Tourism

28th Annual Texas Blueberry Festival
Jump into loads of fun at the 28th Annual Texas Blueberry Festival presented by Tipton Ford-Lincoln, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 10 in downtown Nacogdoches. Find...
Tomato Fest Gospel Concert
Come enjoy a free Gospel Concert Wednesday, June 7, featuring Chordsmith. The group will perform 6:30 p.m. at Cornerstone Baptist Church located 1720 S. Bolton in...
Ben Wheeler Junebug Fest Welcomes Summer
Organizers at The Forge Bar & Grill in Ben Wheeler are gearing up for the 5th Annual Junebug Summer Fair, set for June 17-18. The family-friendly festival highlights the...
Photos: John Hawkins

Jan Townsend shows a young fair attendee around an army vehicle from Townsend’s Toy Land during the annual Fair on the Square, held Saturday in Rusk. The event featured food, games and booths dotting the Square. A fun, ‘fair’ day at Rusk’s Fair on the Square Saturday


'Pirates:' too much done with effects, not enough with plot
Spud Nut, Pirates of the Caribbean – Dead Men Tell No Tales (PG-13, 125 minutes) is the fifth movie of this popular film series, but tries unsuccessfully to re-capture...
Bullock a Blue Star Museum with free admission, discounts for...
The Bullock Texas State History Museum is proud to announce the launch of the 2017 season of Blue Star Museums and once again will offer free admission to active duty,...
Raise the Roof Dollars at Work
The Board of the historic Cherokee Civic Theatre, West 5th St. in Rusk, is happy to announce that, thanks to the citizens belief in us, and to...


Click It Or Ticket’ Campaign Saves More Than 5,000 Lives
This month marks the 15th anniversary of the “Click It or Ticket” campaign urging Texans to buckle up. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates...
Meals On Wheels Dogwood Travelers Sponsors Trips
Meals on Wheels, Dogwood Travelers is sponsoring a trip to Cincinnati, Ohio from June 25 to July 1. Cost of the trip includes transportation; lodging; six breakfasts and...
The Ugly Duckling
The Children’s Performing Arts Series at Stephen F. Austin State University will present Hans Christian Andersen’s story of “The Ugly Duckling,” presented by Virginia...
Jacksonville Progress Sponsor’s Shuttle at Tomato Fest
The Jacksonville Progress presented a $700 check to sponsor the Jacksonville Citizen’s Police Academy Shuttle Transportation Service at the 33rd...


The Sabine River Bend Band Friday Night Bluegrass Concert Kicks Off Blueberry Festival
The Texas Blueberry Festival kicks off with the Blueberry Bluegrass Concert in the Park, from 6 to 10 p.m., Friday, June 9 at Festival Plaza in...


Texas Forestry Association Seeks Nominations
Texas Forestry Association is seeking nominations for the 2017 Excellence in Wood Design Awards. First presented in 1967, the Excellence in Wood Design Award has become a...
SFA’s Summer Art Academy
Registration is underway for the annual Summer Art Academy offered by the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Art for the two-week camp that will meet June 5...
33rd Annual Tomato Fest
Local farmers are busy getting ready by planting acres of the best tastin’ tomatoes for the upcoming 33rd Annual Tomato Fest in Jacksonville. Come join the celebration in...