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New Paddling Trail Near Carthage Navigates a Secluded Stretch of the Sabine River

New Paddling Trail Near Carthage Navigates a Secluded Stretch of the Sabine River

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Sabine River Sandbar Paddling Trail runs 15 miles through undeveloped riverbank with sandbars that provide opportunities to rest or camp.

When Belle Starr Married Outlaw Jim Reed, Her Legend as ‘the Female Jesse James’ Began

When Belle Starr Married Outlaw Jim Reed, Her Legend as ‘the Female Jesse James’ Began

As with so many figures from the wrong side of the law in the raw days of frontier Texas, it’s difficult to sort the facts from the fiction about Belle Starr. 

On the 20th Anniversary of 9/11, Cities Across Texas Offer Ways to Pay Tribute

On the 20th Anniversary of 9/11, Cities Across Texas Offer Ways to Pay Tribute

Saturday marks two decades since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that forever changed our nation.

15 Small Texas Towns to Visit Now

15 Small Texas Towns to Visit Now

There was a time when most Texans lived over yonder. But over the past century, the percentage of Texans living in rural areas versus urban areas flipped: Today, 85 percent of us live in cities, while only 15 percent live in the country, according to the Texas Demographic Center.

Texas Film Awards 2017

Texas Film Awards 2017

On Thursday night, the Austin Film Society hosted the 2017 Texas Film Awards show, an event that also marks the unofficial kickoff to South by Southwest Conferences.

State of Music

State of Music

No state is more musical than Texas, whose very geography seems to hum. Even the city names remind you of songs.

2015 Year in Review

2015 Year in Review

Oh, the places we have been! Texas Highways is so proud to represent the Lone Star State, and we love sharing the many ways there are to make your travels memorable.

In Country’s Country

In Country’s Country

I grew up in a Texas family that does country-western music. The lilt of a fiddle breakdown, the rhythm of a shuffle drum beat, the soulful wail of a steel guitar—these sounds seeped into my pores in the 1950s and ’60s, forevermore setting a button on my internal radio dial to “classic country.”

West Texas Book Festival

West Texas Book Festival

Designated the “Storybook Capital of Texas” by the Texas Legislature, Abilene is home to a robust literary culture and the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature.

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