POLL]

A group of Marshall High School students will not take part in their Graduation Ceremony Friday due to their participation in a senior prank last Thursday.

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Tyler Kids Are Eatin’ Free This Summer

Now that many kids are out of school for the summer, who's cookin'?

The federal government puts money toward summer lunch programs across the country, and the Tyler program is just getting started this week.

Beginning Thursday, June 5th, and every Monday through Friday this summer, several different locations are serving breakfast and lunch to kids 18-years-old and younger.

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Tyler’s Parade Of Homes Kicks Off June 7th

It's the time of the year that Tyler area home builders get to showcase their work and it's the time of the year for my wife and I to visit these homes to see what ideas we could possibly incorporate into our home thanks to the Tyler Parade of Homes event!

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Summer Jobs for High School Students

As summer approaches, it's time for high school students to find a summer job - but where to start looking? Give these ideas a try if you're stumped!

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Best Summer Attractions for Kids in Tyler + East Texas

School is wrapping up and summer vacation is finally upon us. But with three months off, it can be a little overwhelming trying to figure out how to keep your kids entertained this summer.

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Find Treasures At Canton’s First Monday Trade Days This Weekend

Canton's First Monday Trade Days is an event unlike any other in Texas or the world! This gigantic 'flea market' offers a little bit of something for just about everyone.

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Couple Claims They Were Asked Not to Return to East Texas Restaurant Because They’re Gay

KLTV.com-Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville, Texas | ETX News

Collin Dewberry and Kelly Williams said they were having a normal breakfast Tuesday morning at Big Earl's Restaurant in Pittsburg, about an hour north of Tyler.

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Tyler ISD Shares Graduation Information For Next Week

Congrats to all the high school grads!  The Tyler ISD says there are some things to know ahead of next week's graduation ceremonies.  

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Wanna Text 911? It May Be Coming To East Texas.

It's usually so much easier to text someone rather than pick up the phone and call.

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Pushups for Charity in Tyler

Today, many East Texans teamed up for 90 seconds to do pushups as a way to raise money and awareness for the Boot Campaign. The goal was to have 7,500 pushups done in Tyler and it's safe to say that the goal was crushed.

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