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The East Texas Origin of the Friendly Word Texas

The word "texas" itself actually came from American Indians living in what is now the Upper East Side of Texas.
November 16, 2018

Pork Sandwich That's Just Right for Colder Weather Appetites

Taking a bite of The Dancing Pig sandwich at Moore’s Store in historic downtown Ben Wheeler is a deliciously messy roller coaster of flavor. The hammed up concoction is loaded about four inches high with pulled pork, sliced ham, house-rubbed candied-pepper bacon, and caramelized red onions.
November 13, 2018

Bye-Bye, Ugly Gray Metal Box ̶ Hello, Public Art

Nestled at the corner of Gentry Parkway and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard by Caldwell Zoo, the latest Beauty and the Box entry features a photograph of a squirrel monkey in a tree taken by Linda Davidson.
November 13, 2018

Stallings Led the Way for County Extension Services

As a result of Stallings' success, there are 250 Texas-based and 2,900 national county extension offices.
November 12, 2018

All Aboard the Polar Express!

Children of all ages will have a one-on-one experience with the cast of conductors, elves, waiters and chefs and, of course, the man in red … Santa Claus! The best part is that everyone gets to wear their pajamas out in public.
November 12, 2018

Texas Oil History Includes Delta Drilling

At its peak, Delta operated 59 domestic drilling rigs and six foreign onshore rigs and was one of the largest land-based, private, contract drilling firms in the world.
November 11, 2018

Holiday Greeting Card Contest Shows Community Spirit

Students were asked to create original work in acrylics, oils, watercolor, chalk, pencil, or colored pencil with a theme of “Cowboy Christmas.” A total of 360 submissions came from children in Pre K through the 8th grade.
November 9, 2018

Run in the Annual Gobble Wobble for a Good Cause

Participants in the annual Longview fundraiser always include first-timers as well as event regulars -- called Gobble Wobblers.
November 7, 2018

Palestine Accommodates in Fine Style with Historic Redlands Hotel

When the Redlands Hotel opened for business in Palestine in 1915, it was hailed as one of the finest hotels around. The hotel is a destination all its own with beautiful suites for rent by the night or longer, an on-site fine dining restaurant and bar, elegant ambience throughout the building, and a front row seat to all the happenings in downtown Palestine.
November 7, 2018

Feel the Music

Music City Texas Theater in Linden has a simplistic tenderness about it, a calming sensation amidst the chaos of the world that exists beyond the closed double doors.
November 7, 2018

Tickets on Sale for Murder Mystery Dinner at the Goodman Museum

Betrayal at the Autumn Moon Festival comes to the stage Saturday, November 17, at the historic 1859 Goodman-LeGrand House and Museum, Tyler.
November 6, 2018

Texarkana Celebrates Scott Joplin's 150th Birthday

The Regional Music Heritage Center is leading efforts to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Scott Joplin's birthday at 7 p.m. Saturday, November 24 at The Flying Crow -- a renovated rail car -- in historic downtown Texarkana.
November 6, 2018