Round three of the high school football playoffs happened last weekend and quite a few East Texas teams survived and are moving one step closer to playing in Cowboys Stadium in Arlington for the state titles. Currently East Texas has 12 teams still in the playoffs.
222 years ago, the namesake of the city of Tyler, John Tyler, was born. In 1841, he became our 10th President. Tyler was a full 19 years older than Abraham Lincoln. Yet, two grandchildren of John Tyler are still living today!!