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January 2007 Issue
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STATUES
  • Plutoed in El Paso!

    Or
    The World's Largest Blue Horse as White Elephant

    by Brewster Hudspeth 1-8-07
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson
  • TEXAS IMAGES
  • Texas through the lens of John Darsnek
  • PEOPLE
  • Raoul Josset (1899-1957) 1-1-07
    "They Might be Giants - then again, they might be the work of Raoul Josset. The Franco-American sculptor who made larger-than-life Texas Statues..."
  • PRESERVATION
  • The Worthington National Bank 1-3-07
    Fort Worth's Burk Burnett Building
    Photos courtesy Brian J. Hutson & Hutson Creative Group, Inc
  • TEXAS TOWNS - Search 1533 Texas Towns >

    TE Photos
  • Moulton | Old Moulton 1-10-07
  • Witting 1-10-07
  • Richmond 1-22-07

    Photo courtesy Sam Fenstermacher
  • Tolar 1-22-07

    Photo courtesy John William Bobbitt

  • Britton 1-13-07
  • Waelder
    Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson:
  • Fredonia 1-26-07
  • Melvin 1-22-07
  • Waelder 1-1-07
  • Blessing 1-1-07
  • Waring 1-1-07
  • Avoca 1-5-07
  • Arp 1-4-07
  • Cego 1-6-07
  • Charlotte 1-6-07
  • Christine 1-6-07
  • Mineral 1-6-07
  • De Leon 1-3-07
  • Altair 1-22-07
  • Tanglewood 1-22-07
  • McCamey 1-22-07
  • Freyburg 1-22-07
  • Photos courtesy Joe Williams
  • Oakalla 1-3-07

    Photos courtesy Ernie & David J Wymer
  • Valley Mills 1-29-07
  • Cranfill's Gap 1-29-07

  • Allen | Duncanville | Early | La Feria | No Photos 1-29-07
  • Kennedale | Krum | Sadler | Sumner | Sylvester | Tuscola | Vealmoor | No Photos 1-22-07
  • Burke No Photos 1-9-07
  • Shannon No Photos 1-10-07

    HOTELS > Traveling Texas? Book Your Hotel Here & Save
  • TEXAS GHOST TOWNS - Search 404 Ghost Towns >

    Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson
  • Indianola 1-1-07



  • Direct No Photos 1-22-07
  • Zack No Photos 1-22-07
  • TEXAS FEATURES TEXAS TRIPS

    PEOPLE
  • Lucius Seneca Hine, M.D. 1-1-07
    A Yankee Doctor in Oakalla, Texas after the Civil War

    FOOD
  • The Great Blackeyed Pea Hoax by C. F. Eckhardt 1-1-07
    Did you eat blackeyed peas for good luck on New Year's Day? Did you do so because it's a 'great ante-bellum Southern tradition?' If so, congratulations. You have been scammed by one of the most likeable con-artists in Texas history..
  • HISTORY
  • Verhalen, Texas by M. A. ( Al ) Cate 1-11-07
  • New Braunfels, TX: Pearl of the Comal-Guadalupe Valley
    by W. T. Block Jr. 1-1-07
  • TEXAS ARCHITECTURE IMAGES > Over 11,000 Images
    VINTAGE PHOTOS
  • Manor, Texas c.1920s 1-10-07
  • Childress and Vernon Family Photos c. 1914 1-4-07
    Courtesy Margie Foster


    COURTHOUSES
  • Sutton County Courthouse 1-27-07
    Photos courtesy Barlcay Gibson
  • PRESERVATION
  • Bexar County's Old Rock House Endangered by the Trans Texas Corridor by Analiese Kunert 1-5-07
  • WATER TOWERS
  • The Art of Water Tower Maintenance by Johnny Stucco 1-1-07


