For Demauriae Bennett, turning fourteen has never looked better.
“It really is one of the greatest wildlife-conservation successes of our time here in Texas.”
At the World Food Championships’ Final Table last weekend, Dallas College student Preston Nguyen took the top prize.
San Antonio’s Briana Saldaña brought her A-game (with a little help from Kelly Clarkson).
Elgin's Riley Leon survived a harrowing encounter with a tornado. Now the community is getting him back on his feet.
Philadelphia Eagles safety Anthony Harris flew to Austin to help lift the spirits of eleven-year-old Audrey Soape on a difficult day.
Fermat’s last theorem went unsolved for more than 350 years—and the role of the Tyler oil heir who funded its 1994 solution was largely unknown until this week.
Tiffany Kersten saw 726 species in 48 states, setting a new record for the mind-boggling achievement birders call a Big Year.
This is a reunion we all can shellebrate.
After a tragic crash killed Andrews High band director Darin Johns, it was unclear if the school’s ensemble would perform in the town’s Christmas parade—until it got a lot of help.
Students, many of whom go on to work in food science, train by spending as much time as possible in a meat locker studying beef carcasses.
A bar decreed “All I Want for Christmas Is You” non grata, and the queen of Christmas isn’t happy about it.
Houston is 2-0 in the MLB postseason with local furniture magnate Mattress Mack's "Rally Nuns" in attendance.
During a very tough year, no Texas CEO did more—for customers, students, and voters.
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.
A little girl responds to unspeakable loss, the governor de-escalates, black trail-riders take Discovery Green, Ted Cruz’s craven response to military force, and a guy with a sword in Deep Ellum.
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.
The Texans quarterback won his first playoff game in spectacular fashion.
Volunteers from across Texas, the U.S., and abroad have been making the trek to the border to help immigrants trapped in legal limbo.
Last year, countless Texans acted in ways that brought honor to our state—or just made us grin. Here's a look at a few dozen of them.
The flute-playing, body-positive, take-no-prisoners breakout star transformed our ideas of what a pop icon looks and sounds like.
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.
We guess our Whataween invite got lost in the mail.
The cowboy hat-wearing trio warmed hearts at the Texas Rural Health Services center in La Grange.
Truly refreshing news.
The Best Thing in Texas: Former Longhorns Receiver Marquise Goodwin Surprised His Mom With a Dang House
We’re not crying, you’re crying.
She’s so brave!
What: The 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee.Who: Karthik Nemmani, a fourteen-year-old from McKinney.Why It’s So Great: On Thursday night, a Texan took home the championship title from the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Karthick Nemmani, an eighth grader at Scoggins Middle School, knew he had it
No horses were harmed in the filming of this video. In fact, one was saved.
Willie Nelson, Leon Bridges, Post Malone, Shakey Graves, and Okkervil River all put out new records in an eight-day span.
Texas forever, again.
Montannah Kenney became the youngest girl to climb the mountain two months before her eighth birthday.
The Lamar High School senior gets his pick of Stanford, Harvard, Yale, and seventeen other universities.
Richard Overton, 111-year-old Austin resident, is still loving life.
A mashup of Houston sports icons to warm your heart.
The Dallas guitar hero’s expansive sixth release is a strong album of the year contender.
The most interesting sports video game in years tugs on some specific Texas heartstrings.
We’ve gone from one end of the state to the other to bring you the best-ever list of Texas Bests.
Four years ago we brought you the Best of Texas. Now we do it again— only better.
You may disagree, but we know we’re right.