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Watson Part of Legacy of Good Country Music from Texas

The depth of emotion in his singing, his brilliant phrasing, his jaw-dropping range and the power in the lyrics he chooses are all factors in the awe that Gene Watson inspires in both fans and his country music peers.

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Van Zandt: What's Behind the Interesting County Name?

The County of Van Zandt, Texas, was named after him in 1848. The county courthouse lawn in Canton features a statue of him and his wife, Frances.

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NASA Astronaut Highlights Tyler Hispanic Awards Ceremony

Featured speaker Jose Hernandez wanted to fly in space ever since he heard that the first Hispanic-American had been chosen to travel into space.

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Texarkana Youth Creates Celebrated Career on Stage and Screen

Classic stage and screen titles like Anne Get Your Gun, South Pacific, and Paint Your Wagon came from the creative work of Texarkana's Joshua Logan.

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Pottery Industry Wrote Its Own Chapter in Athens, Texas

A Texas historic plaque in Athens, Texas, recognizes esteemed potter Levi Cogburn and the region's thriving pottery industry of the mid 19th century.

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Girl Scouts Encourage Kindness for Silver Award

Pair of Girl Souts brightened up student bathroom walls with inspirational and encouraging quotes.

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East Texas State Fair Sets New Security Measures

The new rules are part of an effort to keep visitors safe and are similar to rules set by other events, stadiums, and fairgrounds across the nation.

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Museum Offers a Mardi Gras Fun-filled Evening

Annual fundraiser gala is set to transport attendees to Mardi Gras.

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Brookshire's Became a Grocery Institution Some 100 Years Ago

A family-run business at first, today's Brookshire's encompasses 150 retail outlets in three states and employees 14,000.

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Fun Catch and Release Event to Benefit CASA for Kids

To get off the hook, each "caught" team will have to raise tax deductible donations to help abused and neglected children of Smith, Wood and Van Zandt counties.

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Disabilities Can't Hold These Athletes Back

Activities include archery and air rifle training clinics, hand cycling, fishing and kayaking.

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One-of-a-Kind Country Music Diva Called a Pioneer

Arthur is considered the pioneer of rockabilly music. The Paris, Texas, native toured with Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, and Jerry Lee Lewis.

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