The Carpenter family, featured in this classic episode from ‘Texas Country Reporter,’ has operated the industrial machine shop since 1937.
The Texas Heritage Museum at Hill College has grown into a nationally recognized collection specializing Civil War history.
Across U.S. highways and country roads, Wilson was determined to move cattle in a way that honored the men that came before him.
Every year, Floyd Boyett takes a break from his routine to gather with friends and participate in the old-world process of making syrup from raw sugarcane.
Born out of the Great Depression, the pieces are still handcrafted in San Angelo and are in as much demand as ever.
On a farm in Grimes County, one man unexpectedly stumbled upon his life’s passion—double-aught, two-fisted, skull-and-crossbones, hot pickled carrots.
Texas Country Reporter revisits James H. Evans after thirty years. His long career has taken different turns, but his unwavering commitment to the people and places of West Texas defines his legacy.
Mary Ann Fordyce is a straight-talking chicken farmer calling for a return to country roots.
From inside their shop, the wife-and-husband duo explain how they capture the universe in spiraling steel structures as tall as four-story buildings.
Claire Mestepey has built a steady publishing business around her unique approach to word search puzzles.
In Fredericksburg, Perkins’s creative approach to life can be seen in every inch of his one-of-a-kind retreat.
For years, “Chito” Martiarena has devoted himself to mowing grass along public roadways.
Gene Fernandez has an outfit for every story, but his infectious love for local history is the star of the show.
Years ago, I learned an important lesson from a family in West Texas—happiness can be found in the simplest places.
Joshua Rodrigues opened a food truck to serve up good times and classic dishes to a community hungry for Cajun flavors.
I’ll never forget Herman “Train” Gates, the man who collected junk on an empty lot in Carthage, helped fix bikes for neighborhood kids, and wrote poetry.
In a video interview, Ethan Wayne, the film star’s son, explains how an exhibit at the Fort Worth Stockyards began with a storage unit full of his dad’s untold stories.
One of the most inspiring subjects I’ve met in five decades of interviews is Diane Rose, an acclaimed quilter who sees life through the eye of a needle.
Founded in 1946, the Shelby Store is a relic of what retail once was for many small Texas communities.
Joey Sanchez and Eric Maier are behind the Blue Tile Project, a movement to locate and restore the original tile street signs across the Bayou City.
Dinah Bowman is a world-renowned artist specializing in a fish printing technique. The results are rich, textured, and colorful. You have to see it for yourself.
From her studio near the Chihuahuan Desert, Alice Leese paints what it feels like to be out on the ranch.
W.R. Dallas has been crafting western furniture since 1929. The company’s iconic pieces have appeared everywhere from Hollywood films to hotel chains.