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You’ll find here the Texas Forest Country Living Top Stories from our staff of writers featuring the lifestyle and community of the Texas Forest Country region. The Texas Forest Country region includes the following Texas counties: Angelina, Houston, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity and Tyler Counties.

How a Pressure Cooker Can Save You Time and Energy in the Kitchen

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Pressure-cooking may sound intimidating, but it’s important to keep in mind that it’s actually a simple process that can save you time, energy and money. Not only does a pressure cooker use up to 70 percent less energy than a stove, it combines high pressure...

Summer Savings: Travel Expert Shares Ways to Save on Vacations

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MANHATTAN, Kan. — Summer vacations don't have to break the bank, according to Kansas State University's Kristin Malek, assistant professor of hospitality management, who shares some easy ways to save on airfare, lodging, activities and food. Malek said it's important not to book airfare too...

Megan’s Top 10 Chick Flicks for Valentine’s Day

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I'm a rom-com, chick flick, romantic comedy - whatever you want to call it - type of girl. I love a good love fest, a little heartbreak, lots of laughs, and I allow the tears to stream with pride. Pass the Kleenexes, please. As...

No. 18 Lady Roadrunners Win Two in Dramatic Fashion

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Taylor Davis’ first hit of Thursday’s nightcap traveled nearly 300 feet: A solo homer in the bottom of the fourth inning to tie the game with Northeast Texas Community College at 3-3. Davis’ second hit may have moved three feet, and it brought home...

Ginger Snap Crafts: 2×4 Snowman Tutorial

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I am so excited about this little snowman! Isn’t he so cute? You are not going to believe how easy he was to make! Every time my family gets together we always make something. This year over Christmas we will make these adorable snowmen. My...

Angelina College Theatre Presents “Bob: A Life in Five Acts”

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LUFKIN, TEXAS, Feb. 15, 2018 – Angelina College’s theatre department will present “Bob: A Life in Five Acts” by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb March 1, 2 and 3 in Temple Theater. All performances are at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 for adults and $5 for...

Mission Tejas State Park Hosts Guided Valentine’s Hike

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If you’re in the Alto area this upcoming Valentine’s Day weekend and looking for an excuse to get outside with your significant other, then Mission Tejas State Park has you covered: “It’s Complicated” ― Guided Valentine’s Hike

Angelina Arts Alliance Seeking Volunteers for 2015-2016 Season

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Angelina Arts Alliance is seeking volunteers for their 15th anniversary season. To learn more about the duties, procedures and details, attend the annual EnCorps Volunteer Orientation & Open House, ThursdayAugust 20th, 6 pm at Angelina College. New and existing volunteers are invited to fill...

5 Overlooked Variables To Consider For Your Longest Unemployment Stretch – Retirement

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It wasn’t long ago that most Americans had a secure three-legged stool on which to rest their retirement concerns – a well-funded Social Security system, substantial corporate pensions with retiree health benefits and, ideally, a strong personal savings rate. Nowadays, however, pensions aren’t what they...

Pegboard Beauty Organizer

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Happy Thursday! I was challenged to go into my craft room and use what I had to create a craft project, kid's craft, home décor, even refinish some furniture - anything goes. I dug in my garage actually and decided to make this super...