Taxing Thoughts: Tips to stay organized during tax time
Organizing your tax records not only makes filing your tax return easier, it also helps you find the financial documents you need throughout the year. Whether you’ve...

Notes from the Fox Den
There hasn’t been much progress in regards to my little garden considering the cold and rainy weather we experienced over the weekend. Although it did warm up some on...

Idle American: World-class commuters
One invites correction when declaring folks to be champions of anything. I learned this lesson 60 years ago as the editor of a small-town newspaper, when a local farmer...

Governor Abbott visits Nacogdoches for Lone Star Legislative Summit
The SFA campus was abuzz with energy on Friday when over 400 guests joined elected officials from various districts, business leaders, forward thinkers and community...

Something’s cooking: 4-H Food and Fashion Show contests
The Cherokee County 4-H Food Challenge was held Friday, January 12 at the Cherokee County Exposition Center. Teams of 4-H members have 40 minutes...

Humanitarian nature
Billy Bateman (right) received the Legion of Honor Humanitarian Award from the Chapel of the Four Chaplains national foundation. The award was...

East Texas wild pig seminar April 20
The East Texas Wild Pig Seminar, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be held April 20. The educational event will be offering expert information and...

Managing difficult yard situations
Many homeowners aim for a picture perfect lawn complete with rolling acres of soft, green grass. But Mother Nature may have other things in mind,...

How to Repair Dead Grass
A patch of dead grass on an otherwise lush lawn can be a frustrating eyesore for homeowners. Whether lawn care is your passion or just something...