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Melissa Hagins

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Archeology Unearths Fort Lancaster’s Built Environment

As ‘49ers rushed to California and settlers pushed westward using the southern overland route from…

A Passion for Texas Literature and the Haley Library

As the author of 24 books, Patrick Dearen knows the importance of research. Whether writing…

Finding Respite at Chandler Ranch

Just a little over a two-hour drive south from Midland through the mountains and canyons…

The Pecos High Bridge

Driving up U.S. Highway 90 from Del Rio, in the desert reaches of West Texas,…

Keep up to speed with Midland’s racing legacy at the Petroleum Museum’s Chaparral Gallery

Imagine formula race cars in Midland, Texas! But it’s not such a stretch when you think about…

Steak Finger Headquarters

In Andrews, Texas, half a century ago, two best friends had a common goal to…

Cowtown Swing

West Texas dancehalls don’t come any more than a notable bare-bones affair situated a mile…

The Flintknapper of Big Bend

Kinley Coyan is known as a father, a rancher and a flintknapper — more specifically,…

One for the Books

For more than 100 years, an imposing white building near the downtown area has served…

Built of Steel and Faith

While the railroad may have picked the spot, it was the faith of German Catholics…