National Farmers Market Week

National Farmers Market Week

Support Your Local East Texas Farmers!

East Texas – Americans now more than ever are becoming increasingly concerned about what’s on their platter. As demand for locally grown fruits and vegetables has increased, so has the number of urban farmers markets sprouting up across the nation. … Read More

Forest Festival Pageant Now Accepting Applications

Forest Festival Pageant Now Accepting Applications

LUFKIN – There are only 42 days until the 28th Annual Texas State Forest Festival! The Forest Festival and Mr. Timberjack pageant will kick off the week of the Texas State Forest Festival on September 15, at Pineywood Academy Auditorium.  Does your son or … Read More

Pine Country Gem and Mineral Society Annual Rock Show and Sale

Pine Country Gem and Mineral Society Annual Rock Show and Sale

Jasper – It’s that time of year! The Pine Country Gem and Mineral Society’s Annual Rock Show and Sale is just around the corner on August 25 and 26. Once a year, the society sponsors the show to provide … Read More

This Ain’t Your Mama’s Cornbread!

This Ain’t Your Mama’s Cornbread!

Jefferson – You haven’t lived, or at least lived like you’re from East Texas, until you have eaten a cornbread sandwich! On our last visit to Jefferson we meandered into Kitt’s Kornbread Sandwich and Pie Bar on North Polk Street. The smell of sweet cornbread … Read More