Outdoors

Photos: Quinten Boyd
Saturday was a good day for a few bites as the Rusk State Hospital Volunteer Council hosted its first annual fish-off at the Fredrick M. Hedge Wilderness Lake on the state hospital grounds. Approximately 35 were in attendance to cast their lines into the lake. Gone fishin’: RSH Volunteer Council holds first ever ‘fish-out’...

Scholarship Bass Fishing Tournament Scheduled
The Stephen F. Austin State University Campus Recreation Department will host the fifth annual Worsham Bass Tournament on Saturday, June 24, at Jackson Hill Park and Marina...
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...
20th Annual East Texas Wildlife & Incident Management Academy
Nearly 150 emergency responders attended the 20th Annual East Texas Wildlife and Incident Management Academy in May to improve their knowledge and skills for combating...
Join the Arbor Day Foundation in July and 10 Trees Will Be Planted...
Forests across America are a prized natural resource, and anyone can help plant trees in these vital areas by joining the Arbor Day Foundation next month. Through the...
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...
Father/Son Tournament
Birmingham Forest Golf Club will host the annual Father/Son tournament on Saturday, June 24. Tee times are 8:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. Cost for the event is $50 per team and...
Texas Association of Orthodontists Reminds Texans to Use Facial...
Members of the Texas Association of Orthodontists (TAO) want to remind parents, coaches and athletes to gear up for recreational and organized sports. It is the perfect...
Texas Forestry Association Hosts Walking Tour of 2017 Outstanding...
The Texas Forestry Association will host a tour to highlight the selection of LTC Farms, Inc., Dr. Jay and Sally Fish, in Tyler County as the 2017 Texas Outstanding Tree...
Summer Fun for All Ages
Piney Woods Fine Arts Association has a lot going on and the summer is going to get hot in Crockett with all the events coming up. PWFAA will be offering lots of...
Tomato Fest Gospel Concert
Come enjoy a free Gospel Concert Wednesday, June 7, featuring Chordsmith. The group will perform 6:30 p.m. at Cornerstone Baptist Church located 1720 S. Bolton in...
SFA Gardens to host 16th annual Pineywoods Camp
Stephen F. Austin State University’s SFA Gardens will host three Pineywoods Camps this summer for children ages 4 to 15. The camps offer outdoor adventure, exploration and...
Ben Wheeler Junebug Fest Welcomes Summer
Organizers at The Forge Bar & Grill in Ben Wheeler are gearing up for the 5th Annual Junebug Summer Fair, set for June 17-18. The family-friendly festival highlights the...
Tomato Fest Gospel Concert
Come enjoy a free Gospel Concert Wednesday, June 7, featuring Chordsmith. The group will perform 6:30 p.m. at Cornerstone Baptist Church located 1720 S. Bolton in...
Yard of the Month picked for May
The Rusk Area Garden Club has chosen the yard of Lana Alford at 275 Crockett Street as its May Yard of The Month. Pictured from the left are...