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March 2013 Issue
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Ghost Towns
  • Cora Comanche Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 3-25-13
  • Bucareli Madison Co 3-25-13
  • Valley Wells
  • Valley Wells Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 3-23-13
  • Talpa Coleman Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson, Donna Chevalier, Jim & Lou Kinsey, texasoldphotos.com 3-20-13
  • Mikeska
  • Coke Wood Co Photo courtesy Erik Whetstone 3-11-13
  • Stiles Former Reagan Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson & Terry Jeanson 3-10-13
  • Mikeska Live Oak Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 3-1-13
  • Emhouse
    Towns
  • Emhouse Navarro Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 3-28-13
  • Rochelle McCulloch Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson & Erik Hough 3-23-13
  • Martinsville Nacogdoches Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 3-20-13
  • Galloway
  • Carlisle Lubbock Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 3-17-13
  • Wellman Terry Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 3-16-13
  • Galloway Panola Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 3-13-13
  • Poer Bowie Co GLO vintage map 3-19-13
  • San Diego Duval Co seat Photos courtesy Terry Jeanson & Rudy Torres 3-11-13
  • Big Wells
  • Detmold Milam Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 3-7-13
  • Big Wells Dimmit Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson, Old photos courtesy Bill Armstrong 3-2-13
  • Rio Medina Medina Co Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson 3-4-13
  • Slide Lubbock Co 3-4-13
  • Rio Medina
    Columns
  • Hey SCOTUS by Maggie Van Ostrand 4-1-13
    Extensive media coverage about same-sex marriage has given me a new envelope-pushing idea about a marriage commitment.
  • A Stagecoach Named Houston by Mike Cox 3-28-13
    The General Sam Houston, a sturdy New England-built Concord stage capable of accommodating nine, began carrying passengers between the relatively new capital city of Austin and Brenham in 1841.
  • Legislators Cartoon by Roger T. Moore 3-28-13
  • Columns
  • Sucker Day by Mike Cox 3-20-13
    For years now, a small town in the middle of Oklahoma has been throwing an annual event called Sucker Day...
  • First Day by David Knape 3-20-13
  • March 16, 1894: John Wesley Hardin Cartoon by Roger T. Moore 3-19-13
  • The Day Oscar Ekelund and I Met the Hotelís New Manager by Bill Cherry 3-18-13
    Moments before, George Mitchell had finished up the stuff necessary for him to buy the long out of business flop house called the Belmont Hotel...
  • Surviving
    World War II
    George Olsson Short
    (1920-2003)
    Chapter Three

    Surviving WWII, and Arriving Home
    How his soldier brother became his savior and how he managed to get home to a post-war Texas life
    3-15-13
    Columns
  • The Paper Man by David Knape 3-16-13
  • Unfriending FaceBook, or, I Donít Want to Smell like Brad Pitt by Maggie Van Ostrand 3-15-13
    FaceBook isn't Social Media anymore, it's Social Mediocre...
  • Sarahís Story by Mike Cox 3-13-13
    Few Texas women ever lived a harder life than Sarah Creath McSherry Hibbens Stinnett Howard. A lady with true grit and more, the way she came by her long name is one of Texasí more gripping tales.
  • Stiles Cemetery
    Cemetery
  • Stiles Cemetery Reagan Co photos courtesy Clinton Woods & Barclay Gibson 3-10-13
  • Light verse and poetry by d.knape
  • The Bone Woman 3-12-13
  • The Cottonwood Tree 3-8-13
  • Rio Medina 3-8-13
  • Whales 3-8-13
  • Gone To Texas 3-1-13
  • The Civil War in Texas
  • Women Bandits Hijack Cotton in Civil War Texas by Mike Cox 3-7-13
    None of the truly decisive battles of the Civil War took place in Texas, but in other ways the bloody conflict between the North and South had a major impact on the state.
  • Civil War
  • Civil War in the Southwest by Jeffery Robenalt 3-3-13
    Civil War battles fought in the American Southwest cannot be measured against the savage struggles that raged in the east where tens of thousands of Union and Confederate soldiers clashed and died. However, large or small, the size of the battles meant little to the men on both sides who were wounded, killed or captured fighting for their beliefs.
  • Columns
  • Small Texas newspaper reports: U.S. declares war on Japan by Murray Montgomery 3-5-13
    President Rooseveltís message to a joint session of Congress, asking for a declaration of war against the Empire of Japan
    From the front page of The Gonzales Inquirer, December 8, 1941 issue
  • March 6, 1836: The Alamo Cartoon by Roger T. Moore 3-5-13
  • Straighten Up and Fly Right by Frances Giles 3-5-13
    Kite season - Around the end of February we began gearing up for it, collecting pennies, nickels and dimes...
  • Courthouse
  • Midland County Courthouse Photos courtesy Terry Jeanson 3-1-13
  • Meridian State Park
    State Park
  • Meridian State Park by Sam Fenstermacher 2-28-13
  • Texas Memories
  • Hemisfair '68 - U.S. Pavilion Story by Sherrill Pool Elizondo 3-25-13
    When the Fourth of July was Every Day
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