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.
Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch in Murchison, Texas, is the “Ranch of Dreams” for hundreds of animals rescued from abuse, neglect, and the exotic pet trade. The residents receive proper food, shelter, veterinary care, and love, making their lives safe and peaceful in their new home at one…
This summer marks the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote.
After Rusk County named Henderson its county seat in 1843, the townspeople planned the downtown area around the original courthouse square. Today, a historic walking tour offers a unique sightseeing experience that includes dozens of original historic buildings, some built as early as the 18…
Described as a “tranquil haven in the pines,” by the Texas Wildlife and Parks Department, Tyler State Park offers hiking trails, boating, bird watching and wildlife viewing, fishing, swimming, a playground, and watercraft rentals. Roughly 15 miles north of Tyler, the park offers a range of c…
Walking into City Shoe Shop is like taking a step back in time. The scent of new leather permeates the air and the clickity-clack, clickity-clack of the sole adhesive machine takes visitors to a place not commonly experienced in today’s world with online and large store shopping.
Just a week before she died on July 6, 1957, Lulu Belle Madison White was honored with the establishment of the Lulu White Freedom Fund by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). She made significant contributions to help balance equal rights for American peop…
On July 21, 1901, Homer Garrison Jr. was born in Frankston, Texas. He advanced in the ranks of law enforcement in Texas to be one of the most revered in the state.
While gaining the right to vote was a huge milestone for women, it was just the beginning. Activists have continued the fight to create a more inclusive, equal, and balanced society over the last 100 years and will continue to bridge the gender equality gap until it is no more.
Caddo Lake's majestic scenery makes it an unforgettable destination.
The Stratton Story, a movie based on the true life of Monty Stratton, starred Jimmy Stewart and June Allyson, appeared in theaters nationwide on May 12, 1949.
The highly contagious COVID-19 virus came in like a wrecking ball, destroying plans and interrupting schedules. Many moms are staying home 24 hours a day now, leaving them scrambling to find a new normal.
Every year, on her birthday, Mary Garza Stark made the same birthday wish — to meet the daughter she gave up for adoption. After 52 years, this year her wish came true.
“Just when the caterpillar thought her life was over, she began to fly.”
The Pegasus Project is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and placement of neglected, abandoned or abused horses. Their horse sanctuary is located near Murchison, Texas.
Here are our picks for fun things to do during quarantine.
In late March and early April, the flowering pink and white dogwood trees in East Texas rank among the state’s most beautiful attractions, and now they’re also home to the forest’s tiniest creatures, the fairies.
Exploring Greenville, Texas, these days, visitors find plenty to enjoy for several days.
Denison organizations are promoting the birthplace of the 34th president of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and planning a legacy trip to Washington D.C. with others.
The little downtown of Quinlan, Texas, near Lake Fork, has a row of antique shops worthy of an afternoon drive.
Each year as the weather starts to cool here in the Upper East Side of Texas, it’s still a whole lot warmer than the northern parts of the United States and into Canada. That’s where many of the "snowbirds" come from that migrate through this part of the world on their way to the warm coastl…
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