Misc

Valentine’s Pup
Sandy is ready for Valentine’s Day. She is 3 years old and looks like a bearded collie mix. Sandy is available for adoption at the Humane...


‘15:17 to Paris’ a pleasing, 3-potato patriotic film
Spud Nut, The 15:17 To Paris (PG-13, 90 minutes) uses the real life heroes to play themselves in their story about stopping an armed terrorist onboard a French train...
‘The Greatest Showman’ a rousing – not historically accurate – musical
Spud Nut, The Greatest Showman (PG, 105 minutes) is a rousing song and dance musical that is thoroughly entertaining, though not necessarily historically correct. If...
‘12 Strong’ an inspiring, moving 3-potato movie
Spud Nut, 12 Strong (R, 130 minutes) is based on a true story about a 12-man Army Green Beret team that was the first American unit to fight in Afghanistan against the...
Kind, polite, ‘Paddington 2’ is 3 potatoes of just right
Spud Nut, Paddington 2 (PG, 105 minutes) proves once again that “If you are kind and polite, then the world will be right.” Paddington is a lovable, living teddy bear...
Perfect potatoes: Tater Tot picks his favorite films of 2017
Spud Nut, Each year I look back over the list of movies I have seen to compare how I originally rated them to how I feel about them now. I reviewed 65 films this year....
Good note: ‘Pitch Perfect 3’ a 2 1/2 potato pop concert film
Spud Nut, Pitch Perfect 3 (PG-13, 103 minutes) is best enjoyed as a pop concert movie by a talented sing and dance troupe of attractive young adult women called the...
No bull: comical fun to be had in 2 1/2 potato ‘Ferdinand’
Spud Nut, Ferdinand (PG, 92 minutes) tells a simple, sweet, animated tale about a powerful bull who loves flowers and dislikes fighting. When he gets stung by a bee, he...
‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ a worthy remake
Spud Nut, Jumanji – Welcome To The Jungle (PG-13, 112 minutes) is a fun time movie that is good for laughs and provides an enjoyable outing at the theater. This version...
Diamond Raffle
Piney Woods Fine Arts Association benefiting Arts in Education Programming. Tickets are $50 per ticket, with a limit of 100 chances sold. The Piney Woods Fine Arts...
Jury Cancellation
Please be advised that the Jury Selection scheduled for Dec. 18, 2017, in the 2nd District Court has been cancelled.
BBB: Gift Exchanges may Leave You Empty Handed . . .or Worse
Sending a stranger one gift and getting up to 36 in return may sound like a great idea, but you might be breaking the law. While gift exchanges grow in popularity during...
Palestine Community Theatre to present Irving Berlin’s “White...
Ready for some Christmas spirit? Who’s a fan of White Christmas the movie? For those who have heard songs like Happy Holidays, Count Your Blessings...


East Texas Medical Center Jacksonville “Pink Ladies” stand in front of gift bags full of hats they have handmade to donate to local charities. They make about 900 hats each year to donate. ETMC “Pink Ladies” Make and Donate 900 Hats Each Year
Baby it’s cold outside! With cooler temperatures finally reaching East Texas, everyone is looking for a way to stay warm. The “Pink Ladies” of East...


CASA 101
Wondering what CASA stands for? They stand for children in need, as Court Appointed Special Advocates! Want to know more about CASA and being an advocate for a child in...