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Red Steagall, Country Hit-Maker and Cowboy Poet, Talks Texas Spirit and Overcoming Polio

Red Steagall, Country Hit-Maker and Cowboy Poet, Talks Texas Spirit and Overcoming Polio

Driving the backroads northwest of Fort Worth, you’d never know that one of the luminaries of Texas country and ... Read More »

My Hometown: Rooted In the Railroad and Blues Music, Navasota Chugs With Cultural Vibrancy

My Hometown: Rooted In the Railroad and Blues Music, Navasota Chugs With Cultural Vibrancy

Navasota has long stoked history buffs’ imaginations. It was, after all, the area where historians believe French ... Read More »

In Defense of J. Frank Dobie—the Father of Texas Literature

In Defense of J. Frank Dobie—the Father of Texas Literature

Born in 1888, Dobie came of age just as old pastoral lifeways were crumbling before the rapidly expanding ... Read More »

Six Years After Moving to Mexico, Lauded Chicana Writer Sandra Cisneros Looks Back on Her 29 Years in San Antonio

Six Years After Moving to Mexico, Lauded Chicana Writer Sandra Cisneros Looks Back on Her 29 Years in San Antonio

Last spring, the writer Sandra Cisneros returned to San Antonio to meet with her accountant, address some computer ... Read More »

My Hometown: A True-Blue Rangerette Explains Why There’s More to Kilgore Than Oil and the Drill Team

My Hometown: A True-Blue Rangerette Explains Why There’s More to Kilgore Than Oil and the Drill Team

"People automatically associate Kilgore with oil and Rangerettes,” says Shelley Wayne, who should know. Wayne’s ... Read More »

Exhibit at George W. Bush Center in Dallas Explores Texas Presidential Escapes

Exhibit at George W. Bush Center in Dallas Explores Texas Presidential Escapes

As visitors this summer to the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas will discover, presidents seize ... Read More »

An Iconic Dance Hall in Big Spring Hosts an Eclectic Crowd

An Iconic Dance Hall in Big Spring Hosts an Eclectic Crowd

Downtown is situated between the railroad and what used to be the Bankhead Highway. There’s no need to use a map or Read More »

The New London Museum Recalls the Most Deadly School Tragedy in U.S. History

The New London Museum Recalls the Most Deadly School Tragedy in U.S. History

Newsman Walter Cronkite would, in his later years, recall it as one of the worst stories he ever covered. Morning ... Read More »

My Hometown: Mayor Elaine Kocian Steps Up for Schulenburg

My Hometown: Mayor Elaine Kocian Steps Up for Schulenburg

Located at the intersection of Interstate 10 and US 77, Schulenburg may be best known as a reliable stop for a ... Read More »

Sedrick Huckaby Makes Art for the People: From the Streets of Poly to a U.S. President

Sedrick Huckaby Makes Art for the People: From the Streets of Poly to a U.S. President

Sedrick Huckaby is a Big Momma’s boy. The Fort Worth contemporary artist is devoted to the spirit of his late ... Read More »

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