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Erwin Smith Captured the Cowboy Way in Early Northeast Texas

Smith grew up in Bonham, exhibiting an intense artistic interest as well as an abiding desire to dress like a real cowboy. Recognizing the cowboy lifestyle was fading away and after studying art in Chicago and Boston, he left for West Texas to try to capture the images with canvas and paintbrush.
June 21, 2019

Take a Summer Art Class From Best of 2018 Artist

County Line Magazine’s 2018 Best Artist winner Maureen Killaby teaches a variety of art classes from her Lindale studio.
June 21, 2019

Artist Creates Mother and Child and Other Art Series

Judith A. Smothers has pursued her love of drawing and painting since she was a young girl. She earned a bachelor’s degree in art and education from Eastern New Mexico University.
June 21, 2019

Plan a Stay in the Van Zandt Arts & Cultural District

For those looking for a four-day getaway in the Upper East Side of Texas, try the Van Zandt Arts & Cultural District. Located in the southeast corner of Van Zandt County, Texas, (between Dallas and Shreveport) visitors find a unique district with three culturally active small towns — Edom, Van, and Ben Wheeler — and beautiful surrounding countryside. There’s plenty to experience in a four-day weekend.
June 21, 2019

Davy, Davy Crockett — King of the Wild Frontier

On July 11, 1835, a Texas saying was born: "They might go to hell, and I would go to Texas." The Upper East Side of Texas played a part in the humorous quote from legendary frontiersman Davy Crockett, Tennessean by birth, but Texan by virtue of his fateful journey to the Republic of Texas and his death at the Alamo.
June 21, 2019

Moon Day

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the Center for Earth & Space Science Education at Tyler Junior College is hosting Moon Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 20.
June 21, 2019

A Wink to Neal McCoy

Jacksonville native Neal McCoy was born July 30, 1958. Besides his success as a world-class country music singer, his charity, East Texas Angel Network (ETAN), is committed to the enhancement of the lives of children who are living with terminal or life-threatening diseases.
June 21, 2019

Lake Jacksonville Open to Visitors for July 4 and Throughout the Year

June 21, 2019

DESTINATION JACKSONVILLE

With Love’s Lookout Park, downtown shopping and dining, interesting attractions, and a popular lake, Jacksonville is a good place to visit for summer fun.
June 21, 2019

Discover America in the Upper East Side of Texas

The Upper East Side of Texas boasts four local towns with the names of more famous big-city counterparts (plus see article on Jacksonville). What they might lack in size, they make up for in beautiful scenery, quiet country back roads with rolling hills and tree-lined highways, and great local shopping, food, and history.
June 21, 2019

The Fredonia Hotel

When Richard and Barbara DeWitt spent $18 million renovating the old Fredonia Hotel in downtown Nacogdoches a couple of years ago they knew they were bringing it back more hip and haute than ever. Inside and out, the six-story midcentury modern building is a beacon for people from many generations who are drawn to its 1950s vibe with all the present day amenities.
June 21, 2019

Mineola Madness Mountain Bike Race Begins Saturday Evening, July 20

iTRI365® is pleased to announce the 2019 Mineola Midnight Madness Mountain Bike Race, beginning 6 p.m. Saturday, July 20 and finishing 6 a.m. Sunday, July 21.
June 18, 2019