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Starter Plants This Weekend at the Nacogdoches Farmer’s Market

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: Advertisements

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Going Green, But Beware of Garlic Goot

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

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75th Anniversary Observance of the New London School Explosion

75th Anniversary Observance of the New London School Explosion

NEW LONDON- On March 18, 1937, a day much like any other in the unincorporated districts of London and New London, in Rusk County, a generation of East Texas was lost. Several events are planned the week of March 18 in observance of the 75th anniversary of the New London School natural gas explosion and the opening of Mother Frances Hospital. For many years New London residents did not speak of the tragedy, but today they are telling their stories. Continue reading

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2012 Azalea Trails Set for this Weekend in the Oldest Town In Texas

2012 Azalea Trails Set for this Weekend in the Oldest Town In Texas

NACOGDOCHES- The fourteenth annual Nacogdoches Azalea Trail will usher springtime into East Texas this weekend. Nacogdoches is home to Texas’ largest azalea garden. March 10th through April 7, 2012 Downtown Nacogdoches will be abuzz during the 2012 Azalea Trail. Continue reading

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Tis the Season to Shop Till You Drop for Bargains

Tis the Season to Shop Till You Drop for Bargains

JEFFERSON- Shop for bargains during Jefferson’s “City-Wide Rummage Sale” throughout the neighborhoods, businesses and the Marion County Courthouse Parking Lot (Dallas & Polk Streets) on Saturday, March 31. Continue reading

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Pick Up Your Peach and Plum Trees this Weekend at the Nacogdoches Farmer’s Market

Pick Up Your Peach and Plum Trees this Weekend at the Nacogdoches Farmer’s Market Nacogdoches- Brenda Morgan will be selling bare root peach and plum trees, frozen peaches and pear preserves. Things to look for:

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Tyler Audubon, Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center to Sponsor Bird Walk

Tyler Audubon, Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center to Sponsor Bird Walk ATHENS—The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center and Tyler Audubon are teaming up for a special bird walk in Athens on Saturday, March 17.

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Check out Texadus Family Farm this weekend at the Nacogdoches Farmer’s Market

Check out Texadus Family Farm this weekend at the Nacogdoches Farmer’s Market Nacogdoches- Texadus Family Farm will be selling cabbages,collard greens, bags of mixed lettuce, 2 varieties of heirloom spinach(Bloomsdale and New Zealand), broccoli, turnips, and baby carrots from their … Continue reading

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Nacogdoches Historic Restoration Grant Program Applications Available

Nacogdoches Historic Restoration Grant Program Applications Available Nacogdoches- Beginning Thursday, March 1, 2012, applications will be available for the City of Nacogdoches’ annual Historic Restoration Grant Program. This money has contributed to over 2 million dollars of projects preserving and restoring … Continue reading

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Steampunk Comes to East Texas

Steampunk Comes to East Texas Jefferson- Organized by the Steampunk Illumination Society, and hosted by Marquis of Vaudeville, this three day event is set to take place from March 30, 2012 – April 1, 2012 in Jefferson, Texas. We will … Continue reading

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