Cedar Creek Lake (Reservoir) in Henderson and Kaufman Counties has three islands managed by Texas Parks & Wildlife (TPWD) for aquatic birds. People are not allowed on the islands but birdwatchers enjoy viewing from boats or from the banks of the lake.

“Summer Breeze” by Emily Guthrie Smith, 31x50 inches, oil on canvas is one of Longview Museum of Fine Arts’ pieces from their permanent collection.

Born May 7, 1878, F.H. Eilenberger was a German immigrant who established a successful — and still operating — bakery in Palestine, Texas. He worked at bakeries in Galveston and Fort Worth before starting this company in 1898. Originally located on the corner of John and Oak streets, the ope…

Sofia Talvik of Sweden played one of her last U.S. tour shows March 14 in Winnsboro, Texas, before COVID-19 brought an end to gatherings for the foreseeable future. 

The Lake Country Symphonic Band in Mineola launches its 2020 season this Sunday, March 15, at 2 p.m. Titled "High Sticking," the concert features the talents of three energetic percussionists on Mark Ford's "Stubernic Fantasy." Written for Eugene Corporon and the band at the University of No…

The Henderson County Art Club presents their 92nd annual Fine Art Show & Sale April 16-18 upstairs in the Women’s Building at the East Texas Arboretum, 1601 Patterson Rd., Athens. Works of art from local painters, sculptors, and photographers will be on display.