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10        From the Editor>READ MORE

22        Launch Party for the Opening of for Staples | Sotheby’s International Realty by Bowen Hardy>READ MORE 

28        United Way of Smith County Leadership Dinner honoring Bill Martin by Donna Cummings Photography>READ MORE 

32        Smith County Bar Association Texas High School Mock Trial Competition by Denise Hawk>READ MORE 

30        Order in the Court: 8th Annual Legal Section>READ MORE 

34        8th Annual Legal Guide>READ MORE

42        Holding Court Via Zoom by Robert Marlin>READ MORE 

44        The Court System of Smith County by Robert Marlin>READ MORE

50        The TEDC Report: Percentage Job Growth Highest in East Texas by Robert Marlin>READ MORE

51        African American Cultural Black History Program by Bowen Hardy>READ MORE 

54        Women and Credit: Here’s How to Get on Solid Ground by Brian Selph>READ MORE

56        You Must NOT Do That by Jose Feliciano>READ MORE

58        Reality Check by Dr. M. Ray Perryman>READ MORE

60        Tyler Yesterday: Tyler State Park by Robert Marlin>READ MORE

62        Life’s a Garden – Dig It! by Lynn McGinnis>READ MORE

64        The Tyler Chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association by Terry Kim>READ MORE 

65        Smith County Medical Society Alliance Valentine Luncheon honoring Veterans by Bowen Hardy>READ MORE 

66        Hello, Summer! 23rd Annual Summer Planner>READ MORE

68        Cover Story: For Animals. Forever. by Paul Swen>READ MORE 

74        Discover the Tiny Titans at the Discovery Science Place by Lacie Ballinger and Monica Moore>READ MORE

76        23rd Annual Summer Planner>READ MORE

88        Five Remarkable Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors in East Texas by Holli Fourniquet>READ MORE

90        SPCA East Texas “Raise the Woof” by Bowen Hardy>READ MORE 

92        Motherhood is a Full-time Job by Beth Bills>READ MORE

94        Mother’s Day Shopping Guide>READ MORE

98        Graduation Shopping Guide>READ MORE

100      Special Section: Symphony of Jewels – 2022 Women’s Symphony League Ball sponsored by BMW of Tyler>READ MORE 

110      Tyler ISD 20-Year Transformation by Jennifer Hines>READ MORE

112      Authors Among Us: The Adventures of Head Trauma Hero by Patti Foster>READ MORE

114      Caldwell Arts Alliance “An Evening for the Stars” by Bowen Hardy>READ MORE 

116      “Art of Chocolate benefiting Champions for Children by CLV Planners>READ MORE 

118       Tyler Tomorrow: Sam Eckert – Making His Parents Proud by Robert Marlin>READ MORE

120      Meet the UT Tyler School of Medicine Dean by Sarah Buchanan>READ MORE

122      Tribute to Courage: Lisa Ashton – Early Diagnosis Saves Lives by Magen Simms>READ MORE

126      The Spring Equinox of Health by Terrence Ates>READ MORE

128      Corbin Robinson: Miracle Child with a Fighting Spirit by Suzie Rippy>READ MORE 

130      Building Dreams: Top Five Costs to Build a Dream Home by Eddie Clark>READ MORE

134      Home Style: Authentic English Tudor Amid the Oaks in The Woods by Robert Marlin>READ MORE

148      An Educator’s Influence by Caleb Bell>READ MORE

150      Thru the Lens>READ MORE

152      Dining & Entertainment Guide>READ MORE