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The Best of the Upper East Side of Texas contest recognizes favorite Places, People and Food & Drink options in a 35-plus county region. The annual contest is sponsored by County Line Magazine and its readers and online followers provide the votes.

Below are the selected winners out of 526 submissions in this year’s poetry contest organized by Young Audiences of Northeast Texas in partnership with County Line Magazine, InSpiritry, Rusk County Poetry Society, and Region 7 Education Service Center. A special congratulations goes to 12th …

Tickets are on sale now for the Fourth Annual Family ReULion Charity Jam April 7-8 at Durango’s Canyon near Mount Enterprise. The event benefits the East Texas Food Bank and features two days of concerts, magic shows, food, and activities for the whole family. 

In its 11th year now, County Line Magazine’s annual survey keeps uncovering more and more local gems in the Upper East Side of Texas. More than 1500 nominations were received this year and 2014 showed that our region continues to grow as a Texas treasure with delicious food, wonderful attrac…

County Line Magazine coordinated an annual poetry contest for Northeast Texas the past eight years to help give poets young and old a place to voice their thoughts and feelings during the month of April, National Poetry Month. For about 40 years, the Rusk County Poetry Society held a contest…

For "nature nerds" and others, playing a game of "count the hawks" is a fun pastime on scenic drives and winter is a great time since there is an abundance of them here during this time and they’re easy to see with the leaves off the trees. 

Smooth, hand-sanded, Appalachian hardwood pew ends stacked high waiting for custom bench seats welcome visitors to Hall Furniture‘s work shop in Henderson, Texas. The company has produced custom church and courthouse pieces since 1939.

The 2012-2013 season for the Henderson Civic Theatre begins with murder, mystery and a grand reopening on October 5 in downtown Henderson. The company has chosen to bring Agatha Christie's 1956, “Spider's Web” to life on the small community stage of the historic opera house.

A number of communities in the Upper East Side of Texas won Gold Star Affiliate awards from Keep Texas Beautiful.

In the heart of East Texas four highways meet at a point affectionately called “the star” in Henderson. Each can take a traveler to new delights and adventures.

Rolling hills lined with climbing grapevines in perfect rows surround a historic Victorian-style white two-story mansion with wraparound porches. In the shadows sits a massive wine works restaurant and event center rising from the hill. It's a scene one might imagine in Europe, but it's righ…

At  the corner of home and away is that place we all know, that place where we can find the peace of routine coupled with the unsullied joy of being away. The best places are those where we can enjoy a home cooked meal away from home, the paradox of eateries across this great land. I have fo…

Love is something that can not be contained and one community has given East Texas an amazing love story in the past year and a half. This is the love story of a strong-willed little girl born literally with a broken heart and her hometown that loved her enough to bring her home.