Toledo Bend Toyota ShareLunker Biggest of Season to Date

Toledo Bend Toyota ShareLunker Biggest of Season to Date

ATHENS—Toledo Bend, the sprawling reservoir on the border between Texas and Louisiana, produced the sixth Toyota ShareLunker of the current season Saturday, a 14.20-pound largemouth bass that is the largest entered so far this season.… Read More

Leap Year Traditions & Facts

Leap Year Traditions & Facts

Leap Day is a concept that has existed for more than 2,000 years, and is still associated with age-old traditions, folklore and superstition. Why do we add an extra day to our calendar almost every four years? Leap Years are needed to keep our calendar … Read More

Birthplace of the Hamburger

Preservation & Tourism Toolkit Heads to the Birthplace of the Hamburger

ATHENS- Preservationists, tourism professionals, and downtown professionals are invited to participate in an upcoming Preservation & Tourism Toolkit, being held on Thursday, April 12, in Athens Texas. The workshop will focus on building stronger communities through heritage tourism and … Read More

Spring- A Wake Up Call

Spring- A Wake Up Call

East Texas- The Eastern tent caterpillar will soon be waking up in East Texas. After a long winter spent as a hard mass of eggs wrapped around a twig, the larva will hatch just as the earth is beginning to turn green and the heavy … Read More