The History of Pioneer Female Pilots Soars at the National WASP WWII Museum in Sweetwater

The History of Pioneer Female Pilots Soars at the National WASP WWII Museum in Sweetwater

The trailblazing Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASPs), had to prove themselves twice—as the military’s first female pilots who supplemented the shortage of male pilots during World War II, and again more than 30 years later, when the U.S.

Hooked on Horns: Where to Find the Largest Collections of Longhorns in Texas

Hooked on Horns: Where to Find the Largest Collections of Longhorns in Texas

Even with its association with a chain of rustic restaurants and a very popular college football team, few words in the English language evoke Texas more than “Longhorns.”
The breed of American beef cattle, with their beautifully expansive horn spread, began appearing after the breeding of Spanish and English cattle in the 1820s through 1830s, according to the Texas State Historical Association.

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

In 2002, a species of small, jewel-like green beetle appeared in Detroit. Called the emerald ash borer and originally found in northeastern Asia, the beetle sought out a particular target—ash trees—to lay their eggs, leaving its larvae to feed on the trees’ insides.

Banking on Renewed Interest In Its History, a Crazy Water Hotel Reopens in Mineral Wells

Banking on Renewed Interest In Its History, a Crazy Water Hotel Reopens in Mineral Wells


Historic photo courtesy Crazy Water Plaza / current by Gene Fowler
Several years ago, Kelly North was living in the Dallas area when she fell under the spell of Mineral Wells.

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