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Big Cypress Corvette Classic Car Show JEFFERSON- Corvette enthusiasts, start your engines and enjoy the ride. June 1 & 2, Jefferson’s first Big Cypress Corvette Classic Car Show will meet along the historic brick streets, Saturday, June 2, 11:00 a.m.-4:00 … Continue reading
Egg-citing Event Coming to Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center May 12 ATHENS—We are blowing smoke: “The Mother of All Eggfests” is being held on Mother’s Day weekend at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC).
Logging Begins at A.L. Mangham Jr. Regional Airport NACOGDOCHES- Logging has begun at the A.L. Mangham Jr. Regional Airport. The thinning of Block 1, which is a 46-acre stand on the east side of the airport and along Terry Crawford … Continue reading
Love Your Ta-Ta’s By Laura Lee Jones / Red Dirt Couture The last time I really thought about my bra was about 20 years ago. Being a 13 year old girl on her first bra shopping trip was utterly exciting. … Continue reading
Starter Plants This Weekend at the Nacogdoches Farmer’s Market NACOGDOCHES- Just in time for spring planting, Virginia McDowell will be selling flower starter plants. Things to look for:
Peace, Love & Dogwoods- Three Weekends of Fun & Events
2012 Dogwood Trails Celebration
PALESTINE- The annual Dogwood Trails Celebration began in 1938. This year marks the 74th year of festivities centered around Palestine’s beautiful dogwoods. This year’s theme is “Peace, Love & Dogwoods,” which will be celebrated for three weekends- March 23-25, March 30-April1, and April 6-8. Palestine’s Dogwood Trails were listed in Texas Monthly’s “The Bucket List: 63 Things All Texans Should Do Before They Die at #53. This March, you can mark the Dogwood Trails off your bucket list by visiting Palestine for their annual celebration. Continue reading
THC Historic Sites Free Day
AUSTIN- The Texas Historical Commission’s (THC) annual Historic Sites Day will offer FREE admission to all 20 state historic sites on Sunday, May 13. THC is the state agency for historic preservation. THC staff consults with citizens and organizations to preserve Texas’ architectural, archaeological and cultural landmarks. The agency is recognized nationally for its preservation programs. Continue reading
Springtime in Full Bloom at Texas State Parks[caption id="attachment_5451" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Chase A. Fountain, © Texas Parks and Wildlife Department"][/caption]
AUSTIN – What looks to be a promising wildflower season has started early this year and Texas State Parks remain some of the best and safest places to see and photograph a dazzling array of bluebonnets, mountain laurels and other blooming flora. Continue reading
Going Green, But Beware of Garlic Goot By Nikki Pelezo / Dirt Roads Well, the time has come for me to step up and be counted by those persnickety eco-people as a member of the Going Green crowd. I’ve been … Continue reading
Texas Parks & Wildlife Offers 10 Good Reasons to Get Outside this Spring AUSTIN – With the redbuds and bluebonnets blooming, it’s time to get outside and enjoy spring in Texas.