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Our Texas Accent is Sexy According to Brits
When you ask a European for the sexiest accent in the world, most of them will say it's someone from the Deep South (from Georgia over to Louisiana).

Texas is in a land all by itself, and that "Texan" accent ranks high too.
Seven Texas Schools Make the NCAA Tournament
There are some years that Texas teams are a little thin during March Madness, but this year we'll be well-represented in the NCAA tournament. There are seven teams in the bracket, and two of them are playing each other this week in Dallas.
Why We Should Dine Out on 'Pack Your Lunch Day'
I'm all for packing a lunch to save time and money at work, but on the upcoming holiday that encourages all of us to brown bag it, there is one huge reason why we should totally rebel and grab food from a restaurant instead.
Oncor Power Workers Have a Big Impact in Puerto Rico
Can you imagine being without electricity for months? That would change daily routines to say the least. About eighty percent of the power has been restored in Puerto Rico after last year's monster hurricane, and they have East Texas utility workers to thank for some of that.
5 Reasons Why Little League is Great for Kids
Spring baseball and softball practices are underway and the games will start soon for kids across East Texas. For many parents like me that means lots of equipment shopping, meals on the go because practices always seem to be at dinner time, and usually a really bad case of bleacher butt. But it&ap…
Celebrate Oreo Day March 6th With This Oreo Ball Recipe
Some of those national and world holidays get a little weird, but this one we can totally get behind! Today (March 6th) is World Oreo Day, and I'm celebrating with Oreo Balls. This recipe is the easiest thing you'll ever make, and it's awesome. And addictive.
Craftsman Style Homes Are In High Demand in East Texas
When you're house shopping, do you pick a favorite based on the way the house looks from the outside, or is it all about the kitchen and living areas inside? It turns out that curb appeal is pulling people in right now, and front porches are top draws.
'Thoughts and Prayers' are better with action
In the wake of any tragic event, it seems pretty instinctive for people to say they're sending "thoughts and prayers" to victims. But as some of the survivors of the recent Florida school shooting eluded to, that's not cuttin' it anymore. It's time to do more.
5 Reasons Why the Library is Awesome
If you're not using the Kurth Memorial Library in Lufkin, or the Nacogdoches Public Library on a regular basis you're totally missing out. It's a great resource and it's free! Check out these 5 reasons why the library is awesome.
Vote for the Best Fast Food Restaurant in East Texas
One fast food taco restaurant is quickly rising through the ranks, and we want to know if it's one of your go-to spots when you get a fast food craving. Vote now from our list, or feel free to write in your own favorite fast food joint.
A Baby Changes Everything for the Rangers' Elvis Andrus
Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus became a father last summer, so the off season has been full of spit up, late-night feedings, and smelly diaper changes. Glamorous! But Rangers fans can be excited knowing that Elvis expects fatherhood to make him an even better player this season.
Of all the States, Texas Slang Wins
We've got some good slang in Texas, y'all. In fact, "Y'all" combined with another pretty amazing made-up contraction helps Texas beat all other states for the best slang in the US.
How to Get Free Pancakes on National Pancake Day
IHOP is doing it again. Free pancakes! They'll give us a free buttermilk short stack on National Pancake Day, which is coming up next week. And they just ask that we do one thing in return.
Make Whataburger Fries at Home With This Secret Ingredient
What is it about fast food french fries that makes them so darned addictive? One chef may have stumbled up on the secret ingredient, and he's spilling the beans so we can all try this at home. The magical concoction also causes us to lick our fingers between bites. See, we can't help it…
This Flu Hits Fast
One minute she was doing her homework and playing, and within an hour or two she was complaining of being cold and achy, so I took her temperature. It was 104.4! What happened next taught me something.
One Texas City is About to Become America's Greenest
One North Texas city will get all of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020, and will become the largest city in America to accomplish that so far. And one place in East Texas has provided the incentive.