Tyler, Texas

What is Tyler, Texas known for?


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page 57 publisher Journal Communications, Inc. year 2006 A few miles away in Flint, TX is The WaterPark @ The Villages, a year-round, indoor water park. There is also an "Azalea Trail" in Tyler, which are two officially designated routes within the city that showcase homes or other landscaped venues adorned with azalea shrubs.


sports career

hometown of Tyler, Texas. Bill would end his collegiate career with Texas A&M University. The end of his college sports career brought about a pressing issue; was Johnson to pursue a professional career in the MLB with the Cincinnati Reds, who had offered him a minor-league contract, or test his football ability in the NFL with the San Francisco 49ers, who offered Bill with a non-drafted rookie free agent contract. Bill decided to go with football, even though his


iconic running

, 2011), known as '''Bill "Tiger" Johnson''', was a professional football player and coach. He was born in Tyler, Texas, where he was raised by his single mother and five older siblings. Among his siblings was older brother Gilbert Johnson, who played quarterback at Southern Methodist University with the iconic running back Doak Walker. Bill was a legendary football and baseball star for Tyler Junior College and Texas A&M University, and graduated from


nature study

date accessdate 2012-12-11 Tyler State Park (Tyler State Park (Texas)) is a few miles away where visitors can camp, canoe, and paddle boat on the lake. Activities include picnicking; camping; boating (motors allowed - 5 mph speed limit); boat rentals; fishing; birding; hiking; mountain biking and hiking trails; lake swimming (in unsupervised swimming area); and nature study. The Smith County Historical Society operates a museum and archives in the old Carnegie Library


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. The city is bisected by State Highway 110 and Farm to Market Road 346. The City of Tyler, Texas is located approximately seven miles to the north, while the City of Troup, Texas lies roughly the same distance to the south. '''Winona''' is a town in Smith County (Smith County, Texas), Texas, United States. The population was 582 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Tyler, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area (Tyler metropolitan area). It was founded in 1870. In May 2009, a referendum to permit the sale of alcoholic beverages in Winona failed in a 94-94 tie. However, on November 3, 2009, after a revote, alcohol became legal in Winona in a 124-106 tally. Winona is the first community in Smith County since


outspoken criticism

.FoxNews.com Jones Becomes Anchorwoman premiering on the Fox Broadcasting network August 22, 2007. Jones was cast as the principal role of Anchorwoman. The role was primarily scripted and part improvisational, with a great deal of comedic undertones. Some journalists voiced outspoken criticism of the scripted 30-day broadcast-news stunt at a small Tyler, Texas television station. Jones went on to interview with Bill O'Reilly on ''The O'Reilly Factor''. The show was canceled from the network after airing two back to back episodes. The debut scored 2.0 rating on fast nationals, and reported to have 2.7 million viewers overall. Anchorwoman: This Just In... It's Canceled! '''KERA (90.1 FM)''' is the National Public Radio (NPR) affiliate station for North Texas. Based in Dallas, Texas the station's main transmitter is located in Cedar Hill, Texas with translators (broadcast translator) that serve Tyler (Tyler, Texas) ('''K261CW''', 100.1 FM), the Sherman (Sherman, Texas) Denison (Denison, Texas) area ('''K257EV''', 99.3 FM), and Wichita Falls (Wichita Falls, Texas) ('''K202DR''', 88.3 FM). It was also rebroadcast on the Public, educational, and government access (PEG) cable tv channel, Irving Community Television Network during its off-air (Off-the-air) times prior to 2009. birth_date He was voted Most Likely to Succeed, and in 1980, after he graduated from high school, Dunham gave himself a career goal of obtaining, within ten years, an appearance on ''The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson'', which was seen as the "holy grail" for comedians. 50px Historic SH 26 left (Image:Old Texas 26.svg) '''SH 26''' was the last of the 26 original Texas highways proposed in 1917. The original route was to be a short route from Tyler (Tyler, Texas) through Henderson (Henderson, Texas) to Nacogdoches (Nacogdoches, Texas). By 1926, the stretch from Tyler to Henderson was reassigned to SH 64 (Texas State Highway 64). '''SH 26''' was instead routed northward to Longview (Longview, Texas) over part of SH 43 (Texas State Highway 43). By 1939, it had been extended north to the Oklahoma border via a proposed section of Texas SH 149 (Texas State Highway 149) and SH 11 (Texas State Highway 11). In 1962, '''SH 26''' was cancelled when U.S. Highway 259 (U.S. Highway 259 (Texas)) was routed over its entire length. Houston, Texas; San Antonio, Texas; Corpus Christi (Corpus Christi, Texas), Texas; Fort Worth, Texas; Tyler (Tyler, Texas), Texas; Midland (Midland, Texas), Texas; Denver, Colorado; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma;


talent show

dealerships in Dallas and Tyler (Tyler, Texas) while in high school. While emceeing a high school talent show, he dealt with a heckler, and won over the rest of the audience. During this period he became so associated with his craft that he and one of his dummies "cowrote" a column in the school paper, and he would pose with his dummies for yearbooks ref name NewYorkTimes >


