Each Friday the Tyler Morning Telegraph runs a photo page called Best Shots. The page combines our favorite staff photographs of the week along with reader-submitted pictures.

As part of a voluntary agreement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights, Christus Trinity Mother Frances Health System said it will take steps to be more vigilant in ensuring that patients who are deaf or hard of hearing receive effective communication. 

Ed Santos will be the speaker for the first lecture in the Great Decisions series, which opens from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Tyler Public Library, 201 S. College Ave. His topic will be "The Philippines and the U.S."