Tourism

‘Fate of the Furious’ just short compared to predecessors
Spud Nut, The Fate of the Furious (PG-13, 136 minutes) is the eighth movie of this popular series that features fast cars, pretty girls and daring adventures on streets....
Area prepares for Easter events
With Easter weekend approaching, here is a list of Easter services and egg hunts in and around Rusk for those who are looking for family events to enjoy this Easter...
Rusk Jr. High Students Display Artwork
“Rusk Jr. High Art students have pieces of their art on display at Texas National Bank, Citizens National Bank, Austin Bank, Brookshire Brothers,...


New Summerfield Art Exhibit
March was Youth Art Month. Junior High and High School art students from New Summerfield celebrated with an art exhibit in the school’s cafeteria...


'Ghost in the Shell' asks the tough questions, entertains
Spud Nut, Ghost In The Shell (PG-13, 107 minutes) boggles the mind with its visions of a bionic future enhancing and gradually replacing human bodies. The Handa...
It's the boss: 'Boss Baby' a cute, clever 3-potato film
Spud Nut, The Boss Baby (PG, 87 minutes) unexpectedly stole my heart about the importance of family ties, after amusing me with the problem of sibling rivalry. The...
Local watercolor artist Arthur Sekula was recently selected for the 45th International Art Show at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art. Mr. Sekula had three entries accepted: “Crimson Clover,” “Bonnets Trail” and “Tree Line.” Mr. Sekula specializes in East Texas landscapes and welcomes consignments of “home portraits.” His work has also been shown at art shows in Edom, Conroe and Loveland, Colo. For more, visit his website at www.arthursekula.com. Sekula selected for art show


Photo: Becky Whisenant

A child waves during one of the train runs from the Texas State Railroad.The TSRA Board voted unanimously to enter into negotiations with the Western Group with the possibility of the group, based in Ogden, Utah, becoming the TSR’s new operator. Go West(ern)? TSR enters negotiations with Western Group
The Texas State Railroad Authority Board (TSRA) met Wednesday, March 29 and announced that four applications from potential future operators were...


Gopher Fest
The 13th Annual Gopher Fest will be from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Saturday, April 8 in Gallatin. The festival will include arts and crafts, food, entertainment, barbecue cook off...
Shark Tank meets Chopped at annual student competition State Finals
The competition continued as finalists battled it out at the 2017 Texas ProStart Invitational State Finals on Friday and Saturday, March 24-25 at St, Phillip’s College,...
'Power Rangers' reboot 2 zesty potatoes of action
Spud Nut, Power Rangers (PG-13, 121 minutes) is the third movie made about the popular Saturday morning TV children’s program that has been broadcast since 1993. Five...
Caddo Mounds SHS announces Caddo Culture Day
Caddo Mounds State Historic Site invites the public to participate in their Caddo Culture Day event from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., on Saturday, April 8. Come and experience Caddo...
Fourth Annual Family ReULion Charity Jam
Tickets are on sale now for the Fourth Annual Family ReULion Charity Jam April 7 - 8 at Durango’s Canyon near Mount Enterprise. The event benefits the East Texas Food Bank...
'Beauty and the Beast' more than worth admission price
Spud Nut, Beauty and the Beast (PG, 95 minutes) is a Broadway style musical production with lovely songs. It is worth buying a ticket just to hear the memorable tunes...
Kong still king in 3-potato 'Kong: Skull Island'
Spud Nut, Kong – Skull Island (PG-13, 135 minutes) has much to commend it as another version of the classic tale about the giant ape that confronts modernity. Once again...