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Frolicking Among the Bluebonnets at Fort Parker State Park

February 29, 2024 | By TH Staff

This photo from the Texas Highways archives shows a handsome couple—and their handlers—frolicking in a bumper crop of bluebonnets at Fort Parker State Park.

Mexia’s Cindy Walker Days Celebrates a Trailblazing Country Music Hall of Fame Songwriter

July 19, 2023 | By Gene Fowler

“I’m just a Texan at heart,” drawled the “Queen of Western Song Writers” to a live audience at Fort Worth’s Amon Carter Stadium in 1951.

Amid Drought, the Texas Peach Crop Is Arriving Later—and Sweeter—Than Usual

August 2, 2022 | By John Lumpkin

Better late than never. That sums up the Texas peach crop in 2022. After a slow start this summer, succulent freestones are hitting the shelves of family-owned fruit stands throughout the state in ample supplies that may last through September.

Traces of Texas’ Throwback Thursday: Texas Rangers Find Illegal Moonshine Stills

November 26, 2020 | By Traces of Texas

Texas Rangers with illegal moonshine stills found near Mexia. Freddie Pryor found this undated photo among his grandmother’s things after she died.

The June 2024 cover of Texas Highways: Treasures from the Coast

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