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Take time to stop and smell the Tyler roses! Rose Queen Anna Grace Hallmark, Princess Elizabeth Reid Walker, and Duchess of the Rose Growers Emily Ann Milton invite you to join them for the 88th Annual Texas Rose Festival, Secrets of the Garden, October 14th through 17th. This issue brings you our 7th Annual HEALTH Section and Guide, Health is Wealth; 7th Annual FALL PLANNER, Enjoying Fall in East Texas and so much MORE! 

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10 From the Editor>READ MORE

26 2021 Wine & Cheese Party benefiting the East Texas Crisis Center>READ MORE

30 7th Annual Health Section: Health is Wealth>READ MORE

32 Improve Your Health: Taking the Necessary Steps>READ MORE

34 Reflecting, Adapting, Celebrating: Smith County Medical Society Alliance by Nancy B. Wrenn>READ MORE

35 Smith County Medical Society Alliance Doctors’ Day Scholarships by Bowen Hardy>READ MORE

36 Tribute to Courage: A Risk Worth Taking by Hannah Leitner>READ MORE

40 Is it Time for a Change? by Sarah Buchanan>READ MORE

44 A New Level of Performance: CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Opens Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute by Will Knous>READ MORE

46 Authors Among Us by Marvin S. Mayer>READ MORE

48 NET Health Programs Across East Texas by Terrence Ates>READ MORE

50 There’s No Place Like HomePlace by Kaitlyn Porterfield>READ MORE

54 7th Annual Health Guide>READ MORE

66 Feliciano Financial Family Fun and Fireworks by Bowen Hardy>READ MORE

68 The State of the City 2021 by Robert Marlin>READ MORE 

72 The Movies in Tyler: The First Forty Years by Johnnye Pierce Kennedy>READ MORE

76 Zoo News: A Day in the Life by Paul Swen>READ MORE

78 Four Offbeat Ways to Stop & Smell the Roses in Tyler by Holli Fourniquet>READ MORE

80 Tyler Yesterday: Nix Roses – End of an Era by Robert Marlin>READ MORE

84 7th Annual Fall Planner: Enjoying Fall in East Texas>READ MORE

86 East Texas: Where the Favorite Color is Fall by Stephanie Gardner>READ MORE

94 7th Annual Fall Planner Guide>READ MORE

103 88th Annual Texas Rose Festival: Secrets of the Garden>READ MORE

104 Queen Anna Grace Hallmark by Robert Marlin>READ MORE

106 Princess Elizabeth Reid Walker by Robert Marlin>READ MORE

108 Duchess of the Rose Growers Emily Ann Milton by Robert Marlin>READ MORE

110 Texas Rose Festival President Bruce Campbell Faulkner by Robert Marlin>READ MORE

112 Texas Rose Festival Event Details>READ MORE

114 Texas Rose Festival Events Calendar>READ MORE

117 Texas Rose Festival Celebrates Rose Sunday by James French Photography>READ MORE

118 Fall Shopping Guide>READ MORE

124 Building Dreams: How the New Normal Affect Home Building by Eddie Clark>READ MORE

126 Tyler Area Builders Association Parade of Homes™ Ribbon Cutting and Parade Preview>READ MORE

128 Home Style: At Home with the Frettys in the Heart of Hollytree by Robert Marlin>READ MORE

142 “Lift”ing Up Tyler Students by Jennifer Hines>READ MORE

144 Financial Literacy for Kids by Brian Selph>READ MORE

146 Tyler Tomorrow: Lexye Price – Running Track; Praising God by Robert Marlin>READ MORE

150 Young Authors Among Us: Simeon Hudson – Harry and His Big Nose by Robert Marlin>READ MORE

152 Back to Busy: How Do We Find Rest and Stay Connected? by Beth Bills>READ MORE

154 The TEDC Report: Northeast Texas Energy Summit 2021by Robert Marlin>READ MORE

156 How Are Financial Professionals Paid? by Jose Feliciano>READ MORE

158 Building a Legacy by Caleb Bell>READ MORE

160 Tyler Cattle Barons’ Gala “Pistols and Pearls” benefiting the American Cancer Society>READ MORE

164 Man About Town: Prime 102 by Dr. Aubrey D. Sharpe>READ MORE

166 Women’s Fund of Smith County New Member Social by Noah Morris>READ MORE

167 Dining & Entertainment Guide>READ MORE

170 Thru the Lens>READ MORE