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Hosted by John Sims and featuring weekly special guests discussing community organizations and events around East Texas.

Air times: KTBB 97.5 FM/AM600: Sunday 9:30-10am | KRWR 92.1 FM: Sunday 8-8:30am | KYZS 1490AM and 95.7 FM: Sunday 6:30-7am.

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In Focus: Upcoming Schedule

4/25/21 – Gwen Thompson and Amber Stringer, Hope Haven of East Texas


In Focus: 4/18/21 – John Berry and James Sheridan, United Way of Smith County

Airdate: 04/18/21

Guests: John Berry and James Sheridan, United Way of Smith County

 


In Focus: 4/11/21 – Missy Zivney and Norma Mullican, Refuge of Light

Airdate: 04/11/21

Guests: Missy Zivney and Norma Mullican, Refuge of Light


In Focus: 4/4/21 – Deanna Sims, Children’s Advocacy Center of Smith County

Airdate: 04/04/21

Guests: Deanna Sims, Children’s Advocacy Center of Smith County


In Focus: 3/28/21 – Rebecca Smith, Next Step Community Solutions

Airdate: 03/28/21

Guests: Rebecca Smith, Next Step Community Solutions


In Focus: 3/21/21 – Gayle Helms, The Humane Society’s Pets Fur People

Airdate: 03/21/21

Guests: Gayle Helms, The Humane Society’s Pets Fur People

 


In Focus: 3/14/21 – Stephanie Taylor, Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County

Airdate: 03/14/21

Guests: Stephanie Taylor, Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County

 


In Focus: 3/7/21 – Dennis Cullinane and Donna Spann, East Texas Food Bank

Airdate: 03/07/21

Guests: Dennis Cullinane and Donna Spann, East Texas Food Bank


In Focus: 2/28/21 – Megan Riaz, Bethesda Health Clinic

Airdate: 02/28/21

Guests: Megan Riaz, Bethesda Health Clinic

 


In Focus: 2/14/21 and 02/21/21 – Shelly Smith and Wendy Robuck, Buckner Northeast Texas

Airdate: 02/14/21 and 02/21/21

Guests: Shelly Smith and Wendy Robuck, Buckner Northeast Texas


In Focus: 2/7/21 – Daniel Anderson, Boy Scouts of America

Airdate: 02/07/21

Guests: Daniel Anderson, Boy Scouts of America

 


In Focus: 1/31/21 – Clinton McCoy, Carter BloodCare

Airdate: 01/31/21

Guests: Clinton McCoy, Carter BloodCare

 


In Focus: 1/24/21 – Doug McSwane and Sally Schultz- Smith County Behavioral Health Leadership Team

Airdate: 01/24/21

Guests: Doug McSwane and Sally Schultz- Smith County Behavioral Health Leadership Team


In Focus: 1/17/21 – Justin Hayes and Christi Sowell, The Fostering Collective

Airdate: 01/17/21

Guests: Justin Hayes and Christi Sowell, The Fostering Collective

 


In Focus: 1/10/21 – Lindsay Vanderbilt and Chuck Vanderbilt, East Texas Council of Governments

Airdate: 1/10/21

Guests:  Lindsay Vanderbilt and Chuck Vanderbilt, East Texas Council of Governments

 


In Focus: 12/27/20 and 01/03/21 Emma Dugas, Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Airdate: 12/27/20 and 01/03/21

Guests:  Emma Dugas, Mothers Against Drunk Driving

 


In Focus: 12/20/20 – Tammy Prater, American Red Cross

Airdate: 12/20/20

Guests: Tammy Prater, American Red Cross


In Focus: 12/13/20 – Kim Lewis, Goodwill Industries of East Texas

Airdate: 12/13/20

Guests: Kim Lewis, Goodwill Industries of East Texas

 


In Focus: 12/6/20 – Amanda Storer, Tyler Area Ambucs

Airdate: 12/06/20

Guests: Amanda Storer, Tyler Area Ambucs

 


In Focus: 11/29/20 – Susanne Mackintosh, Junior League of Tyler/Mistletoe and Magic

Airdate: 11/29/20

Guests: Susanne Mackintosh, Junior League of Tyler/Mistletoe and Magic

 


In Focus: 11/22/20 – Whitney Sherman, Treatment and Learning Center for Children with Autism

Airdate: 11/22/20

Guests: Whitney Sherman, Treatment and Learning Center for Children with Autism


In Focus: 11/15/20 – Elysia Reineck and Julie Miller, Therapet

Airdate: 11/15/20

Guests: Elysia Reineck and Julie Miller, Therapet

 


In Focus: 11/8/20 – Vicki Patzold, CampV (Community Assisting Military Personnel and Veterans)

Airdate: 11/08/20

Guests: Vicki Patzold, CampV (Community Assisting Military Personnel and Veterans)

 


In Focus: 11/1/20 – Hollie Bruce, Newgate Mission

Airdate: 11/01/20

Guests: Hollie Bruce, Newgate Mission


In Focus: 10/25/20 – Sam Smith, Hand Up Network

Airdate: 10/25/20

Guests: Sam Smith, Hand Up Network

 


In Focus: 10/18/20 – Chris Leahy, Tyler Museum of Art

Airdate: 10/18/20

Guests: Chris Leahy, Tyler Museum of Art


In Focus: 10/11/20 – Brian Livingston, Hiway 80 Rescue Mission

Airdate: 10/11/20

Guests: Brian Livingston, Hiway 80 Rescue Mission

 


