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May 2006 Issue
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May Features
  • Introducing "Charley Eckhardt's Texas" and C. F. Eckhardt
  • Podunk AKA Denver Harbor, Houston
    The Neighborhood as Small Town
    Photos courtesy Jay Grady
  • Wills Point - Bluebird Capital of Texas
    by Ken Rudine. Photos courtesy Melanie Eastep
  • TEXAS TOWNS 1402
    Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson
  • Chireno
  • Detroit
  • Doss Photos courtesy Justin Parson
  • Bruceville-Eddy Photos courtesy Justin Parson
  • Bryson Photo by John Troesser
  • Photos courtesy Lori Martin
  • Universe | Walnut Grove
  • Frankston | Chandler
  • Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson
  • Atlanta | Center
  • Bonham
  • Albany | Taylor
  • Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson
  • Windthorst | Winters | Weinert
  • Gordon | Gober | Kildare
  • Celina
  • Jayton Photos courtesy Patricia Hamilton
  • Holland Photos courtesy Genevieve Shockley
  • Aubrey | Austonio | Avalon | Blooming Grove | Boone Prairie | Chillicothe
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    TEXAS GHOST TOWNS 348
  • Sipe Springs
  • Dew Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson
  • Cherry Spring Photos courtesy Justin Parson
  • Cheapside Photos courtesy Margie Watwas
  • Mingus Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson
  • Meansville
  • Albuquerque
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    TEXAS FEATURES TEXAS TRIPS
  • Katie Elder: Her True Story by Maggie Van Ostrand
    "[Her] background was perhaps more plaid than checkered. For one thing, there were all those names. Besides being called Katie Elder, she was also known as Kate Fisher, Big Nose Kate, Nosey Kate, Mrs. John H. "Doc" Holliday, Kate Melvin, and Kate Cummings..."
  • I remember Bartlett by Carolyn Ripper
    "I remember taking my shoes off, walking near the tracks, and feeling the exhilaration and excitement of laying out pennies to be squished. When we got home, my feet were black, and my cheeks were bright red from the heat."
  • Mother's Day Features
    A Tribute to Mothers
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    TEXAS ARCHITECTURE IMAGES 10,000
    VINTAGE PHOTOS
  • The Railroad Lift Bridge in Beaumont
    Courtesy TXDoT Photo Library
  • Pearsall Photo courtesy George Toalson
  • COURTHOUSES
  • Courthouses of Eugene Heiner by Johnny Stucco
  • Archer County Courthouse
    Photos courtesy Terry Jeanson
  • Shackelford County Courthouse Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson
  • Former Fisher County Courthouse Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson
  • US TRAVEL
    COLUMNS

    HISTORICAL REGIONAL TOPICAL COLUMNS

    Archie P. McDonald "All Things Historical" Syndicated weekly in 40 newspapers
    Father Margil
    Pink Palace of Healing
    Bob Bowman "All Things Historical" Syndicated weekly in 40 newspapers
    Tennessee Williams' Texas Director
    A Personal Hero
    Fall of the Largest Tree
    W. T. Block Jr. "Cannonball's Tales" Weekly New Column
    Demise of Reptilian 'Big Tooth' drew crowds
    Former slave's death in 1889 attracted rare news coverage
    Mill manager paid big price by dismissing 'untouchable'
    The Legend of Ann Eliza's Grave
    Skull Island on Mermentau River, A Slave Ship's Inhumanity
    Murray Montgomery "Lone Star Diary" Monthly. Syndicated in 5 newspapers
    Murder of Local Doctor During Reconstruction
    C. F. Eckhardt "Charley Eckhardt's Texas " Biweekly New Column
    The Rise and Fall of Meansville, Texas
    The Lake That Wasn't and Was and Wasn't and Is
    Mike Cox "Texas Tales" Syndicated weekly in 7 newspapers
    Lolita
    Eureka
    Karma
    Delbert Trew "It's All Trew" Weekly. Amarillo Globe News
    'Greatest Generation' kept America together
    Evolving farms grew to look like small towns
    Water defines local historical events
    WPA aided America's health
    Being in hot water actually a luxury
    Clay Coppedge "Letters from Central Texas" Biweekly
    Westphalia Waltz
    Yalgo, the legendary horse
    Dorothy Hamm "Words and Music" Monthly
    Hank Williams and Patsy Cline Still Mean A Lot
    HUMOR OPINION COLUMNS
    Maggie Van Ostrand "A Balloon in Cactus" National Syndicated Columnist
    Katie Elder: Her True Story
    Dying to Be An American
    Super Comic, Super Star, Super Man
    Peary Perry "Letters From North America" Syndicated weekly in 80 newspapers
    Alligators
    Green Card and Undocumented Workers
    Why Does Life Seem So Hard Sometimes?
    Small Town Election
    Elizabeth Bussey Sowdal "The Girl Detective's Theory of Everything" Biweekly
    Home Again, Home Again
    Vacation Preparation
    John Gosselink "Stumbling Forward" Biweekly
    Who wants you, baby?
    MEMOIRS
    George Lester Spunky Flat and Beyond Biweekly
    The Big Move
    Fractured
    N. Ray Maxie "Rambling Ray" Ark-La-Tex Biweekly
    Don't go Near the Water, Son, Until You Learn to Swim
    Coalie and the Speeding School Teacher
    CARTOONS EDITOR GUESTS
    Roger T. Moore
    5-5-06 5-12-06 5-18-06 5-24-06
    Editor & Guest Columnists "They shoe horses, don't they?"
    Memories of Uncle Bob and a Wooden Box by Delores Miles
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