1892 Bishop’s Palace to Host Expanded Guided Tour and “The Art of the Calling Card” Discussion

1892 Bishop's PalaceGalveston Island, Texas– In Victorian Galveston, calling was a ritualized way of visiting friends, navigating society, sending sentiments, and carrying out all communications necessary for a successful social life. A person who didn’t participate or observe the strict rules of calling ran the risk of being categorized as “ill bred,” the ultimate Victorian insult.

Concrete Cherry Tomatoes Now Available In Jacksonville

Smaller concrete tomatoes are now available in Jacksonville. Courtesy Photo. Smaller concrete tomatoes are now available in Jacksonville. Courtesy Photo.

Jacksonville, Texas- The tomato industry continues to grow in Jacksonville.  “We are happy to announce a smaller concrete tomato is now available,” said Tam Nannen, Chairwoman of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce.  The Chamber Board recently approved the idea of a smaller tomato due to the interest of the local citizens and businesses.  The Kiwanis Club and Rotary Club covered the mold fee to keep the cost of the smaller tomato at a price of $150.00.

Marty Stuart Is Coming to Crockett

Crockett, Texas—Country-music icon and Grammy winner Marty Stuart will take the stage at the Crockett Civic center on Saturday, March 7th at 7:30PM. Marty and his band the Fabulous Superlatives are on tour and making a stop in Crockett. This show is presented by the Piney Woods Fine Arts Association as part of its Signature Series of events. For tickets or more information go to www.pwfaa.org or call (936) 544-4276.

Texas Forest Trail Region Partners with Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce & City to Offer Texas Friendly Training

Jacksonville, Texas- On March 3, the Texas Forest Trail Region (TFTR), in partnership with the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce and the City of Jacksonville, will offer a Texas Friendly Customer Service workshop for local businesses.  The workshop will be held from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Norman Activity Center, 526 E. Commerce Street in Jacksonville.