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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

Poster courtesy Border Radio Research Institute The borderlands between Texas and Mexico have always been steeped in mystery and romance….

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

With a New Album Out, 81-Year-Old Delbert McClinton Reflects on His Six-Decade Career

…“Wake Up, Baby,” which became the theme song that began each broadcasting day on Fort Worth’s Black radio station KNOK….

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

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

…a decade—and only the ninth time ever. Country radio plays women about 10% of the time. And we all know…

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

The Primordial Paddlefish Is Being Reintroduced to Texas Lakes

…50 two-foot-long radio-tagged paddlefish into Caddo Lake. For a year, they followed their radio signals, making sure they stayed inside…

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

…In rural forests where ash trees are present, meanwhile, their disappearance is likely to harm bird and insect species, including…

Polka Music? Czech! Kolaches? Czech! Get Ready for Slavnost in La Grange

Polka Music? Czech! Kolaches? Czech! Get Ready for Slavnost in La Grange

…many people in rural Texas don’t realize they’re seeing Czech culture in their surroundings. “The painted churches, the festivals and…

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

…across an unshorn farm field; the wildflowers native, planted, or renegade; the song or interview on the radio; the hills…

With New Performances, John Lomax III Fuels the Lomax Family Legacy of Preserving American Folk Songs

With New Performances, John Lomax III Fuels the Lomax Family Legacy of Preserving American Folk Songs

…over to his house and sit around and sing, and it would go out over the air on the radio,”…

For More Than 20 Years, the ‘El Paso History Radio Show’ Has Shed Light on Sun City

For More Than 20 Years, the ‘El Paso History Radio Show’ Has Shed Light on Sun City

For two hours on Saturday mornings, turn your radio dial to El Paso’s KTSM-AM 690 and you’ll hear lively discussions…

It Wouldn’t Be Wedding Season in Texas Without the Grand March

It Wouldn’t Be Wedding Season in Texas Without the Grand March

…German through and through. But all can agree that it’s a dance known well in rural Texas, specifically those parts…

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

…live in a fire prone area—maybe out in rural Texas—is very important to have,” Rodriguez said. Until cooler temperatures and…

William Clark Green Finds a Muse in the People and Places of Small-Town Texas

William Clark Green Finds a Muse in the People and Places of Small-Town Texas

…now calls the big city of Fort Worth home, his upbringing in rural East Texas fosters a connection with the…

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

…a desolate, rural industrial area on the southeastern outskirts of Austin. The bandits arrived right after the departure of Frank…

A Century of Recorded Country Music Started With Texas Fiddler Eck Robertson

A Century of Recorded Country Music Started With Texas Fiddler Eck Robertson

rural Southern music being made for the world. But when the songs “Sallie Gooden” and “Arkansaw Traveler” were pressed onto…

A Family Photo Depicts a Blacksmith Shop in Keller

A Family Photo Depicts a Blacksmith Shop in Keller

…it was a small rural community when this photo was taken in about 1915. Sent in by reader Guy Choate,…

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