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For Female Country Singers From Texas, There’s Something in the Water

For Female Country Singers From Texas, There’s Something in the Water

industry has played out a small-scale version of America’s larger culture wars. The book uses the career trajectories of Texas…

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…they grow.   For our Travel & Tourism Industry Partners Our division operates an in-state literature distribution program designed especially…

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

…Texas goat industry for their soft mohair that added luster to fabric. 3 Spanish/Boer Cross: The most common breed in…

Bobby Byrd of Cinco Puntos Press Is a Poet and Everyone Should Know It

Bobby Byrd of Cinco Puntos Press Is a Poet and Everyone Should Know It

…staff whom the publishing industry seemed to dub “nonreaders.” But before all that, there was just Bobby, and Bobby was…

In Houston, Crawfish Season Is The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

In Houston, Crawfish Season Is The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

…and we would get a few orders during the week, usually to Louisiana transplants in the oil industry. But every…

Amid Drought, the Texas Peach Crop Is Arriving Later—and Sweeter—Than Usual

Amid Drought, the Texas Peach Crop Is Arriving Later—and Sweeter—Than Usual

…drought has caused the sugar content to be off the charts,” Barrett Jenschke said. Sweetness is measured by the industry’s…

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

…the town’s second-largest industry. It’s the same back home, where tourism represents about 10% of the gross domestic product annually….

Celebrating Pride Month in Small Town Texas

Celebrating Pride Month in Small Town Texas

…they could. In an attempt to take pride further , Swindle notes that “a lot of the industry here has…

Absent Since 2009, Piggly Wiggly Stores Are Reappearing in East Texas

Absent Since 2009, Piggly Wiggly Stores Are Reappearing in East Texas

…a counter-clerk what they wanted. That first location, in Memphis, Tennessee, disrupted the industry and arguably created the modern American…

Looking for a Saloon? Bandera’s Historic 11th Street Cowboy Bar Is For Sale

Looking for a Saloon? Bandera’s Historic 11th Street Cowboy Bar Is For Sale

…McGroarty was born and raised in Bandera and worked in the petroleum industry before founding an environmental waste management company…

Texas Grit: How the Dust Bowl Changed the Course of History in the Texas Panhandle

Texas Grit: How the Dust Bowl Changed the Course of History in the Texas Panhandle

…ranching industry of the early 20th Century. The Santa Fe Railway originally opened the depot in 1918 to serve ranchers…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

Old Tunnel State Park sits on a brush-covered limestone ridge that divides the watersheds of the Guadalupe and…

Chasing Windmills

Chasing Windmills

…in an industry where some repair jobs require pieces decades old. At his parts yard, a literal graveyard for broken…

Abilene at Full Gallop

Abilene at Full Gallop

…served mesquite-smoked meats to a devoted customer base of wheat farmers, oil-industry types, military personnel, university professors, and electrical engineers…

The Bashful Millionaire

The Bashful Millionaire

…“most prominent characteristics were frugality and thrift, industry and integrity,” traits that rewarded the modest businessman with great wealth. “He…

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