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East Texas Grocery Store Gets an 'F'
Ever wondered what grocery stores do with all of the produce and bakery items they don't sell? Sometimes it's donated or recycled, and sometimes it just plain goes to waste. East Texas stores have been graded on accountability, prevention, and recycling, and one of them gets an F.
Texas Teams Aren't MLB's Most Valuable
The Rangers and Astros don't crack the Top Ten on the Forbes' list of Major League Baseball's most valuable franchises, but that doesn't seem to bother Texans one bit. In fact, we kinda rebel against the richest teams, don't we?
No Texans Have Gotten Sick Yet in Romaine Lettuce Recall
Pre-chopped romaine lettuce is part of a huge recall right now over fears about E.coli, and some people have had to be hospitalized and a few even have kidney failure. But no Texans fallen ill yet after eating it.

The package in your fridge will list one specific growing area that's the big c…
Can You Get in Trouble for Picking a Bluebonnet?
My kids asked me yesterday if they would get thrown into jail for plucking a bluebonnet, so I decided to do my duty as a parent and research that pressing question. Is it illegal to pick bluebonnet in Texas?
Scarborough Renaissance Festival is Open Near Dallas
The Houston Renaissance Festival takes place every fall, and Scarborough Faire is the North Texas option for the spring. That's open now, and it's the place to go if you're craving one of those sausage-wrapped Scotch Eggs to go with a little jousting.
East Texas Gusher Days are Coming to Gladewater
It's festival season in East Texas, and it's high time we enter some chili cook-offs, check out some car shows, ride some carnival rides, and eat some food on a stick. If we hop in the car on any given weekend, it's likely we can roll into festival somewhere, and Gladewater has a good…
Texas Has One of the Toughest Toll Roads in the Nation
If you don't pay the tolls you owe in Texas, you could be in big trouble. But there's ones state that's tougher on those who don't pay up, and in that state you can be convicted of a felony for having outstanding tolls. Toll roads have had it! And here's what you need to …
Most Texans Don't Carry Cash
It was fun while it lasted, but finding that surprise 5-dollar bill in the pocket of some old jeans is becoming more rare. Lots of Texans are opting not to carry any cash at all, and if we do have paper money in our wallets it's probably less than $25
Bon Jovi Wine is Coming
Wine drinkers unite. The new Jon Bon Jovi wine should be coming to Texas in a month or two, and it's supposed to be quite tasty. You might be seeing this at barbecues this summer as an option to go with the Shiner.
East Texas Kids Can Bowl for Free All Summer
Kids can get two free games of bowling EVERY DAY this summer, and all we have to do is sign them up. This program keeps growing, and now might be the time to petition our favorite bowling alleys to get more of them involved. Some that are a short drive away will be part of it.
A Year to Grow the Longest Beard
Beards are everywhere now, and some of you guys have a real knack from growing some doozies! Now you've got a chance to get paid for it if you can grow the longest one.
World Record for the Longest Ice Cream Sundae
Texans don't like to underachieve, and this is new evidence. Some of our neighbors in East Texas have had success stringing together a whole lot of dishes of ice cream to set the Guinness World Record for the longest sundae, but did they get to eat it before the inevitable melt?
Texas State Railroad is Expanding the Polar Express
The Texas State Railroad just paid off a big debt, and now they're free to move forward with plans to add another car to the Polar Express, and make other changes that you'll notice this summer.
Baseball is Proof That Hard Work Pays Off
We have to look really hard to find and overnight success story in baseball. It's a journey and not a sprint, and teams know the marathon 162-game season will be full of ups and downs.

MoviePass Lowers Its Price Again
There are several theaters in East Texas that honor MoviePass, and using the pass at those theaters just got cheaper. A month after lowering the monthly fee to $7.95, the subscription price has fallen by another buck.
Spring Brings out Kindness Rocks in Lufkin
Now that spring is here and we've got warmer weather, the kindness rock movement is about to get an infusion of energy. The next two weekends will be prime times to paint, hide, and find colorful new rocks, but there are some rules we'll need to keep in mind.