Do you know what it takes to build a rocket? East Texas has some smart kids, and their creativity is paying off. After a regional rocket competition, several Texas teams are moving on to the national finals next month in Washington DC.
The Houston Renaissance Festival takes place every fall, and Scarborough Renaissance Festival 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 Scottish Eggs to go with a little jousting.
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…
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 …
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
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.
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 there's more than one bowling alley in our neck of the woods that will be part of it.
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?