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The Briscoe Mystery

Jan 20, 2013 By Paul Burka

The late governor’s time in office is more memorable for what didn’t happen than for what did.

Briscoe’s Bounty

Jan 20, 2013 By Kathryn Jones

Dolph Briscoe used to govern Texas. He still owns a bigger piece of it than any individual in the world.

Garner

May 31, 2011 By Charlie Llewellin

Where it is: 33 miles north of UvaldeWhat you’ll do: Float, eat, and danceWhere you’ll sleep: The cabins and campsites in Old Garner are much sought-after. Book early—but bring earplugsWhat you’ll learn: The proper way to two-step Garner State Park’s charms are no secret. In…

Johnny on the Spot

Dec 1, 1998 By John Morthland

Country singer Johnny Rodriguez has had a career full of highs and lows, but with a murder trial looming, his lowest day may be yet to come.

The Biggest Ranches

Jul 31, 1998 By erindavies

No matter who’s in charge, the King Ranch still rules: It’s number one on our list of the state’s top twenty spreads.

Paul In The Family

Sep 30, 1996 By Evan Smith

Anyone who knows executive editor Paul Burka would have a hard time imagining him as a cowboy, so perhaps it seems farfetched that he was the one to write this month’s story about the plight of a small working ranch in Uvalde (“Home on the Range”). “I’m a native…

Dale Evans

Sep 30, 1996 By Anne Dingus

LIKE COWBOYS AND INDIANS or steak and eggs, Roy Rogers and Dale Evans are a classic Western duo. Roy was raised in Duck Run, Ohio, but Dale is Texas’ own, born in Uvalde and raised in tiny Italy. From childhood she was determined to become an entertainer, and after false…