In Focus: 10/4/20 – Tom Mullins and Scott Martinez, Tyler Economic Development Council/Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce

Airdate: 10/04/20

Guests: Tom Mullins and Scott Martinez, Tyler Economic Development Council/Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce

 


In Focus: 9/27/20 – Deborah Dobbs, SPCA of East Texas

Airdate: 09/27/20

Guests: Deborah Dobbs, SPCA of East Texas

 


In Focus: 9/20/20 – John McDougald, Junior Achievement of Greater Tyler

Airdate: 09/20/20

Guests: John McDougald, Junior Achievement of Greater Tyler

 


In Focus: 9/13/20 – Laura Mattheis, Achieving Dreams

Airdate: 09/20/20

Guests: Laura Mattheis, Achieving Dreams

 


In Focus: 9/6/20 – Andrea Wilson, PATH (People Attempting to Help)

Airdate: 09/06/20

Guests: Andrea Wilson, PATH (People Attempting to Help)


In Focus: 8/30/20 – Lexi Trimble, St. Paul Children’s Services

Airdate: 08/30/20

Guests: Lexi Trimble, St. Paul Children’s Services

 


In Focus: 8/23/20 – Suzette Farr, Mentoring Alliance

Airdate: 8/23/20

Guests: Suzette Farr, Mentoring Alliance


In Focus: 08/16/20 and 07/26/20 – Nancy Crawford, Literacy Council of Tyler

Airdate: 08/16/20 and 07/26/20

Guests: Nancy Crawford, Literacy Council of Tyler

 


In Focus: 8/2/20 and 8/9/20 – Julee Rachels, Heartisans Marketplace

Airdate: 8/2/20 and 8/09/20

Guests:  Julee Rachels, Heartisans Marketplace

 


In Focus: 07/19/20 – Greg Fleck and David Van Buskirk, New Creation Foundation

Airdate: 07/19/20

Guests: Greg Fleck and David Van Buskirk, New Creation Foundation

 


In Focus: 07/12/20 – Amber Varona, City of Tyler Main Street Dept.

Airdate: 07/12/20

Guests: Amber Varona, City of Tyler Main Street Dept.

 


In Focus: 7/5/20 – Jackie Cannon and Andria Horton, Champions for Children

Airdate: 07/05/20

Guests: Jackie Cannon and Andria Horton, Champions for Children

 


In Focus: 6/28/20 – Maya Bethany, The 1 in 3 Foundation

Airdate: 02/28/20

Guests: Maya Bethany, The 1 in 3 Foundation

 


In Focus: 6/21/20 – Kristen Seeber, The Women’s Fund of Smith County

Airdate: 06/21/20

Guests: Kristen Seeber, The Women’s Fund of Smith County

 


In Focus: 6/14/20 – Libby Simmons and Drew Carlyle, Tyler Area Builders Association/TABA Parade of Homes

Airdate: 06/14/20

Guests: Libby Simmons and Drew Carlyle, Tyler Area Builders Association/TABA Parade of Homes

 


In Focus: 06/07/20 – Tyler Mayor Martin Heines

Airdate: 06/07/20

Guests:  Tyler Mayor Martin Heines

 


In Focus: 5/24 and 5/31/20 – Coleman Swierc – BBB Central East Texas Communications Manager

Guest: Coleman Swierc – BBB Central East Texas Communications Manager


In Focus: 05/17/20 – George Roberts, Terrence Ates of NetHealth

Guests: George Roberts, CEO and Terrence Ates Public Information Officer of NetHealth


In Focus: 5/10/20 – Tom Mullins. President/CEO Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce

Guest: Tom Mullins. President/CEO Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce


In Focus: 5/03/20 – Christina Fulsom, East Texas Human Needs Network

Guest: Christina Fulsom, East Texas Junam Needs Network


In Focus: 04/26/20 – Nathaniel Moran, Smith County Judge

Guest: Nathaniel Moran, Smith County Judge


In Focus: 4/12/20, 4/19/20 – Kyle Penney – East Texas Communities Foundation

Guest: Kyle Penney – East Texas Communities Foundation


In Focus: 04/5/20 – John Hart & Don Proudfoot

Guests: John Hart, Principle at Source Funding, Don Proudfoot Director of Small Business Development


In Focus: 3/29/20 – George Roberts, Northeast Texas Public Health District, on coronavirus (with host Paul Gleiser)

Airdate: 03/29/20

Guests: George Roberts, Northeast Texas Public Health District, on coronavirus (with host Paul Gleiser)

 


In Focus: 3/15 and 3/22 – Dr. Jeffrey Levin, UT Health Science Center at Tyler, on coronavirus (with host Paul Gleiser)

Airdate: 03/15/20, 03/22/20

Guests: Dr. Jeffrey Levin, UT Health Science Center at Tyler, on coronavirus (with host Paul Gleiser)

 


