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Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

…Dave Shafer. Quanah Parker Trail Total distance: About 280 miles. Overall vibe: Indigenous territory The Quanah Parker Trail consists of…

Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: Quanah Parker and Three of His Wives

Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: Quanah Parker and Three of His Wives

Photo courtesy of the Smithsonian. CC0 1.0 Comanche leader Quanah Parker with three of his eight wives at his “Star…

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

The Wild and Urban Brazos is a River Full of Contradictions

…river embraced by Graves and Comanche chief Quanah Parker was worth the effort. Back in Farris’ Cessna, we followed the…

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

…normal to save them from July’s extreme heat, which affected the annual Parker County Peach Festival as well. “It was…

As the Emerald Ash Borer Expands Its Texas Invasion, There Are Ways to Help Stop the Spread

As the Emerald Ash Borer Expands Its Texas Invasion, There Are Ways to Help Stop the Spread

…Bowie, Cass, Dallas, Denton, Marion, Wise, Parker, and Tarrant counties. Two further counties, Morris and Rusk, were added in the…

Attwater’s Prairie-Chickens

Attwater’s Prairie-Chickens

…join a public tour. NASA environmental specialist Sandra Parker leads the way to two rows of soft-meshed 20’x40’ pens, home…

Wine + Chocolate + Barbecue

Wine + Chocolate + Barbecue

…annual Wine and Food Summit. Founded by chef Tom Perini and winemakers Fess Parker and Richard Becker to cultivate the…

Hacienda Dreaming

Hacienda Dreaming

…rich with heritage forged by Comanches like Quanah Parker; cattle drovers like Charles Goodnight and Oliver Loving; and celebrities like…

The Comanche Medicine Mounds Remain a Spiritual Refuge for the Storied Tribe

The Comanche Medicine Mounds Remain a Spiritual Refuge for the Storied Tribe

…W.K. Stratton Photographs by Dave Shafer Ron Parker, great-grandson of Comanche Chief Quanah Parker; the Comanche Medicine Mounds It’s not…

Field of Screens: Texas Drive-ins

Field of Screens: Texas Drive-ins

Load up on snacks at Lubbock’s Stars & Stripes Drive-In, which also offers dinner specialties. Anticipation fills…

The San Marcos River Brings Life to Martindale

The San Marcos River Brings Life to Martindale

Virginia Parker Condie and her teammates set two records as they paddled to a fourth-place finish in the Texas Water…

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