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East Texas Oil Museum closed until January for renovations, upgrades

The East Texas Oil Museum at Kilgore College is closed for renovations and will reopen in January of 2019. During the closure, several of the...

CENTRAL TEXAS STATE VETERANS CEMETERY IN KILLEEN RECEIVES VA GRANT COMPLETELY...

KILLEEN- Today, Veterans Land Board (VLB) Chairman George P. Bush released the following statement celebrating the Department of Veterans Affairs grant fully funding the Central Texas...

Dorothy J. Franks to discuss Monte Verdi plantation at the ETGS...

East Texas Genealogical Society will meet on Saturday, October 13, at 2p.m., at Tyler Public Library - Taylor Auditorium, 201 S. College Avenue Tyler,...

Summer of the Dinosaur at Perot Museum

 SUMMER OF THE DINOSAUR! ULTIMATE DINOSAURS EXHIBITION MAKES ITS TEXAS DEBUT JUNE 23, PLUS DISCOVERY DAYS, ADULTS-ONLY NIGHTS, EXTENDED HOURS, SUMMER DISCOUNTS AND MORE TO INVADE THE...

Jarvis Christian College to Host Social Justice Conference

Hawkins, TX – Three human rights leaders will gather on Jarvis Christian College’s campus for “Mission, Vocation and the Call to Social Justice: Remembering...

9th annual ‘Tomahawk and Knife-Throwing Contest’ held February 13th

By Kate Kirby A Hawkins tradition, the ninth Annual Vic Russell Tomahawk and Knife-Throwing Contest attracted a crowd of enthusiasts from as far away as...

East Texas Tales…The Rise And Fall Of A Hawkins Kingdom

By DAVE ELLISON These days, some might call the piney woods palace near Hawkins a faded yellow rose. Yet at one time, not all that long...

Supporting Our Vets

By Bonnie Hardaway The United States of America turns 239 years old this July 4. That is, IF we date our birth from the signing...

Blue Ghost Captain Asks “Was it worth it?”

All over East Texas, war veterans and their families gathered to commemorate lost loved ones and remember our lost American heroes. At the Greater Hawkins...

This Week in History April 16, 1947- Texas City

      According to the archives of the Moore Public Library in Texas City, it wasn't unusual for there to be a lot of people watching...
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