Bandshell repairs will continue into fall

October 12, 2017

Work continues on the bandshell in downtown Tyler. The restoration project will continue this fall as long as weather permits and resume in the spring.

By Mark Wilmes

Serious deterioration of the bandshell in downtown Tyler prompted the Tyler Lions Club to begin a fundraising drive this spring to restore and save the landmark. Mayor Greg Peter, a Lions Club member, said a crew of workers has been putting in a large number of hours on the project, including Jim Jensen, Mik VanDeVere, Curt Madsen, Harlan Petersen, Don Buhl. Paul Schramm and Peter himself.

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