The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has made many changes in recent years. On Saturday, October 28, TxDOT’s retirees will hear presentations from TxDOT leadership concerning the Tyler District’s role in the 21st Century. The meeting will be held at Traditions Restaurant in Tyler beginning at 11:30 AM. A question and answer session will follow the presentations. All TxDOT retirees, their family members and friends are welcomed to join the group for a Dutch-treat luncheon. Traditions Restaurant is located at 6205 S. Broadway between the intersections with Old & New Grande Blvd. For more information about the meeting, please contact Danny Aylor, TxDOT Retiree, at dannyaylor@earthlink.net or phone 903-676-9271.


The Alzheimer's Support Group meets the second Monday of the month at 1 p.m. at Arabella of Kilgore, 2103 Chandler St.


McCary’s Chapel United Methodist Church food pantry is open every Tuesday from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. for residents of Sabine school district. Proof of residency is required. McCary’s Chapel is at 5758 Old Hwy. 135 North in Liberty City. For more information call (903) 984-5622.

East Texas PFLAG (Parents and Family and Friends and Allies United with the LGBTQ people to move equality forward) meets every second Tuesday of each month in Tyler, in the Genecov Room of the Chamber of Commerce, at 6:30 p.m. PFLAG phone number is 903-330-8901; email address is pflageasttexas@yahoo.com.


KILGORE SENIOR CITIZENS club meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month in the Lions Club Building at 307 Rusk St. All seniors 55 or older are eligible for membership.


THE PRIMETIMERS, a senior adult choir of First Baptist Church of Kilgore, invites any senior adult who wants to sing Christian songs and enjoy fellowship, to join them on Thursdays from 10-11 a.m. in the choir room, located at the back of the church. Enter at covered walkway, go to second door on left. For more information, contact choir director David Berryhill at 903-984-3531.


KILGORE CHURCH WOMEN will meet Friday, Oct. 27 at Forest Home Baptist Church from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a covered dish luncheon. Jo Gaudet will sing and new officers will be installed.

ANNUAL SOUP & PIE LUNCHEON at St. Luke's United Methodist Church will be 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3. Bake sale and crafts will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Luncheon price (eat in or take out) is $6.50 each.



LEVERETT'S CHAPEL SCHOOL 4-H meets every second Monday at 6 p.m. in the Ag Building. Contact Randy Tidwell at 903-834-3161.


MCMILLAN MEMORIAL LIBRARY hosts Baby & Me Fun Time, preschool story time for infants thru pre-k and their parent or caregiver. Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. For more info, call 903-834-6318.


ROTARY CLUB DISTRICT 5830 meets each Friday at noon in Overton Community Center. Stephen Dubose is the club president and can be reached on Facebook at overtonrotaryclubdistrict5830.


LONDON MUSEUM tells the story of the 1937 school explosion that killed many students and teachers, wiping out a generation. Located on Hwy. 42 across from West Rusk High School in New London, the museum is open 9-4 M-F and 10-3 on Saturday.

Also, check out the daily lunch specials and old-fashioned fountain service at the museum cafe. Visit www.newlondonschool.org or call 903-895-4602.


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