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Roadside Oddity: How a Champion Baton Twirler Inspired Benavides’ Welcome Sign

Roadside Oddity: How a Champion Baton Twirler Inspired Benavides’ Welcome Sign

…in the twirling world. Just visit the website of the World Baton Twirling Federation—which hosts its next world championship competition…

9 Can’t-Miss Sport Movies Set in Texas

9 Can’t-Miss Sport Movies Set in Texas

…School in Del Rio who went on to win the Texas State High School Golf Championship in 1957. With high…

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

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

…lost, we told ourselves. Maybe they were mad at the world and couldn’t think of a better way of showing…

Texas Beaches Are Awash In Baby Dolls, Messages in a Bottle, and Other Oddities

Texas Beaches Are Awash In Baby Dolls, Messages in a Bottle, and Other Oddities

…over the world, and it has to do with this loop current that comes around the Yucatan Peninsula, and then…

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

Grazed and Confused The Hill Country’s history of overgrazing sparks conservation-minded ranching By Asher Elbein Livestock are a common sight…

The Texas Vintage Motorcycle Museum Introduces Johnson City to the Wild Side

The Texas Vintage Motorcycle Museum Introduces Johnson City to the Wild Side

…silver and black curves. Once the fastest two-stroke production street bike in the world, this Spanish beauty has an almost…

Organized by El Paso Students, Texas’ First Bordalo II Mural Made of Recycled Trash Pops with Hope

Organized by El Paso Students, Texas’ First Bordalo II Mural Made of Recycled Trash Pops with Hope

…Texas’ natural identity. There are close to 200 “Big Trash Animals” across the world, spanning from a llama in Chile…

A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

A New Book Explores How Psychics Thrived on Texas Border Radio Stations

…went into the building before the World Trade Center attacks, and when he came out, the world was going crazy.)…

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

The Healing Power of the Texas Landscape

…no power to keep her in the world. I was 40, and I waited at the window for death, petrified….

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

Can the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Help Houston Embrace Its True Nickname?

…Hofheinz threw open the gates to Astroworld, Houston’s wonderland to generations of children. Catty-cornered to both was Hofheinz’s Astroworld Hotel,…

50 Years Ago, Willie Nelson United Cowboys and Hippies at the Armadillo World Headquarters

50 Years Ago, Willie Nelson United Cowboys and Hippies at the Armadillo World Headquarters

A collection of Eddie Wilson’s ephemera from Armadillo World Headquarters. Photo by J. Griffis Smith. With the Vietnam War still…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…LeBleu, a curator at the Gillespie County Historical Society. “It really connected the town to the larger world and was…

Roman Bust Discovered In Texas Dishes On Life As a Famous Antiquity

Roman Bust Discovered In Texas Dishes On Life As a Famous Antiquity

…Young. According to KUT, which first reported the story that since been picked up by news outlets around the world,…

A Weekend in McAllen Reveals the Bounty of Rio Grande Valley

A Weekend in McAllen Reveals the Bounty of Rio Grande Valley

…bridges, where trucks import and export everything from auto parts to vegetables. Though celebrated for world-class citrus and produce, McAllen’s…

What the Heck is a Ghost Town?

What the Heck is a Ghost Town?

…of Texas is marked by booms and busts. The booms brought droves of people from all over the world. The…

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