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Tyler County TBW holds Political Forum

October 18, 2018

  The Tyler County chapter of Texas Business Women hosted its annual political forum on Monday night at the Lions Den in Woodville. Constituents came out to hear a variety of local and state candidates speak to their respective platforms and allow the people to get to know them a bit.  You can watch the video of the forum here   https://youtu.be/xLUrmvwN2xc

Mia Spradlin raises Grand Champion Steer at 2018 Fair

October 11, 2018

  Warren FFA member Mia Spradlin poses with her steer, which won Grand Champion honors at the Tyler County Fair. Her steer sold for a total of $9,000 in the livestock auction. The annual event featured rides, games and food, along with the auctions and nearly $290K was raised in livestock sales. Be sure and check out our salute to all...

Updates delivered at DETCOG meeting

October 8, 2018

  By Chris Edwardsnews@tylercountybooster.com WOODVILLE – The Deep East Texas Council of Governments held its monthly meeting in Woodville last Thursday, Sept. 27 at the Family Life Center of the First Baptist Church. Following a steak lunch, DETCOG members and constituents received updates on a few programs and projects the council is working on. DETCOG Executive Director Lonnie Hunt presented the proposed grant...

Tyler County TBW Political Forum 2018

Tyler County Festival of the Arts 2018

Ghosts of Texas Past 2018

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Tyler County TBW holds Political Forum

  The Tyler County chapter of Texas Business Women hosted its annual political forum on Monday...

Sports

Woodville seniors to play wheelchair basketball for UT Arlington

  By Hale Hughes WOODVILLE—Two Woodville seniors signed their national letters of intent last week to play...

Meetings

Ivanhoe holds town hall meeting to discuss coming bond election

  By Valerie Weber IVANHOE – The City of Ivanhoe held a Town Hall Meeting at the Ivanhoe...

Features

Woodville native sings for Rockets crowd

  By Chris Edwards By the time this newspaper is in most folks’ hands, a talented local...

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Tyler County TBW Political Forum 2018
Tyler County TBW Political Forum 2018

Tyler County Texas Business Women held a Political Forum Monday, October 15, at the Lions Den in Woodville, TX. Despite the rain and windy weather, a good group of local folks turned out to hear those seeking political office. (Jim Powers/Tyler County Booster Video)

Ghosts of Texas Past 2018
Ghosts of Texas Past 2018

Heritage Village Museum in Woodville hosted it's annual "Ghosts of Texas Past: Legends and Tales of Texas and Tyler County's Colorful Past" September 29. The even featured story tellers Angela Davis, Judith Haney, Roy Bolding and Shelby Smith. Here's Angela Davis spinning a yarn for a group of folk...

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Emporium Stage
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Emporium Stage

The Graffiti Theatre's production of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" was a hit Sunday on the Emporium Stage in Woodville. If you missed this week's presentations, there will be two more June 28 and June 29 at 7 p.m. Gem White directed the play. Chase Owen was assistant director and played the ro...

Tyler County Art League Summer Show 2018
Tyler County Art League Summer Show 2018

Tyler County Art League held a reception to kick off the Summer 2018 Show. The Gallery is located on West Bluff street in Woodville, Tx. (Jim Powers/Tyler County Booster Video)

Tyler County Festival of the Arts 2018
Tyler County Festival of the Arts 2018

The first of three weekends of the Tyler County Dogwood Festival is the Festival of the Arts. Here are some clips from this year's event at Heritage Village Museum in Woodville, Texas.

Tyler County District Attorney Candidates Debate - 2-5-2018
Tyler County District Attorney Candidates Debate - 2-5-2018

Tyler County District Attorney Candidates Jim Spensor, Amy Bythewood and Lucas Babin held a debate in the District Courtroom in Woodville February 5, 2018. Here's the entire debate.

Edgar and Mark Cruz at the Emporium 2017
Edgar and Mark Cruz at the Emporium 2017

Brothers Edgar and Mark Cruze performed Friday, November 17 at the Emporium for the Arts in Woodville, Texas. Edgar has been in Woodville many times, but this was a first for Mark. Here's Edgar and Mark performing "Sir Duke."

Tyler County Courthouse Clock Tower Coming Down
Tyler County Courthouse Clock Tower Coming Down

The Clock Tower on the Tyler County Courthouse has been deteriorating for some time due to water leaking into the structure and just old age, so workers have started work on removing the structure. The fear is that it will one day collapse into the courthouse. It will be put into storage until it ca...

Ghosts and Legends of Texas Past - Heritage Village Museum 2017
Ghosts and Legends of Texas Past - Heritage Village Museum 2017

Heritage Village was the place Saturday night, September 30, to be if you like a good scary story! Four story tellers gave the great crowd that attended an opportunity to sit in the dark and listen to scary stories. Story Teller Roy Bolding is featured in this tall tale from Texas past. (Jim Powers/...

