November 2018

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Give Yourself a Break From Holiday Stress

There’s help for those who feel overwhelmed by the holidays — both before they arrive and after they pass. County Line Magazine turns to Scott Martin with the East Texas Stress Reduction Clinic in Tyler for guidance.

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Lee Harvey Oswald's Other Victim Became a Texas Hometown Hero

On November 22, 1963, the day JFK's fateful motorcade journeyed through the Dallas streets, Tippit was on routine patrol as a Dallas police officer. Within an hour of the president's assassination, Tippit's chance encounter with the alleged assassin cost him his life -- but also helped narrow the search that eventually led to the arrest of the key suspect, Lee Harvey Oswald.

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The East Texas Origin of the Friendly Word Texas

The word "texas" itself actually came from American Indians living in what is now the Upper East Side of Texas.

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Stallings Led the Way for County Extension Services

As a result of Stallings' success, there are 250 Texas-based and 2,900 national county extension offices.

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Texas Oil History Includes Delta Drilling

At its peak, Delta operated 59 domestic drilling rigs and six foreign onshore rigs and was one of the largest land-based, private, contract drilling firms in the world.

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