For people who like this sort of thing
This is the sort of thing they
Tussle Fannin Co Photos courtesy James Nelms 7-5-12Boxwood
Upshur Co Photos courtesy Gerald Massey 7-7-12 |
Williamson Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 7-8-12Anna
Collin Co Photos courtesy James Nelms, Barclay Gibson & Erik
Cotton Pickin’ Theater by Bob Bowman 7-29-12|
Point, a small town of some 700 souls in northern Rains county..., a sturdy old
gin has found a new life as an entertainment venue that draws crowds from all
over East Texas and performers like Mark Chestnut, Pee Wee Walker, and Gary Busey.
& Ghost Towns Tuxedo
Jones Co Photos courtesy Kasey Dockens 7-26-12Marfa
Presidio Co Photos courtesy James Nelms... 7-25-12
Bell Co Photos courtesy Stephen Danesi & Hannelore Lyons 7-25-12Clarkwood
Nueces Co Photos courtesy Gerald Massey 7-27-12|
Novohrad's Old Grieve School by Murray Montgomery
following article appeared in a 1933 issue of the Lavaca County Tribune and gives
some interesting information about the Grieve School at that time..."
Lincoln Slept Here? by Mike Cox 7-26-12
“Lincoln slept here” assertion appeared in a Texas newspaper referred to a historic
hostelry in New Braunfels.July
25, 1882 - Judge Roy Bean... History Cartooon by Roger T. Moore 7-25-12
| People The
Ranger Formerly Known as Pidge by Clay Coppedge 7-22-12
the front lines of the Texas Rangers, this Pidge character wrote first-hand accounts
of the Taylor-Sutton Feud, John Wesley Hardin and the pursuit of Juan Cortina
along the border. He wrote about rustlers and outlaws, good guys and villains,
and usually with a laugh or two thrown in for good measure. But who was Pidge?
during WWII - How sweet it wasn't by Wanda Orton 7-20-12|
up in World War II wasn't all bad. There were some good days...
Garcia’s Legacy Is a Lesson to All about Dyslexia by Bill Cherry
remember people who couldn’t write their names, who couldn’t read, who hadn’t
gone to school at all, or who had left as early as the seventh grade... Captain
Hamer's Barber by Mike Cox 7-19-12
I had written some books on Texas Ranger history, Jim mentioned one visit that
I sure ought to talk with Mr. Frost if I ever found him in the shop. Back in the
day, he had been the legendary Capt. Frank Hamer’s barber.
Recycling easy, practical process by Delbert Trew 7-19-12
ranchers and other country people are amazed at this new interest in a process
they have practiced forever. To many, this one effort has contributed to their
survival for more times than they care to remember.2-Alarm
Chili History Cartooon by Roger T. Moore 7-19-12
Indians are coming! The Indians are coming!" by Mike Cox
to gain a national reputation as a fearless Texas Ranger captain, when William
Jesse McDonald came to the Panhandle in the winter of 1891 he expected to stay
busy as a law enforcement officer in a still sparsely settled section of the state.
But he sure didn’t anticipate what happened on the night of January 29 that year.July
1925 - Helium History Cartoon by Roger T. Moore 7-11-12
They Shoe Horses, Don't They? Small
Perfection by Dianne West Short 7-9-12
A large, old black dog showed up on my sister Joanne’s doorstep, thirsty and hot...
Lincoln Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 7-3-12 |
Photos | Monument | BookWill
Rogers Coliseum by Debbie M. Liles 7-2-12|
‘Em and Skin ‘Em by Clay Coppedge 7-2-12|
old community of Trickham was the first community in Coleman County to be settled,
though today it might be hard for an outside observer to understand why.
Trickham Coleman Co Photos courtesy Jim & Lou Kinsey &
Bruce White 7-2-12
- Ghost Town Old
Emporia by Bob Bowman|
Shelby Co Photos courtesy Gerald Massey 7-1-12
Walker Texas Ranger and the "Walker" Colt by Jeffrey Robenalt
years is not a long life as measured against most men, but Texas Ranger Sam Walker's
brief years were an epic adventure filled with Indian battles, wars, public renown,
Island Hogs a Lot of History by Wanda Orton 7-1-12|
sand and surf of Hog Island, through two centuries, beheld myriad scenes in state
and local history, running the gamut from pigs to petroleum.
|Book Hotel Here
- Expedia Affiliate Network|