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Six Years After Moving to Mexico, Lauded Chicana Writer Sandra Cisneros Looks Back on Her 29 Years in San Antonio

Six Years After Moving to Mexico, Lauded Chicana Writer Sandra Cisneros Looks Back on Her 29 Years in San Antonio

Last spring, the writer Sandra Cisneros returned to San Antonio to meet with her accountant, address some computer ... Read More »

My Hometown: A True-Blue Rangerette Explains Why There’s More to Kilgore Than Oil and the Drill Team

My Hometown: A True-Blue Rangerette Explains Why There’s More to Kilgore Than Oil and the Drill Team

"People automatically associate Kilgore with oil and Rangerettes,” says Shelley Wayne, who should know. Wayne’s ... Read More »

Exhibit at George W. Bush Center in Dallas Explores Texas Presidential Escapes

Exhibit at George W. Bush Center in Dallas Explores Texas Presidential Escapes

As visitors this summer to the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas will discover, presidents seize ... Read More »

An Iconic Dance Hall in Big Spring Hosts an Eclectic Crowd

An Iconic Dance Hall in Big Spring Hosts an Eclectic Crowd

Downtown is situated between the railroad and what used to be the Bankhead Highway. There’s no need to use a map or Read More »

The New London Museum Recalls the Most Deadly School Tragedy in U.S. History

The New London Museum Recalls the Most Deadly School Tragedy in U.S. History

Newsman Walter Cronkite would, in his later years, recall it as one of the worst stories he ever covered. Morning ... Read More »

My Hometown: Mayor Elaine Kocian Steps Up for Schulenburg

My Hometown: Mayor Elaine Kocian Steps Up for Schulenburg

Located at the intersection of Interstate 10 and US 77, Schulenburg may be best known as a reliable stop for a ... Read More »

Sedrick Huckaby Makes Art for the People: From the Streets of Poly to a U.S. President

Sedrick Huckaby Makes Art for the People: From the Streets of Poly to a U.S. President

Sedrick Huckaby is a Big Momma’s boy. The Fort Worth contemporary artist is devoted to the spirit of his late ... Read More »

My Hometown: A Weslaco Native on the Bicultural Beauty of His Rio Grande Valley Burg

My Hometown: A Weslaco Native on the Bicultural Beauty of His Rio Grande Valley Burg

A stroll through downtown Weslaco feels like a visit to a bygone era, when department stores and hardware shops ... Read More »

How “Poet of the Story” Katherine Anne Porter was Shaped (And Conflicted) by Growing up in Texas

How “Poet of the Story” Katherine Anne Porter was Shaped (And Conflicted) by Growing up in Texas

She won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. President Kennedy praised her work. Vivien Leigh starred in her movie. Her ... Read More »

Seeking Solitude, an East Texas Native Discovers an Island of Indelible Characters

Seeking Solitude, an East Texas Native Discovers an Island of Indelible Characters

Described by East Texas author Joe R. Lansdale as “a brown run of water that twists its way along dirty banks, ... Read More »

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