“The best” is often debatable, but excellence speaks for itself. County Line Magazine established a hall of fame for the places and people in the Upper East Side of Texas that consistently win in the annual “best-of” balloting.
Danna Dickinson has sold fine sterling silver jewelry and bronze statuary in Texas and Oklahoma for more than 22 years. Her loyal customers know her from her home base in Arbor I during First Monday Canton Trade Days, and from the other major shows like An Affair of the Heart in Tulsa and Oklahoma City.
Kenneth Allen is the kind of guy it takes two hours to go in to WalMart to buy a T-shirt. It's not that he's picky. It's just that he has to stop to chat with eight or 10 people between his truck in the parking lot and the clothing department. People are drawn to this man with sparkling eyes, a friendly smile and open generous nature, a far cry from the little boy he says he was.
Wills Point Depot Museum is a historical museum that houses a collection of artifacts, documents, and photos from the city’s old businesses, institutions, households, agricultural and railroad industries.
Four Van Zandt County residents graduated to become Texas Master Gardeners. Donna Burcham, Theresa Leftwich, and Lou Ellen Bliss of Canton and Elaine Smith of Van each completed the mandatory 50 hours of instruction and are giving back 50 hours of volunteer time.
The East Texas Council of Governments honored regional citizens who exemplify excellence in performance, innovation, and contributions to the community at its 86th semi-annual board of directors meeting.