Search results for "gene-fowler/"

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

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

…Want more radio psychics? Writer Gene Fowler and Bill Crawford will play an excerpt of the Rose Dawn recording during…

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

…song. Possible candidates: Gene Autry’s “Merry Texas Christmas, You All!,” George Strait’s “When It’s Christmas Time in Texas,” Kevin Fowler’s…

140 Years Ago, Judge Roy Bean Became the “Law West of the Pecos”

140 Years Ago, Judge Roy Bean Became the “Law West of the Pecos”

Judge Roy Bean laid down the law in remote part of the Southwest Texas borderlands for several years…

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

The Alamo Theatre Choir in Waco (top photo) represents one of the ways women contributed to theater in…

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?

Texas Jack performed in shows with Buffalo Bill Cody and Wild Bill Hickok. Poster courtesy of Matthew Kerns….

The History of Glen Rose Can Be Told Through Its Prehistoric Petrified Wood

The History of Glen Rose Can Be Told Through Its Prehistoric Petrified Wood

…town. Photo by Gene Fowler. Tucked along the meandering Paluxy River and among rugged, low-slung limestone cliffs, the village of…

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

Rest in Peace: Grave Sites of Famous Texans

President Lyndon Baines Johnson was buried under spreading live oaks, just miles from his birthplace. Someday, each…

Judge Roy Bean: The Law, the Lies, and Lillie

Judge Roy Bean: The Law, the Lies, and Lillie

…west. He often boasted that he drove an am- munition train for General Zachary Taylor in the Mexican War, where…

An Artful Life

An Artful Life

Marion Koogler McNay left her heart in San Antonio. Twice. The first time, in 1917 at Alamo Plaza,…

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

…magazine. Or even in your imagination. As a living folk tradition, hatmaking is often passed down through generations. Don Livingston,…

Speaking of Texas: Bottleneck Wizard

Speaking of Texas: Bottleneck Wizard

When folklorist Alan Lomax chose music for the Voyager Golden Record, a recording placed aboard NASA’s unmanned Voyager…

The Bashful Millionaire

The Bashful Millionaire

M. D. Anderson (Photo courtesy of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center) Travelers passing through the…

Speaking of Texas: The Lone Wolf

Speaking of Texas: The Lone Wolf

Manuel My God, boys! It’s the Lone Wolf! Let’s scram!” In the 1920s, ’30s, and ’40s, those words…

The Latest

AD

AD

AD

AD

The August 2022 issue of Texas Highways Magazine


Get the Magazine

Save up to 62% off the cover price

True Texas in Your Inbox

Sign up for magazine extras, upcoming events, Mercantile specials, subscription offers, and more.

The August 2022 cover of Texas Highways Magazine, the River Issue


Get the Magazine

Save up to 62% off the cover price

True Texas in Your Inbox

Sign up for magazine extras, upcoming events, Mercantile specials, subscription offers, and more.