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July 2006 Issue
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  • Ellinger Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 7-11-06
    Vintage photos courtesy Fayette County Heritage Museum & Archives
  • Photos courtesy Ken Rudine
  • Adrian 7-26-06
  • Ashtola 7-25-06
  • Claude 7-25-06
  • Photos courtesy Ken Rudine
  • Chillicothe 7-21-06
  • Harrold 7-25-06
  • Bellevue 7-19-06
  • Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson
  • Malone 7-21-06
  • Bynum 7-21-06
  • Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson
  • Ranger 7-15-06
  • Strawn 7-16-06
  • Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 7-14-06
  • Mexia
  • Covington
  • Jefferson Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 7-11-06
  • Eliasville Photos courtesy James D. Allen 7-3-06
  • Vintage photos courtesy Pablo Garcia 7-8-06
  • Mirando City
  • Bruni
  • Merkel Photo courtesy Billy Smith 7-10-06
  • Premont Vintage photos courtesy Ruben R. Hernandez 7-1-06
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    TEXAS GHOST TOWNS 356
    July Feature Ghost Town
  • Olive, Hardin County, Texas by W. T. Block 7-3-06
    An Extinct Sawmill Town and the Olive-Sternenberg Partnership That Built It
  • Newgulf Photos courtesy Lauren Meyers 7-30-06
  • Life in Clara 7-21-06
    Written by Ray Johnston and Edith Johnston-Hall.
    They grew up in Clara, Texas.
  • Gibtown 7-27-06
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    TEXAS FEATURES TEXAS TRIPS
  • The Whirlwind Lt. John Lapham Bullis and the Seminole Negro Scouts by C. F. Eckhardt 7-26-06
    "One of the least-known heroes of the Texas frontier was a man known to his followers as The Whirlwind and to his enemies as The Thunderbolt..... John Bullis didn't do it all alone. He had a lot of help. The help, mostly, was the Seminole Negro scouts. What became of them?..."
  • GHOSTS
  • The Legend of the Olive Ghost Train by W. T. Block Jr. 7-3-06
  • The Ghost on Highway 281 by C.F. Eckhardt
    "...About a year and a half later John was in the old Jailhouse Barber Shop in Blanco, and he mentioned seeing the guy with the knife alongside 281. "Oh," somebody said, "you saw Lackey's ghost." ... As it turned out, John wasn't the only person who'd seen Lackey trying to hitch a ride north toward Johnson City. A lot of people were aware of him. Truckers don't like to drive that stretch on fall nights..."
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    TEXAS ARCHITECTURE IMAGES 10,000
    Billy Smith Texas Theater Photo Collection: 7-21-06
  • Series One
  • Series Two
  • Series Three
  • Remembrances: The Queen Theatre in Merkel, Texas or Reflections through a Dr. Pepper bottle by Roger T. Moore 7-27-06
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    US TRAVEL
    COLUMNS

    HISTORICAL REGIONAL TOPICAL COLUMNS

    Archie P. McDonald "All Things Historical" Syndicated weekly in 40 newspapers
    El Camino Real 7-30-06

    Party Primaries 7-17-06
    Air Conditioning 7-3-06

    Bob Bowman "All Things Historical" Syndicated weekly in 40 newspapers
    The Cutoff and Mistletoe 7-24-06
    The Hardin Brothers 7-10-06
    W. T. Block Jr. "Cannonball's Tales" Weekly
    First Iron Smelting Attempt In Texas Ended In Ashes 7-30-06
    A Brief History of Pioneer Entertainment in Beaumont, Texas 7-17-06
    Jack Cross Texas Killer 7-10-06
    The Legend of the Olive Ghost Train 7-3-06
    Murray Montgomery "Lone Star Diary" Monthly. Syndicated in 5 newspapers
    A True Texas Woman 7-20-06
    C. F. Eckhardt "Charley Eckhardt's Texas " Weekly
    The Whirlwind Lt. John Lapham Bullis and the Seminole Negro Scouts 7-26-06
    Bob Wills: The Greatest Fiddle-Player of Them All 7-19-06
    The Gunfight that Killed Helena 7-12-06
    Panoramic Drawings 7-5-06
    Mike Cox "Texas Tales" Syndicated weekly in 7 newspapers
    Old Sam Houston Song 7-27-06
    Clairmont Jail 7-20-06
    Antlers 7-13-06
    Down in Texas 7-6-06
    Delbert Trew "It's All Trew" Weekly. Amarillo Globe News
    Right lubrication greases squeakiest of wheels 7-25-06
    Tagging vehicles has colorful history 7-18-06
    Mineral Wells once a booming health spa 7-11-06
    Haphazard biscuits now memories 7-4-06
    Clay Coppedge "Letters from Central Texas" Biweekly
    The Life and Times of Big Bill Babb 7-18-06
    Jesse James, Supposedly 7-3-06
    Louise George "History by George" Monthly
    Every Sunday Morning 7-12-06
    Dorothy Hamm "Words and Music" Monthly
    Kris Kristofferson and Mickey Newbury: A Texas Connection
    HUMOR OPINION COLUMNS
    Maggie Van Ostrand "A Balloon in Cactus" National Syndicated Columnist
    Cesar Millan and Rachael Ray: America's Great Escape Artists
    Peary Perry "Letters From North America" Syndicated weekly in 80 newspapers
    Frivolous Lawsuits 7-27-06
    What Bugs Me 7-20-06
    Government Logic 7-13-06
    Superman
    Elizabeth Bussey Sowdal "The Girl Detective's Theory of Everything" Biweekly
    An Apology 7-15-06
    Morning Glory 7-1-06
    MEMOIRS
    George Lester Spunky Flat and Beyond Biweekly
    Retaliation 7-15-06
    Do You Remember 7-1-06
    N. Ray Maxie "Rambling Ray" Ark-La-Tex Biweekly
    Growing up Wasn't Easy in the '40's and '50's 7-15-06
    "Miss $1.98" 7-1-06
    CARTOONS EDITOR GUESTS
    Roger T. Moore
    7-6-06 7-13-06 7-20-06 7-27-06
    Editor & Guest Columnists "They shoe horses, don't they?"
    The Joy Theater of Shreveport by Billy B. Smith 7-1-06
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