Sonia Smith, a native of Houston, is a graduate of Georgetown University. She has reported on convict cowboys at the Angola Prison Rodeo, celebrity magazines in Moscow, and aerial hog hunting in Knox City, Texas. She has also written for Slate, the Associated Press, the Baton Rouge Advocate, the Kyiv Post, and the Dallas Morning News and was a finalist for the 2008 Livingston Awards for Young Journalists. Her great-great-grandfather was a Texas Ranger in Kerr County in the 1870’s.
And San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro fired back, suggesting Annise Parker was just jealous.
Dallas-based photographer Allison V. Smith took over Texas Monthly's Instagram account during her trip to Marfa this weekend. Here are some highlights from her trip.
Someone scrawled "Obama" in uppercase letters over the green highway sign that marks the location of the unincorporated community located southwest of Fort Worth.
The outcome of the case could bar affirmative action from use in college admissions.
Nelly's bodyguard was arrested after he admitted the ten pounds of weed and 36 baggies of marijuana on the bus belonged to him.
Gawker's Adrian Chen reveals that the self-described "creepy uncle of Reddit" is 49-year-old Arlington resident Michael Brutsch.
A Pflugerville man learns you that if it dies on your property it isn't free to eat.
Twenty five years ago this Tuesday, rescuers hoisted Baby Jessica out of the Midland water well where she had been trapped for more than two days.
Chubby? Single? Maybe you should try moving to Carrollton or Spring, as these suburbs of Dallas and Houston landed on a dating site's list of the "Top 10 Cities for Big & Beautiful Boomers."
A new profile in Mother Jones describes how Ted Cruz's conservative beliefs were forged in a Houston after-school program.
Arlington resident Michael Brutsch, who was unmasked as Reddit's biggest troll late last week, took to CNN Thursday to issue a half-hearted apology.
A man camping in Shelby County thinks he saw the hairy monster in the Piney Woods.