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Fall Colors

By Charles Wright. Fall colors at the entrance to Lake Elberta in Hopkins County.
October 31, 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

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.
September 30, 2018

Sunset Cove

By Steven Hack. The sunset at Sunset Cove in Cooper Lake State Park (Sulphur Springs, TX) with the calming, peaceful beauty of the lake and surroundings.
September 1, 2018

Silver Gate

By Curtis Miller. A typical Texas yard gate with a winding rutted drive to a distant barn under a lightly scattered clouded sky in black and white. Hopkins County near Como.
August 1, 2018

Cowboy Poet Is Gone But Not Forgotten

This cowboy "poet laureate" mixed his work with his artistry.
July 21, 2018

Dressed in Blue

By Craig McBrayer. "The cold air nipped at my fingers as I came around the corner. Frozen in time, this Great Blue Heron stood its ground. I knew it would be only moments and this beautiful encounter would leap into the air and fade in the distance. A moment in time, captured, forever." (Taken at Sulphur Springs' Coleman Park)
March 17, 2018

Penrod's Vintage Country Music Comes to Sulphur Springs

Decked out in a suit and tie, and crowned with his signature Stetson, the six-foot Texan even looks like a flashback to country music's heyday.
March 6, 2018

Barred Owl on a Mossy Oak

By Bobby Middleton. Early morning sun on this Barred Owl resting after a night of hunting [Hopkins County].
December 31, 2017

Fall Backroad

By Charles Wright. In my work, I drive down a lot of back roads. I always carry my car camera. This shot was taken in Hopkins County south of Sulphur Springs, TX.
November 26, 2017

Backroad Deer Family

By Bobby Middleton. Evening sunshine on a doe and her twin fawns on Hopkins County Road 1151.
November 12, 2017