Meriam Eakin has been battling Lymphocytosis for the last 40 years, and will continue fighting the disease the rest of her life. A form of blood cancer, the treatment for this diagnosis, can cost $100,000 every year.
Richard Gipson says, "I don't care what they've done. There is a human need for compassion and we are to deliver that compassion because we are representatives of Jesus Christ."
They know how they got there.
Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends to come together, be thankful, and enjoy a good meal. However, for some it's just not that simple, which is why many hunters are lending a helping hand, year round.
East Texans love their sports. Most kids are involved in numerous after school activities. What about the kids who do not fit into traditional athletics? One gym is helping every child follow their dreams.
When first responders show up in our lives, it's usually not in our best moments. Seeing such traumatic incidents whether it's involving a child or someone that looks familiar, can take a toll on our men and women in uniform.
Voters in May of 2012 put an end to prohibition in Tyler and other parts of Smith County and the sale of beer and wine in grocery stores and gas stations has impacted tax revenue in a major way but, it has also impacted the economy in surroundi