August 22, 2023 | By Emily Roberts Stone
June 27, 2023 | By Cynthia J. Drake
February 13, 2023 | By Gene Fowler
When I spoke to Andy Hedges for a 2006 Texas Highways feature on the cowboy music revival, his initial response was, “Well, first off, I’m not a cowboy.” And when I reached out last week to talk about the Lubbock-based singer’s new double album, Roll On, Cowboys, which features duets with a dozen fellow curator-performers of the traditional and modern Western repertoire, he stuck to his guns.
September 2, 2022 | By John Spaulding
November 11, 2021 | By Traces of Texas
The iconic Turkey Track Ranch located just north of Amarillo recently went up for sale.
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August 26, 2021 | By W.K. Stratton
If you’re a rodeo fan, the first thing to catch your eye about Brazilian-born bull rider Silvano Alves is his height.
August 26, 2021 | By Traces of Texas
August 26, 2021 | By Dina Gachman
August 26, 2021 | By Emily Roberts Stone
Once, when Maddie Ferguson was riding her horse at a rodeo in Bowie, she overheard a young girl exclaim to her mom, “Oh my gosh, she’s a real cowgirl!” The 18-year-old Nocona High School graduate, pictured on the cover and above with her horse, Boonie, doesn’t mind the moniker.
August 26, 2021 | By Clayton Maxwell
August 21, 2019 | By E. Dan Klepper
F ood has always been instrumental in establishing a sense of place—especially during Texas’ journey from settlement to statehood. Between the 19th and 20th centuries, Texas cuisine was shaped by the variety of ethnicities arriving into the territory as well as those who were already here. Ingredients, and the meals they composed, were determined by what could be locally gathered, raised, or hunted, then prepared in manners that had been used for generations or replicated the flavors of home
August 8, 2017 | By by Melissa Corbin
As a Tennessee native who married a Texan, I’ve long been fascinated with the difference between the two states’ geography and culture—especially when it comes to the romantic ideal of the cowboy in the Texas Panhandle.
July 14, 2017 | By John Lumpkin
True Texas football fans we are.
We stand in lines, endure the swelter of early-season day games, and pay top dollar in donations and seat licenses to cheer our college and pro teams. We turn out to watch the local boys play under Friday-night lights, whether on six-man squads with bleachers set up next to pastures or suburban dynasties in multimillion-dollar stadiums.