I’m an East Texas native and proud of it! I was born and raised in Longview, but spent plenty of time in Tyler. Both of my parents are from Tyler, so I had all my relatives there! I have been so blessed to be surrounded by family all my life! I feel fortunate to have a career I dearly love! Not a lot of people can say that. But believe it or not, radio was not my first choice as a career! I knew from age 4 that I would be an actress on the Broadway stage! I did pursue acting with a move to Dallas, Texas for many years. While in Dallas, God opened a door to radio, and I‘ve been “smitten” ever since! I still enjoy acting and being apart of the civic theatre though.I live in Tyler with my husband and beautiful daughter, along with our cats, Phineas, Meadow and Benjamin!My 15 minutes of fame would have to be when I was an “extra” in the movie Born on The Fourth of July, starring Tom Cruise! I actually made it on the big screen!Something people don’t know about me; I’m scared of clowns and I was the Texas “Honey Bee Queen” in the early 80’s! No really!
It’s a Royal Boy for Prince William and Kate
According to Kensington Palace, Prince William and Kate have a royal baby boy. The birth of the new heir was announced by Kensington Palace after Kate had been in the hospital for more than 14 hours.
Texas State Railroad is Hosting the 15th Annual ‘Salute to the Armed Forces’ on May 25
On Saturday, May 25, the Texas State Railroad will host its 15th annual Salute to the Armed Forces event at the Palestine Depot. The event pays tribute to all branches and all eras of U.S. military service.
Teenage Prom-Goers Stop to Help Car Accident Victims [VIDEO]
This will be a story these prom goers will tell their grandkids! Some teens from Florida were all dressed up and riding in a limo to their prom. On the way, the vehicle in front of them had an accident. The limo driver pulled over, and the teens, in tuxes and prom gowns, got out to help the victims.
CISPA Amendment Banning Employers from Requiring Facebook Passwords Has Been Blocked
Bad news for all Facebook users (or at least employed ones). There has been a last minute amendment to the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, known as CISPA, that would ban employers from asking employers for their social media passwords -- but the measure was defeated in the U.S. House …
Monster Truck ‘Night of Fire and Thrills’ Spectacular is April 27 in Longview
Hey monster truck fans, you need to catch the Monster Truck Night of Fire and Thrills Spectacular at the Longview Rodeo, and it has only one date this year -- Saturday, April 27. So, don't miss it!
Blind 16-Year-Old Marlana VanHoose Sings Beautiful Rendition of ‘the Star-Spangled Banner’…
This has to be one of the most beautiful renditions of the Star Spangled Banner I have ever heard! Sixteen-year-old Marlana VanHoose, sang to an awestruck crowd at a UK vs Ole Miss women's basketball game. This talented young lady is blind and is disabled because of a virus she was born with, b…
Houston Vegetarian Restaurant Makes Light of Domestic Violence on Marquee
This story is unbelievable, and made me angry when I read it. According to the Houston Press, a local Houston restaurant, actually made light of domestic violence on their outdoor sign. The Roots Bistro in Houston, a vegetarian restaurant, posted "Beer should be like violence -- domestic,&a…
‘Pets Fur People’ to Hold Adopt-A-Thon April 7 in Tyler
Pets Fur People, formerly the Humane Society of East Texas, has partnered with Northshore Animal League, the world's largest no kill organization. for their 13th "Tour For Life" campaign.
Jase Robertson from ‘Duck Dynasty’ is Coming to East Texas This Month
Duck Dynasty's Jase Robertson and his wife, Missy, will be at the Full Armor Christian Academy "Live Loud Outdoors Family Expo" in Henderson on Saturday, April 27, at the Rusk County Youth Expo Center.
April is ‘Sexual Assault Awareness Month,’ So Support the East Texas Crisis Center
I wanted to make you guys aware that the month of April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Nearly 2 million people have been sexually assaulted in the state of Texas alone. That's staggering to me.
Father’s Letter to Victoria’s Secret Goes Viral [POLL]
I say it time and time again, the world is so different than when I was young. To some of you who are reading this post, this may sound like an "old-fashioned" or "uncool" statement, but it has validity.
It’s Time for the 27th Annual Patriot Million Dollar Hole-In-One
The wait is almost over! The 27th annual UT Tyler Suddenlink Patriot Million Dollar Hole In One contest is set for May 11-18. Save the dates and plan to join the fun and a chance to win one million dollars!