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Early Flying Machine Predated Wright Brothers' Work

The unusual contraption called the Ezekiel Airship predated the Wright Brothers’ history-making flight a year later. A replica is on display in Pittsburg, Texas.
October 8, 2018

Unassuming Marker Memorializes Massacre

The site of the Killough Massacre dates back to displacement related to the start of the Republic of Texas.
October 1, 2018

Travel Down the Scarecrow Trail

On opening day -- Saturday, October 6 -- the activities include live entertainment, face-painting, food, pumpkins, mums, a Hobbit House and, of course, lots of scarecrows.
September 30, 2018

War Letters Becomes Museum’s New Campaign

The Gregg County Historical Museum, Longview, exhibits war letters loaned to them by area residents in a special display up through September 29.
September 25, 2018

Celebrate Oktoberfest in Crockett

Trying to describe Brave Combo’s music requires an extensive vocabulary – at least when it comes to musical styles. For the past three decades the quintet has perfected a world music mix that includes salsa, meringue, rock, cumbia, conjunto, polka, zydeco, classical, cha cha, the blues and more.
September 19, 2018

Caddo Parish Welcomes Tour Participants

Annual event will spotlight historic homes, community businesses and unique sites along Highway 71 North and Highway 3049 in northern Caddo Parish, Louisiana.
September 17, 2018

Pick Palestine for Your Next Adventure

Palestine’s Historic Main Street District is 44 blocks long, starting at its Visitor Information Center, housed in a restored railroad depot at 825 West Spring Street, and ending at the historic Anderson County Courthouse, an impressive neoclassical structure built in 1914.
September 14, 2018

Nominees Announced for Texas Downtown Awards

Texas Downtown Association announced finalists today in their 2018 President's Award Program. Of the 36 nominees selected from 111 entries, 14 — 40 percent — are in the Upper East Side of Texas.
September 13, 2018

New Attractions in Store for Fairgoers

While fairgoers can expect all the tried and true favorites, exciting new additions promise the likes of mind-bending magic, sea lion stunts, craft beer, and a cappella shows, just to name a few.
August 25, 2018

Fifth Annual Asian Festival Comes to Shreveport

Free event will celebrate the Diwali Festival of Lights as well as traditional Asian street foods.
August 21, 2018

Enjoy a Fun Day in Tyler

Tyler has a long list of family-friendly things to do that are appropriate for groups with an age span from toddling to doddering. Visitors spending a day or longer in the “Rose Capital of America” have no shortage of activities to add to their agenda. Here are a few of the must-see places.
August 20, 2018

Unique Museums Are Out of the Way, but Big on Curiosities

No list of area adventures is complete without the region’s offerings of oddball treasures in museums and quirky educational exhibits.
August 17, 2018