Texas Prison Museum

Texas Prison Museum

Huntsville- If you have ever wondered about the “inside” life of a Texas prisoner take a trip to the Texas Prison Museum. Just off I-45 you can take an intriguing glimpse into the lives of the state’s least-loved citizens.… Read More

Holy Atomic Pile, Batman!

Holy Atomic Pile, Batman!

By Dana Goolsby

Palestine- Downtown Palestine is home to some of the oldest buildings in the State of Texas, second only to Galveston. These historic buildings are so grand and impressive they have attracted sightseers from near and far, but also thousands upon thousands of Mexican … Read More

Ghost Indians and Spirits of Confederate Soldiers Wandering Houston County

Ghost Indians and Spirits of Confederate Soldiers Wandering Houston County

By Dana Goolsby

The oldest county in Texas is believed to be hallowed ground where the spirits of Indians and Confederate soldiers roam freely. Neither the Indians nor Confederate soldiers were successful in their endeavors as they waged wars to … Read More

Space Shuttle Columbia Debris Surfaces At Lake Nacogdoches

Nacogdoches- Most East Texans remember the morning of February 1, 2003. That morning began with a fierce explosion that shook the Pineywoods as Space Shutte Columbia broke apart while reentering earth’s atmosphere. Thursday the last American Space Shuttle mission will end, bringing an end to a three-decade era of space … Read More

Texas Watermelon Festival

Naples- There were plenty of watermelons in Naples over the weekend. The Texas Watermelon Festival is held annually on the last weekend in July. The event draws people from far and wide. The Watermelon Festival has one of the major parades in North East Texas, many craft booths, special entertainment, … Read More