Thanks to the Wood Blueberry Farm in Diboll, an Angelina County farm, Brookshire Brothers will have plenty of East Texas grown blueberries to sell at the Texas Blueberry Festival this Saturday in downtown Nacogdoches.
The festival is held annually on the second Saturday in June, rain or shine, according to Grace Handler, festival chairman and there will be events all week leading up to the festival including a Blue Grass music concert the night before.
In Lufkin, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 1836 started the day with a solemn ceremony to remember those who died while on duty with the U.S. military service. Among those present was 86-year-old Korean War Navy veteran Alton T. McCreary.
Selina Farmer, 9, of Cushing was surprised by Cushing Elementary with a circus held in her honor. A penny drive conducted by classmates helped fund the event that brought smiles to children’s faces, especially Selina’s.
By KLTV Digital Media Staff, KTRE Digital Media Staff and Jeremy Butler
East Texas Now’s Jeremy G. Butler spoke with Kyle Penney, president of the East Texas Communities Foundation, about how East Texans can participate in East Texas Giving Day and how it serves hundreds of organizations.
The Texas Forestry Museum reopened its doors for the first time since the pandemic. It’s completely remodeled, has new exhibits and lots of fun for the whole family. Museum director Kendall Gay says a lot of hard work was put into the exhibits
Mark Scirto shared personal stories from his experience as a meteorologist and answered questions from classrooms concerning safety at home and on the road, wind patterns, lightning, flooding, and suggestions on the best way to prepare for a tornado.
The Nacogdoches Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution celebrated the chapter’s 95th anniversary. Over the decades, members have celebrated principals which shaped the city and its education. Today the service was celebrated.