MexicanDinner
MexicanDinner

Tyler County Heritage Society held their annual Mexican Dinner and Auction Friday, September 29. Looked like a lot of folks were hungry for Mexican food!

Lakeside Theater Co. Presents 'The Golden Girls' - 09/24/2017
Lakeside Theater Co. Presents 'The Golden Girls' - 09/24/2017

Lakeside Theater Company in Ivanhoe wrapped up a four-day production of "The Golden Girls" with a Sunday Matinee today. The cast included Shelby Smith as Sofia, Lynn Lewis as Dorothy, Barbara Morris as Rose and Amy Blythewood as Blanche. The “guest” appearances feature Tracy Spencer as Marguerit...

Texas State Representative James White explains DSNAP program
Texas State Representative James White explains DSNAP program

Texas Rep. James White visits with Booster Editor Valerie Reddell about the emergency food replacement program D-SNAP and other issues surrounding recovery from Hurricane Harvey. (Jim Powers/Tyler County Booster Video)

Texas State Rep. James White explains DSNAP program
Texas State Rep. James White explains DSNAP program

Texas Rep. James White visits with Booster Editor Valerie Reddell about the emergency food replacement program D-SNAP and other issues surrounding recovery from Hurricane Harvey.

Michael Kelsey and Edgar Cruz at the Emporium 2017
Michael Kelsey and Edgar Cruz at the Emporium 2017

Michael Kelsey and Edgar Cruz gave another outstanding performance Friday, September 8, on the Emporium State in Woodville Texas. A crowd of local folks turned out for the event. Here's one tune where they performed with the help of an audience member playing drums!

Tree falls in city park from Harvey rainfall
Tree falls in city park from Harvey rainfall

The ground in Woodville City Park is still saturated with water, and this huge pine tree simply fell over when it lost its footing sometime during the storm. (Jim Powers/Tyler County Booster Video)

Volunteers Fill Sandbags In Woodville Monday, 8-28-2017
Volunteers Fill Sandbags In Woodville Monday, 8-28-2017

Volunteers spent Monday filling sandbags for those who needed them next to the Nutrition Center in Woodville, Texas.

Harvey visits Tyler County 7 a.m.  08-28-2017
Harvey visits Tyler County 7 a.m. 08-28-2017

Downtown Woodville, 7 a.m., Monday morning. The wind is starting to gust now, and blowing the rain around a lot. Too many gusts for an umbrella to hold up, so if you get out, you are probably going to get wet!

Harvey - 3:30 a.m. CST - 8-28-2-17
Harvey - 3:30 a.m. CST - 8-28-2-17

And The Rain Keeps Coming - Too dark to get any video around Woodville, but at 3:30 a.m. the rain has picked up and has been coming down steady for hours. Our "private river" (AKA "Driveway") here at the apartment complex south of Woodville, has grown in size and intensity during the night! Fortunat...

Rain, Rain Go away
Rain, Rain Go away

7:30 a.m. Sunday, Woodville Texas. While Houston is suffering historic flooding as a result of Hurricane Harvey, Woodville is so far experiencing only light, steady rain.

Booster Editor Valarie Reddel interviews Woodville ISD Superintendent Glen Conner
Booster Editor Valarie Reddel interviews Woodville ISD Superintendent Glen Conner

Booster News Editor Valerie Reddell discusses Saturday’s Tax Ratification Election with Woodville ISD Superintendent Glen Conner, and the financial decisions by state leaders that made the election necessary.

Booster Editor interviews Texas State Rep. James White
Booster Editor interviews Texas State Rep. James White

State Rep. James White visits with Tyler County Booster Editor Valerie Reddell on how Texas should treat historical monuments related to the Civil War, possible methods to cool racial unrest and recent issues that came before the Texas Legislature. Along the way, they discussed school finance, achie...

WoodvilleUMC feeds teachers
WoodvilleUMC feeds teachers

Woodville UMC Feeds County Teachers -County teachers are back at work, and Woodville United Methodist Church recognized their hard work by feeling them lunch Monday, August 14. All the teachers in the county were invited, and it looked like many of them took advantage of a nice meal!

One Breath At A Time
One Breath At A Time

One Breath at a Time - Gem Baker White's play about her daughter Frankie Rae Baker's death in an auto accident and its impact on Gem's and many other's lives opened Friday night on the Emporium Stage in Woodville. Here's a short teaser from the play. There is a performance tonight, and another Sunda...

Claude Gulley Wins Brookshire Bros.
Claude Gulley Wins Brookshire Bros. "Price is Right Shopping Spree'

Claude Gulley of Woodville won a one minute dash through Brookshire Bros in Woodville, Texas in the "Price is Right Shopping Spree.' Gulley picked up $398.20 worth of merchandise during his dash through the store.

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