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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

…of the performers, you can start with Doris Goodrich Jones, aka the “Waco Puppet Lady.” She’s represented with four audio…

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…advantage of it. Penny Smith Jones is a veteran real estate copywriter in Houston, formerly the in-house scribe for Martha…

Forest Gumption

Forest Gumption

With business degree in hand, Jones served internships at Galveston and Houston banks. In 1888, Jones moved to the prairie…

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

…Granger Administration Building. Granger, the former county attorney, was an old crony of Smith’s. Jesse Sublett has written several books…

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

…enshrining the American possum as Texas State Varmint as cameras click away with another photo of Miss Anderson, Rep. Jones,…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…to help his brother Frank, who had a dry goods store. The brothers started the first bank in Jones County….

A Stitch in Time

A Stitch in Time

…seriously the wind and water had attacked Elissa. Dwayne Jones, executive director of the GHF, explains, “After the storm, it…

Downtown Playground: Houston’s Discovery Green

Downtown Playground: Houston’s Discovery Green

…want to get your bearings: The heart of the park, a grassy lawn named for Houston philanthropist Jesse Jones, stretches…

San Antonio Artist Captures Latino Community in Public Artworks

San Antonio Artist Captures Latino Community in Public Artworks

One of artist Jesse Treviño’s most visible pieces of public art, a nine-story mosaic mural titled Spirit of Healing, enlivens…

Shifting Sands of Monahans

Shifting Sands of Monahans

…restored 1909 Holman House. (The tank site itself now serves as an occasional venue for special events.) The Holman House,…

Great Texas Birding Classic: Birding’s Super Bowl

Great Texas Birding Classic: Birding’s Super Bowl

…Audubon chapter, as the Towhees team is, says Carol Jones, education program manager for the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory. That…

An Intverview with Elmer Kelton

An Intverview with Elmer Kelton

…movie starring Tommy Lee Jones and Sissy Spacek. “At first glance, West Texas can be pretty off-putting … but if…

Roma Bluffs Birding Center Draws birders and history buffs

Roma Bluffs Birding Center Draws birders and history buffs

…Waterloo, Ontario, and Seattle, Washington. During Killeen resident Kelly Jones’ visit, volunteer Dan Gatlin unfolds a map and shows Jones

Corpus Christi and Me

Corpus Christi and Me

…the South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center. But I must confess I’m biased—my father, Samuel Jones, is the curator…

True, Texas: What is it? Where is it?

True, Texas: What is it? Where is it?

…personal relationships—and preserve their ties to history—today. General Store: T.C. Lindsey & Company, Jonesville When you walk through the screen…

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