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expanding in order to meet goals outlined within "The Tyler Master Plan." On August 17, 2002, the airport opened a new terminal building, which doubled the available space. The Five Americans broke up in 1969 and went their separate ways. Mike Rabon had a successful touring career afterwards, released two albums that sold well, and played guitar for the Tyler, Texas, pop (pop music) group, Gladstone, whose "A Piece of Paper" reached #45 in October 1972. He later returned to college, acquiring a master's degree in public school administration, and has been in the Oklahoma school systems for 28 years. John Durrill, the keyboardist, wrote "Dark Lady" for Cher and "Misery and Gin" for Merle Haggard and was also a member of the touring band The Ventures. He now lives in Los Angeles. Bassist Jim Grant died on November 29, 2004. Norman Ezell (guitar and harmonica), who became a teacher and minister in Northern California, died of cancer on May 8, 2010, at the age of 68. Thedeadrockstarsclub.com - accessed May 2010 Jimmy Wright (drummer) is living in Texas and is a freelance videographer. '''Gary Wayne Baxter''' (born November 24, 1978 in Tyler, Texas) is an American football defensive back who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the second round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Baylor (Baylor Bears football). The '''St. Louis Southwestern Railway''' He was voted Most Likely to Succeed, and in 1980, after he graduated from high school, Dunham gave himself a career goal of obtaining, within ten years, an appearance on ''The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson'', which was seen as the "holy grail" for comedians. 50px Historic SH 26 left (Image:Old Texas 26.svg) '''SH 26''' was the last of the 26 original Texas highways proposed in 1917. The original route was to be a short route from Tyler (Tyler, Texas) through Henderson (Henderson, Texas) to Nacogdoches (Nacogdoches, Texas). By 1926, the stretch from Tyler to Henderson was reassigned to SH 64 (Texas State Highway 64). '''SH 26''' was instead routed northward to Longview (Longview, Texas) over part of SH 43 (Texas State Highway 43). By 1939, it had been extended north to the Oklahoma border via a proposed section of Texas SH 149 (Texas State Highway 149) and SH 11 (Texas State Highway 11). In 1962, '''SH 26''' was cancelled when U.S. Highway 259 (U.S. Highway 259 (Texas)) was routed over its entire length. Houston, Texas; San Antonio, Texas; Corpus Christi (Corpus Christi, Texas), Texas; Fort Worth, Texas; Tyler (Tyler, Texas), Texas; Midland (Midland, Texas), Texas; Denver, Colorado; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma;


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Jacksonville and Palestine (Palestine, Texas) to the south are also major cities within the region. Most of Northeast Texas is included in the inter-state region of the Arklatex (Ark-La-Tex). Tyler, Texas has a rich culture and has been nicknamed the "Rose Capital of America" because of its large role in the rose-growing industry; about 20% of commercial rose bushes produced in the U.S. are grown in Tyler and Smith County and more than half of the rose bushes are packaged and shipped from the area. It boasts the nation's largest municipal rose garden and hosts the Texas Rose Festival each October, which draws more than 100,000 spectators annually. Born in Tyler, Texas, to Browder Locke and Florence Camp Beas. He was raised in Clayton, Alabama. In 1958, he married Sara Baker. 12 05 1985 align left He was voted Most Likely to Succeed, and in 1980, after he graduated from high school, Dunham gave himself a career goal of obtaining, within ten years, an appearance on ''The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson'', which was seen as the "holy grail" for comedians. 50px Historic SH 26 left (Image:Old Texas 26.svg) '''SH 26''' was the last of the 26 original Texas highways proposed in 1917. The original route was to be a short route from Tyler (Tyler, Texas) through Henderson (Henderson, Texas) to Nacogdoches (Nacogdoches, Texas). By 1926, the stretch from Tyler to Henderson was reassigned to SH 64 (Texas State Highway 64). '''SH 26''' was instead routed northward to Longview (Longview, Texas) over part of SH 43 (Texas State Highway 43). By 1939, it had been extended north to the Oklahoma border via a proposed section of Texas SH 149 (Texas State Highway 149) and SH 11 (Texas State Highway 11). In 1962, '''SH 26''' was cancelled when U.S. Highway 259 (U.S. Highway 259 (Texas)) was routed over its entire length. Houston, Texas; San Antonio, Texas; Corpus Christi (Corpus Christi, Texas), Texas; Fort Worth, Texas; Tyler (Tyler, Texas), Texas; Midland (Midland, Texas), Texas; Denver, Colorado; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma;


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2006 Independent White Knight Broadcasting - A number of Union (Union Army) soldiers were captured during the battle (and many more at the Battle of Mansfield), and were taken to Camp Ford, a Confederate prisoner-of-war Camp, near Tyler (Tyler, Texas), Texas. Pollard, p. 498. Most were kept prisoner here for the next year or so, and were not released until a general exchange of prisoners occurred near the end of the war — a small number, however, were

Tyler, Texas

'''Tyler''' is a city in and the county seat of Smith County (Smith County, Texas), Texas, United States. It takes its name from President John Tyler (John Tyler). This city had a population of 96,900 in 2010, according to the United States Census Bureau. Tyler's 2014 estimated population is 107,405. http: www.cityoftyler.org Departments PlanningDepartment CityDemographics.aspx It is a hundred miles southeast of Dallas. Tyler is the principal city of the Tyler Metropolitan Statistical Area, with a population of 209,714 in 2010, and the regional center of the Tyler-Jacksonville combined statistical area, with a population of 260,559 in 2010.

Tyler has the nickname "Rose Capital of the World". It gained this name due to the large quantity of rose bushes processed through the area, along with hosting America (United States)'s largest rose garden.

In 1985, the international Adopt-a-Highway (Adopt a Highway) movement originated in Tyler when, after appeals by local Texas Department of Transportation officials, the local Civitan chapter adopted a two-mile (3-km) stretch of U.S. Highway 69 (U.S. Highway 69 (Texas)). Tyler is also home to the Caldwell Zoo and Broadway Square Mall.

As a regional educational and technology center, Tyler is the host for more than 20,000 higher education students, a College of Engineering, and a University Health Science Center, two regional, billion-dollar hospital systems, and a variety of technology startups.

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