Small Town

Reversal of Fortune

Aug 31, 2004 By Pamela Colloff

Eight years ago, 42 people in the West Texas town of Roby—7 percent of the population—pooled their money, bought lottery tickets, and won $46 million. And that's when their luck ran out.

Queen of the Rodeo

Jul 31, 2001 By Pamela Colloff

For teenage girls in the Hill Country town of Llano, life can be short on glamour and excitement—except at the annual rodeo, when one of them gets a rhinestone tiara and a rare, thrilling moment of glory.

Drinking

Mar 1, 1982 By John Graves

Saint Paul said that a little wine is a fine thing. He must have known something.

The Other Texas

Apr 30, 1977 By Texas Monthly

Rio Grande City Michael Patrick Houston Suzanne Paul Austin Harry Boyd Rosenberg Joe Baraban Ingram Harry Boyd Hillsboro Nicolas Russell Martindale…

The Family Way

Mar 1, 1977 By Richard West

Some boarding house-style restaurants where they can dish it out if you can take it.