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If tranquility has a home, it’s probably at Fort Boggy State Park near Centerville, Texas. One of the state’s smaller parks, Fort Boggy is unknown to many, yet has a convenient location halfway between Dallas and Fort Worth on Interstate 45.

During the home quarantine, gardening can be done for enjoyment and mental health. April offers gardening opportunities for all ages, from lawns to vegetable gardens.

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The Warner Brothers film, "The Long Summer of George Adams," was filmed mostly in Nacogdoches County and some in Kaufman County. It starred James Garner and Joan Hackett, and premiered January 18, 1982.

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On December 15, 1834, Robert Hamilton, a native of Scotland, settled in the Red River area of Texas. Hamilton, a wealthy merchant, was one of the five men sent by Pecan Point and vicinity, or the Red River District, to the Convention of 1836 at Washington-on-the-Brazos.

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On December 2, 1862, the Confederate government issued $100 notes bearing a portrait of the renowned Southern beauty Lucy Pickens. Pickens was known during and after her lifetime as the "Queen of the Confederacy." 

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Jorge D. Ayala, Regional Director for the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA), visited East Texas Council of Governments (ETCOG) offices recently to join in announcing its award of $375,000 to ETCOG to support the development of a regional broadband strategic plan for 14 counties …

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Low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines announced the addition of Tyler, Texas as a new city in the Frontier network, with non-stop service from Tyler Pounds Regional Airport (TYR) to Denver International Airport (DEN) starting in July. To celebrate the new route, Frontier is offering a special i…

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The ArtsView Children’s Theatre Board of Directors named Michelle Norris as the organization’s next General Manager. Norris has been with the theatre in a variety of capacities since 2012 and assumed the role of Artistic Director in July 2017. Norris will continue to perform the duties of Ar…

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The University of Texas at Tyler announced the 100 Communities initiative, an umbrella effort to build partnerships in cities and towns across East Texas to enhance economic and educational outcomes and improve the well-being of the region.

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Perhaps little known, but ultimately influential, Clarence Albert Poindexter (better known as Al Dexter) was born in Jacksonville May 4, 1905. He made his mark on the music scene during the World War II years.

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Charles, 6th Dauphin, from his tomb effigy. He is wearing a herigaut with tucked sleeves.

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Julie H. Seymore, Executive Director of the Canton Economic Development Corporation in Canton, Texas earned the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD), a national recognition that denotes a mastery of skills in economic development, professional attainment and a commitment to per…

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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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History well remembers the events and names surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963 in Dallas, but if it had not been for the brave and observant actions of one East Texas native, the outcome would have been entirely different.

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Few may know that the day after Thanksgiving is Native American Heritage Day. Better known, perhaps, is the fact that the word "texas" itself actually came from American Indians living in what is now the Upper East Side of Texas.