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The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…LeBleu, a curator at the Gillespie County Historical Society. “It really connected the town to the larger world and was…

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

…a demonstration garden maintained by the Somervell County Master Gardeners. 6 / SOMERVELL COUNTY MUSEUMFossilized mammoth and mastodon bones, a…

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

…Street from the Travis County Courthouse. Formerly called the Stokes Building, it is currently known as the Travis County Ned…

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

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

…of Wichita Falls. Charles A. Smith of New Home in Lynn County sculpted the arrows for the trail program, which…

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

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

…you drive out in the countryside here in Fayette County, almost all the county roads are going to have a…

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

…Service regional forest health coordinator. Texas hasn’t been immune. In 2016, the first beetles turned up in Harrison County in…

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

…most recent being the Chalk Mountain Fire in Somervell County near Dallas-Fort Worth. The fire at Chalk Mountain has burned…

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

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

…the Del Rio Evening News, the radio psychics invited Val Verde County folks to attend the Bandera County Rodeo at…

The History of Glen Rose Can Be Told Through Its Prehistoric Petrified Wood

The History of Glen Rose Can Be Told Through Its Prehistoric Petrified Wood

…utilizing petrified wood—ancient trees turned to stone—in the construction of homes, businesses, walls, wells, and other structures. The Somervell County

Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

Shumla Treks Offer a Revealing Look at the Ancient Rock Art of Southwest Texas

…art sites in the rugged canyonlands of Val Verde County. The group has hiked here as part of a new…

Roadside Oddity: How a Champion Baton Twirler Inspired Benavides’ Welcome Sign

Roadside Oddity: How a Champion Baton Twirler Inspired Benavides’ Welcome Sign

…ever done it without my mom and my dad ever—money-wise, support-wise,” she says. The sign is a testament to that….

Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

…for Texas governor, not to mention state agricultural commissioner and Kerr County justice of the peace. Kinky Friedman is a…

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

…to Goldthwaite, home to the Texas Botanical Gardens at Legacy Plaza and Mills County Historical Museum (note, the museum is…

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

…idea of the Hill Country. The terrain is another matter: The Bosque County seat of Meridian is ringed by low,…

Editor’s Note: Preserved Paradise

Editor’s Note: Preserved Paradise

The upper Guadalupe River originates in western Kerr County. Photo by Alison Lyons. I’ve lived in the Hill Country for…

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