The Upper East Side of Texas seems to be a magnet for certified retirement communities, which work with the state to bring retirees to settle in the region. Each new retiree household is, according to one expert, equivalent to adding 1.4 factory jobs to a community.
Once upon a time, outdoor showers used to be reserved for those with large, sprawling backyard pools. Not anymore! Outdoor showers are starting to become a common item for anyone with a backyard, imagination, and extended summer weather.
As seasons come and go, so does the way we spend our time. The daily schedules of school, dance practices and pewee football games give way to vacations and a sense of freedom. Find out how to make the most of this summer.
The East Texas Woods and Waters Foundation and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will host two special fishing events in January. Two thousand rainbow trout will be stocked into The Nature Center pond to provide a free fishing opportunity for area youth and their adult fishing mentors.