In Focus: 3/8/20 – Christina Fulsom, East Texas Human Needs Network

Airdate: 03/08/20

Gusests: Christina Fulsom, East Texas Human Needs Network


In Focus: 3/1/20 – Pam “Blu” Daniels, 39th Rose City Chili Pod Cook-Off

Airdate: 03/01/20

Guests: Pam “Blu” Daniels, 39th Rose City Chili Pod Cook-Off


In Focus: 2/23/20 – Robin Fruia, Longview Community Ministries

Airdate: 2/23/20

Guests:  Robin Fruia, Longview Community Ministries


In Focus: 2/16/20 – Libby Simmons, Tyler Area Builders Association/Home Products Show

Airdate: 02/16/20

Guests: Libby Simmons, Tyler Area Builders Association/Home Products Show

 


In focus: 2/9 – Jack Wilson and Rebecca Berkley, Habitat for Humanity of Smith County

Airdate: 02/09/20

Guests: Jack Wilson and Rebecca Berkley, Habitat for Humanity of Smith County

 


In Focus: 2/02 – Josiah Shipp and Megan Sayers, Hope Haven of East Texas

Airdate: 02/02/20

Guests: Josiah Shipp and Megan Sayers, Hope Haven of East Texas

 


In Focus: 1/19 and 1/26 John Berry and David Stein, United Way of Smith County

Airdate: 01/19/20, 01/26/20

Guests: John Berry and David Stein, United Way of Smith County

 


In Focus: 1/12 – Missy Zivney, Refuge of Light

Airdate: 01/12/20

Guests: Missy Zivney, Refuge of Light


In Focus: 1/5/20 – Deanna Sims, Children’s Advocacy Center of Smith County

Airdate: 01/05/20

Guests: Deanna Sims, Children’s Advocacy Center of Smith County


In Focus: 12/22 and 12/29 – Rusty Wilks, SCORE

Airdate: 12/22/19 and 12/29/19

Guests: Rusty Wilks, SCORE


In Focus: 12/1, 12/8 – Mindy Robertson, East Texas Council On Alcoholism And Drug Abuse

Airdates: 12/01/19, 12/08/19

Guest: Mindy Robertson, East Texas Council On Alcoholism And Drug Abuse

 

 


In Focus: 11/24, 12/15 – Gayle Helms, Pets Fur People

Airdates: 11/24/19, 12/15/19

Guests:  Gayle Helms, Pets Fur People


In Focus: 11/17 – Stephanie Taylor, Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County

Airdate: 11/17/19

Guests:  Stephanie Taylor, Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County


In Focus: 11/10 – Maranda Rains, Junior League of Tyler/Mistletoe and Magic

Airdate: 11/10/19

Guests: Maranda Rains, Junior League of Tyler/Mistletoe and Magic


In Focus: 11/3 – John Moore, Meals on Wheels

Airdate: 11/03/19

Guests:  John Moore, Meals on Wheels

 


In Focus: 10/27 – Jim McKee, Crisis Response Ministry

Airdate: 10/27/19

Guests:  Jim McKee, Crisis Response Ministry

 


In Focus: 10/20 – Dennis Cullinane and Donna Spann, East Texas Food Bank

Airdate: 10/20/19

Guests: Dennis Cullinane and Donna Spann, East Texas Food Bank


In Focus: 10/13 – Megan Riaz, Bethesda Health Clinic

Airdate: 10/13/19

Guests: Megan Riaz, Bethesda Health Clinic


In Focus: 10/6 – Shelly Smith and Susan Williams, Buckner Northeast Texas

Airdate: 10/06/19

Guests: Shelly Smith and Susan Williams, Buckner Northeast Texas

 


In Focus: 9/29 – Daniel Anderson, Boy Scouts of America

Airdate: 09/29/19

Guests: Daniel Anderson, Boy Scouts of America

 


In Focus: 9/15, 9/22 – Clinton McCoy, Carter BloodCare

Airdate: 09/15/19, 9/22/19

Guests: Clinton McCoy, Carter BloodCare

 


In Focus: 9/8 – Greg Grubb and Andrea Wilson, PATH (People Attempting to Help)

Airdate: 09/08/19

Guests: Greg Grubb and Andrea Wilson, PATH (People Attempting to Help)

 


In Focus: 9/1 – Cynthia McAndrew, ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk – Tyler

Airdate: 09/01/19

Guests: Cynthia McAndrew, ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk – Tyler


In Focus: 8/25 – Doug McSwane of the Smith County Behavioral Health Leadership Team and his wife, Mo McSwane

Airdate: 08/25/19

Guests: Doug McSwane of the Smith County Behavioral Health Leadership Team and his wife, Mo McSwane

 


In Focus: 8/18 – Justin Hayes and Ellen Winegeart, The Fostering Collective

Airdate: 08/18/19

Gueste: Justin Hayes and Ellen Winegeart, The Fostering Collective

 


In Focus: 8/11 – Dr. Juan Mejia, President, Tyler Junior College

Airdate: 08/11/19

Guests: Dr. Juan Mejia, President, Tyler Junior College


In Focus: 8/4 – Scott Harrison and Tammi Branch, Mothers Against Drunk Driving

Airdate: 08/04/19

Guests: Scott Harrison and Tammi Branch, Mothers Against Drunk Driving

 


In Focus: 7/28 – Nancy Crawford, Literacy Council of Tyler

Airdate: 07/28/19

Guests: Nancy Crawford, Literacy Council of Tyler

 


