Critters |
January 1, 2008

Fred Garza, Tick Rider

Garza was born and raised in Webb County. For the past fifteen years, he has been an inspector with the Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program, a mounted patrol started by the USDA in 1906. A tick rider patrols the border, the Rio Grande River, on horseback every day. Our job…

The Texas Rangers |
March 1, 1998

The Last Posse

After thieves stole his daughter’s horse, deputy U.S. marshal Parnell McNamara didn’t make a federal case out of it. Instead, he rounded up a group of old-style lawmen and lit out after them.

Critters |
December 1, 1977

Ol’ Blue

A good country dog is loyal, obedient, and knows the difference between a chicken and a possum.

Critters |
February 1, 1977

Coping

Living in the country is all you ever wanted—and probably more than you bargained for.