Orion Jean has also donated 100,984 meals and 619 toys, making the rest of us look lazy.
A West Texas oasis, the world's largest spring-fed pool has been closed for the better part of three years.
When a batch of rainbow cookies led to a canceled order, people opened their wallets to support the East Texas shop.
A photo of the Mavs' past and present superstars during Dallas's win over the L.A. Clippers captured an NBA passing of the torch.
The Bearkats are the state’s first FCS winner since the tournament began, and its first NCAA Division I champ since the University of Texas in 2005.
One of the rarest birds in North America is making a comeback.
We’re not crying, you’re crying.
Bow down to the greatness of the Vaqueros, who are the best in the nation (again).
Celebrities and regular folk alike came together to offer hot food, clean water, and warm beds.
“If the country can have a chuckle at my expense today, I’ll accept it," he says.
It's a simple victory in an extremely complex story.
He’s visited the Alamo, waited in line at Franklin Barbecue, and cheered on the Astros (virtually).
During a very tough year, no Texas CEO did more—for customers, students, and voters.
In Harris County, two public officials fought off legal challenges to hold a successful election in the middle of a pandemic.
The Best Thing in Texas: Detroit Lions Fans Are Donating to Deshaun Watson’s Charity to Thank Him for the Whupping He Gave Their Team
The Lions have been mired in mediocrity—but Deshaun and the Texans may have helped break the fever.
The Best Thing in Texas: Hundreds of People Are Knitting Tiny Sweaters for a Hairless Possum in Lubbock
Are possums ugly? Not when they’re wearing tiny purple sweaters, they’re not!
The Best Thing in Texas: An Austin Teen Is One of the First Girls in the Nation to Earn the Rank of Eagle Scout
Abby Winkelman, 14, says she hopes her achievement will inspire other girls.
We pulled up and opened the trunks of our hearts, and the Harris County Public Library’s instantly iconic pitchman quickly deposited himself inside.
The Best Thing in Texas: Willie Nelson Is Autographing the Face Masks People Send Him to Raise Money for More Face Masks
The redheaded stranger is socially distancing—thank you for your concern.
When the coronavirus forced 83-year-old Herminia Valdez to quarantine, her family found a creative and safe way to lift her spirits.
A Dallas family goes viral once again.
Two beloved Texas institutions team up in a moment of crisis.
The former player racked up his first win temporarily coaching the San Antonio team.
The Best Thing in Texas: The Unranked Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks Dramatically Defeat Duke’s Basketball Team
The underdogs beat college ball's powerhouse with an astonishing buzzer beater.
Vampires and private investigators loom large in the Houston rapper's spooky new show.
The rapper continues to lift up those in need in his hometown.
He’s good at everything!*
Over the weekend, she became the first person ever to perform two gymnastics moves.
After last weekend's mass shooting, Ruben Martinez created the viral #ElPasoChallenge to inspire random acts of kindness.
“Coach Tim” has a nice ring to it.
The Red Headed Stranger honors his fellow Texas troubadour with two tracks on his new album.
Texas GI Hershell Riggs went missing in 1950, but his family never gave up hope he’d come back home.
The richest black man in America made a big announcement during his commencement speech to the graduating class of 2019.
“Armed only with a mean face,” former sailor and soldier Oscar Stewart became a hero.
This marsupial on the lam from an exotic wildlife ranch has become the talk of the Hill Country.
It's the opposite of a bum steer.
The power of social media. And donuts.
The Best Thing in Texas: This Beaumont Principal’s “Tucked In Tuesdays” Bedtime Reading Warms Our Hearts
Belinda George makes sure that every student at her elementary school gets read to at night.
The giant of Texas basketball got the classiest of send-offs.
The missive was part of a 1962 study that attempted to track the flow of ocean currents.
When life handed Mary Lee of Magnolia Lee Baking dinosaurs, she made dino-valentines.
The Best Thing in Texas: A Scottish Mountain Man Was Rescued—After His Distress Signal Was Picked Up in Houston
70-year-old Ken had been living off the grid for 25 years when he fell ill.
When no next of kin could be located, Texans showed up en masse to make sure this veteran’s service was honored at his burial.