Paint Recycling Event Coming Up Saturday in Tyler
If you’re anything like me, you’ve got several old cans of paint laying around the garage. You know, the stuff left over after you wife decides she doesn’t like the master bathroom anymore and wants a complete makeover done to it! The City of Tyler Solid Waste Department is here to help you legally …
2012 NJCAA Div. 3 World Series Coming to Tyler
The 2012 NJCAA Division 3 Baseball World Series is coming to Tyler’s Mike Carter Field. The series will take place this Saturday through next Thursday (May 19-24) and will feature eight teams playing for the national championship, including our own Tyler Junior College Apaches.
Josh Hamilton’s Four Home Run Bat Heads to Cooperstown
Last week Josh Hamilton became the 16th player ever to hit four home runs in a single game, securing himself a place in the history books — as if he hadn’t done enough already. Now, the bat he used that night in Baltimore is headed to Cooperstown to forever live in the Hall of Fame. It broke last ni…
Will The Rain Dampen Your Weekend Activites? Komen, Alleyfest Update
There is a ton of stuff going on in East Texas this weekend. Unfortunately, Mother Nature doesn’t seem to care.
Water Sports Event Coming to Lake Palestine for Children with Disabilities
There is a really cool event coming to Lake Palestine on Saturday, July 7. It’s called an “Adaptive Aquafest” and is for children and adults with disabilities to experience water skiing! If you are not the parent of, or personally know anyone with a disabi…
Two East Texans Pitching Against Each Other Tonight
A pretty cool event is taking place tonight in Major League Baseball. Maybe it’s not a huge deal to most of the rest of the sports world, but for us here in East Texas, it is! Two East Texans will face each other on the mound tonight. Josh Tomlin from Whitehouse and Philip Humber from Carthage will …
Pickups to be Targeted During ‘Click It or Ticket’ Campaign
There’s no doubt East Texans have a love affair with their pickups. In fact, one in four registered vehicles in the state of Texas are pickups. The sad news is, in a 2011 study conducted by the Texas Transportation Institute, only 80 percent of pickup truck drivers buckle up. This is…
College Student Goes Viral for Picture of Herself With President Obama
Madalyn Starkey was in a college bar in Boulder, Colo., when President Barack Obama strolled through. Needless to say, she was shocked! She had a friend snap the now famous picture and she posted it to her Twitter.
Komen Tyler Events Coming Up Surrounding ‘Race for the Cure’
The 2012 Komen Tyler Race for the Cure is set for Saturday, May 12th at Bergfeld Park in Tyler. Registration is going on now! Just visit komentyler.org and fill out your entry on-line! Komen Tyler Executive Director, Jennifer Watkins, stopped by the radio station yesterday and asked us to help get t…
Couple Steals Foul Ball From a Little Kid at Texas Rangers Game [VIDEO]
You’ve got to see this video that’s making the rounds today from last nights (4/25) Texas Rangers game. The Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland pitches a ball up into the stands towards a little kid and a guy sitting next to him steals the ball out of mid air. The little boy proceeds to start cryin…
Ivan ‘Pudge’ Rodriguez to Retire From Baseball Today
One of the best catchers in baseball history, and certainly Rangers history, will hang up his glove for good today. Pudge Rodriguez will officially announce his retirement after 21 years in the league. The best part – he’ll do it where it all began – in Texas.
Little Boy Shocks Guitar Store Owner With His Amazing Voice [VIDEO]
Check out this unbelievable video that just hit the web today. This kid is going to be an overnight superstar by this time tomorrow. Remember — you saw it here first. Apparently his name is Brendan MacFarlane, but not sure how old he is.