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May 2007 Issue
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Hidalgo Town of the Month 5-1-07
  • Hidalgo The City
  • 1886 Hidalgo County Courthouse
  • 1886 Hidalgo County Jail
  • 1889 Post Office
  • The Old Hidalgo Pumping Station
  • World's Largest Killer Bee
  • Photos Barclay Gibson 5-1-07
  • Krum Denton Co
  • Whitesboro Grayson Co
  • Tuscola Taylor Co
  • Telephone Fannin Co
  • Direct Lamar Co
  • Coryell City Coryell Co
  • Kanawha Red River Co
  • Loraine Mitchell Co
  • Moran Shackelford Co
  • Sedwick Shackelford Co
  • Nolan Nolan Co
  • Nocona Montague Co 5-11-07
  • Zigzag Medina Co 5-18-07
  • Wingate Runnels Co 5-12-07
  • Mulberry Fannin Co 5-28-07
  • Mountain Peak Ellis Co 5-28-07

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  • Weedhaven Jackson Co 5-25-07
    Photos Ken Rudine

  • Progreso 5-25-07 Photos A.D. Garza
  • Francitas Jackson Co 5-25-07
    Vintage photos W.R. Joines, Albina Joines & Carol Gibbs

  • Millsap Parker Co 5-10-07
    Photos Lance Carthen
  • Anna Collin Co 5-10-07
    Photos Erik Whetstone & Barclay Gibson
  • Indian Creek Comanche Co 5-18-07
  • Saltillo Hopkins Co 5-20-07No photos
  • Poteet Atascosa Co 5-21-07 No photos
  • Knox City Knox Co 5-22-07 No photos
  • Mereta Tom Green Co 5-22-07 No photos
  • Otey Brazoria Co 5-22-07 No photos
  • Agua Dulce Nueces Co 5-24-07 No Photos
  • HOTELS > Traveling Texas? Book Your Hotel Here & Save

    TEXAS GHOST TOWNS - Search 417 Ghost Towns >

    Photos Barclay Gibson
  • Wilmeth 5-12-07
  • Shep 5-12-07
  • Photos Barclay Gibson 5-1-07
  • Kiomatia Red River Co
  • Pumphrey Runnels Co


  • Boise Oldham Co 5-27-07
  • Dillon Hopkins Co 5-17-07 No photos
  • Simmons Live Oak Co 5-17-07
    Photos Terry Jeanson
  • TEXAS FEATURES TEXAS TRIPS

    WWII
  • Camp Barkeley 5-27-07
    Named for WWI Private David Bennes Barkley from Laredo
  • The Fighting 201st by Maggie Van Ostrand 5-11-07
    Mexico organized the 201st Fighter Squadron, a select group of Mexican pilots. Thirty-five officers and 300 enlisted men were trained in Mexico, then given additional flight training as P-47 fighter squadron at Pocatello Army Air Base in Idaho, and were then attached to the 58th Fighter Group in the Philippines where they began combat operations. They wiped out machine gun nests, dropped 181 tons of bombs and fired 153,000 rounds of ammunition, acquitting themselves well and bravely. Seven of their pilots were killed in action...
  • BOOKS

  • CHINESE HEART OF TEXAS
    by Mel Brown 5-1-07
    San Antonio Conservation Society "2007 BEST BOOK AWARD"
    An Excerpt

  • Author Mel Brown writes on
    "Chinese Heart of Texas"
  • TRIPS
  • Chinati-Hot-Springs 5-6-07
    by Byron Browne
  • CEMETERIES
  • Mosier Valley "Garden of Angels"
    Arlington Texas
    by William Holmes 5-1-07
  • PEOPLE
  • The Korean War Hero Who Swung the Board of Education at Ball High by Bill Cherry 5-27-07
    "If any of the students at Ball High School knew he was Lt. Col. Richard H. Schiebel, a Korean War hero, who in the years before had flown an F-51 all through the war zone, successfully completing 100 missions against the enemy, they didn't talk about it..."

  • Cartwright by Bill Cherry 5-14-07
    Mayor Herbie, His Time in Jail and the Big Downtown Parade that Followed.
  • Henry O. Flipper, An Epic Remaining To Be Told by C. F. Eckhardt 5-14-07
    Perhaps the most enigmatic figure in the annals of the American West is not Johnny Ringo of maybe-suicide/maybe-murder or the deliberately enigmatic Mysterious Dave Mather, but 2/LT Henry O. Flipper, 10th United States Cavalry...
  • Who Killed Chief Peta Nocona? by C. F. Eckhardt 5-1-07
    Peta Nocona was the husband of the captive white woman Cynthia Ann Parker-and the father of perhaps the greatest of all Comanche chiefs, Quanah Parker. He was chief of a band of Quohada Comanches... Over his death, over the years, there has arisen considerable controversy.
  • Sally Scull: Texas' Pioneer "Bad Girl" by W. T. Block Jr. 5-1-07
    Sally Scull, the pioneer Texas 'bad girl" was a combination Belle Starr, Calamity Jane, and Annie Oakley...
  • The Only Only by Bill Cherry 5-1-07
    He Was the World's Oldest Trapeze Artist and He Lived in Old No. 25
  • TEXAS ARCHITECTURE IMAGES > Over 12,000 Images
    COURTHOUSES Photos Terry Jeanson:
  • Terry Jeanson's Courthouse Gallery
    Courthouse oil paintings & drawings 5-1-07

