Golden Triangle Veterans Honored in Babe Zaharias Park

Southeast Texas Veteran’s Memorial Guide Babe Zaharias Park Southeast Texas has a both a rich history and a good record of creating ways to pass that history down to future generations. The Golden Triangle is also very respectful of our Southeast Texas veterans. The two come together at the Southeast Texas Veterans Memorial at Babe Zaharias Park. The memorial statue was donated by the employees of Conns who dedicated the memorial as a tribute to veterans of all wars from... Read More

Escape the Winter Blues – Moody Gardens”Rainforest Roadshow”

Senior Entertainment – East Texas and the Golden Triangle Region Moody Gardens Presents: “Rainforest Road Show” On today’s Southeast Texas Senior Fun Guide we are highlighting a great senior outreach program of Moody Gardens. Winter is a tough time for lots of Southeast Texas Seniors. The constant temperature changes. 25 degrees one day and 80 the next. Constantly taking jackets on and off as the temperature continues it’s never ending roller coaster.... Read More

Keep up with SETXseniors.com on Facebook

Younger Southeast Texans would be amazed by how tech savvy you are. I don’t know why, but they can’t get it through their heads that SETX seniors use their computers, phones, and tablets for everything from getting the news to shopping to communicating with friends both new and old. At SETXseniors.com we appreciate how quickly you are helping us grow and expand our services. We are committed to providing news, information, and entertainment to our fellow Golden Triangle... Read More

Horsin’ Around. FREE Wildcatter Weekend at Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown 11/10

On November 13, 1925, Spindletop produced its second major oil boom when the Yount-Lee Oil Company used new technology to drill on the flanks of Spindletop Hill.  As a result of this discovery – and the wealth that followed, Miles Yount and his wife, Pansy, soon became known as some of the most important breeders of horses in the United States. Gladys City will celebrate this historically important second Spindletop boom with a historical lecture in the morning. There will... Read More

October13th Wildcatter Weekend at Spindletop Gladys City

How do we get oil out of the ground? We’ve all seen oil derricks before. Southeast Texas is littered with them- new and shiny, ancient and rusty, and everything in between. My dad used to work on a drilling rig and has tried to explain to me what his role was. Still, I’ve never really understood how they work.  It’s a shame, as they play such a rich role in our Golden Triangle economy. Spindletop Gladys City, on the Lamar Beaumont Campus, is a great place to learn more... Read More

Lamar Football Homecoming

Lamar Football and Homecoming: Cardinals vs. McMurry As SETXseniors, we grew up watching football. Some Southeast Texas seniors fondly remember the day of leather helmets and gifted players regularly playing both offense and defense. When the temperatures dip below ninety degrees, we remember all of the glorious activities of youth- drifting a live mud minnow for fall flounder, following a spirited dog sniffing for quail, and watching football. Football was gone from Lamar for... Read More

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