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76th Annual Dogwood Festival Queen Madison Shay Fondren

April 8, 2019

  The 76th Annual Tyler County Dogwood Festival crowned its Queen Saturday night at the amphitheater in Woodville. Madison Shay Fondren of Warren will represent Tyler County this year as Dogwood Queen. Check out more from Queen's Weekend in the April 11 Issue of the Tyler County Booster. (Jim Powers/Tyler County Booster Photo)

Babin meets with local law enforcement leaders

March 28, 2019

  WOODVILLE – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) participated in four working meetings with law enforcement leaders from across his nine-county district this week. The meetings were attended by dozens of seasoned lawmen and women with decades of expertise including the U.S. Marshal Service, Texas Rangers, County Sheriffs and Constables, Police Chiefs, and other representatives from local police departments and schools.  Discussed...

Appeals panel rules against Tribe’s gaming operation

March 25, 2019

Congressman Brian Babin (R-Woodville) presents an award to Emma and Elliott Abbey of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe at the annual Tyler County Chamber of Commerce Banquet last weekend. Babin has supported the tribe and its efforts to keep its Naskila Gaming Center open. (JEFF FATHEREE | TCB PHOTO)   By Greg Peakeditor@polkenterprise.com NEW ORLEANS, La. – Although Naskila Gaming will remain open for the...

Tyler County Harvest Festival 2018 Video Wrap Up

Tyler County TBW Political Forum 2018

Ghosts of Texas Past 2018

News

76th Annual Dogwood Festival Queen Madison Shay Fondren

  The 76th Annual Tyler County Dogwood Festival crowned its Queen Saturday night at the amphitheater...

Sports

Beaty named to Texas Coaches All-Star Team

Aim High – Jordyn Beaty (23) from Woodville aims to represent Woodville, Tyler County and...

Meetings

Red Cross Month proclaimed countywide

County Judge Jacques Blanchette (center) presents a proclamation of March as Red Cross Month in...

Features

Local veteran gets service dog

Daryl Morris with his son Aiden and wife Connie Williams and Bear. (PHOTOS COURTESY OF...

Video Gallery

Ruth Houston and Port Arthur Choir Director sing duet
Ruth Houston and Port Arthur Choir Director sing duet

Ruth Houston and Choir Director sing a duet during Dogwood Festival of the Arts 2019 at Heritage Museum in Woodville, TX.

Multicam Podcast Concept - Chris Edwards - Judith Haney
Multicam Podcast Concept - Chris Edwards - Judith Haney

This is just a proof of concept video

Edgar & Mark Cruz at the Emporium in Woodville, TX 11-10-2018
Edgar & Mark Cruz at the Emporium in Woodville, TX 11-10-2018

Cruz Brothers Back In Town - Edgar and Mark Cruz, two incredible guitar players, were back at the Emporium for the Arts in Woodville Saturday night for an outstanding performance. If you weren't there, you missed a great show! (Jim Powers/Tyler County BoosterVideo)

Tyler County Harvest Festival 2018 Video Wrap Up
Tyler County Harvest Festival 2018 Video Wrap Up

Harvest Festival 2018 Video Wrap Up - The 2018 Tyler County Harvest Festival is history, but here's a wrap up compilation from the weekend's activities. (About 3.5 minutes) {Jim Powers/Tyler County Booster Video}

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.

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