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The Vocal Majority returns to Greenville in "Believe: A Polar Express Christmas." "All aboard" for a festive Christmas journey riding the famous Vocal Majority Polar Express. This enchanted train picks up those who have lost the magic of Christmas and whisks them away to a place where they c…

In a cool fall evening in Edgewood, Texas, the sunlight bounced around in perfect angles and nature presents its unexpected hues of sunset. A poem by a renown poet, Rabindranath Tagore, described this photo of East Texas November sunset best: "Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to …

The arrival of young artists and new art establishments in Edom, Texas, over the past year has brought an infusion of excitement to the annual Edom Art Festival. The famous East Texas art festival is now celebrating its 47th anniversary and this time there are 20 first-time participants join…

 "My 5-year old grandson loves to fish. I was sitting watching him, and he was so patient waiting on his bobber to go under the water."

"The thought of capturing a fireworks display as they go off has always intrigued me. I got the opportunity to get the vantage point and height to be able to shoot Sulphur Springs' Downtown Fireworks. They indeed did the Best show I've seen in 20 years."  - Steven Hack

Born in Honey Grove, near Bonham, Texas, on August 22, 1886, Erwin Evans Smith became a celebrated photographer who captured the cowboy life of the American West in the early 1900s. The Fannin County Museum of History in Bonham offers an exhibit of his life and photography and the bulk of hi…

For those looking for a four-day getaway in the Upper East Side of Texas, try the Van Zandt Arts & Cultural District. Located in the southeast corner of Van Zandt County, Texas, (between Dallas and Shreveport) visitors find a unique district with three culturally active small towns  — Ed…

Jacksonville native Neal McCoy was born July 30, 1958. Besides his success as a world-class country music singer, his charity, East Texas Angel Network (ETAN), is committed to the enhancement of the lives of children who are living with terminal or life-threatening diseases.

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the Center for Earth & Space Science Education at Tyler Junior College is hosting Moon Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 20.  

With great views, a popular lake, downtown shops, attractions, and tasty restaurants, Jacksonville is a good travel destination.

Summertime means family and group vacations — time to pack up the car or board flights to travel to destinations across America. Save time and money by visiting some of America’s best-known cities — all while staying in the Lone Star State.

When Richard and Barbara DeWitt spent $18 million renovating the old Fredonia Hotel in downtown Nacogdoches a couple of years ago they knew they were bringing it back more hip and haute than ever. Inside and out, the six-story midcentury modern building is a beacon for people from many gener…

The 2019 Historic Jefferson Train Show takes place along Austin Street in downtown Jefferson May 18 -19. The show features several modular model railroad layouts, railway excursions along the Big Cypress Bayou including a stop at the Diamond Don Gator Pit, a Kid’s Corral, and much more. For …

Hank O’Neal was born in Kilgore in 1940, and the family moved to Fort Worth, Indiana, and New York. In 1962, he was about to graduate from Syracuse University when he was recruited by the CIA and worked for the organization as a contact specialist. He lived in Greenwich Village and immersed …

The late Townes Van Zandt is often referred to as the most influential Texas songwriter of the 20th century. Musician Steve Earle says he was "the best songwriter in the world."

The Pegasus Project presents the Fifth Annual Wings Over Pegasus from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 20 in Murchison. The event features airshows, airplane rides, skydivers, pony rides, kids’ games, arts and crafts, an Easter egg hunt, and much more in a fun, casual carnival-filled day for the whol…