EDOM- The quaint little community of Edom, Texas, serves as perfect contrast for the premiere art festival of East Texas. On an ordinary day the vibe in Edom is unique and beckons to collectors, artists and tourists alike. It was no wonder hundreds of visitors flocked to Edom for the 12th Annual Edom Festival of the Arts this past Saturday.
Tee It Up For Teachers Golf Tournament to Benefit Education in Angelina County
LUFKIN – Fifteen teams of four played a full course of golf during the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Tee It Up For Teachers Golf Tournament held at Crown Colony Country Club. Funds from the tournament go towards improving education in Angelina County.
Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens Hooks a Top Spot on the “Best of Texas” List
The popular Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens, Texas is on the latest “Best of Texas” list compiled by Texas Parks and Wildlife Magazine.
Many young anglers catch their first fish at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens, making it the best place to play catch in Texas. Photo by Larry D. Hodge, Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
ATHENS, TX – For years, the City of Athens, Texas has attracted fishing enthusiasts to its many freshwater fishing sites. Now Athens is being recognized by Texas Parks and Wildlife for its Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center. The magazine calls the center the best place in Texas to “play catch”.
The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center maintains a 1.2 acre stocked fishing pond where children are taught how to bait a hook and cast a line. As Texas Parks and Wildlife says, “Many young anglers catch their first fish at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens.” Bait and tackle are furnished for visitors and no fishing license is required.