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Northeast Texas Groups Join Forces for Contest

December 19, 2014

CASA Receives Generous Grant

Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Kids of East Texas recently received a $20,000 grant from the Texas Bar Foundation to implement volunteer recruitment.
December 19, 2014

Best of the Upper East Side of Texas 2014

In its 11th year now, County Line Magazine’s annual survey keeps uncovering more and more local gems in the Upper East Side of Texas.
December 19, 2014

Enjoy Ice and Snow in East Texas

While ice skating rinks and snow hills don’t naturally occur often in the Upper East Side of Texas, that doesn’t stop many towns from getting creative with winter fun.
October 28, 2014

New Shop in Winnsboro Wins Best Restoration in State

Winnsboro’s Clara Ida Frances, Inc. is the finalist and winner of the Best Restoration category of the 2014 Texas Downtown Association (TDA) Presidents Awards Program.
October 28, 2014

Latte Art is Hot in the Upper East Side of Texas

A steaming latte topped with fluffy foam sits on a coffee shop table. Floating atop the foam is the image of a heart, a latte art masterpiece of the barista’s own creation
October 28, 2014

Franklin County Library Adds E-Books To Circulation

The Franklin County Library has e-books available to its patrons. The service began December 1 and was announced in the Mount Vernon Main Street Alliance newsletter.
December 26, 2013

Art Museum Features New Exhibit

The Longview Museum of Fine Arts features the works of six artists in East Texas Regional Artists Exhibition from July 16 through August 31. An opening reception takes place from 7-9 p.m. July 13 for museum members and guests to meet the artists.
June 26, 2013

Franklin County Awarded for Distinquished Service

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) recently recognized Franklin County with the 2011 Distinguished Service Award. The honor was presented recently during a meeting of the Commissioner’s Cour
August 29, 2012

Mount Vernon Group Expands Musical Boundaries

Mark and Ute Miller made their way to Mount Vernon from Germany because of a National Endowment for the Arts rural residency grant that took them to Big Sandy. That might sound a bit convoluted, but it’s really kinda simple – and it’s led to lots of music in the Upper East Side of Texas that some people might not have otherwise heard live.
July 2, 2012

Road trip to Bug Tussle, Texas, Population Seven

Someone mentioned bug tussle to me and wanted to know if I knew what it was. I answered, “No, I don’t know, but I will find out.”
July 2, 2012

10 Students Win Funding From Wood County Coop

Ten local high school students in Wood County Electric Cooperative’s nine-county service area will each receive a $2,000 scholarship towards continuing education.
May 1, 2012