In Focus: 7/21 – Coleman Swierc, Better Business Bureau of Central East Texas

Airdate: 07/21/19

Guests:  Coleman Swierc, Better Business Bureau of Central East Texas

 


In Focus: 7/14 – Lindsay Vanderbilt, East Texas Council of Governments

Airdate: 07/14/19

Guests:  Lindsay Vanderbilt, East Texas Council of Governments

 


In Focus: 7/7 – Captain Bobby Parker, Salvation Army of Tyler

Airdate: 07/07/19

Guests:  Captain Bobby Parker, Salvation Army of Tyler

 


In Focus: 6/23 and 6/30 – Tammy Prater, American Red Cross

Airdate: 06/30/19

Guests:  Tammy Prater, American Red Cross

 


In Focus: 06/16 – John Soble and Pam Ortega, East Texas Crisis Center

Airdate: 06/16/19

Guests:  John Soble and Pam Ortega, East Texas Crisis Center


In Focus: 6/9 – Amanda Storer, Tyler Area Ambucs

Airdate: 06/09/19

Guests: Amanda Storer, Tyler Area Ambucs

 


In Focus: 6/2 – London Hibbs, the national teen spokesperson for Donate Life America and Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2019

Airdate: 06/02/19

Guests: London Hibbs, the national teen spokesperson for Donate Life America and Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2019


In Focus: 5/26 – Libby Simmons and Steve Latson, Tyler Area Builders Association/Parade of Homes

Airdate: 05/26/19

Guests: Libby Simmons and Steve Latson, Tyler Area Builders Association/Parade of Homes


In Focus: 5/19 – Whitney Sherman, Treatment and Learning Center for Children with Autism

Airdate: 5/19/19

Guests: Whitney Sherman, Treatment and Learning Center for Children with Autism

 


In Focus: 5/5 and 5/12 – Hollie Bruce, Newgate Mission

Airdates: 5/5/19 and 5/12/19

Guest: Hollie Bruce, Newgate Mission

 


In Focus: 4/28 – Tom Mullins, Tyler Economic Development Council

Airdate: 4/28/19

Guests:  Tom Mullins, Tyler Economic Development Council


In Focus 4/21 – Sam Smith and Grant MacLean, Hand Up Network

Airdate: 04/21/19

Guests:  Sam Smith and Grant MacLean, Hand Up Network


In Focus: 4/14 – Chris Leahy, Tyler Museum of Art

Airdate: 04/14/19

Guests: Chris Leahy, Tyler Museum of Art


In Focus: 4/7 – Rusty Fennell, Hiway 80 Rescue Mission

Airdate: 04/07/19

Guests: Rusty Fennell, Hiway 80 Rescue Mission

 

 


In Focus: 3/31 – George Roberts and Terrence Ates, Northeast Texas Public Health District (NET Health)

Airdate: 03/31/19

Gueats: George Roberts and Terrence Ates, Northeast Texas Public Health District (NET Health)


In Focus: 3/24 – Kyle Penney, East Texas Communities Foundation

Airdate: 03/24/19

Guests: Kyle Penney, East Texas Communities Foundation


In Focus: 3/17 – Deborah Dobbs, SPCA of East Texas

Airdate: 03/17/19

Guests: Deborah Dobbs, SPCA of East Texas


In Focus: 3/10 – John McDougald, Junior Achievement of the Greater Tyler Area

Airdate: 03/10/19

Guests: John McDougald, Junior Achievement of the Greater Tyler Area


In Focus: 3/3 – Ginger Haberle and Tracy Jackson, Historic Tyler

Airdate: 03/03/19

Guests: Ginger Haberle and Tracy Jackson, Historic Tyler


In Focus: 2/24/19 – Jen Cook and Tye Phelps, 38th Rose City Chili Pod and Texas Music City Chili Cook-off

Airdate: 2/24/19

Guests: Jen Cook and Tye Phelps, 38th Rose City Chili Pod and Texas Music City Chili Cook-off


In Focus: 2/17/19 – Libby Simmons and Randy Humphrey, Tyler Area Builders Association (TABA), focusing on the TABA Home Products Show

Airdate: 02/17/19

Guests – Libby Simmons and Randy Humphrey, Tyler Area Builders Association (TABA), focusing on the TABA Home Products Show


