East Texas

11:04am

Thu February 9, 2012
Local

Texas Forest Service addresses drought-related tree loss

Ralph Schwausch's tree farm is is in Rusk County. Schwausch was 2011 Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year.
Texas Forestry Association

East Texas landowners want to know what to do about dying trees. Forestry consultants say mills are still taking salvaged wood, but at a deeply discounted rate.

8:37am

Thu January 19, 2012
Politics

East Texas environmentalist: Keystone XL fight isn't over

A view of construction of the Keystone I pipeline in Oct. 2009 in Marshall County, South Dakota.
South Dakota Tar Sands Pipelines Kent Moeckly

East Texans are reacting to President Obama's rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline. David Daniel of Winnsboro, Texas, says TransCanada may now hone in on building one section from Cushing, Okla., to Port Arthur, Texas.

7:41am

Thu December 22, 2011
Business

East Texas winemakers persevere in drought

Jacksonville Daily Progress / Maydelle Country Wines

The severe drought could mean more than sour grapes for growers in Rusk, Texas. Community correspondent Dan Maxwell talks with winemakers whose core costs are rising sharply.

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