The City of Longview’s Unity & Diversity Committee is hosting a series of summer readings of inclusive children’s books as part of the organization’s mission of promoting unity, diversity, and inclusion. Videos of the readings by local leaders air live on UDC’s Facebook page July 16, 23,…
A favorite getaway for spending time outdoors with family and friends in the Upper East Side of Texas is at Pine Creek Country Inn, a treasured rustic retreat near Nacogdoches.
Article & Photos by Lisa Tang
Born in Tyler July 8, 1910, Sarah Newcomb McClendon was the first woman admitted to the White House Press Corps and its longest-serving member during her career of six decades.
Growing up the child of a volunteer fireman in Quitman, Texas, was interesting to say the least. I don’t really remember life without a pager going off in the middle of the night.
Caddo Lake is a swamp full of cypress trees, waterlilies, lotus and ancient paddlefish that exudes mystery. It also offers primo fishing and paddling, tours and more. Learn more in this video by Texas Parks & Wildlife and visit the County Line archives for more articles.
National Dog Day on August 26 encourages dog ownership of all breeds and the opportunity for all dogs to live a happy and safe life free from abuse. Celebrate with your pooch by taking him or her out for fun at one of the region’s dog parks. Visit Four Paws Dog Park in Henderson, Harry Meyer…
National Peach Ice Cream Day takes place the third Sunday in July, this year on July 17. Peach ice cream is a favorite treat at some orchards in the region like Eford’s in Pittsburg and Cooper Farms in Fairfield. Find a good destination in the County Line eMagazine.
On July 4, 1845, the convention to consider the joint resolution of the United States Congress proposing the annexation of the Republic of Texas to the United States assembled in Austin. Thomas Jefferson Rusk of Nacogdoches was elected president of the convention, and James H. Raymond was se…
On August 28, 1902, the forerunner of the National Farmers Union was created in Rains County. From small charter groups in Smyrna, Point and Emory, the national federation of state farmer organizations has grown to include 200,000 family farms today and is based in Washington, DC. Newt Gresh…
Texas Veterans Commission Chairwoman and U.S. Navy veteran Laura Koerner urges all Texans to celebrate Memorial Day by enjoying freedoms, family and friends and remember those who sacrificed their lives for our freedoms.
The city of Mineola offers a variety of architectural gems built during its past 140 years as a transportation center and railroad hub. Far from a relic of the past, the city continues to lure visitors with its unique charm.
Off-roading is usually a term which relates to vehicles and fun in the mud. But what if visitors and residents in the Upper East Side of Texas applied that mentality to their summer vacation? Sunshine and swimming kick off the season, but then too often, the “doldrums” set in. After years of…
As many moms know, motherhood is a world unto itself. Life sets each woman on a new path the moment she hears her first infant’s cry. Her life changes instantly, becoming forever fuller as she welcomes a new life to the world.
“I’ve got a woman I love, she’s crazy and paints like God
By Lisa Tang
The Treehouse at Prayer-E Land just a few miles outside of Terrell, Texas, offers a fun, unique way to enjoy a getaway. As expected when sleeping in a treehouse, the space is small with a sofa that converts to a full size bed, a tiny kitchen area, and a corner chair, the perfect size for one…
“Eleanor,” an ultra-rare 1967 Ford Shelby GT500, was a big hit in the 2000 remake of Gone in Sixty Seconds which released that year on June 9. It starred Nicolas Cage and Angelina Jolie stealing dozens of luxury sports cars and classics. The car is officially named for auto icon Carroll Shel…
Audie Leon Murphy was born on June 20, 1925, to Josie Bell (Killian) and Emmett Berry Murphy in Kingston, Hunt County.
Dr. Temple Grandin, a well-known autism spokesperson and consultant to the livestock industry, is the featured speaker at the Champions for Children "Brighter Future Symposium."
Texas Downtown Association (TDA) is a statewide organization dedicated to supporting downtowns and communities as a whole. They represent more than 300 cities and towns, economic development corporations, nonprofits, small businesses, and individuals from across Texas. Members network and us…
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