Six Flags Over Texas Announces New Thrill Ride
This weekend is the last weekend you’ll be able to ride The Texas Chute Out and Flashback at Six Flags Over Texas. The park will stop operating these thrill rides Monday evening and the space will be occupied by a new thrill ride called the Texas SkyScreamer which will open in 2013!
Texas Country Stars to Headline Festival on the Square in Downtown Tyler
Volunteers are busy preparing for the 25th anniversary of Festival On The Square in downtown Tyler and will feature some up and coming Texas country artists as well as some well known names too!
Tyler ISD to Reduce Students’ Time on Buses With New Routes + Schedules
For the past couple of years I’ve grown accustomed to hearing the school bus stop in front of the house and pick up the kid across the street around 6:55 in the morning for his ride to school. I think that is a little too early for an elementary school kid to catch a bus, but that’s the system, until now. Tyle rISD has announced new bus schedules, which will save money and time while riding the b
Are Tax Free Savings in East Texas Really Worth It? [POLL]
Today through Sunday, East Texans will be saving the tax on many tax exempt items as they do their back to school shopping. The crowds at the mall and area shopping centers are very reminiscent of black Friday sales right after Thanksgiving. Broadway in Tyler and McCann and the Loop in Longview are expected to be very congested throughout the weekend as traffic increases.
Back to School Shopping Tips For East Texans
This weekend you could potentially save a lot of money in taxes because this weekend is Texas State Sales Tax Holiday. As you head out thinking you could be saving a lot of money thanks to not paying taxes, you could end up buying quite a few things you wouldn’t normally buy or not even need and exceed your family’s budget.
Texas Tax Free Weekend Is This Weekend
With the daily ringing of school bells that are about to be the norm across East Texas, you’ve gotta get the kids ready for the new school year. As you prepare them for school, you’re doing that back to school shopping and spending quite a bit of money on those required things they need for school. Well this weekend you can save some money by not paying taxes on some of those things!
Jessica Simpson’s Dad Arrested In California For DUI
TMZ has learned that Jessica and Ashlee Simpson’s dad was arrested last weekend for DUI. LAPD officers pulled over Joe Simpson’s car Saturday night around 10p on Ventura Blvd. in Sherman Oaks, CA and was eventually arrested.
Get Wet With The SPCA of East Texas
It’s a big problem here in East Texas and the SPCA of East Texas is doing their best to find homes for a lot of homeless animals here in Smith County and all over East Texas. Coming up Saturday, August 18th there’s a great way you can help out the SPCA of East Texas and have some family fun at the same time.
Six Flags Over Texas to Close Flashback + Texas Chute Out Rides
Your final chance to ride two iconic rides at Six Flags Over Texas will be Labor Day. The park will be closing the Texas Chute Out along with Flashback after decades of service to make way for a yet to be announced new attraction for the park.
JCPenney to Give Free Haircuts to Kids All Month
JCP Rewards members were the first to find out about this free offer via email. JCPenney will be giving kids a free haircut to kids so that they can make a great impression on the first day of school.
Boy With Cerebral Palsy Competes in Triathlon [VIDEO]
Last night I was watching World News with Diane Sawyer on ABC and near the end of the show they featured a story about brothers. It wasn’t an ordinary story either, it made an impact on me and got me to thinking about all the kids that are affected by a chronic or terminal illness and the charities that I and Mix 93-1 support each year, like Children’s Miracle Network and Kidd’s Kids.
William Close Amazes On ‘America’s Got Talent’ [VIDEO]
America’s Got Talent is in the middle of their quarterfinals right now and after watching the performances from this past Tuesday, I was impressed, no, not just impressed but blown away by William Close’s performance on the show. His self created instrument is amazing.