In Focus: 2/10/19 – Andrew Sanders, Longview NonProfit Coalition

Airdate: 02/10/19

Guests: Andrew Sanders, Longview NonProfit Coalition


In Focus: 2/3/19 – Danielle Atteberry, St. Paul Children’s Foundation

Airdate: 02/03/19

Guests: Danielle Atteberry, St. Paul Children’s Foundation


In Focus: 1/27/19 – Kilton McCracken, The Mentoring Alliance

Airdate: 01/27/19

Guests: Kilton McCracken, The Mentoring Alliance


In Focus: 1/20/19 – Carianne Fisher and Julie Miller, Therapet

Airdate: 01/20/19

Guests: Carianne Fisher and Julie Miller, Therapet


In Focus: 1/13/19 – Julee Rachels, Heartisans Marketplace, Longview

Airdate: 01/13/19

Guest: Julee Rachels, Heartisans Marketplace, Longview


In Focus: 1/6/19 – Jackie Cannon, Champions for Children

Airdate: 01/06/19

Guests: Jackie Cannon, Champions for Children


In Focus: 12/30/18 – Jackie Cannon, Champions for Children

Airdate: 12/30/18

Guests: Jackie Cannon, Champions for Children


In Focus: 12/23/18 – Deborah Walker, Family Circle of Care

Airdate-12/23/18

Guests: Deborah Walker, Family Circle of Care


In Focus: 12/16/18 – Deborah Walker, Family Circle of Care

Airdate-12/16/18

Guests: Deborah Walker, Family Circle of Care


In Focus: 12/9/18 – Maya Bethany, 1 in 3 Foundation

Airdate – 12/09/18

Guests: Maya Bethany, 1 in 3 Foundation


In Focus: 12/2/18 – Fred Ayres, Longview Community Ministries

Airdate-12/02/18

Guests: Fred Ayres, Longview Community Ministries


In Focus – 11/25/18 – Jack Wilson, Habitat for Humanity of Smith County

Airdate: 11/25/18

Guests: Jack Wilson, Habitat for Humanity of Smith County


In Focus – 11/18/18 – Christina Fulsom, East Texas Human Needs Network

Airdate: 11/18/18

Guests: Christina Fulsom, East Texas Human Needs Network


In Focus – 11/11/18 – Ashley Washmon and Susanne Mackintosh, Junior League of Tyler/Mistletoe and Magic

Airdate: 11/11/18

Guests: Ashley Washmon and Susanne Mackintosh, Junior League of Tyler/Mistletoe and Magic


In Focus – 11/4/18 – Curtis Cannon and Megan Sayers, Hope Haven of East Texas

Airdate: 11/04/18

Guests: Curtis Cannon and Megan Sayers, Hope Haven of East Texas


In Focus- 10/28/18 – Amber Rojas-Varona, City of Tyler Main Street Department

Airdate: 10/28/18

Guests: Amber Rojas-Varona, City of Tyler Main Street Department


In Focus- 10/21/18- Irene Stinson, Tyler Area Senior Citizens’ Association (TASCA)

Airdate: 10/21/18

Guest: Irene Stinson, Tyler Area Senior Citizens’ Association (TASCA)


In Focus-10/14/18 – John Berry and Dale Ross, United Way of Smith County

Airdate: 10/14/18

John Berry and Dale Ross, United Way of Smith County


10/7/18 – Missy Zivney and Taryn Coffey, Refuge of Light (serving victims of child exploitation)

Airdate: 10/07/18

Guest: Missy Zivney and Taryn Coffee, Refuge of Light


In Focus-9/30/18 – Deanna Sims, Children’s Advocacy Center of Smith County

Airdate: 9/30/18

Guests: Deanna Sims, Children’s Advocacy Center of Smith County


In Focus – 9/23/18 – Cynthia McAndrew, Zero Prostate Cancer Run/Walk in Tyler


In Focus -9/16/18 – Brenda Day-Bevis and Dru Laborde, D.O.R.S. Youth Transition Center

Airdate: 9/16/18

Guest: Brenda Day-Bevis and Dru Laborde, D.O.R.S. Youth Transition Center


In Focus – 9/9/18 – Allyson Perkins DeCanio, The Pegasus Project (horse rescue agency)

Airdate: 9/9/18

Guests: Allyson Perkins DeCanio, The Pegasus Project (horse rescue agency)


In Focus – 9/2/18 – Kellie Davidson, Son Shine Lighthouse Ministries (transitional women’s home)

Airdate: 9/2/18

Guest: Kellie Davidson, Son Shine Lighthouse Ministries (transitional women’s home)


In Focus – 8/19/18 and 8/26/18 – Leland Ferguson, SCORE

Airdate: 8/19/18 and 8/26/18

Guest: Leland Ferguson, SCORE (network of volunteers offering mentoring and other services to current and aspiring entrepreneurs)


In Focus – 8/12/18 – Rebecca Smith, Next Step Community Solutions

Airdate: 8/12/18

Guest: Rebecca Smith, Next Step Community Solutions


In Focus – 8/5/18 – Gayle Helms, The Humane Society’s Pets Fur People

Airdate: 8/5/18

Guest: Gayle Helms, The Humane Society’s Pets Fur People


In Focus – 7/29/18 – Nancy Crawford and Kenny Sigler, Literacy Council of Tyler

Airdate: 7/29/18

Guests: Nancy Crawford and Kenny Sigler, Literacy Council of Tyler


In Focus- 7/22/18 – Stephanie Taylor, Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County

Airdate: 7/22/18

Guest: Stephanie Taylor, Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County


In Focus – 7/15/18 – Dennis Cullinane and Tim Butler, East Texas Food Bank

Airdate: 7/15/18

Guests: Dennis Cullinane and Tim Butler, East Texas Food Bank


In Focus – 7/8/18 – Megan Riaz, Bethesda Health Clinic

Airdate: 7/8/18

Guest: Megan Riaz, Bethesda Health Clinic


In Focus – 7/1/18 – Daniel Anderson, East Texas Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

Airdate: 7/1/18

Guest: Daniel Anderson, East Texas Area Council, Boy Scouts of America


In Focus – 6/24/18 – Ginia Northcutt, Buckner Children and Family Services

Airdate: 6/24/18

Guest: Ginia Northcutt, Buckner Children and Family Services


In Focus – 6/17/18 – Doug McSwane, Smith County Behavioral Health Leadership Team, and wife Mo McSwane

