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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 »

50 Years After JFK’s Moonshot, Historian Douglas Brinkley Recounts Its Lasting Influence on Texas

50 Years After JFK’s Moonshot, Historian Douglas Brinkley Recounts Its Lasting Influence on Texas

Rice University professor of history, CNN presidential historian, and perennial bestselling author Douglas Brinkley Read More »

How Sweden-born Artist Kent Ullberg Found His Muse Along the Texas Gulf Coast

How Sweden-born Artist Kent Ullberg Found His Muse Along the Texas Gulf Coast

Kent Ullberg’s bronze sculptures dot the landscape across Texas—a giant bison in Corpus Christi, a cougar on the ... Read More »

My Hometown: Luther Hotel Innkeeper Jack Findley Talks History and Having Fun on Tres Palacios Bay

My Hometown: Luther Hotel Innkeeper Jack Findley Talks History and Having Fun on Tres Palacios Bay

At the historic Luther Hotel in Palacios, proprietor Jack Findley often mingles with guests on the front porch ... Read More »

Retrace the Life and Legacy of World-Champion Boxer Jack Johnson in Galveston

Retrace the Life and Legacy of World-Champion Boxer Jack Johnson in Galveston

“Jack Johnson was a real person from a real place called Galveston,” Collins says while standing in his church ... Read More »

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