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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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State Economic Development Award Goes to Five in Region

Strategic economic development brings honors to Sulphur Springs, Mineola, Tyler, Greenville and Lindale.

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Deadline Nears for Adult Scholarships

Three $2,000 Power Upward scholarships are available to applicants that are age 21 or older.

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Becoming a Master Gardener

To apply to be a Texas Master Gardener, apply by Thursday, October 25.

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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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