    THEATERS
  • Stately Memories by Billy B. Smith 1-1-07
    "Memory is a curious thing. I recall vividly some of the movies I saw there in the 1950s, but the appearance of the theater itself is vague in my mind. The old State Theater in Winnsboro, Texas, was one of my favorite haunts for several summer weeks when I was growing up..."
  • I was A Teenage Projectionist 1-10-07
    Littlefield, Texas to Hollywood, USA
    An Interview with Ned Fairbain
  • Brownfield Texas Theaters 1-12-07
    The Rialto, Rio, Regal and the Rustic
    Photos courtesy Don Lewis and Wes Reeves
  • CHURCHES
  • Galveston Historic Churches
    Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson
    1-6-07
  • BRIDGES
  • Hays Street Bridge, San Antonio
  • Berg's Mill Bridge, Bexar County Photos courtesy Vitaly Altoiz 1-12-07
  • Williamson County CR366 Bridge Photo courtesy Genevieve B. Shockley 1-22-07
  • Peacock Texas - Brazos River Bridge Photo courtesy William Holmes 1-25-07
  • Clifton Whipple Truss Bridge 1-26-07
    Photo courtesy Ernie Wymer
  • COLUMNS
    HISTORICAL REGIONAL TOPICAL COLUMNS
    Archie P. McDonald "All Things Historical" Syndicated in 70 newspapers
    The Big Thicket Light 1-29-07
    Built it and they will ride it 1-22-07
    He Done Her Wrong: The Sad Case of Mrs. Harriet Moore Page Potter Ames 1-2-07

    Bob Bowman "All Things Historical" Syndicated in 70 newspapers
    The Love Boys 1-22-07
    The Smith Brothers 1-8-07
    Murray Montgomery "Lone Star Diary" Syndicated in 5 newspapers
    Yoakum's Soda-Pop War 1-24-07
    W. T. Block Jr. "Cannonball's Tales"
    New Braunfels, TX: Pearl of the Comal-Guadalupe Valley 1-1-07
    C. F. Eckhardt "Charley Eckhardt's Texas "
    Temple Lea Houston 1-22-07
    Mr. Acton's Story - Swamp Gas? 1-1-07
    Mike Cox "Texas Tales" Syndicated in 10 newspapers
    Priddy Good Sandwiches 1-26-07
    Baskin-McGregor Act 1-23-07
    1907 1-4-07
    Cotton Picking 1-11-07
    Delbert Trew "It's All Trew" Amarillo Globe News
    My, how record keeping has changed 1-1-07
    Clay Coppedge "Letters from Central Texas"
    Historic Joe Lee 1-22-07
    Zipperlandville, and Other Places 1-3-07
    Dorothy Hamm "Words and Music"
    Hoyt Axton: Artist Unclassified 12-9-06
    HUMOR OPINION COLUMNS
    Maggie Van Ostrand "A Balloon in Cactus" National Syndicated Columnist
    The Corn is as High as an Elephant's Eye 1-29-07
    Bionic Woman or Jack Bauer 1-23-07
    Guilt 1-8-07
    Peary Perry "Letters From North America" Syndicated in 80 newspapers
    Children's Health 1-30-07
    Report from Planet Earth 1-24-07
    "Those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it." 1-23-07
    Political Campaign Ethics 1-11-07
    Onward and upward for 2007 1-4-07
    Elizabeth Bussey Sowdal "The Girl Detective's Theory of Everything"
    Subtext 1-22-07
    2007 1-1-07
    MEMOIRS
    George Lester Spunky Flat and Beyond
    The Turn About 1-22-07
    The Four States Area 1-1-07
    N. Ray Maxie "Rambling Ray" Ark-La-Tex
    Moving Up To The Main Road 1-1-07
    CARTOONS EDITOR GUESTS
    Roger T. Moore
    1-2-07 1-9-07 1-15-07 1-23-07 1-30-07
    Editor & Guest Columnists "They shoe horses, don't they?"
    Grin and Bear It by Milton Babb 1-5-07
     
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