Hometown Guardian

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There is a story about a flower that once grew in an open field. As time went by, a town was built around the flower and the open field became a sea of concrete. People arriving in the new town did not know about the flower’s existence, but those who remembered the flower’s beauty delighted in sharing its location so that the flower could be enjoyed by all once more. 

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Legends of the Call: 30 Years of the Tyler Cattle Barons’ Gala

HEALTH | FITNESS

On August 12, 2017, the Tyler area will celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the American Cancer Society Cattle Barons’ Gala. Thirty years of past chairmen will be honored for their diligent service to the American Cancer Society in true East Texas style.

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The Fragrance of Summer Beginnings

HOME | DESIGN

The months of  May and June are filled with celebrations that fill us all with memories  - of people dearly loved, some not with us and others with us still.  

It is said the element of fragrance can evoke a vivid memory more quickly than anything.  Within seconds of the scent of a flower and the mind is filled with faces and emotion. 

So it begins with the fragrance of May.

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A Simple Guide to a Peaceful Life

HOME | DESIGN

We can all agree that: Life is not fair, happiness is not guaranteed, and stress is inevitable. Life is no doubt, at times going to throw us many curveballs and it is up to us to choose how to deal with it. With life’s challenges, stress which is usually accompanied by anxiety may be unavoidable, yet it is manageable.

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Get Some "WOWS" For Those Brows

STYLE | BEAUTY

Get Some "WOWS" For Those BROWS with Josh Tankersley

 

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Rainbow Bright

STYLE | BEAUTY

Whether the hottest days of your summer are marked with rain or shine, make her every day…Rainbow Bright!

1. Color Merchants Giant citrine and diamonds 14k yellow gold. $1,290

2. Epic Designs Fancy clover cut peridot  with diamonds 14k yellow gold. $900

3. Allison Kaufman amethyst with diamonds 14k Rose gold. $1,467

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Taste of Tyler Garden Party

EAT | DRINK

The “Man” always goes to the Annual Taste of Tyler Party.  It goes back to the leadership days of Danny Case and Jerry Bower and continues “even unto this hour” with Bob Westbrook and Roger Lumley.  These good men have taken good care of me…and this year was no exception.

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A Berry Sweet Summer

EAT | DRINK

Once upon a time, in a land on the other side of the Sabine River, there was a blueberry farm. On this blueberry farm lived a farmer and his wife and their three children. In the hot summer months of May, June and July, when the sun was in its full glory, the family would harvest their blueberry crop.

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Hospital Heroes: The Gift of Time

HEALTH | FITNESS

Sometimes we pass heroes in our path not knowing their story and miss our chance to say Thank You. BSCENE would like to honor a few of these heroes who have given something priceless: The Gift of Time. Below, you will find six ladies’ stories as they share their love for volunteering in our area hospitals. This is our chance to say "thank you".

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A Collaboration for Change: The Women's Fund of Smith County

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The Women’s Fund of Smith County was created in 2007 as a collective giving and grant-making circle, with a mission of leveraging the philanthropic capacity of women as a catalyst for positive change. Kristen Seeber began her role as President/CEO of The Women’s Fund in January of 2016.

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First Monday Second Chance

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Vendors and shoppers alike have been coming from all around to the First Monday Trade Days in Canton, Texas.  It all began, 150 years ago, as a result of a circuit court judge stopping in Canton to hold court, every first Monday of each month. Wanting to watch the court proceedings, locals used their trip to Canton to manage their affairs and replenish their pantries.

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