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The Fun Begins for Marshall Main Street

Downtown Marshall, Texas, comes alive every second Saturday beginning in March – and every month through October – with an outdoor festival hosted by Marshall Main Street.
February 22, 2019

Discovery of Rock Wall Led to Town’s Name

The town of Rockwall was established April 17, 1854, and named after a natural formation of an underground “wall” located nearby.
February 22, 2019

Lone Star Impressions Impress

The Tyler Museum of Art features a legacy that still wields vast influence over the contemporary Texas art scene in “Lone Star Impressions: Prints by Peregrine Press” through April 20.
February 22, 2019

Born After Columbine

Student Shares Views of Trying to Get an Education Under Constant Threat of Violence
February 22, 2019

Happy Birthday Vernon Dalhart

On April 6, 1883, Marion G. Slaughter was born in Jefferson, Texas.
February 22, 2019

Spokenword Invitational Takes Place in April

The 2nd annual East Texas Spokenword Invitational takes place from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at Food Worx Kitchen, 1523 East Erwin Street in Tyler.
February 22, 2019

The Annual Rains County Eagle Fest Comes to 2019

Rains County is the official Eagle Capital of Texas. Every year in January, the county welcomes visitors from all over the world to celebrate the eagle population.
January 1, 2019

Telegraph History in Texas Originated in Marshall

The statue in downtown Marshall of two men receiving a telegraphed message recognizes this early Texas advancement.
December 30, 2018

DeGeneres Got Her Comedic Start in the Upper East Side of Texas

Once named the Funniest Person in America, Ellen DeGeneres says it was during her years living in Atlanta, Texas, that she realized she might be funny, and that inspiration took her well beyond her dreams.
December 25, 2018

Elvis Impersonator Brings Show to Gilmer

If Elvis Presley was still with us, he’d turn 84 years old January 8. Celebrating Elvis every day is impersonator Travis Powell.
December 25, 2018

Love Lock Wall Entices Couples to Waxahachie

The Academy-award winning Places in the Heart, starring Sally Field, was filmed in historic Waxahachie in 1984. Movie directors are drawn to the areas scenery and to date more than 60 feature-length movies have filmed there.
December 25, 2018

Coolest Hardware Store on the Planet

If you’re looking for paint, building supplies and power tools typically associated with a hardware store, Bralys Ace Hardware in Palestine can certainly meet your need. But if you want a unique shopping experience, this family-owned and operated business since 1932 offers so much more — from kitchen gadgets and gift items to lawn and garden supplies to high-end barbecue grills.
December 25, 2018