Tara Holley's first on-air experience was at age 3 on a jingle in Temple, Texas. Radio has been a part of her life ever since. She received a BA in Theatre and Communication in 2004 from McMurry University. Her professional journey includes theatre, Neilsen media research, advertising and marketing, creative writing and scripting, and more. However, radio has always been her first professional love. Tara writes about all things East Texas -- including fantastic food, Texas legends and lore, and lifestyle topics. She loves conversation, comedy, coffee, animals, philosophy, and the arts. Her basic life philosophy can be summed up in the words of the great Bill and Ted: “Be Excellent to Each Other.” Tara received the Mayor's ROSE (Recognition of Service and Excellence) Award in 2021 and the President's Club Award for Townsquare Media Tyler in 2021 for Contributor of the Year. She served on the Heart of Tyler Board of Directors from 2017-2022, was a 2-year Chair for the Downtown Tyler Film Festival, and served on the Tyler Civic Theatre Board for several years, as well. She is currently on the Tyler Music Friendly Advisory Board.'
President Biden Just Announced Debt Cancellation for Some Texas Students
According to a story shared on BuzzFeed, early on Friday, President Biden announced plans to cancel student loans for certain borrowers. The plan is to begin the process in February "as part of a new repayment plan that’s taking effect nearly six months ahead of schedule."
SCARY! Shocking Video Shows Angry Bull Slam Texas Man into Wall
As much as many Texans enjoy the rodeo, most of us understand that means there are bound to be some truly frightening moments--like this one.
Did You Know the Fastest-Growing Port in the Entire U.S. is Here in Texas?
Of course, now that I think about it, we've been inundated with headlines revealing how many people are moving to Texas. Businesses are moving to Texas, too. And it is only reasonable to assume that could mean more traffic at Texas ports.
This UT Austin Graduate’s Work May Soon Extend the Life of Your Beloved Dog
LOY-001 is designed for the bigger dogs that tend to have shorter lives than their smaller counterparts and according to Loyal's research, aims at a hormone in dogs that not only causes larger growth in canines but can also contribute to a faster aging process.
VIDEO: Look at This Huge Gingerbread Buc-ee’s This Texas Woman Built
Over the six years she has worked for Williamson County, she must've formed some solid relationships with her co-workers, because Vaters placed cut-outs of her fellow employees in the snowy scene.
Warning–Please Do Not EVER Feed Your Cats These Human Foods
There's the danger of mercury poisoning and if you were to only feed canned tuna to your cat, they wouldn't get all of the nutrients they need. This is very unhappy news for Juniper the Cat, who only has cans of tuna on her Christmas wish list.
How is This the Most Dangerous College Campus in the State of Texas?
The data is based on the schools with the highest number of violent crimes, which for this purpose include rape, murder/manslaughter, robbery, and/or aggravated assault. They looked specifically at incidents that took place from 2019 to 2021.
The BEST Blizzard I’ve Ever Had Was Today at THIS Tyler, TX Area DQ
But this young man went next level. Not only was it PACKED with those delectable morsels of almost unreasonable deliciousness, but there were extra swirls of cinnamon all throughout that made it insanely good.
Here are the 10 Vehicles that are Stolen Most Often in Texas
statistically, there are some vehicles that are more likely to be stolen than others. And what's even more interesting? It's not even the newest cars necessarily that thieves target the most.
Finally, Whataburger is Getting into the iced Coffee Game in Texas!
I can't begin to tell you how many times I've popped by the Whataburger closest to my house south of Tyler, Texas for a potato, egg, and cheese taquito and wished they had some kind of iced coffee option.