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SUNDAY February 18, 2024

“Everybody has something to bring to the table.”

Bob Weir

Having spent many years in corporate America I often heard the term “What do you bring to the table” and continue to hear it now as I work with leadership in communities all over the Upper East Side of Texas. I give a lot of thought to how I can best contribute to projects, goals, and communications that help processes flow well. For the most part, I get to choose the tables where I sit more often now and enjoy the contributions of others as we work towards our common goals.

I am fortunate to work with some talented people who continue to keep the wheels turning in a good direction for our region. I am grateful for those who stand on the frontlines to fight for fair and humane conditions for all people and our beloved animals. We are all so lucky for the many artists here who bring beauty into our world through their sculptures, paintings, images, performances, and words.

Many good people are bringing important skills to the table in the Upper East Side of Texas. Meet a few here in this issue and explore more in the County Line eMagazine. — P.A. Geddie


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Paul Keith Photography specializes in beautifully enhanced images of Caddo Lake like this one. He owns Caddo Lake Gallery, 205 W. Austin Street in Jefferson. Find more of his work on his WEBSITE.

Wings Over Pegasus Features Air Show for Horses

The live airshow Wings Over Pegasus returns to the Pegasus Project horse rescue ranch in Murchison from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 30. The airplane and equine extravaganza is held at the 95-acre Pegasus Ranch, located at 7111 FM 2339 in Murchison. The airshow starts promptly at 1 p.m.

The event raises awareness about the lifesaving work The Pegasus Project does year-round to care for at-risk horses. Since 2010 the Pegasus Project has rescued, rehabilitated, retrained, and re-homed hundreds of mistreated horses, donkeys, and mules. READ MORE.


Remembering Karen Silkwood

This Monday, February 19, is the birthdate of Longview native Karen Silkwood who gained national attention after voicing concerns about health and safety issues at the Kerr-McGee nuclear facility in Crescent, Oklahoma, and suspiciously died soon after. This year marks the 50th anniversary of her death.

Portrayed by Meryl Streep in a 1983 award-winning movie, Silkwood’s story continues to be of interest. Read our interview with Silkwood’s children in the County Line ARCHIVES. The family maintains active social media to help keep her memory alive. Although the movie is currently available only on DVD, the family was notified that it will stream on HULU from October through December this year in connection with the 50th anniversary of her death. Silkwood is buried in Kilgore.


Dive Into A Full Week of Entertainment

It’s a good week for entertainment of all shapes and sizes. Tonight there’s a song swap starting at 6:30 p.m. at Foster’s Place in Pickton with extraordinary regional talents Owen Tiner, Chase Glover, Chris Rasco, Kevin Tinney, and Meredith Crawford.

Mrs. Lee’s Daffodil Gardens are in bloom and open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily until the golden petals are gone sometime in March.

Saturday and Sunday the MillHouse ArtFest takes place in McKinney.

On Saturday, find Kevin Galloway of Uncle Lucius at Winnsboro Center for the Arts, Grace Pettis (pictured) at Longview Museum of Fine Arts, and The Floyd Cramer Story in Greenville.

Numerous art exhibits are taking place throughout the region. Several plays kick off this week including Harvey at Theatre Longview and Into the Woods at Henderson County Performing Arts Center. Go to the County Line CALENDAR for details and more fun things to do.


Get Ready for LITCON in Greenville

W. Walworth Harrison Public Library presents the fifth annual LitCon from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 16 at the Fletcher Warren Civic Center in Greenville. The family-friendly event is a celebration of the science fiction, fantasy, and superhero genres in pop culture. The library highlights its collection of graphic novels and the day is filled with vendors, panels, gaming, cosplay contests, and special guests.  LEARN MORE


• Lupe Herrera Takes Reins of Mount Pleasant Library

• Texas Commission on the Arts Offers Rural Incentives

• Eclipse Over the Upper East Side of Texas Updates



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