Why Did the Turtle Cross the Road?

Why Did the Turtle Cross the Road?

East Texas- Why did the turtle cross the road? Most likely because he had to! It’s that time of year again, when we begin to see turtles on roadways. Turtles are mostly seen crossing roads between April and October. In the spring, male … Read More

Stop and Smell the…Bluebonnets!

Stop and Smell the…Bluebonnets!

By Dana Goolsby

Palestine, Texas- Every year I go out searching for Bluebonnets around East Texas to photograph. This year I have stumbled upon several nice patches within walking distance from house in Palestine’s historic home district. Century-old wooden castles adorned with pink and white Dogwoods, … Read More

77th Anniversary of the New London School Explosion

77th Anniversary of the New London School Explosion

By Dana Goolsby

New London MemorialNEW LONDON- On March 18, 1937, a day much like any other in the unincorporated districts of London and New London, in Rusk County, a generation of East Texas was lost. For many years New London residents did not … Read More

Home Is Where the History Is

Home Is Where the History Is

By Dana Goolsby

Dyer House

PALESTINE- Not all historic homes have a plaque or marker on the tourist map, but rest assured every house as a history. And in Palestine, a city dappled with some of the oldest infrastructure in the state of Texas, there are … Read More

In The Jailhouse Now at Sadler’s Kitchen

In The Jailhouse Now at Sadler’s Kitchen

By Dana Goolsby

Sadlers

JACKSONVILLE, TX- Since 1943 the Sadler name as been synonymous with great food in Jacksonville. Times have changed, as well as the location, but the great food has stayed the same at Sadler’s Kitchen! Today Sadler’s is located in the … Read More