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Comedian William Lee Martin Takes His Texas-Bred Jokes to the World

Comedian William Lee Martin Takes His Texas-Bred Jokes to the World

…country singers Loretta Lynn and George Strait. Martin refined his act on cruise ships, self-financed his first TV special (Let…

Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

Who Was the Historic Figure Behind Texas Jack Wild West Outfitter in Fredericksburg?

…of other Texas pioneers, Virginia native John B. Omohundro headed for the Lone Star State after the Civil War, in…

A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

…Despite the fact that most residents on both sides of the Rio Grande are simply hard-working, regular folks, a thick…

With New Performances, John Lomax III Fuels the Lomax Family Legacy of Preserving American Folk Songs

With New Performances, John Lomax III Fuels the Lomax Family Legacy of Preserving American Folk Songs

…and cool: seguing from writing to managing artists like Townes Van Zandt, Steve Earle, David Olney, The Cactus Brothers, Kasey…

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

…blasts them into the lake. “It’s all ages, little kids to elderly people,” Overdyke said. “And they act like it’s…

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

Texas Singer-Songwriter Robert Earl Keen is Retiring After a 40-Year Wild Ride

…he talked about his storied career and plans for his next act. Subscribe to Texas Highways TH: How long had…

How Prison Labor Helped Build the Texas Capitol in the 1880s

How Prison Labor Helped Build the Texas Capitol in the 1880s

…officials found this to be a violation of the Alien Contract Labor Act and fined Wilke $65,000, according to a…

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

…Texas acts that played the room, attracting celebrities including Mick Jagger. John Belushi, the breakout star of Saturday Night Live,…

Women Take Center Stage In Baylor University’s New Exhibition about Theater in Texas

Women Take Center Stage In Baylor University’s New Exhibition about Theater in Texas

…“racy” acts as wrestling matches and chorus girls dressed in flapper outfits—in violation of the city’s Sunday closing laws. She…

The Spirit of Diamond Bessie Lives On In New Novel Inspired By Jefferson’s Famous Murder Trial

The Spirit of Diamond Bessie Lives On In New Novel Inspired By Jefferson’s Famous Murder Trial

…fact in the novel. Here are some facts: Diamond Bessie’s birth name was Annie Moore, not Annie Stone as many…

Everything Goes to the Dogs at the Buda Wiener Dog Races

Everything Goes to the Dogs at the Buda Wiener Dog Races

…most welcome). The grand prize winner receives $500 and a year’s bragging rights. Subscribe to Texas Highways In Texas, this…

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

…and a farmers market on Saturdays. 7 / Cascade Caverns Venture below ground at Boerne’s oldest attraction to see the…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…great blue herons flapping their pterodactyl wings, white egrets and hawks by the dozens, and one juvenile golden eagle. We…

In Galveston, Reenacting the Famous Order of Juneteenth Has Special Meaning

In Galveston, Reenacting the Famous Order of Juneteenth Has Special Meaning

…an absolute equality of personal rights and rights of property between former masters and slaves, and the connection heretofore existing…

Texas Conservationists Want to Keep the ‘Wilderness’ in Big Bend National Park

Texas Conservationists Want to Keep the ‘Wilderness’ in Big Bend National Park

…by resurrecting a proposal to protect about two-thirds of the national park under the federal Wilderness Act. The act, which…

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