Driving through a dangerous curve in Tyler, James Fulton crossed into oncoming traffic and killed a young woman. He wasn’t drunk, and the cops said the crash was an accident. But the Smith County DA saw it differently.
Beaver Aplin built the quirky convenience chain into a Texas empire. Will his tactics translate outside the state?
Texas Monthly has been giving Texans, both new and old, insights into this exceptional state for nearly half a century. Our February 2019 collector’s issue curates stories from our archives that celebrate the Texas icons and oddities that so many of us treasure, and reflect our love of the state’s land, traditions, and characters.
Appreciations by current and former staffers who know them all too well.
Over the years, Texas Monthly’s most celebrated voices have written about the places that shaped them, from the Panhandle to the border. We revisit some of the classics.
Icons and archetypes that reveal what it means to be Texan.
Welcome to the Permian Basin, home of the hottest oil play in the world.
Put your feet up and settle in for our favorite longform of the year.
America’s wealthiest black person is a tech investor with an eye for value.
The president and CEO of Houston’s Episcopal Health Foundation has some bold ideas for retooling our medical system.