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Just in case you were wondering, the decorating has begun at the historic Stinson House located at the back of Hogg Park in Quitman. The boxes and tubs that are filled with decorations of every color … more
The Quitman Public Library will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday.  Singer-songwriter and accordionist Jo-El Sonnier will be at the Quitman Public Library on Nov. 22 … more
Thanksgiving is a special time of the year for me. There have been three major “happenings” for me in the past 20 years, each involving Thanksgiving week. On November 3, 1997 I went into the … more
Welcome to November! This column will be rather short as I am in San Antonio with the Band watching their performance at the Alamodome. By the time you read this, we will all know the results. Thanks … more
Who loves to walk in the door after a long day at work and be greeted by the aroma of a warm soup in the slow cooker? Slow cookers offer many benefits in the kitchen. Keep these tips in mind when … more
I cried over my breakfast again this morning. Before I had sat down at the kitchen table to my bowl of cereal I had clicked on the television to catch up on the weather and the day’s news. CBS News … more
Now’s the time for Texans with Medicare to look over their health and drug coverage for 2018. For most Texans, Medicare’s annual open enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 until Dec. 7. … more
The next 2nd Friday Acoustical Music Jam is Friday in the library’s community room. Acoustical musicians of all ages and musical levels are invited to this informal jam from 6 - 9 p.m. An open mic is set up for those who wish to perform. Listeners are welcome. Call 903-975-5745. more
With the official coming and going of Halloween, we can take a breath at the arboretum, watch the leaves fall, contemplate new flowerbeds, and plan for the upcoming holidays. Halloween night found a … more
Once again Texans celebrated Arbor Day, on Friday, Nov. 3. Last year this column addressed some of my favorite trees for East Texas; this year I’d like to write about trees that no East Texan … more
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