Tourism

PWFAA to host Larry Gatlin in concert on January 27
Crockett — Piney Woods Fine Arts Association is proud to present country music singer and songwriter Larry Gatlin. The show is Saturday, Jan. 27...


PWFAA to host Larry Gatlin in concert on January 27
Crockett — Piney Woods Fine Arts Association is proud to present country music singer and songwriter Larry Gatlin. The show is Saturday, Jan. 27...


Heritage Center museum needs volunteers
The Heritage Center of Cherokee County is seeking volunteers to host visitors at the museum on Saturdays and Sundays. Volunteers who would like to volunteer at the museum...
Meals on Wheels of Palestine, Inc./ Dogwood Travelers going to Alaska
The Meals on Wheels /Dogwood Travelers is sponsoring an Alaskan Cruise , July 22 - Aug. 1, 2018. The cruise will be a seven night cruise with four days on land. Cost...
Texas Historical Commission News Briefs for December
FIND UNIQUE HOLIDAY GIFTS AT STATE HISTORIC SITES IN TEXAS For those who are looking for unique and creative gifts for a Texas history buff, look no further than one of...
‘Thor: Ragnarok’ every bit as good as advertised
Spud Nut, Thor: Ragnarok (PG-13, 141 minutes) is as good as advertised; and I am not a person who relies upon movie previews to judge coming films as much as I do...
PHotos: Josh Hubbard

Josh Hubbard’s daughter, Kendalynn, gets excited as the Texas State Railroad’s Polar Express ride approaches the North Pole. The Hubbard family – Josh, wife Cassie and children Kobyn, Kendalynn and Jet – took a ride on the event train Nov. 9, giving the experience rave reviews. Santa, elves and Josh: Just Joshin’ Ya at the Polar Express
On Thursday, November 9, I was privileged to take a ride on the Polar Express presented by the Texas State Railroad. I had never been, but my...


Cinderella National Broadway Tour
The Temple Theater in Lufkin will present Cinderella - National Broadway Tour on Sunday, Jan. 21 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award...
The Purple Hulls to Perform Gospel Show
The Purple Hulls, Katy Lou and Penny Lea Clark along with bass player Jed Mobley (from Grapeland) will perform a Bluegrass gospel show Friday, Nov....


Cinderella National Broadway Tour
The Temple Theater in Lufkin will present Cinderella - National Broadway Tour on Sunday, Jan. 21 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award...
Ticket sales continue for Moscow Ballet’s ‘Great Russian Nutcracker’
A limited number of tickets are still available to attend the Nov. 16 and 17 performances of Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker” at Stephen F. Austin State...
Palestine Art Tracks announces 6th annual trail through downtown...
Palestine Main Street is taking applications for the sixth annual Palestine Art Tracks Sculpture Trail to take place in downtown Palestine. Artists are invited to send...
Curious holds event about leadership, heroism and art
Curious, Palestine’s popular arts/science museum, is holding a Gallery Talk in conjunction with its Texas Heroes art exhibit that features works by well-known local artist...
‘Boo 2’ more of the same from Perry’s previous effort
Spud Nut, Tyler Perry Boo 2 (PG-13, 92 minutes) follows up on last year’s comic horror hit movie with more of the same. Tyler Perry writes, directs, and acts in his own...
‘Geostorm’ surpasses low expectations; a 2-potato watch
Spud Nut, Geostorm (PG-13, 110 minutes) deserves to be seen, despite the critics’ bad reviews. The premise is that the world’s natural disasters could be controlled by a...