August 21, 2014 RSS feed / News

Back to School Jam this Saturday

Getting the kids ready for school? Don’t forget the Back to School Jam this Saturday, Aug. 23 in the library’s back yard. Royal Princess Ministries will be there from 2 p.m. More...

ETMC web portal offers patient care summary

Patients who complete an inpatient or observation stay at any ETMC acute care hospital can access an online summary of care for their stay through the MyETMC Web portal, MyETMC. org, hospital officials announced recently. More...

Preserve the harvest for winter meals and holiday gifts

The cucumbers have filled the vegetable drawer, you’ve run out of cabbage recipes and your family is refusing to eat one more BLT. More...

Working women have become more powerful

Women have become a more and more powerful voice in a world that has grown economically unstable. More...

Time management tips for working moms

The responsibility of raising a family while maintaining a career is never easy. Working moms often wish there were more time in the day to spend with their families or get more done at the office. More...

Did you know?

The automotive industry has long been a male-dominated industry. Things could begin to shift after the actions taken by one major automaker. In late 2013, Mary Barra was named the chief executive officer for General Motors. More...

Women struggle for equal pay in workplace

Sandra Day O’Connor-the first woman named to the U.S. Supreme Court-graduated third in her class from Stanford Law School in 1952. More...

Burglary suspect arrested

On Thursday, Aug. 14, a Smith County Sheriff’s deputy along with a county K9 officer arrested Broderick Willis, 18, of Flint on Burglary of a Habitation charges in the 18000 block of Briarcrest in Flint. More...

Burglary suspect sought

Smith County Sheriff officials are requesting help in locating Aaron Bowers, 41 of Tyler in connection with a residential burglary in the county. Bowers was released from the Smith County Jail early in the evening of Aug. More...

LINDALE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PLAQUE PRESENTATIONS

Ciro’s Plumbing, located at 16318 FM 849 in Lindale, was recently presented with a membership plaque by representatives of the Lindale Area Chamber of Commerce. More...

Texas Department of Transportation Work Schedule

Texas Department of Transportation officials have released the work schedule for maintenance crews around East Texas this week. These include: SMITH COUNTY More...

Colonial Lindale

Earlier this month a group of residents from visited a museum in Tyler. After a lunch provided by Colonial’s kitchen, they enjoyed the exhibits. More...

Social Security officials take fraud seriously

If you’ve ever watched funny videos showing thieves undoing themselves, or read weird news stories about criminals who do stupid things, you have an idea of how we feel at Social Security when we learn about some of the people who try (and fail More...

TMA offers glimpse into Texas artists

Since the Tyler Museum of Art opened its doors in 1971, Texas art has been a critical component in its exhibition programming. As a direct result, the TMA has played a vital role in the contemporary Texas art scene over the past four decades. More...

TJC, ETMC partner to strengthen emergency services program

Tyler Junior College and East Texas Medical Center today announced a partnership agreement designed to strengthen the College’s emergency medical services professions (EMSP) program – which provides certifi- cates and associate degrees to More...

Career pointers for young women starting out

While the job market appears to be on the mend, recent college graduates know they need to go the extra mile to get a foot in the door of their desired profession. More...

Women with degrees choosing to stay home

Jessica Brewer graduated from MIT in 2005 with a mechanical engineering degree and spent the next five years designing nuclear reactors for Navy aircraft carriers and submarines. More...

Early on, labor unions ignored women

“We are starving while we work; we might as well starve while we strike!” -- 1909 Garment Workers’ Strike Banner

When Alexander Hamilton wrote his Report on Manufacturers in 1791, seeking ways to develop industry in the United States, he identified women and children as a source of cheap labor. More...

30th Countryfest will be different this year

Changes will be in store as the 30th annual Countryfest, sponsored by the Lindale Area Chamber of Commerce, arrives on Saturday, Oct. 11 at Blackberry Square in downtown Lindale, officials announced. More...

Detectives arrest burglary suspect

Smith County Sheriff’s Office detectives along with members of the U.S. Marshal’s Service apprehended burglary suspect Devonte Hawkins, 20, on Wednesday, Aug. More...

DAR members attend recent workshop at Hollytree Country Club

Members of the Elizabeth Denton English Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution attended a workshop at Hollytree Country Club in Tyler on Saturday, Aug. 9 with Hideaway resident and Chapter Regent Charlene Rapp presiding. More...

RIBBON CUTTING

Lindale Landing restaurant recently had a ribbon cutting from representatives of the Lindale Area Chamber of Commerce. The restaurant is located at 15338 F.M. More...