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

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

…in the twirling world. Just visit the website of the World Baton Twirling Federation—which hosts its next world championship competition…

Texas Beaches Are Awash In Baby Dolls, Messages in a Bottle, and Other Oddities

Texas Beaches Are Awash In Baby Dolls, Messages in a Bottle, and Other Oddities

…over the world, and it has to do with this loop current that comes around the Yucatan Peninsula, and then…

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

Grazed and Confused The Hill Country’s history of overgrazing sparks conservation-minded ranching By Asher Elbein Livestock are a common sight…

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

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

…went into the building before the World Trade Center attacks, and when he came out, the world was going crazy.)…

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

…no power to keep her in the world. I was 40, and I waited at the window for death, petrified….

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

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

…Hofheinz threw open the gates to Astroworld, Houston’s wonderland to generations of children. Catty-cornered to both was Hofheinz’s Astroworld Hotel,…

50 Years Ago, Willie Nelson United Cowboys and Hippies at the Armadillo World Headquarters

50 Years Ago, Willie Nelson United Cowboys and Hippies at the Armadillo World Headquarters

A collection of Eddie Wilson’s ephemera from Armadillo World Headquarters. Photo by J. Griffis Smith. With the Vietnam War still…

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

A Caribbean Native Finds a Connection to Home in Corpus Christi

…wide, which was tiny compared to the size of the world that opened up beyond the Caribbean Sea to the…

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…

Roman Bust Discovered In Texas Dishes On Life As a Famous Antiquity

Roman Bust Discovered In Texas Dishes On Life As a Famous Antiquity

…Young. According to KUT, which first reported the story that since been picked up by news outlets around the world,…

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

…band in the world outside of Germany itself. Organized in 1860, the band persevered through the Civil War and World

The Daytripper Drives a World War II Tank in Uvalde

The Daytripper Drives a World War II Tank in Uvalde

…be the only place in the world where visitors can drive a World War II Sherman tank and fire rounds…

Three Danes Baking Company Finds a New Audience For Old World Treats

Three Danes Baking Company Finds a New Audience For Old World Treats

…lining. When the world went into lockdown, patrons new and old rediscovered a passion for sweets. Their zeal for Three…

Looking for a Saloon? Bandera’s Historic 11th Street Cowboy Bar Is For Sale

Looking for a Saloon? Bandera’s Historic 11th Street Cowboy Bar Is For Sale

…the World is a cool $1.459 million. “Eleventh Street is nostalgic,” McGroarty says. “If somebody’s really interested in owning a…

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

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

Old-time fiddler Eck Robertson circa 1923. Public domain image via Wikimedia Commons. His tombstone is inscribed with “World’s Champion Fiddler,”…

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