Chicken Pox Cure- Some East Texans believe they know the cure for chicken pox. According to one old wives’ tale, the best solution for a case of the chicken pox is to take the infected person to a chicken coop and have a chicken fly over the person’s head. Some say the pox are sure to disappear within a day after the chicken flies overhead. Others contend the notion is ridiculous, but suggest that anyone who attempts this East Texas home remedy to steer clear of fighting chickens.
Nacogdoches, Texas- The “Imagine The Possibilities” tour returns to downtown Nacogdoches on April 25, 2015. Attendees will be able to indulge in a self-guided tour of vacant properties downtown, ideal for businesses, residents or investment opportunities. The tour encourages participants to revitalize and preserve the downtown area by “turning vacant spaces into dynamic places.” Staggered self guided tours will be available that afternoon from 2 to 5 p.m.
Texas Theatre Gears Up for Fall Performance
Palestine- It’s almost time for the big red curtain to open again at the Historic Texas Theatre! Palestine Community Theatre members have been working diligently to bring another top notch performance to the stage. “The Robin Hood Caper,” a comedy full of familiar faces, will open on October 19, and will run the last two weekends of October.
A Double Dose of Elvis In Jefferson
JEFFERSON- Do you remember where you we’re when Elvis died? I heard it on the radio, driving home from two-a-day football practice. In the ensuing 30+ years we have seen numerous Elvis impersonators and tribute artists come along. Two of the best Elvis shows are coming to Jefferson on Mardi Gras Weekend, February 8th & 9th.