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Letterbox Enthusiasts Hunt for Treasures

The historic Oakwood Cemetery in Jefferson is not the most likely place to find a teenage girl happily meandering through graves and tombstones. But to Caitlin Thomas, the hunt for treasure is an adventure that propels her through the grim, moss-covered grave markers.
April 27, 2016

2016 Summer Movie Releases

A plethora of new movies release this summer so there should be something to satisfy everyone’s tastes. Two are rooted in very different Civil War themes than movies of old with Free State of Jones based on a true story of deserters that opposed slavery, and Captain America: Civil War that follows Marvel’s comic books storyline.
April 27, 2016

Stars and Scars Mud Run Scheduled in Kilgore

For a true adventure bound to make competitors get “down and dirty,” sign up for the Stars & Scars Mud Run happening in Kilgore on Saturday, June 25.
April 27, 2016

Walt Wilkins, Crystal and Will Yates, Headline Wine Fest

The Piney Woods Wine Festival is held in Lindale this year at the Picker’s Pavilion, 205 E. North Street in downtown Lindale. The event features wine tastings by the 16 wineries that make up the Piney Woods Wine Trail, many of them national award winners. Wine is sold by the bottle or glass and samples are $1 each. There’s a $5 admission fee.
April 27, 2016

Restaurant Offers Fresh Menu and Inviting Ambience

As the proverb goes, there’s nothing new under the sun. A new restaurant in Tyler challenges that notion by doing fresh things with tried-and-true ingredients.
April 27, 2016

American Folk Singer Plays The Bowery Stage

Folk music icon Tom Paxton performs on The Bowery Stage in Winnsboro April 23.
February 23, 2016

East Texas Train Introduces The Pullman Table

Passengers on the Texas State Railroad through the piney woods of East Texas will soon get to choose from a delicious and classy menu of food to add to the journey.
February 23, 2016

Discover the Many East Texas Trails

Spring is in the air in East Texas. It’s the perfect time and place to lace up some hiking boots or sneakers and head outside.
February 23, 2016

Red River Shares Art, Wine & Music

The third annual Red River Art, Wine & Music Fest—hosted by The Creative Arts Center, Bonham—is Saturday, April 16, with an opening reception on Friday evening, April 15.
February 23, 2016

Irish Legacy is Alive and Well in East Texas

Rumor has it that true Irish don’t care much for leprechauns or green beer but other aspects of the Irish lifestyle help define who they are and give insight to those who want to be Irish for a day on St. Patrick’s Day.
February 23, 2016

Step Back in Time by Helping to Build Grass House at Caddo Mounds

Workers needed for January 23 work day at historic site.
January 16, 2016

Enjoy Mardi Gras Upriver

Mardi Gras Upriver takes place in Jefferson February 5-7. For more information call 903.665.2672 and visit mardigrasupriver.com.
December 30, 2015