Concrete Cherry Tomatoes Now Available In Jacksonville

Jacksonville, Texas- The tomato industry continues to grow in Jacksonville.  “We are happy to announce a smaller concrete tomato is now available,” said Tam Nannen, Chairwoman of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce.  The Chamber Board recently approved the idea of a smaller tomato due to the interest of the local … Read More

Mount Vernon Is Where the Heart Is

One woman’s journey to save the third oldest African Methodist Episcopal Church in Texas.
By Breezy Lake-Wolfe

Palestine, Texas- Mount Vernon African Methodist Episcopal Church, located in Palestine, Texas, was organized as a church and school by freedmen in the early 1870s. The 142 year old church stands in the … Read More