This Independence Day, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Watch UR BAC and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration want to remind drivers that buzzed driving is drunken driving.

Okra is synonymous with Southern culture. In its native home, the African name for okra was gumbo and subsequently gave us the name for the popular Creole soup. I grew up with okra and like it raw, boiled, roasted, grilled, fried, stewed, and of course in gumbo.

With COVID-19 still a threat, parents may be tempted to leave a child in the vehicle while they run into the store. Leaving a child in a vehicle, which can quickly heat up, is always a dangerous idea — even if it is for a very short time.

Overall evidence suggests increased consumption of fruits and vegetables results in some lowering of risk for several types of cancer, though some studies have found limited or no effects. Studies do suggest that eating more fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of developing obesity, th…

Tuesday evening, the Tyler community gathered together at Liberty Baptist Church for a candle light prayer night in memory of George Floyd and other black lives lost to police brutality. Guests and speakers included a number of elected officials and community leaders, including Tyler Mayor M…

Why should gardeners mulch their gardens whether it be for vegetables or flowers? Maybe the best answer to that question is with another question. What gardener wants to save time, water, protect plants from droughts and freezes, reduce weeds and even fight pests? If you could answer yes to …

When you say “pea” to most gardeners in the world, they think of green “English” or snap peas that thrive in cool moist environments. But to most Southerners, a hot-weather legume from Africa, more related to beans, is the norm. Despite what Northerners say about our peas being “cattle food,…

ConGRADulations to the Class of 2020! As many of you already know, and as Grammerly.com explains, “congradulations” is a common misspelling of the word “congratulations.” The word “congratulations” comes from the Latin words “com,” meaning “with,” and the word “gratulari,” meaning “give than…

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Jodie Comer has revealed that she has temporarily left Instagram because she is guilty of "seeking out negative comments" about herself.

Christina Ricci has split from her husband, James Heerdegen, and reportedly received an emergency protective order to force him to stay away.

Veteran broadcaster Hugh Downs has passed away at the age of 99, his family have confirmed.