Mardi Gras Tree

Mardi Gras Tree

By Jeff Campbell/Jeff In Jefferson

The year I lived in Louisiana was one of the most rewarding experiences I have ever had, both professionally and personally. In Louisiana there is an abundance of history, music, food-ways, language and culture to study and experience. One of these best … Read More

Chicken & Waffles

Chicken & Waffles

By Jeff Campbell / Jeff In Jefferson

Chicken and Waffles? It seems like a strange combination. The origin of “Chicken & Waffles” is lost in history and tangled in folklore. Thomas Jefferson, the Pennsylvania Dutch and Southern slaves have all been bestowed as originators of chicken & … Read More

The Cowboy Christmas Radio Hour

The Cowboy Christmas Radio Hour

By Jeff Campbell / Jeff In Jefferson

When I first learned that the Excelsior House Players were not having a Christmas play this year, it was very sad. The Excelsior House plays are one of the highlights of the Christmas season’s first two weekends. Last … Read More

Jefferson Paddling Trail

Jefferson Paddling Trail

By Jeff Campbell/Jeff In Jefferson

Jefferson- The Jefferson Office of Tourism Development is currently partnering with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to develop a paddling trail for Jefferson. The Texas Paddling Trail program was recently developed by TPWD to create public inland & coastal paddling trails … Read More

RUI: Rafting Under the Influence

RUI: Rafting Under the Influence

By Jeff Campbell / Jeff in Jefferson

These beautiful fall days in East Texas are perfect for getting out on the water. Just last Sunday, my wife and I were out canoeing on Caddo Lake, peacefully paddling as we enjoyed the fall colors. When you’re … Read More