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Texas History|
June 13, 2016

Bane of the Baptists

Brann becomes a casualty in his own war with the Baptists. Texas Collection of Baylor University“In the year of our Lord, 1891, I became pregnant with an idea. Being at the time chief edi­torial writer on the Houston Post, I felt dreadfully mor­tified, as nothing

November 30, 2015

Tiny Band, Big Heart

On New Year’s Day, the largest high school marching band in the country will represent Texas on the national stage. The Allen High School Escadrille will take 725 of its 774 members to Pasadena, California, to march in the Tournament of Roses Parade, a prestigious honor that took two years

Being Texan|
October 21, 2015

G-G-Ghost Stories

All Hallows Eve, which descends from the grand Celtic festival of the dead, was stirring up a cauldron of super­natural activity long before kids started donning costumes to harvest candy from the neighbors. But, alas, for some time, Halloween and the belief in spirits of the departed have

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