Airdate: 6/17/18

Guests: Doug McSwane, Smith County Behavioral Health Leadership Team, and wife Mo McSwane


In Focus – 6/10/18 – Coleman Swierc, Better Business Bureau of Central East Texas

Airdate: 6/10/18

Guest: Coleman Swierc, Better Business Bureau of Central East Texas


In Focus – 6/3/18 – Lindsay Vanderbilt, East Texas Council of Governments

Airdate: 6/3/18

Guest: Lindsay Vanderbilt, East Texas Council of Governments


In Focus – 5/27/18 – Libby Simmons and Trey Hunt, Tyler Area Builders Association

Airdate: 5/27/18

Guests: Libby Simmons and Trey Hunt, Tyler Area Builders Association, focusing on the TABA Parade of Homes


In Focus – 5/20/18 – Lindsay Vanderbilt, East Texas Council of Governments

Airdate: 5/20/18

Guests: Lindsay Vanderbilt, East Texas Council of Governments


In Focus – 5-13-18 – Beth Powell – Mothers Against Drunk Drivers East Texas Office

Airdate: 5-13-18

Guest: Beth Powell – Mothers Against Drunk Drivers East Texas Office


in Focus – 5/6/18 – Jacque Decker, Carter BloodCare

Airdate: 5/6/18

Guest: Jacque Decker, Carter BloodCare


In Focus – 4/29/18 – Captain Bobby Parker, Salvation Army of Tyler

Airdate: 4/29/18

Guest: Captain Bobby Parker, Salvation Army of Tyler


In Focus- 4/22/18 – Pam Ortega, East Texas Crisis Center

Airdate: 4/22/18

Guest: Pam Ortega, East Texas Crisis Center


In Focus – 4/15/18 – Tammy Prater, American Red Cross Serving East Texas

Airdate: 4/15/18

Guest: Tammy Prater, American Red Cross Serving East Texas


4/1/18 and 4/8/18 – Chris Taylor, Samaritan Counseling Center of East Texas

Airdate: 4/1/18 and 4/8/18

Guest: Chris Taylor, Samaritan Counseling Center of East Texas


In Focus – 3/25/18 – Hollie Bruce, Newgate Mission

Airdate: 3/25/18

Guest: Hollie Bruce, Newgate Mission


In Focus – 3/18/18 – Keisha Morris and Debra Wyatt, Cenikor (nonprofit substance abuse treatment program)

Airdate: 3/18/18

Guests: Keisha Morris and Debra Wyatt, Cenikor (nonprofit substance abuse treatment program)


In Focus – 3/11/18 – Herwanea Sirles, IT’S TIME TEXAS (new statewide health awareness initiative)

Airdate: 3/11/18

Guest: Herwanea Sirles, IT’S TIME TEXAS (new statewide health awareness initiative)


In Focus – 3/4/18 – Chris Leahy, Tyler Museum of Art

Airdate – 3/4/18

Guest: Chris Leahy, Tyler Museum of Art


In Focus – 2/25/18 – Blu Monday-Daniels and Jennifer Cook, Rose City Chili Cookoff

Airdate: 2/25/18

Guests: Blu Monday-Daniels and Jennifer Cook, Rose City Chili Cookoff


In Focus – 2/18/18 – Libby Simmons, Tyler Area Builders Association Home Products Show

Airdate: 2/18/18

Guest: Libby Simmons, Tyler Area Builders Association Home Products Show


In Focus – 2/11/18 – John McDougald, Junior Achievement of the Greater Tyler Area

Airdate – 2/11/18

Guest: John McDougald, Junior Achievement of the Greater Tyler Area


In Focus – 2/4/18 – Eric Burger, Hiway 80 Rescue Mission

Airdate: 2/4/18

Guest: Eric Burger, Hiway 80 Rescue Mission


In Focus – 1/28/18 – Deborah Dobbs, SPCA of East Texas

Airdate: 1/28/18

Guest: Deborah Dobbs, SPCA of East Texas


In Focus – 1/21/18 – George Roberts and Terrence Ates, Northeast Texas Public Health District (NET Health)

Airdate: 1/21/18

Guests: George Roberts and Terrence Ates, Northeast Texas Public Health District (NET Health)


In Focus – 1/14/18 – Brenda Day-Bevis, Longview NonProfit Coalition

Airdate: 1/14/18

Guest: Brenda Day-Bevis, Longview NonProfit Coalition


In Focus – 1/7/18 – Greg Grubb, PATH (People Attempting to Help)

Airdate: 1/7/18

Guests: Greg Grubb, PATH (People Attempting to Help)


