For many years, my grandfather’s work as a paleontologist was remote and obscure to me. Then I discovered our shared awe of West Texas.
From a retired Texas Ranger to a young sharpshooting queen, Texas boasts a lot of proud gun owners. Just ask them.
Big Bend roared back to life last year after spring rains unleashed a bounty of ocotillos, bluebonnets, and yuccas. Thankfully, photographer James H. Evans was there to capture it in living color.
How one of Texas's smallest marching bands made it to state for the first time in school history.
Life and learning in the smallest school district in Texas.
A ranching photo essay.
The photographer from Big Bend known for stunning landscapes gets out of his comfort zone. Here, a first look at several images from his latest collection.
On June 21, 1974, on a strip of ranchland alongside Interstate 40, an American icon was born.
Photographer Peter Yang captures the candid, behind-the-scenes moments in a day in the life of the governor.
During a 1984 tour through Texas.
Every year, some of Mexico’s very best matadors travel to a remote South Texas bullring—one of the few in this country—for no-kill fights. Their pageantry draws spectators by the busload.
Sure, you can catch an awesome wave on the Texas coast, you just have to be patient. And clever. And patient . . .
Over the past year, state photographer Wyman Meinzer has roamed the Big Empty, documenting the drought’s toll. Will he ever take another pretty picture?
Wyman Meinzer takes the most amazing pictures of Texas skies you’ve ever seen. Here are seven unforgettable shots from his new book.
This time of year, Yule find him hanging around East Texas: On lawns and roofs, he’s a Claus célèbre.
A look back at San Antonio Fiesta gowns reveals how the dresses have gone from elegant to excessive.
All is clam, all is bright in folk-art manger scenes.
These fourteen Texas sheriffs are everything you thought a sheriff ought to be. But look quick; the old-time county lawman is riding off into the sunset.
String the lights, hang the tinsel and the expense. It’s Christmas and the decorated homes of Texans are second to none.
The real Nuevo Laredo isn’t George Washington’s Birthday, Boystown, or throngs of tourists; it’s the street life.
You’ve met the stars of stage and screen. Now meet the stars of Texas.
Rio Grande City Michael Patrick Houston Suzanne Paul Austin Harry Boyd Rosenberg Joe Baraban Ingram Harry Boyd Hillsboro Nicolas Russell Martindale…
In some towns, high school football is still a way of life.
Not all Texans make lousy gamblers.
The roar of the grease, the smell of the corny dog.
A great photographer looks at plain people caught in the hard times of another Texas.
Every small town is different; every small town is the same.