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…
Kris Hunt tells stories inspired by his colorful upbringing in the Upper East Side of Texas. He’s committed to changing long-outdated stereotypes of Southerners as rednecks, hicks, and hillbillies.
March is Women’s History Month, a time dedicated to reflect on the often-overlooked contributions of women to history, culture, and society.
By P.A. Geddie
Actor and entrepreneur Rob Gough of DOPE streetwear fame surprised the world of sports memorabilia collectors in January when he paid $5.2 million — the highest ever — for a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle baseball card.
The possibilities for fun from the comforts of home alone or with family or friends are endless.
American concert pianist, music professor, and fashion model Lois Towles Caesar was born in Texarkana April 4, 1912. She obtained a degree at Wiley College, Marshall, in 1933, and then studied at Julliard School of Music in New York.
In honor of National Speech and Debate Education Day March 5, we pay tribute to The Great Debaters of Wiley College in Marshall, Texas. They gained national recognition when history was made April 2, 1935, as they defeated the top-ranked University of Southern California debate team.
No kidding — goat yoga is a thing, with real yoga, real goats, and real fun. People are enjoying the centuries-old practice of yoga combined with modern animal therapy, and a good dose of stress-relieving amusement.
Kelsey Crowther of Greenville walked across 132 miles of the Upper East Side of Texas recently with her dog, her mom, and her sister.
Hero’s flying and leadership skills began in the Upper East Side of Texas
A historical treasure awaits visitors to Henderson, Texas, at the 1855 Howard-Dickinson House Museum at 501 South Main Street. The house bears the names of the two families who lived there during its 165-year history, the Howard family from 1855 to 1905 and the Dickinson family from 1905 to 1950.
The long-anticipated movie about the Hudson River landing of Flight 1549 released in September of 2016 and is simply called Sully. Directed by Clint Eastwood, it follows the story of the landing and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation that followed.
Dennis Wayne Strickland, 71, died November 19 in Greenville, Texas. Never heard of him? Neither had anyone in this small Upper East Side of Texas town until six years ago. In this very short time, he taught the town how to “live it up.”
Barndominiums are popping up everywhere, including the Upper East Side of Texas. They are not necessarily less expensive than other projects. The average cost of a new home in the region is about $90 per square foot compared to the barndominium which can run between $85 to $125 per square fo…
Campgrounds are available to hikers and bikers along the Northeast Texas Trail, as well as some bed and breakfasts, AirBnB properties, and hotels. A few are noted below. As always, check reviews, call ahead, and ask the experts on the NETT Facebook group before making reservations.
Years ago, when Christi and Jeff Sowell began talking about a future together, they decided they wanted a large family. Christi grew up with a brood of six brothers and sisters. Jeff, who has one brother, enjoyed Christi’s large family so much that he wanted the same for his own children someday.
The Henderson Depot Museum and Children’s Discovery Center offers a cultural and educational experience for all ages, featuring the historic town’s enduring heritage. The Depot campus and downtown Henderson still feature buildings that date before the Civil War, plus many others recognized a…
Wonderland of Lights returns to a simpler time this year without some of the usual activities like nightly ice skating, carousel, and train rides. However, there’s plenty to see and experience as they abide by the necessary safety guidelines during the pandemic.
This year marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, a conflict that changed millions of lives and the course of American history. The Harrison County Historical Museum in Marshall has an exhibit, “Service & Sacrifice — Harrison County At War,” that honors the service of vete…
In November, the air at Little Pines Lake feels warm during the day but crisp and cool at night. Steam rises from the lake most mornings, and the fresh, clean air invites peace and relaxation against a colorful backdrop of brilliant shades of yellow, red, and orange foliage. Wood ducks paddl…
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