Growing East Texas Figs

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Perhaps one of the more iconic trees growing next to older homes in east Texas is a fig tree. Figs are one of the first fruits planted by settlers.  Figs are also mentioned numerous...

New Art Posts on the Texas Forestry Museum’s Trail

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The Texas Forestry Museum invites you and your family to come enjoy the colorful new art posts on the Urban Wildscape Trail. The art work provides a visually stimulating experience for trail walkers. The...

Loving (and Hating) Goldenrod

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Goldenrod is a plant that gets blamed for a lot, is under appreciated locally in its native habitat and yet is prized in some formal European gardens. Goldenrod (Solidago altissima) is the tall yellow flower...

Mayhaws

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I didn’t know what a Mayhaw was until after college. It was the jelly that got me hooked. It was two gentleman named Haywood Quarles and Donald Capps of Burke that got me started on...

Woodland Heights Welcomes Dr. Kindrell Tucker

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Woodland Heights Medical Center is happy to welcome Kindrell Tucker, M.D., back to East Texas.  Dr. Tucker, a board certified Family Practice Physician, is dedicated to personalized family care. “It is an honor to care...

DETCOG Board Hears RSVP Report on MLK Day of Service

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Deep East Texas Council of Government (DETCOG) Board Members received a report on the Retired and Senior Volunteers Program (RSVP) activities at their January meeting. RSVP Program Director Renee Ricks started by reporting on...

Angelina College Police Academy Graduation

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LUFKIN, TEXAS, June 15, 2017 – Commencement exercises for the 97th Basic Peace Officer Course class at Angelina College were held June 16. Graduates include Hunter Smith, Gabrial Ener, Christopher Wheeler, Tyler Due and...

Angelina College Nonprofit Leadership Center Hosting Workshop

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LEADon University® Leadership Workshop May 3 on the Angelina College campus. The Angelina College Nonprofit Leadership Center (ACNPLC) will host a LEADon University® Leadership Workshop May 3 from 8-11 a.m. and noon until 3 p.m....