Tourism

Close to ‘the King’: tribute act Powell performs April 27
On April 27 at 7 p.m., Elvis Tribute performer Travis Powell returns to Bullard to perform at the K.E. Bushman’s Concert Hall. Who could beat the King of Rock and Roll...
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...
Palestine celebrates 80 Years of tradition with Dogwood Trails...
Over a cup of joe in 1938, a statewide celebration was born. Charles W. Wooldridge, the power company manager, and Eugene Fish, a bank president, met for coffee and the...
March News Briefs from the Texas Historical Commission
TEXAS HISTORICAL COMMISSION KICKS OFF STAY AN EXTRA DAY IN TEXAS SWEEPSTAKES The Texas Historical Commission’s (THC) Texas Heritage Trails Program (THTP) is celebrating...
Texas Historical Commission News Briefs for February
EXPERIENCE BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH FIVE NEW HERITAGE TRAVEL DESTINATIONS IN FREE MOBILE APP The history of African Americans in Texas is the story of Texas and Texans....
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...