Outdoors

Texas Asthma Camp set for June 18-23 at Camp Tyler
Summer camp is a time for children to have fun and make new friendships. But for children who have asthma, attending a traditional summer camp can be difficult because of...
First Annual Benson Memorial Charity Golf Tournament
Benson Memorial CME Church of Jacksonville, Texas will host the First Annual Benson Memorial Charity Golf Tournament, Saturday, June 10 at the Cherokee Ranch Golf Club,...
More Than 200,000 Kids Treated in ERs Each Year for...
As temperatures rise, more kids will be on the playground. The nation’s emergency physicians want all of them to have fun, but also to stay safe. “Many playground...
Arbor Day Foundation offers Tree-Care Booklet
The Arbor Day Foundation is offering a handy tree-care booklet designed to help people plant and care for trees. Anyone can receive Conservation Trees, a user-friendly...
Jacksonville Progress Sponsor’s Shuttle at Tomato Fest
The Jacksonville Progress presented a $700 check to sponsor the Jacksonville Citizen’s Police Academy Shuttle Transportation Service at the 33rd...


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...


Arbor Day Foundation offers Tree-Care Booklet
The Arbor Day Foundation is offering a handy tree-care booklet designed to help people plant and care for trees. Anyone can receive Conservation Trees, a user-friendly...
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...
Texas Forestry Association Sets Dates For 2017 Teacher’s...
Texas Forestry Association (TFA) announced two sessions of its Teacher Conservation Institute (TCI) will be held this year at Bugscuffle Inn near Henderson. TCI is a...
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...
Church announces Timed Event Rodeo
Trail to Christ Cowboy Church Jacksonville, Highway 79 W. is having a Timed Event Rodeo Friday, May 12 at 6 p.m. Pee Wee Barrels and Breakaway, Jr. Barrels and...
Rusk KOA hosts 14th Annual ‘Big Weekend’
The Rusk KOA campground, located at 745 FM 343 East in Rusk, is offering campers a special Saturday of camping for just $10 to benefit KOA Care Camps for children with...
Prayer Garden Dedication
Barry and Jana Autry of Autry Funeral Home will host a Prayer Garden Dedication honoring the officers, nurses, medical staff, psychologists, therapists and support staff of...
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...
Yard of the Month picked for April
The Rusk Area Garden Club has chosen the yard of Lewie and Elaine Byers at 1302 Plum Street as its April yard of the month. Pictured from the left...