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Polka Music? Czech! Kolaches? Czech! Get Ready for Slavnost in La Grange

Polka Music? Czech! Kolaches? Czech! Get Ready for Slavnost in La Grange

…many people in rural Texas don’t realize they’re seeing Czech culture in their surroundings. “The painted churches, the festivals and…

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 rural forests where ash trees are present, meanwhile, their disappearance is likely to harm bird and insect species, including…

It Wouldn’t Be Wedding Season in Texas Without the Grand March

It Wouldn’t Be Wedding Season in Texas Without the Grand March

…German through and through. But all can agree that it’s a dance known well in rural Texas, specifically those parts…

Inside the Effort for Black Cemeteries to Gain Historical Status

Inside the Effort for Black Cemeteries to Gain Historical Status

…because as families moved away from rural areas and into cities, the graves of their ancestors were often neglected. “Cemeteries…

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

A Family Works to Overcome Tragedy on Possum Kingdom Lake

…Project, to provide education about venomous snakes to local communities and to stock rural hospitals in Texoma, like the ones…

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

Wildfires Continue Across Texas as Temperatures Soar and Droughts Worsen

…live in a fire prone area—maybe out in rural Texas—is very important to have,” Rodriguez said. Until cooler temperatures and…

A Family Photo Depicts a Blacksmith Shop in Keller

A Family Photo Depicts a Blacksmith Shop in Keller

…it was a small rural community when this photo was taken in about 1915. Sent in by reader Guy Choate,…

A Century of Recorded Country Music Started With Texas Fiddler Eck Robertson

A Century of Recorded Country Music Started With Texas Fiddler Eck Robertson

rural Southern music being made for the world. But when the songs “Sallie Gooden” and “Arkansaw Traveler” were pressed onto…

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

Author Jesse Sublett Delves Into Austin’s Criminal Underbelly

…a desolate, rural industrial area on the southeastern outskirts of Austin. The bandits arrived right after the departure of Frank…

Cemetery Strolls Offer an Opportunity to Meditate on Life’s Big Questions

Cemetery Strolls Offer an Opportunity to Meditate on Life’s Big Questions

…Ireland and Portugal. We’ve walked silently through the largest cemetery in Japan—one of the country’s most sacred spaces—on a rural

William Clark Green Finds a Muse in the People and Places of Small-Town Texas

William Clark Green Finds a Muse in the People and Places of Small-Town Texas

…now calls the big city of Fort Worth home, his upbringing in rural East Texas fosters a connection with the…

Texas Small Towns to Visit Now

Texas Small Towns to Visit Now

…of an inhabitant based on facial reconstruction. Boutwell, whose watercolors of Texas landscapes and rural scenes have built a fan…

Roads to Freedom

Roads to Freedom

…part of the general history of rural Texas and the rural south.” Buried deep in the countryside are the stories…

The Good Life of Hoops and Ranching in Perryton

The Good Life of Hoops and Ranching in Perryton

High school girls basketball is huge in the Texas Panhandle. Nan Cook ought to know. The Perryton resident…

Friends with the Devils (River, That Is)

Friends with the Devils (River, That Is)

…country can also be appreciated from several points along the state’s rural byways, including one route that begins in Val…

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