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

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

…Famous Mystic,” or “Dr. Mel-Roy, the Apostle of Mental Science.” Many donned turbans and other exotic attire. But even when…

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”

One thing that is certain is Roy Bean’s official birth name: Phantly Roy Bean. Subscribe to Texas Highways The “Phantly”…

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

…country where Judge Roy Bean, a mythic character known as the “Law West of the Pecos,” dispensed justice in his…

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

…was not all: In 1965, construction was completed on the Astrodome, and not long after that, Astros owner Judge Roy

Everything Goes to the Dogs at the Buda Wiener Dog Races

Everything Goes to the Dogs at the Buda Wiener Dog Races

…marketing firm of Roy H. Williams, the self-described “Wizard of Ads.” He has been underwriting the competition and providing his…

What a 500-Year-Old Tree Taught Me About Putting Down Roots

What a 500-Year-Old Tree Taught Me About Putting Down Roots

…and its knees prevent erosion and trap pollutants that may otherwise spread. Bald cypresses line the Roy and Ann Butler…

Now Open

Now Open

…volunteering at the San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge) and Jan Edwards (who along with her husband, Roy, helped found Friends…

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

All Hat: Cowboy Hats Brim with Style

…adds that the permanent exhibit also includes “several beautiful sombreros and an iconic child’s Roy Rogers hat.” Remembering Roy and…

All the Right Notes

All the Right Notes

…Uvalde, was a seasoned pop and jazz singer before becoming Queen of the Cowgirls on The Roy Rogers Show on…

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

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

the Pecos, “the Roy Bean myth has had considerable help from Roy Bean.” In photographs and the popular imagination, the…

And the Dance Goes On

And the Dance Goes On

…oil wildcatter and Houston philanthropist Hugh Roy Cullen, in Schulenburg, where the two most certainly danced a night or two…

The Great, Grape Plains

The Great, Grape Plains

…planting took place three years later, when Reed and fellow Texas Tech professors Roy Mitchell and Doc McPherson formed the…

Pining for the Perfect Tree

Pining for the Perfect Tree

…activity ahead. My husband, Larry, and I have just turned off US 290, east of Elgin, onto Roy Davis Road…

Spirit of 66

Spirit of 66

…Copper Horse Antiques tempts me with vintage cowboy boots; a child’s red Roy Rogers guitar, still in its original 1950s…

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