All posts by Bryan Mealer
Every fall the Panhandle town of Pampa celebrates the return of its favorite traditions: the green-and-gold jerseys of the high school football team, the parents and fans who fill the stands on Friday nights, and an equipment manager named Trent Loter, who is as important as any coach or player.
For the past 26 years, the Pampa High Fighting Harvesters have counted on their equipment manager not only to fold their uniforms but also to keep their spirits high. Because in Pampa, there is no Friday night without Trent Loter.
Chasing the boom in South Texas.
A son of the oil patch chases the new boom in South Texas.
A remembrance of the life of Patricia McCormick, who was one of North America's first female bullfighters.
A remembrance of the life of Patricia McCormick, who was one of North America’s first female bullfighters.
How a fabulously wealthy native son of Big Spring came home to save the Settles.
The demise of Big Spring’s Hotel Settles was a perfect symbol for the town’s bust. Now one native son is trying to restore both to their former glory.