Wetherford

Baker’s Ribs – Weatherford

Oct 8, 2013 By Daniel Vaughn

It’s a long drive from Deep Ellum to Weatherford, but repeated pleas from the owner of this Baker’s Ribs west of Fort Worth had convinced me that they were doing something a little different than their forebearers in Dallas. The owners posted photos of hormone-free, antibiotic-free briskets they’re using from…

Larry Hagman’s Curtain Call

Jan 21, 2013 By Harry Hurt III

As the man known to the world as Dallas's J. R. Ewing fends off throat cancer, he gears up to reprise the role that turned him into an icon and looks back on one of the most extraordinary—and eccentric—lives in show business.

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Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

From dinosaurs roaming the Paluxy in Glen Rose to Lance Armstrong joining his first cycling team in Richardson

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Jan 20, 2013 By Texas Monthly

From dinosaurs roaming the Paluxy in Glen Rose to Lance Armstrong joining his first cycling team in Richardson

Mary Martin

Jan 20, 2013 By Anne Dingus

How many times did Mary Martin shampoo onstage while appearing in South Pacific?

Cemeteries

Jan 20, 2013 By John Morthland

Simple wooden crosses in Terlingua, carefully delineated stonework in Jefferson: Five great graveyards that run the gamut.

Jury Convicts Man in Torture Case

Feb 22, 2012 By Sonia Smith

Jeffrey Maxwell of Corsicana, who abducted a former neighbor and tortured her on a deer-skinning rack, was convicted and faces multiple life sentences for his crime. 

Jackie Hopper, 911 Call Operator

Aug 31, 2010 By Texas Monthly

Hopper, who grew up in Weatherford, became one of his hometown’s 911 call operators right out of high school. In 1997 he joined the Austin Police Department, where—except for a hiatus to get his college degree—he has worked in the emergency communications division for seven years. When you call 911,…