In Focus – 12/24 & 12/31/17 – Dr. Valerie Smith, St. Paul Children’s Foundation

Airdate: 12/24 & 12/31/17

Guest: Dr. Valerie Smith, St. Paul Children’s Foundation


In Focus – 12/17/17 – Michele with Alcoholics Anonymous

Airdate: 12/17/17

Guest: Michele with Alcoholics Anonymous


in Focus – 12/10/17 – Carianne Fisher and Flo Limehouse, Therapet

Airdate: 12/10/17

Guests: Carianne Fisher and Flo Limehouse, Therapet


In Focus – 12/3/17 – Jackie Cannon, Champions for Children

Airdate: 12/3/17

Guest: Jackie Cannon, Champions for Children


In Focus – 11/19/17 – Scott Harrison, East Texas Cornerstone Assistance Network

Airdate: 11/19/17

Guest: Scott Harrison, East Texas Cornerstone Assistance Network


In Focus – 11/12/17 – Zoe Lawhorn Meals on Wheels Ministry

Airdate: 11/12/17

Guest: Zoe Lawhorn Meals on Wheels Ministry


In Focus – 11/5/17 – Melissa Peveto, Junior League of Tyler/Mistletoe and Magic

Airdate: 11/5/17

Guest: Melissa Peveto, Junior League of Tyler/Mistletoe and Magic


In Focus – 10/29/17 – Maya Bethany, The 1 in 3 Foundation

Airdate: 10/29/17

Guest: Maya Bethany, The 1 in 3 Foundation


In Focus – 10/22/17 – Dr. Richard Idell, UT Health Northeast, discussing the opioid epidemic

Airdate: 10/22/17

Guest: Dr. Richard Idell, UT Health Northeast, discussing the opioid epidemic


In Focus – 10/15/17 – Kelli Miller, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation

Airdate: 10/15/17

Guest: Kelli Miller, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation


In Focus – 10/8/17 – Jennifer Blake, Family Circle of Care

Airdate: 10/8/17

Guest: Jennifer Blake, Family Circle of Care


In Focus: 10/1/17 – Christina Fulsom, East Texas Human Needs Network

Airdate: 10/1/17

Guest: Christina Fulsom, East Texas Human Needs Network


In Focus – 9/24/17 – Julee Rachels and Stephanie Jones, Heartisans Marketplace, Longview

Airdate: 9/24/17

Guest: Julee Rachels and Stephanie Jones, Heartisans Marketplace, Longview


In Focus – 9/17/17 – Fred Ayres, Longview Community Ministries

Airdate: 9/17/17

Guest: Fred Ayres, Longview Community Ministries


In Focus – 9/10/17 – Jack Wilson, Habitat for Humanity of Smith County

Airdate: 9/10/17

Guest: Jack Wilson, Habitat for Humanity of Smith County


In Focus – 9/3/17 – Lisa Ferguson and Curtis Cannon, Hope Haven of East Texas

Airdate: 9/3/17

Guests: Lisa Ferguson and Curtis Cannon, Hope Haven of East Texas


In Focus – 8/27/17 – Beverly Abell, City of Tyler Main Street Department Leader

Airdate: 8/27/17

Guest: Beverly Abell, City of Tyler Main Street Department Leader


In Focus – 8/20/17 – Kaylen Clakley, Children’s Advocacy Center of Smith County

Airdate: 8/20/17

Guest: Kaylen Clakley, Children’s Advocacy Center of Smith County


In Focus – 8/6/17 – Brenda Day-Bevis, D.O.R.S. Community Services of Longview

Airdate: 8/6/17

Guest: Brenda Day-Bevis, D.O.R.S. Community Services of Longview


In Focus – 7/30/17 – Nancy Crawford and Kenny Sigler, Literacy Council of Tyler

Airdate: 7/30/17

Guests: Nancy Crawford and Kenny Sigler, Literacy Council of Tyler


In Focus – 7/23/17 – Amber Shepperd, East Texas Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

Airdate: 7/23/17

Guest: Amber Shepperd, East Texas Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse


In Focus – 7/16/17 – Gayle Helms, The Humane Society’s Pets Fur People

Airdate: 7/16/17

Guest: Gayle Helms, The Humane Society’s Pets Fur People


In Focus – 7/9/17 – Chris Miller, North East Texas Regional Mobility Authority

Airdate: 7/9/17

Guest: Chris Miller, North East Texas Regional Mobility Authority


In Focus 7/2/17 – Stephanie Taylor, Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County

Airdate: 7/2/17

Guest: Stephanie Taylor, Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County


In Focus – 6/18/17 – John English and Krysti McWha, Bethesda Health Clinic

Air Date: 6/18/17

Guests: John English and Krysti McWha, Bethesda Health Clinic


In Focus – 6/11/17 – Dennis Cullinane and Donna Spann, East Texas Food Bank

Airdate: 6/11/17

Guest: Dennis Cullinane and Donna Spann, East Texas Food Bank


In Focus – 6/4/2017 – Daniel Anderson, Boy Scouts of America

Airdate: 6/4/2017

Guest: Daniel Anderson, Boy Scouts of America


In Focus – 5/28/17 – Libby Simmons and John McKinney, Tyler Area Builders Association Parade of Homes

Airdate: 5/28/17

Guests: Libby Simmons and John McKinney, Tyler Area Builders Association Parade of Homes


In Focus – 5/21/17 – Nathan Hood, Better Business Bureau of Central East Texas

Airdate: 5/21/17

Guest: Nathan Hood, Better Business Bureau of Central East Texas


In Focus: 5/14/2017 – David Ummel, Buckner Children and Family Services of Longview

