History

Have You Noticed the ‘Ghost’ Mural in Palestine?
East Texas has its share of hidden treasures, and this is another intriguing link to history that's easy to miss.  Can you spot the 'ghost mural' at this old soda bottling plant?
Internet spoilers ruin all the fun when they sneak up on you, so we'll give you time to study this.  Look for a minute and…
Bet You Didn’t Know These Things About This Texas Favorite
The name Big Red implies that it's straight out of Nebraska, right?  At least to us Husker alums who view all things through the football lens.
Big Red soda is bottled in Texas, by the Dr. Pepper folks, and was first born here in 1937. Did you know it used to be called "Sun Tang Bi…
Texas Is Better Than Your State
God bless the United States of America. There's 50 of 'em. Each having their own unique contribution to the melting pot that is our great nation. But let's be real about something here, folks. Unlike all men, which our nation's Constitution declares to be created equal, not all s…
There Are More Veterans in Your Family Tree Than You Think
If my dad gets a free hour, we can usually find him digging around on Ancestry.com. He loves it, and he's made some interesting discoveries along the way.
Pop is Navy Veteran that served in Vietnam, and he's learned that the other veterans in our family served in the Civil and Revoluti…

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