Green Anole

Green Anole- The green anole is native to East Texas and readily on tap during the summer months. They enjoy the warm climates of the region, and are often the source of much fun for children as they are harmless.… Read More

Poke Sallet

Poke Sallet

By Dana Goolsby

Poke Sallet,  pronounced polk salad in more recent years, is deeply rooted in the Pineywoods’ folklore and was once an East Texas delicacy. The lack luster plant has lost its appeal with modern day generations. It is highly likely that most people under the age … Read More

Historic Scenic Drive Through The Pineywoods

Historic Scenic Drive Through The Pineywoods

By Dana Goolsby

ETX- Take a trip through the Pineywoods on one of the best scenic routes in East Texas. Roll your windows down and turn your radio up, or hop on you motorcycle and let the wind blow through your hair as you … Read More

Hamburger Bar

Hamburger Bar, Palestine-

If you have a hankering for a good burger, then head down the Hamburger Bar in Palestine. The Hamburger Bar will take you back to a time when small town cafes were king.… Read More

POW’s In The Pineywoods

POW’s In The Pineywoods

During the 1940s, East Texas sawmills and paper mills were at a loss due to World War II. Area loggers traded their saws and axes for rifles and went off to fight in the war. With the able bodied men of East Texas off fighting the … Read More