Airdate: 5/14/2017

Guest: David Ummel, Buckner Children and Family Services of Longview


In Focus: 5/7 — Zoe Lawhorn with Meals on Wheels Ministry of East Texas

Airdate: 5/7/2017

Guest: Zoe Lawhorn with Meals on Wheels Ministry of East Texas


In Focus: 4/23 – Lana Peacock with the East Texas Crisis Center

Airdate: 4/23

Guest: Lana Peacock with the East Texas Crisis Center


In Focus: 4/16 – Dr. Marty Crawford, Tyler ISD superintendent

Airdate: 4/16/2017

Guest: Dr. Marty Crawford, Tyler ISD superintendent, discussing the bond proposal on the May 6 ballot


In Focus: 4/9 – Jeff Brown from Wellness Pointe in Longview

Airdate: 4/9

Guest: Jeff Brown from Wellness Pointe in Longview


In Focus: 4/2 – Kathy Holdway and Theresa Henderson, April in Edom

Airdate: 4/2/2017

Guests: Kathy Holdway and Theresa Henderson, April in Edom


In Focus: 3/26 – Lindsay Loy, Gregg County Historical Museum

Aridate: 3/26

Guest: Lindsay Loy, Gregg County Historical Museum


in Focus: 3/19 – Tammy Prater, American Red Cross

Airdate: 3/19

Guest: Tammy Prater, American Red Cross


In Focus: 3/12/17 – Richard Lee – Music Director and Conductor of the East Texas Symphony Orchestra

Airdate: 3/12/17
Guest: Richard Lee – Music Director and Conductor of the East Texas Symphony Orchestra


In Focus – 3/5 – Dr. Michael Tidwell, President, the University of Texas at Tyler

Airdate: 3/5

Guest: Dr. Michael Tidwell, President, the University of Texas at Tyler


In Focus – 2/26 – Blu Daniels and Jen Cook – Rose City Chili Cookoff & Ragan’s Hope

Air date: 2/26
Guests: Blu Daniels and Jen Cook, discussing the upcoming Rose City Chili Cookoff and its beneficiary, Ragan’s Hope


In Focus: 2/19/17 – Libby Simmons and Ryan Hall – Tyler Area Builders’ Association’s Home Products Show

Airdate: 2/19/17

Guests: Libby Simmons and Ryan Hall – Tyler Area Builders’ Association’s Home Products Show


In Focus: 2/12/17 – Laura Mattheis and Jay Nichols – East Texas Center for Independent Living

Air date: 2/12/1
Guests: Laura Mattheis and Jay Nichols – East Texas Center for Independent Living


1/29/17 and 2/5/17 – Maurice Barnes – Tyler Rescue Emergency Ministries

Air Dates: 1/29/17 and 2/5/17

Guest: Maurice Barnes – Tyler Rescue Emergency Ministries


In Focus 1/22/17 – Linda Cunningham and Jerry Gardner – Newgate Mission in Longview

Airdate: 1/22/17

Guests: Linda Cunningham and Jerry Gardner – Newgate Mission in Longview


In Focus: 1/15/17 – Ginger Haberle – Historic Tyler

Airdate: 1/15/17

Guest: Ginger Haberle – Historic Tyler


In Focus: 1/8/17 – Greg Grubb from PATH (People Attempting to Help)

Airdate: 1/8/17 –

Guest: Greg Grubb from PATH (People Attempting to Help)


In Focus 1/1/17 – Chris Leahy of the Tyler Museum of Art

Airdate: 1/1/17

Guest: Chris Leahy of the Tyler Museum of Art


In Focus 12/18/16 – Tim Ochran and John Moore of UT Health Northeast

Air Date: 12/18/16

Guest: Tim Ochran and John Moore of UT Health Northeast, discussing UTHNE’s new partnership with M.D. Anderson Cancer Center


In Focus 12/11/16 – Eric Burger from Highway 80 Rescue Mission

Air date: 12/11/16

Guest: Eric Burger from Highway 80 Rescue Mission


In Focus 12/4/16 – Lewis Swann with sight.org

Air date: 12/4/16

Guest: Lewis Swann with sight.org, which helps restore sight while spreading the Gospel in Togo, Africa.


In Focus 11/20/16 John McDougald with Junior Achievement

Air Date: 11/20/16 & 11/27/16

Guest: John McDougald with Junior Achievement


In Focus 11/13/16 – George Roberts and Terrence Ates – Northeast Texas Public Health District

Air Date: 11/13/16

Guests: George Roberts and Terrence Ates of the Northeast Texas Public Health District (NET Health).


In Focus 11/6/16 – Lacie Massingill and Ashley Washmon of the Junior League of Tyler

Air Date: 11/6/16

Guests: Lacie Massingill and Ashley Washmon of the Junior League of Tyler, discussing the holiday shopping extravaganza and fundraiser Mistletoe and Magic as well as other ongoing Junior League activities.


In Focus 10/30/16 – Kelli DeShazo and Gillian Sheridan: Hope 100

Air Date: 10/30/16

Guests: Kelli DeShazo and Gillian Sheridan of “Hope for 100,” a ministry of Green Acres Baptist Church designed to encourage its members as well as other churches to embrace the need of children through the work of foster care and/or adoption.


In Focus 10/23/16 – Linnet Pichette of Champions for Children

Air Date: 10/23/16
Guest: Linnet Pichette of Champions for Children, which provides education, mentoring, tools, and support to caregivers, teachers, and parents to help children achieve their full potential.


In Focus: 10/16/16 Scott Harrison

Air Date: 10/16/16
Guest: Scott Harrison of East Texas Cornerstone Assistance Network in Tyler