Tourism

Hurricane Harvey Tourism Recovery Fund Launched to Help Devastated...
The Texas Travel Industry Association and Texas Office of the Governor, Economic Development and Tourism have partnered with Tourism Cares to launch the Hurricane Harvey...
‘Leap’ tells Cinderella-story about dreams, inspirations
Spud Nut, Leap (PG, 89 minutes) is a sweet, animated, Cinderella type movie about a young orphan girl named Felicie, who aspires to be a ballerina. She and her friend...
Rusk Farmer’s Market
The Market will be every Saturday starting Aug. 5 and have free Vendor Booths. Fresh produce, fresh eggs, homemade jams/jellies, sauces, canned goods, baked goods, candy,...
Country Music Legend, Charley Pride is coming to Crockett
Country music hall of famer and living legend, Charley Pride will be making a stop in Crockett to perform all of his hits in concert. Piney Woods...


Bluebonnet 4-H hosts County Wide Event
On Aug. 29, Bluebonnet 4-H hosted a county wide event to showcase various projects offered in the 4-H Program. Club members displayed pictures,...


Texas Historical Commission News Briefs for August
DIVE INTO HISTORY AT TEXAS’ ICONIC SWIMMING HOLES The kids are back in school but the Texas heat is here to stay. Fortunately, the Lone Star State’s eclectic landscapes...
Family Funday returns with Moon Mouse - A Space Odyssey
The Angelina Arts Alliance is proud to announce its first Family Funday during its 2017-2018 Season will be held on Sunday, Sept. 24. The Arts Alliance will present Moon...
Photo: Becky Whisenant

The Texas State Railroad’s Rusk Depot will host Pints in the Pines, an autumn ale extravaganza, at 6 p.m. Oct. 7 and 21. The TSR Authority named new officers and heard reports from Teresa Propeck, public relations manager for owner corporation The Western Group, during their monthly meeting Aug. 23. TSR sets new events for fall season
A new event on the Texas State Railroad (TSR) is slated to debut in October departing from the Rusk depot featuring locally crafted beers,...


‘Baby Driver:’ pure action and summer entertainment
Spud Nut, Baby Driver (R, 113 minutes) is pure, action driven entertainment that steals your heart and makes you duck for cover when the bank robbers start shooting up the...
Star-studded romp ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ worth several views
Spud Nut, The Hitman’s Bodyguard (R, 118 minutes) is a good, not-so-clean fun romp through Amsterdam by a pair of John Wick-type characters bantering profanely funny lines...
Commemorative Air Force Dallas Fort Worth Wing presents Warbirds on...
Be sure to attend the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Warbirds on Parade at the Lancaster Airport on Saturday, Sept. 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Event attendees will have a...
‘Nut Job 2’ nothing more than 2nd-string summer film
Spud Nut, The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature (PG, 86 minutes) is an animated sequel of a 2014 comedy made by a Korean studio. In this follow up story, Surly Squirrel leads...
4-potato ‘Wind River’ well-worth the praise, plaudits
Spud Nut, Wind River (R, 111 minutes) was well worth the three hour drive it took to go see it in a big city, since it was not showing in my part of the state. Taylor...
Piney Woods Fine Arts Association 2017-2018 Season Signature Series...
Piney Woods Fine Arts Association has an amazing lineup planned for its upcoming season as it continues to bring the best in world-class entertainers and performers to...
Bull Nettle Festival
Mt. Selman announces it’s annual Bull Nettle Festival Friday, Sept. 22 and Saturday, Sept. 23. On Friday, there will be a barn dance from 7 to 11 p.m. with dinner and an...