  • Parmer County Courthouse
  • Bosque County Courthouse
  • Houston County Courthouse
  • Dickens County Courthouse
  • Kaufman County Courthouse
  • VINTAGE PHOTOS
  • Desdemona 5-3-07
    "My grandfather Joe Duke was at one time known as Texas' youngest millionaire. A few years later he had no money left and was a pauper at the time of his death." - John Keith
  • Goodnight 5-28-07
    Photos courtesy Lance Ingham Sloan
  • Collegeport 5-6-07
  • STORES
  • A Hot Time in the Old Town 5-4-07
    by Gael Montana, local barber & contrarian

    Comfort's Ingenhuett's Store
  • COLUMNS
    TEXAS HISTORICAL REGIONAL TOPICAL COLUMNS
    Archie P. McDonald "All Things Historical" Syndicated in 70 newspapers
    Price Daniel 5-21-07
    The Cotton Bowl 5-6-07
    Bob Bowman "All Things Historical" Syndicated in 70 newspapers
    The Chief's Sons 5-28-07
    Pistol-packing Preacher
    5-14-07
    Murray Montgomery "Lone Star Diary" Syndicated in 5 newspapers
    Remembering the Bastrop Chronicler 5-19-07
    W. T. Block Jr. "Cannonball's Tales"
    Killer's Trail of Thread: Some Alamo Heroes Fought Twice for Texas 5-16-07

    Sally Scull: Texas' Pioneer "Bad Girl"
    5-1-07
    C. F. Eckhardt "Charley Eckhardt's Texas "
    Henry O. Flipper, An Epic Remaining To Be Told 5-14-07
    Who Killed the Chief? 5-1-07
    Mike Cox "Texas Tales" Syndicated in 11 newspapers
    Dumont 5-30-07
    Centennial House 5-23-07
    Kinch West
    5-16-07
    Checkers 5-9-07
    Road Log 1922
    5-3-07
    Delbert Trew "It's All Trew" Amarillo Globe News
    Measuring systems of the past 5-29-07
    Fascinated by food facts
    5-22-07
    Higgins was stage station
    5-14-07
    Trail drivers brought in income, coined phrases 5-6-07
    Clay Coppedge "Letters from Central Texas"
    The Life and Times of Whitey Walker 5-1-07
    Bill Cherry "Bill Cherry's Galveston Memories" new column
    The Korean War Hero Who Swung the Board of Education at Ball High 5-27-07
    Cartwright 5-14-07
    The Only Only
    5-1-07
    Linda-Kirkpatrick "Somewhere in the West" new column
    Jack Hoxie 5-1-07
    Gael Montana "The View from Under the Bus" new column
    On Blending and Branding 5-19-07
    A Hot Time in the Old Town 5-4-07
    more
    Dorothy Hamm "Words and Music"

    HUMOR OPINION COLUMNS
    Maggie Van Ostrand "A Balloon in Cactus" National Syndicated Columnist
    Say Bartender, Make Mine Tuna on the Rocks 5-25-07
    Pet Loss, or, Have Ashes, Will Travel
    5-19-07
    The Fighting 201st 5-11-07

    Bad Mothers 5-11-07
    Peary Perry "Letters From North America" Syndicated in 80 newspapers
    Im Packing Up 5-30-07
    Getting Old
    5-22-07
    Small Bananas
    5-8-07
    Cataloged 5-2-07
    Elizabeth Bussey Sowdal "The Girl Detective's Theory of Everything"
    Big Babies 5-11-07
    Delicious Crow 5-1-07

    TEXAS MEMOIRS
    George Lester Spunky Flat and Beyond
    Radio Lonesome Dove 5-14-07
    The Budget 5-1-07
    N. Ray Maxie "Rambling Ray" Ark-La-Tex
    "I Ain't Lying Officer" 5-1-07

    TEXAS CARTOONS EDITOR GUESTS
    Roger T. Moore
    5-1-07 5-8-07 5-14-07 5-22-07 5-29-07
    Editor & Guest Columnists "They shoe horses, don't they?"
    An Influential Visit by Robert G. Cowser 5-28-07
    The Gillette Cowboy by Lois Zook Wauson 5-1-07

     
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