When Judy and I began our House District 11 journey, we thought we were already pretty familiar with our area’s treasures. Since 2011, we’ve had the opportunity to meet many of our neighbors – whom we consider treasures in and of themselves – and we’ve also learned of a few hidden gems nestled among the pines.

The 11X11 Trav-L-Log promotes the people and places of Cherokee, Nacogdoches and Rusk counties here at home and to the rest of the state. Our goal is to help encourage cultural tourism, business activity and overall economic development to help HD 11 remain full of opportunity and possibilities for current and future generations of Texans.

We had a hard time choosing only 11 locations to include in the Trav-L-Log, which is why this edition is only the first.  Cherokee, Nacogdoches, and Rusk counties hold so many beautiful and interesting treasures that we foresee a need for many more editions.

Judy and I hope you enjoy getting to know District 11 as much as we did, and still do!  Please feel free to share your favorite places by submitting a contact form through the “Contact” tab on this website.