Tourism

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A Texas State Railroad locomotive passes blooming wisteria. On March 15, the TSR Authority approved a request for proposal to negotiate with potential future operators. Turning wheels: TSRA board approves Request for Proposal
In a decisive move Wednesday, March 15, the Texas State Railroad Authority (TSRA) board approved a newly drafted RFP (Request for Proposal) for the...


Marie and Emmett Whitehead TSRA unveils plans to honor Emmett, Marie Whitehead
During their meeting March 15, the Texas State Railroad Authority Board will vote on a resolution to name a Lone Star Coach at the Texas State...


Texas State Railroad kicks off season
Trains returned to the rails of the Texas State Railroad on Saturday, March 4, kicking off the 2017 season. The train are running as planned with a full schedule of events...
BBB: Planning for Spring Break Travel
Spring break is only a few weeks away and now is the time to finalize vacation plans. Whether heading to the ski slopes or the beach, BBB advises consumers to do research...
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...
Spring Jubilee Bus Trip
New Grace Promotions announces the Spring Jubilee Bus Trip to Branson, Mo. on April 24-27. The Old Time Gospel Singing, Laughing, and Preaching Conference for mature and...
Negotiatous ongoing between TSR, Iowa Pacific
The Texas State Railroad Authority’s meeting Feb. 2 lasted just shy of three hours, with approximately two-and-a-half of them dedicated to executive sessions. While no...
Walter Session (left) and Larry Long (right) weren’t hippies, but “two men of distinction.” Peace, love and Chamber: Rusk honors its titans of industry during...
The members of the Rusk Chamber of Commerce “had a gas, gas, gas” recognizing the men, women and businesses that make Rusk go during the annual...


Neva Kelly, the wife of Jacksonville ISD superintendent Dr. Chad Kelly, provided entertainment prior to the start of the Jacksonville Chamber Banquet, performing several songs for a crowd of almost 200. Rev. David Butler named Jacksonville's Citizen of Year
The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce recognized the men and women taking Jacksonville toward the future during its annual Chamber Banquet, held...


Spring Jubilee Bus Trip
New Grace Promotions announces the Spring Jubilee Bus Trip to Branson, Mo. on April 24-27. The Old Time Gospel Singing, Laughing, and Preaching Conference is for mature...
Customer Appreciation Ride
Mud Creek Off-Road Park will hold a Customer Appreciation Ride with free admission from Feb. 3 - 5. For more information contact (903)586-6972 or email...
Future of the Texas State Railroad still unclear
Several questions surrounding the Texas State Railroad and its former employees in Rusk and Palestine went unanswered at Tuesday’s Texas State Railroad meeting. Former...
"Warbirds on Parade" Comes to Lancaster Saturday, September 3
Commemorative Air Force Dallas Fort Worth Wing Presents Warbirds on Parade An all-ages event, honoring America's veterans and aviation history   Lancaster, TX, August 3,...
Blueberry festival earns high awards in TFEA marketing competition
NACOGDOCHES, TEXAS - The Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce and the Texas Blueberry Festival presented by Tipton Ford-Lincoln took home honors...


CHILDRESS COMMERCIAL AND CIVIC HISTORIC DISTRICT LISTED IN THE...
AUSTIN, Texas—The Childress Commercial and Civic Historic District in Childress, Texas was recently listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The Texas Historical...