In a career that spanned six decades, Davis wrote hits for Elvis and Dolly Parton, found solo success, and acted on Broadway and in film.
In Memoriam: Bartell Zachry Built a Global Business, but He Always Considered Himself a San Antonian—and an Aggie
The longtime leader of his family’s engineering and construction firm, Zachry leaves a legacy of volunteer work and philanthropy.
The 76-year-old artist died just past midnight on Christmas Eve at his home in Austin.
The Dallas oilman and corporate raider's long, complicated history as an aw-shucks billionaire.
The Fort Davis historian and raconteur knew and loved Texas and its people like no one else.
The UT professor and longtime ’Texas Monthly’ contributor died on Saturday at the age of 79 after a stroke.
Peppard was the last of his breed, covering with panache the feuds and foibles of his city’s bold-faced names.
We asked friends and colleagues to share their personal recollections of the Texas cultural giant we lost last week.
Robert Duvall and Tommy Lee Jones discuss their friend, a Texas legend who leaves behind a brilliant body of work and definitive repository of Southwestern culture.
Professor emeritus David Anderson's tribute to the late UT president—his colleague, co-author, and friend for 40 years.
For the Renaissance man—a baseball player, a features writer, and an award-winning documentary filmmaker—the sky posed no limit.
The Southwest Airlines cofounder was a pioneering entrepreneur who changed the way we travel. He was also a world-class wit, a bon vivant, and a not-so-closet intellectual.
He built an oil empire, revitalized the state’s Republican party, gave rise to a political dynasty, and forever changed the Lone Star State. Yet the question dogged him his entire life: Was he a real Texan or merely a Yankee transplant?
The life and legacy of a Texas icon.
He never met a man who didn’t like him. L.T. Felty, who died March 17, was born in Hickory Creek, but he spent forty-plus years in Waxahachie, where his genial and helpful manner as a schoolteacher and coach earned him the unofficial title of Mr. Waxahachie. (Christened solely with rhyming
He braved dangerous criminals, stalked wild wolves, waded into floodwaters, and chased a hurricane down the Texas coast into Mexico, but in a cruel turn of fate he was felled by a tiny insect. Photographer Doug Milner died November 13 after suffering an allergic reaction to a wasp sting at
The survivor of a long and torturous journey, George Jones stands alone as the greatest country singer alive.
Recollections of guitar great Stevie Ray Vaughan.