Authentic People

Hank the Cowdog

“Nobody in the literary world would have touched a book narrated by a ranch dog…

Heart and Soul of Texas’s Route 66

On a workaday Tuesday noon, this stretch of historic Route 66 on the west side…

Blazing The High Trail Over Texas

As the crisis of World War II swept the nation, Dorothy Ann Smith Lucas—affectionately known as Dottie—and 1,102 other Women Airforce Service Pilots(WASP) of the Greatest Generation— didn’t realize they would serve as trailblazers for women in aviation.

Preservation is a Privilege

Komatsu’s Courthouses Wise County Courthouse Throckmorton County Courthouse Parker County Courthouse Lampasas County Courthouse Wise…

Time Changes Everything

“Come here, I want to show you something” Ray Benson walks into his office and…

A River Runs Through It

Sometimes the best guide to our shared history is a poet. Carmen Tafolla was born…

Woman On The Line

Whoever came up with the adage “find a job you love, and you’ll never work…

Marathon Man

Hundreds of thousands of visitors trek to Texas’ famed Big Bend National Park every year.…

Ripe for Texas

Every summer morning before sunup, Dr. Vijay Reddy drives 45 minutes from his Lubbock home…

Swinging for the Fences

Though only 14 years old at the time, Grace Quebe distinctly remembers the reaction she…