October 2018

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Region's Haunted Houses and More Await the Brave of Heart

East Texas is a perfect place to indulge in playful horrors of Halloween, what with its deep woods, historic homes, and ghost stories.


Where Are Your Favorite Destinations? -- Vote Today!

Cities and towns with recognized "destinations" include Mount Vernon, Ben Wheeler, Palestine, Frankstone, Winnsboro, Lindale, New Boston, Mount Pleasant, Pittsburg, Nacogdoches and more.


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.


Unassuming Marker Memorializes Massacre

The site of the Killough Massacre dates back to displacement related to the start of the Republic of Texas.


Summer Playground Program returns to Tyler

Established in the 1950s, thousands of Tyler children have been able to participate in this fun-filled summer program.