Should have planted rice

Beamon has been fretting about not being able to mow the grass in our yard. We would have profited from planting rice as wet as the ground is. One day I went out to empty the rain gauge and could feel the water on the ground. It would have bene better had I invested in … Read more

Granthams celebrate granddaughter’s 16th

Terry and Dale Grantham had all their family members present at Cheddars to celebrate the 16th birthday of their granddaughter, Anna Seale, who is a sophomore at Jasper High School. Her mother, Marty, the youngest daughter of the Granthams’ was present along with Anna’s older sister, Maggie. Marty is a fifth-grade math teacher in Jasper … Read more

Letter to the Editor 5-21-15

Oral history a treat I remember the closing song Bob Hope used for his shows as he said “thanks for the memories”. He was a great entertainer, and if he could visit The History Center, he would sing that, even if he did not know those folks in The Cornbread Whistle. Sandra Pouland and I … Read more

Cryers enjoy ET food

The threat of rain might have kept the numbers down for the annual Cryer reunion, but those who did come had a great time of fellowship and as always lots of good old East Texas food. Some who were in attendance were Floy and Roy Griffey and Jony Meece of Lufkin; Michelle, Derrick and Addison … Read more

Amy Roland visits daughter, Disney World

Tina Turner’s co-worker, Amy Roland, has a daughter, Chandler Modisette, who is interning at Walt Disney World during her last semester at Texas A&M. (She actually just finished and will graduate May 23). Tina reported: “Chandler has been there since January and Amy was itching to see her. We had an opening in our schedule … Read more