Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

Opinion

August 6, 2011

Just ask Janet

JACKSONVILLE — Discover East Texas

The latest issue of Discover East Texas magazine is here and if you haven’t picked up your copy yet, you can do so at the following locations here in Cherokee County:

Addie’s Pantry

Adrenaline Rush Zip Line

Altius Vaulting Poles, Inc.

Austin Bank

Cherokee County Airport

Comfort Inn

Green’s Taxidermy

Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce

Jacksonville College

Jacksonville Daily Progress

JEDCO

Lady Jane’s

Legend’s Old Time Burger Café

Lon Morris College – School of Hospitality Administration

Lough’s Hydromulching

Love’s Lookout Visitor’s Center

Malinda Felts

Olde Town

River Run ATV Park

Rusk Chamber of Commerce

Sadler’s at the Landmark

Sadler’s Marine

Serendipity

Shoemaker Hill Ranch

Tobler Air, Inc.

Treasure Cove

Wellborn Mechanical Services

If you’re in Smith County, you can pick up copies at the Southside Bank location across from ETMC hospital. You can also find them at the Tyler Chamber of Commerce, EyeCare Associates on Fifth Street and at the Lindale Chamber of Commerce.

We are distributing at multiple locations in Anderson, Angelina, Henderson, Houston, Nacogdoches and Rusk counties as well.

Thank you to our advertisers who not only support this publication financially, but also serve as distribution points for us throughout the eight counties we cover.

We print limited copies because we are mindful of the environment and try not to be wasteful. If you have a hard time finding one, you can always read the magazine in full online, with clickable links for all of the articles and all of the ads.

Or, if like me you just prefer having the actual publication in your hands, you can subscribe to have it mailed to your home or office for the low price of only $12 per year. Subscriptions also make great gifts! Just visit our web site: www.Discover-et.com and click on the Subscribe button.

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