Still Rebuilding Nearly Two Years after Harvey, Aransas Pass Isn’t Giving Up

Still Rebuilding Nearly Two Years after Harvey, Aransas Pass Isn’t Giving Up

Today, vestiges of Harvey are still visible—falling-down housing, vacant lots where structures were razed, unrepaired piers—but those are exceptions. The city “had to make a decision to simply accept the epic damage and live with the results or aggressively work toward building Aransas Pass better than before,” says Edwards. “Citizens and local officials decided to make Aransas Pass stronger.”

Nelda Vogel’s Dessert Peach Enchiladas and Peach Pie Recipes

Nelda Vogel’s Dessert Peach Enchiladas and Peach Pie Recipes

Nelda Vogel and the late George Vogel founded Vogel Orchards in Stonewall. Their son Jamey and his wife, Terri, now manage the orchards, along with the orchards’ roadside stand on U.S. 290. Nelda Vogel remains involved in the operation.

After a Freeze Scare, Texas Peach Season is Almost Ready—and Plentiful

After a Freeze Scare, Texas Peach Season is Almost Ready—and Plentiful

Breaking news from Texas Peach Country: This year’s harvest is poised to be plentiful.

“Oh yeah, there are lots of peaches out there—a lot more than I thought there would be,” says Gary Hutton of Hutton Farms west of Weatherford, referring to the hard freeze that occurred in early March of this year. “They pulled through.” he says. “I’ve got some as big as my thumb.”


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