Grapeland to be Picker’s Paradise this Labor Day Weekend

Grapeland to be Picker’s Paradise this Labor Day Weekend

36th Annual Bluegrass Festival At Salmon Lake Park /Garage Sales On Main Street


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The Queen City of the Sand Flats will be a picker’s paradise beginning Thursday, August 30, through September 2 Salmon Lake Park will be hosting its 36thAnnual … Read More

Oldest County in Texas Soon to Turn 175-Years-Old

Oldest County in Texas Soon to Turn 175-Years-Old

Houston County- The oldest county in Texas will soon turn 175-years-old! Houston County invites everyone to take part in the greatest birthday celebration the State of Texas has ever seen. Houston County has been called the Gateway to Texas Forest Country, and … Read More

Pineywoods Pickin’…. A Hometown Haul

Pineywoods Pickin’…. A Hometown Haul

By Dana Goolsby

Some folks have a hard time parting ways with their junk. In fact, some folks have a hard time parting ways with anything they have acquired over the years. Last year I had the opportunity to pick a hoard in my hometown. … Read More

Tall Tales & White Tails

Tall Tales & White Tails

Grapeland- The Big Buck Contest hosted by Chapman’s Hardware in Grapeland has been a driving force behind a little healthy competition for hunters in Houston County and adjoining counties for many years; for over half a century in fact. Chapman’s Hardware has long since been Read More

Possums Walked Through the Queen City of the Sand Flats 100 Years Ago

Possums Walked Through the Queen City of the Sand Flats 100 Years Ago

By Dana Goolsby

Grapeland- Almost 100 years ago, thousands of people poured into the little town of Grapeland on morning trains from points along the International and Great Northern and from the surrounding countryside to witness marsupials … Read More