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Where Are Your Favorite Destinations? -- Vote Today!

Cities and towns with recognized "destinations" include Mount Vernon, Ben Wheeler, Palestine, Frankstone, Winnsboro, Lindale, New Boston, Mount Pleasant, Pittsburg, Nacogdoches and more.
October 15, 2018

Fabulous for Fall: Butternut Squash Nachos

You know it's fall in Texas when some great dishes that are uniquely autumn-like and Texan start appearing on our tables. Here's a tasty and healthy idea befitting the season.
October 15, 2018

Early Flying Machine Predated Wright Brothers' Work

The unusual contraption called the Ezekiel Airship predated the Wright Brothers’ history-making flight a year later. A replica is on display in Pittsburg, Texas.
October 8, 2018

From Dallas to Super Stardom — Usher

Usher has sold 23.8 million albums and 38.2 million digital songs in the U.S. He has sold 75 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time. He has won eight Billboard Music Awards and eight Grammy Awards.
October 8, 2018

Tiny Reilly Springs Once Attracted Early Country Music Greats

Reilly Springs was perhaps an ideal place for a live music stage. It is about half way between Texarkana, Texas, and Dallas, Texas (about 100 miles from either city). Not only could music lovers easily congregate there, but the proximity also was convenient for traveling musical artists.
October 8, 2018

5 Coffee Shops Worth a Sip

Really good coffee houses offer a wide selection of great coffee in a place that encourages relaxation and conversation. They have attentive wait staff and baristas that are excited to please guests with their creations.
October 7, 2018

The Winnsburger: A Name Worth a Taste

This mouth-watering dish highlights the menu at The Rooster Cafe, one of the best treasures in the Upper East Side of Texas and well worth a trip from anywhere.
October 7, 2018

Watson Part of Legacy of Good Country Music from Texas

The depth of emotion in his singing, his brilliant phrasing, his jaw-dropping range and the power in the lyrics he chooses are all factors in the awe that Gene Watson inspires in both fans and his country music peers.
October 7, 2018

Van Zandt: What's Behind the Interesting County Name?

The County of Van Zandt, Texas, was named after him in 1848. The county courthouse lawn in Canton features a statue of him and his wife, Frances.
October 7, 2018

NASA Astronaut Highlights Tyler Hispanic Awards Ceremony

Featured speaker Jose Hernandez wanted to fly in space ever since he heard that the first Hispanic-American had been chosen to travel into space.
October 4, 2018

Texarkana Youth Creates Celebrated Career on Stage and Screen

Classic stage and screen titles like Anne Get Your Gun, South Pacific, and Paint Your Wagon came from the creative work of Texarkana's Joshua Logan.
October 2, 2018

Significance of Light Shines Forth

Works by the artist known as "The Neon Queen" are on exhibit through November 10 at the Dallas gallery.
October 2, 2018