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Noises Off Is Greenville’s Newest Play

“Noises Off” comes to the Greenville Municipal Auditorium September 13 - 15 as Greenville Theatre Works’ third production this year. This three-act play is their most ambitious show yet with a large cast and a two-story set built on a turn-table.
August 20, 2019

New Arts Center Is Coming to Winnsboro

Winnsboro Center for the Arts (WCA) engages people in the arts through educational opportunities, cultural experiences, and entertainmen, and integrates the arts into community life.
August 20, 2019

Munster Mansion Recreated in Waxahachie Offers Adventures

On September 24, 1964, The Munsters TV show aired their first episode. The show was a satire of both traditional monster movies and the wholesome family fare of the era. The family that lives at 1313 Mockingbird Lane in the fictional suburb of Mockingbird Heights in California is still entertaining fans in reruns.
August 20, 2019

Out of This World Treasure Gets New Start

Residents traveling regularly on State Highway 276 in Royse City, Texas, grew used to seeing an old spaceship-looking structure standing alone in an overgrown field. To many it fired imaginations, bringing to mind a forgotten alien crash site and for others it was a magnet for graffiti and trash.
August 20, 2019

Jefferson Tours Give Visitors A Look Back in Time

​There are many ways to tour historic Jefferson, Texas, a pre-Civil War town with scenic streets, charming restaurants, quaint bed and breakfasts, historic hotels, and picturesque landscapes. The town was founded in Marion County in the late 1830s to early 1840s and named in honor of the third President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson.
August 20, 2019

Brookshire Brothers Started Grocery Chain in Lufkin

On September 21, 1921, brothers Austin and Tom Brookshire opened the first “Brookshire Brothers” grocery store in Lufkin, Texas.
August 20, 2019

Charline Arthur’s “Unladylike” Style Was Banned in Nashville

Charline Highsmith Arthur was born in September 2, 1929, in Henrietta, Texas, in a railroad boxcar. Read more about her wild ride of life.
August 20, 2019

New Book Features the Life of Guitar Legend Stevie Ray Vaughan

Guitar legend Stevie Ray Vaughn would have turned 65 this year. He died in 1990.
August 20, 2019

See Books Exhibition at Tyler Museum of Art

The Tyler Museum of Art (TMA) is embarking on another historic collaboration with a fellow Smith County nonprofit while exploring the printed word as a work of art in its major exhibition, “Books, Books & More Books: Works by MANUAL,” presented in collaboration with Literacy Council of Tyler (LCOT). The exhibition runs through November 10.
August 20, 2019

Visit Winnsboro This Autumn for Cowboys and Culture

There’s not a bad time of year to visit Winnsboro, Texas, but for some the turning of the leaves provides the perfect backdrop for fun activities in this lively rural village in the Upper East Side of Texas.
August 20, 2019

Jim Willis Keeps the Music Flowing

As a recipient of Winnsboro’s Man of the Year Award, many of Jim Willis’ deeds for the town obviously get noticed. But mostly, he slips quietly in and out of downtown businesses and the Winnsboro Center for the Arts bringing people and ideas together that make a positive difference for the community.
August 20, 2019

Bob Mauldin Shares His Love of All Things Texas

Bob Mauldin is a familiar face in the Upper East Side of Texas with his syndicated TV show “Expedition Texas,” and a familiar voice from earlier days as a morning personality on Tyler-based KKUS classic country radio. The journey began many years ago.
August 20, 2019