• Roasted chicken with green chile cheese grits. (Photo courtesy of Steve Stevens)
    Attractions

    Cowboy Cuisine By Steve Stevens

    By Steve Stevens Years ago, in my youth, when I chased the rodeo trail, I found myself often pondering my life in the shadows of the Stockyards in Northside, Fort Worth. Dance halls, taverns, restaurants [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Traveling with your pet checklist

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Contact: Fred M. Hall, Tarrant County CEA, Ph: 817.884.1946; email: fmhall@ag.tamu.edu If You Will Travel Abroad With Your Pet–Check Out This Website It is becoming more common to [...]
  • The Texas Young Guns pictured with Dave Alexander. (Photo courtesy of Dave Alexander)
    Attractions

    On the Road with Dave Alexander

    By Dave Alexander  Summertime is always a great time to enjoy good music in Texas. School is out, vacations are beginning and everyone begins to enjoy some fun in the sun. Over the past five [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    [AgriLife Texas] Texas crop and weather report for July 19

    By: Adam Russell Heat stress noted among many dryland crops as high temperatures persist Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Lee Tarpley, 409-752-2741, ltarpley@tamu.edu Dr. Ted Wilson, 409-752-3045, lt-wilson@tamu.edu BEAUMONT — Heat is stressing [...]
  • Graham has the largest town square in the United States, measuring more than a mile in circumference.  This grand square became home to the three courthouses that have served the county over the years.
(Photo by Shannon Gillette)
    Attractions

    Duty Came First – The Young County Courthouse

    By Shannon Gillette  Young County, located about fifty-five miles south of Wichita Falls, had a rocky start. Established in 1856 from parts of Fannin and Bosque counties, the new county chose the town of Belknap [...]
  • Bill Whitley recently won a first place ribbon for his sculpture “The Cactus Bloomers.” (Courtesy photo)
    Country Lifestyles

    A true cowboy – Bill Whitley

    By Judy Wade  When 2016 Cowboy True judges awarded Bill Whitley the first place ribbon for his sculpture “The Cactus Bloomers,” they were honoring a true cowboy. Born on the Buckle L near Childress, as [...]
  • Reid beside daughter, Haley.  (Photo courtesy of Clay Reid)
    Country Lifestyles

    Cowboy Culture with Clay Reid

    By Clay Reid  “Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it [...]
  • "Berries are one of my favorite things about summer. Here's a yummy, chocolatey twist to your traditional Strawberry Shortcake." ~Courtney McEwen
 (Photo by Courtney McEwen)
    Country Lifestyles

    Cooking with Courtney

    By Courtney McEwen  Chocolate Chip Strawberry Shortcake (Makes 6 shortcakes) 4 cups quartered fresh strawberries 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 1/2 cups Bisquick mix 2/3 cup milk 4 tablespoons brown sugar 4 tablespoons butter, melted [...]
  • Angie Watts Averhoff at Deadwood, SD '69 CNFR on Button, NIRA Champ Goat Tyer. (Photo courtesy of Angie Watts  Averhoff)
    Equine

    A Gathering of Classic Cowgirls

    By Janis Blackwell  Angie Watts Averhoff, a graduate of Tarleton State University and a four year member of the rodeo team, competed in breakaway roping and goat tying. Angie was an instrumental part of Tarleton’s [...]
  • A resting upper airway endoscopy is performed with the horse standing and restrained in stocks.(Photo by Lauren Lamb)
    Equine

    Upper respiratory tract disease in horses

    By Dr. Lauren Lamb, DVM, MS The upper respiratory tract of a horse extends from the nostrils to the larynx, also known as the voice box, which is located at the level of the throat latch. [...]
  • Equine

    Try different riding styles

    By Krista Lucas While the basics of horseback riding may be similar, western and English disciplines and equipment can be very different. It can be fun to try different styles, and many western riders have [...]

Upcoming Events

Jul
28
Thu
all-day JRCA Rodeo Finals @ Wilbarger County Events Center
JRCA Rodeo Finals @ Wilbarger County Events Center
Jul 28 – Jul 30 all-day
07/28- 07-30 JRCA Rodeo Finals Wilbarger County Events Center 301 Wilbarger St. Vernon, TX 76384 (940)552-7362
Jul
29
Fri
5:00 pm Summer Sounds – Sam Riggs @ Historic Downtown Gainesville Square
Summer Sounds – Sam Riggs @ Historic Downtown Gainesville Square
Jul 29 @ 5:00 pm
07/29 Summer Sounds – Sam Riggs Historic Downtown Gainesville Square Gainesville, TX Downtown Gainesville brings you summer sounds, a summer concert series on the historic [...]
Jul
30
Sat
all-day July Jam @ Bowie Community Center - West Hall
July Jam @ Bowie Community Center - West Hall
Jul 30 all-day
July 30-July Jam, Bowie Community Center West Hall, 413 Pelham, West Hall, Bowie, TX 76230. For more information about this event please call 940-872-6246.
Jul
31
Sun
8:30 am “Ridin’ for the Brand (Cowboy Church) w/ Chuck Wagon Breakfast
“Ridin’ for the Brand (Cowboy Ch…
Jul 31 @ 8:30 am
“Ridin’ for the Brand Cowboy Church, 5926FM 455, Sanger Texas, will have a Chuck Wagon Breakfast, on April 3, 2016 at 8:30 am. Food is [...]
Aug
4
Thu
all-day NCHA Summer Spectacular @ Main Arena
NCHA Summer Spectacular @ Main Arena
Aug 4 all-day
August 4 NCHA Summer Spectacular, Main Arena, 120 Barclay Blvd., Graham, TX 76450. For more info call 940-521-0434 or 940-550-8790.
Aug
6
Sat
9:00 am Wichita Falls Gun & Knife Show @ Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall
Wichita Falls Gun & Knife Show @ Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am
August 6 Wichita Falls Gun & Knife Show, Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall, 1000 5th Street, Wichita Falls, TX 76301. Texoma’s only Gun, Knife and Collectibles [...]
9:30 am Wichita Falls Gun & Knife Show @ Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall
Wichita Falls Gun & Knife Show @ Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall
Aug 6 @ 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
August 6 – Wichita Falls Gun & Knife Show, Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall, 1000 5th Street, Wichita Falls, TX 76301. Texoma’s only Gun, Knife and Collectibles [...]

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