Why is the federal government claiming thousands of acres of riverfront property from a bunch of North Texas landowners?
The short answer: Maybe, but it’s not likely to succeed.
For all the criticism of the festival's co-opting by big brands, the power of art, music, and community were on display in the wake of tragedy.
In 1998 famously tough Montague County district attorney Tim Cole sent a teenager to prison for life for his part in a brutal murder. The punishment haunts him to this day.
At the same time Texas is fighting to get water from Oklahoma, state officials want to block Mexico from pumping water out of the Rio Grande.
Once and for all: What are the ten best Texas films of all time?
Director: Howard HawksPlot: Tensions flare on a cattle drive. Excerpts from our roundtable discussion: RAPP: What about Red River? LEAGUE: It’s a little too ham-handed. The complexity of issues in The Searchers is more interesting. BLOOM: But John Wayne is a meaner son of a bitch…
Happy Texas Independence Day! Read five stories about our state's history, including this piece about the battlegrounds of Texas, which tell an incredible story of struggle, sorrow, triumph, and terror.
It’s the nation’s biggest spread within the confines of a single fence—more than eight hundred square miles extending across six counties. So it’s fitting that the family feud over its future is big too. And mythic.
In 1996 the body of a cheerleader from a small town in Oklahoma was found on the Texas side of the Red River. She had been raped and shot. The brutal crime destroyed several families and the illusions of an isolated slice of the world.