Outdoors

Blueberry Golf Bash
The 20th Annual Blueberry Golf Bash is Friday, April 7, at Piney Woods Country Club. Register four-player teams now and choose from two tee times, 8 a.m. or 1 p.m. The...
Mission Tejas March Program Schedule
Saturday, March 25,10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Park Hop! Introduction to Geocaching Hike! Treasure hunting with technology! Mission Tejas State Park and Caddo Mounds State...
Vets Fishing with Vets 3rd Annual Fishing Tournament
The Spirit of Aransas Pass Proudly Announces ‘Vets Fishing With Vets’ - A Star-Spangled Celebration of Food, Fun, Fishing And Fund-Raising Honoring U.S. Veterans. Redfish...
BBB Offers Tips for Hiring a Landscape Contractor
A beautifully landscaped lawn can be tricky for a do-it-yourself project, and some people need a little help. Those who are thinking about hiring a landscape contractor,...
Planter boxes with built-in trellises like this Apex trellis planter enable gardeners to maximize their garden space for growing vegetables and flowers. Grow a Bigger Garden in a Smaller Space
Whether in the ground or on a balcony or deck, there’s always room to grow your own garden-fresh produce and beautiful flowers. Space saving...

Gardening can be a great family activity and children exposed to the outdoors and gardening are more focused, have less issues with attention deficit and score higher on tests. Family Gardening Provides More Than a Bountiful Harvest
Gardeners know digging, planting, harvesting and even viewing a garden is good for the mind, body and spirit, it improves strength and flexibility,...

Caddo Mounds SHS announces Star Gazing
The public is invited to join in on an evening of night sky exploration. Mission Tejas State Park and the Caddo Mounds State Historic Site are joining forces to lead...
Caddo Mounds SHS and Mission Tejas State Park announce Park Hop &...
Mission Tejas State Park and Caddo Mounds State Historic Site invite the public to a day of geocaching, a form of modern day scavenger hunting seeking hidden treasures...
Cherokee County 4H Clay Crushers
CRUSHIN’ IT! Cherokee County 4H Clay Crushers have been busy pulverizing sporting clays all over Texas this year. They had a great showing in San...

Master Gardeners spring conference this weekend
The Cherokee County Master Gardeners will hold their annual spring conference Saturday, March 11 at First Christian Church, 222 Beaumont St. in Jacksonville. Registration...
Mission Tejas March Program Schedule
Saturday, March 11, 10 to 11 a.m. Sasquatch Survival Hike! Have the skills to survive in the wild? Could a Sasquatch live here in this forest? Learn the answers to...
Spring Garden Conference
Cherokee County Master Gardeners Association will host their Spring Garden Conference with registration starting at noon and the first program beginning at 1 p.m. on...
The Neches River Wildlife Refuge will hold a free Field Day in association with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25. The refuge is located on U.S. Highway 79 between Jacksonville and Palestine. The schedule includes a program about the refuge, guided walking tours in the forest and along the river and a crayfish net-dip. Attendees are asked to bring a camp chair. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Neches River Wildlife Refuge, the Texas Conservation Alliance, The Conservation Fund, Friends of the Neches River and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. In case of bad weather, the event will be rescheduled. For more information, call (903) 391-2444 or (903) 714-0901. Neches Field Day Saturday

Wells FFA Queens Fun Day
Come and enjoy a family friendly even at the Wells FFA Queens Fun Day on Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Cherokee County Show Barn in Jacksonville. All proceeds benefit Cherokee...
Neches River Refuge Field Day
Friends of the Neches River Refuge and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service invite the public to a free Field Day at the Neches River National Wildlife Refuge from 1 - 4...