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.
Over two days at a ranch in Stephenville, artists share lyrics, melodies, and whiskey as they establish their place in Texas music.
Lubbock guitarist, Jesse “Guitar” Taylor, was hitchhiking in Lubbock when a Cadillac pulled up. A stranger offered him a ride and Taylor hopped in. They drove for a bit and stopped in front of Stubb’s Bar-B-Que in East Lubbock. “I’ve walked by this place so many times and never been
The music sharing service shows how little Dallas and Houston have in common, how Austin loves critical darlings, and how much Aggies love Aggies.
If I had visited The Shack Bar-B-Q six months ago, I would have easily called it Lubbock’s best barbecue. Nowadays the once bare barbecue market in town is suddenly crowded with the addition of The Shack and nearby Evie Mae’s Barbecue, a three-month-old trailer that is one of the best new barbecue
The best barbecue in Lubbock is in Wolfforth, Texas. That might be news to you even if you’re a student at Tech because Arnis and Mallory Robbins just opened their trailer doors three months ago. After a stint with a landscaping company in Tucson, they decided to come back to
Kat Cade, a Texas Tech student, founded a pride festival tailored to the largely conservative community of Lubbock.
The Lubbock pre-teens spend six months a year showing their prize goats at livestock competitions throughout the state.
The Aggies own the college football weekend, upsetting top-ranked Alabama. Plus: UT's DKR tribute, Tommy Tuberville's ill temper, and the latest UT-A&M conspiracy theory.
With less than two weeks until the general election, signs in Lubbock and Beaumont have been defaced and stolen.
Lubbockites say "good morning" on Twitter more than anyone else in the country, according to a study from some Ukrainian software engineers who monitored American tweets.
Amarillo, Lubbock, and Corpus Christi landed on a list compiled by OurTime.com, a senior-focused dating site, that purports to rank where the country's "flirtiest" seniors live.
The powerful state agency is tasked with regulating oil, gas and other energy—not trains. Its own commissioners favor a new name: the Texas Energy Resources Commission.
Houston Bellaire wide receiver Devin Lauderdale and three friends were supposed to attend the Red Raiders spring football game, but clearly didn't know the way to Lubbock.
Lubbock tops a Chemistry.com survey of "The Top 10 Cities That Value Sex the Least" in a relationship.
The drought leaves nothing untouched. This week the drought impacts the state’s rice farmers, migratory bird populations, and hot tub owners.
The Texas Tech professor and climate change evangelist has received hundreds of vicious emails since Newt Gingrich pulled her chapter from his book.
Before developing a drilling site in Burleson, Chesapeake Energy relocates a prairie dog colony.
The Hill Country Drive, the BBQ Market Drive, the Backwoods Drive, and thirteen other summer trips, from the mountains to the coast, that will take you down some of the prettiest, most picturesque, most wide-open stretches of asphalt Texas has to offer. Buckle up!
ROUTE: Turkey to Lubbock (the long way)DISTANCE: 366 milesNUMBER OF COUNTIES: 13WHAT TO LISTEN TO: Buddy Holly’s That’ll Be the Day and Waylon Jennings’s Ol’ Waylon West Texas is the Texas of wide-open spaces, but it is also the Texas of music giants, starting in the Rolling Plains in the
Barry Corbin Growing up in Lubbock, I didn’t want to be a real cowboy, because I knew a bunch of them and they didn’t get paid anything and they were hurt all the time. But I wanted to play one in the movies. My favorite early on was Bill Elliott,
Depending on your point of view, the firing of Mike Leach, Texas Tech’s controversial football coach, was about the state of football (the sport has gone soft), concussions (they are a potentially life-threatening condition), or celebrity meddling (Craig James was a helicopter dad). But is it possible that Leach has
A year of altered antlers, bawdy broadcasters, comedian corrections, dining detectives, emancipated emus, fossilized felines, gullible Gore, hemline harassment, insatiable igniters, jazzed-up jewelry, Kay’s kennelwear, lottery loonies, metric madness, numerous nudes, 007 oenophiles, poultry protesters, questionable quizzes, revengeful revenuers, Spam slingers, tie tirades, unallowed uniforms, variant videotapers, warning! water, x-humed
Lubbock County Judge Tom Head wants to raise Lubbock County's property taxes by 1.7 cents per $100 in order to pay for more sheriff's deputies to defend the town from the UN troops during potential civil unrest.
Newsom, who grew up in Yoakum County, took a chance when he decided to grow grapes on the High Plains. Today his vineyard is one of the largest in Texas, serving more than a dozen of the state’s top wineries. My family has been in cotton farming for more than
Knight Raiders coach Susan Polgar is leaving for Missouri's Webster University. And she's taking the team with her.
The Texas Tech atmospheric climate scientist who wrote a chapter on climate change for Newt Gingrich's forthcoming book was shocked to learn the GOP hopeful had scrapped her contribution.