Area Interest

Driver Safety Class
There will be an AARP Driver Safety Class at Red Cross in Tyler at 320 E Rieck on Friday, May 19 at 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for...
The Rusk Chamber of Commerce welcomes new member, Buffco Production
Buffco Production Inc. was established in 1981 by Frank M. Bufkin III, and is a family owned, privately held operating company with a focus on...


NSDAR announces Spring Luncheon
The Major Thaddeus Beall Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will meet for their spring luncheon at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 20, at the Hong...
Land, Water & Wealth Legal Symposium for East TX Agriculture
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension presents Land, Water & Wealth: Legal Symposium for East Texas Agriculture on Friday, May 19. To be held at the Angelina County Extension...
Kid’s Crusade
Christ Community Church, (in Palestine), (903)729-3178, is having a Kid’s Crusade, (for ages 4 and older), June 23 – June 25. The Church is located at 5625 N. Loop 256,...
Local author to announces upcoming events
Local author, Lurlene Bowden events will be: •Friday, May 19, KETK, 11 - noon. •Nutrition Seminar “Canning The Old-Fashioned Way” at the Natural Grocers in Tyler located...
The Sabine River Bend Band Friday Night Bluegrass Concert Kicks Off Blueberry Festival
The Texas Blueberry Festival kicks off with the Blueberry Bluegrass Concert in the Park, from 6 to 10 p.m., Friday, June 9 at Festival Plaza in...


University of Texas at Tyler holds Spring 2017 Commencement
One thousand one hundred and thirty six degree candidates were recognized in the R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center. Dawn Franks, The University of Texas at...
Benefit for Van Zandt County Tornado Relief
To help raise funds or victims of the tornados that ripped through Van Zandt County April 29 a benefit concert is taking place from 12:30 p.m. to midnight Sunday, May 28 at...
Texas Forestry Association Seeks Nominations
Texas Forestry Association is seeking nominations for the 2017 Excellence in Wood Design Awards. First presented in 1967, the Excellence in Wood Design Award has become a...
SFA’s Summer Art Academy
Registration is underway for the annual Summer Art Academy offered by the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art for the two-week camp that will meet June 5...
33rd Annual Tomato Fest
Local farmers are busy getting ready by planting acres of the best tastin’ tomatoes for the upcoming 33rd Annual Tomato Fest in Jacksonville. Come join the celebration in...
Arts and Culture Photo Contest 
NACOGDOCHES, TX - As a part of the ongoing #CityofNac Discussion Series, the City of Nacogdoches is partnering with Stephen F. Austin State University (SFASU) to host an...
News briefs
CCT membership meeting Thursday The Cherokee Civic Theatre will hold its annual membership meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 11, at the theatre. The meeting will discuss...
Progress continues on what will be the New Summerfield Junior High campus, cafeteria and gymnasium. The venues are expected to open in time for the 2017-18 school year. The project is valued at $9.6 million and is funded by an $8 million bond district voters approved in May 2015. RLM General Contractors of Longview is heading the project. New building at New Summerfield