Once the private preserve of an oil executive, the 300,000-acre Bid Bend Ranch, with all its desert grandeur, has now entered the public domain. Photography by Mark Klett
Football players at Dallas’ Carter High had it all: god futures, a state championship, and the feeling that they could do no wrong. The trouble was, their favorite hobbies were guns and holdups.
Well-shod supermodel Fay Ray steps out in true Texas style.
Why we are so soon parted.
Memories of the filming of Giant in Marfa, as recalled by a fan who had the best seat in the house.
Houston’s West University area was just a quiet, unpretentious neighborhood until the bulldozers moved in. Now everyone’s trying to keep up with the Georgians.
A Fort Worth exhibit of scenes from the Mexican War shows that fanciful lithographs outgunned the realism of nascent photography.
Five beautifully produced books explore the Americas, from anonymous folk art to the great muralists, from revolutionary heroes to a Texas ranching patriarch.
Backward and forward.
Newcomer of the year Clint Black plays tributes to early country music—with an unintentional Texas twist.
An airport spat rekindles the Dallas-Fort Worth feud; South Plains farmers cotton to a colorful high-fiber crop; Houston artists collaborate to wish everyone Feliz Navidad.
Remembering a special place; rethinking the political process; working toward a humane society.
Bill Clements and the courts head for a showdown over school finance; the boom in engineering may be over; wisdom from the Whitmire win.