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Were walking (yes indeed) right back to Greenville with a T. Image courtesy of Cookie Bakery.

Can Cookies Really Walk?

  Saturday will see the 25th Annual Cookie Walk sponsored by the women of United Presbyterian Church of Greenville. Construction and weather have caused the cookie walk to be moved to Redeemer Lutheran Church at 2311 Ridgecrest (the church just west of Coker-Matthews). The cookies will be ready to walk […]

Stock photo of downtown Caddo Mills by Mike Price of Texas Towns.

Caddo Mills Christmas Parade Tonight

Amanda Clayton is enthusiastic about tonight’s Christmas Parade, Christmas Around the World, in Caddo Mills, Texas. Clayton says, “floats will be staged at 4:30 in the Caddo Mills Middle School parking lot and judging will be at 5:30 PM. The parade will start at 6:30. The tree lighting will follow […]

Some have compared Carolyn Wonderland to Beaumont's own Janice Joplin! Image coutesy of Carolyn Wonderland.

Carolyn Wonderland and Friends Play the Texan

Carolyn Wonderland continues to draw crowds with incendiary guitar chops and raw, powerful vocals, Wonderland draws instant comparisons to fellow Texans Stevie Ray Vaughan and Janice Joplin. There was only one guitar in the house, and her mother banned her from using a pick on the family’s Martin guitar. As […]

Robert McCatcheon, Brookshires greeter and cheerleader, has not missed a Red Kettle Drive in the twenty-eight years he has been with the company. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Keep the Kettle Boiling

In 1891, Salvation Army Captain Joseph McFee was distraught because so many needy individuals in San Francisco were going hungry. During the holiday season, he resolved to provide a free Christmas dinner for the destitute and poverty-stricken. He only had one major hurdle to overcome — funding the project. Where […]