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    When a City Girl Goes Country

    By Annette Bridges In my early years of country living I might have been described as a compulsive planner. Life on a cattle ranch would change that. I’ve learned to let go of unwavering expectations [...]
  • Country Lifestyles

    Lacey’s Pantry: Easy Butter Bread

    By Lacey Newlin Ingredients: 2 pkgs. active dry yeast 2 cups lukewarm water 3/4 cup powdered milk 1/3 cup sugar 1 tsp. salt 1/3 cup softened butter 6 cups bread flour Directions:Dissolve yeast in lukewarm [...]
  • Equine

    Equine Superstars and Everyday Heroes

    By Janis Blackwell As promised, this month’s article features Delaney Wolf, wife of Paul Wolf who along with his good team roping mare, Nemo, was the subject of last month’s Equine Superstars. This month we [...]
  • Equine

    Equine Stifle Problems and Injuries

    By Garrett Metcalf, DVM No horse owner wants to hear their horse may have a stifle injury, but hopefully when it does occur you can rest a little easier after reading this article. There is [...]
  • Equine

    The All-Around Cowgirl

    By Krista Lucas Cowboys and cowgirls of all ages dream of making the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo one day, and Kylie Conner is no different. The Louisiana cowgirl’s rodeo roots run deep, and she is [...]
  • Outdoor

    Confessions of a Hunter

    By Andy Anderson You ever have a day when nothing goes your way? It just seems like you can’t do anything right, and just when you think you’re making progress, something happens that just knocks [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Ranch, Rodeo and Randomness

    By Pepper Stewart Cattle rustling is something that has never gone away. Since there have been cattle in the United States, there have been rustlers stealing them. The activity of the rustlers depends on the [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Stock Contractor Marketing

    By Phillip Kitts The sport of rodeo has a history as rich as the great United States of America. It is often discussed how much the sport of rodeo is truly an American original. Since [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Ag Elsewhere: Montana

    Photo, description by Lindsey Monk “Since this is my first contribution to Ag Elsewhere in a Texas magazine I felt a Texas Longhorn cow in Montana was appropriate. This winter has been mild so far [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Ag Elsewhere: California

    By Lainey Smith Alright folks, the buzz word of the day is agvocacy. (Cue cheering, clapping and a general uproar). This play on words, meaning to be an advocate for the agriculture industry, is supposed [...]
  • Country Lifestyles

    Cowgirls and Champagne

    By Dani Blackburn Champagne, caviar and fashion will combine to create an entertaining day for local cowgirls as part of a new benefit for the annual Cowboy True event in March. The style show and [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Ty Woods: ‘Headed’ to the NFR

    When Ty Woods arrived in Las Vegas for the Junior National Finals Rodeo, his thoughts weren’t on winning the open with a pint-sized 10-year-old he had never met. He was there to win a championship [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    A Dream Come True for Clay Smith

    By Judy Wade Clay Smith arrived in Las Vegas in December 2018 for the 60th Wrangler National Finals Rodeo sitting at the top of the list of Pro Rodeo Cowboys Association headers with $115,345 in [...]
  • Country Lifestyles

    Parting Shot

    A silent guideline in the code of the west: Washing your dirt and blood-stained hands in the very same trough the worked cattle drank from moments before as you sit down for lunch. A rewarding [...]
  • Attractions

    The Birthplace and House of the Singing Cowboy

    By Savannah Magoteaux With Christmas just behind us, the sounds and jingles of the season’s holiday songs still ring in some ears. More than likely you heard the old-time rendition of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, [...]
  • Farm & Ranch

    Meanwhile back at the ranch

    By Rayford Pullen, rcpullen@yahoo.com While it’s the dead of winter, spring calving is under way and keeping those newborns alive and doing good can often be a challenge, particularly with first calf heifers. The biggest [...]
  • Attractions

    Serving the Square

    By Mandi Dietz With time comes change and a melting pot of old and new, creating a destination to rediscover. Most small-town squares, downtowns, and city centers these days resemble that of Parker County, with [...]
  • Attractions

    Doug’s Peach Orchard

    Doug’s Peach Orchard located just across the Red River at 27677 U.S. Highway 81 in Terral, Okla., has survived the test of time to remain a favorite among locals since its beginning in 1948. It [...]

Upcoming Events

Mar
29
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all-day Texas Cattle Raisers Convention @ Fort Worth Convention Center
Texas Cattle Raisers Convention @ Fort Worth Convention Center
Mar 29 – Mar 31 all-day
Improve your ranch management skills, learn about state and national issues, enjoy live music and entertainment, and shop the largest ranching expo in the region [...]
12:00 am Cowboy True @ The Forum
Cowboy True @ The Forum
Mar 29 @ 12:00 am – Mar 30 @ 11:45 pm
The mission of Cowboy True is to educate the region about the honor, art and beauty of the cowboy’s daily life. Cowboy True is a [...]
Mar
30
Sat
9:00 am Top of Texas Market @ Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall
Top of Texas Market @ Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall
Mar 30 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Vintage. Unique. Re-purposed. Handmade. Eclectic. Presented by Wichita County Heritage Society, this event will entice visitors to enjoy the weekend shopping. March 30 and March [...]
Mar
31
Sun
11:00 am Top of Texas Market @ Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall
Top of Texas Market @ Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall
Mar 31 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Vintage. Unique. Re-purposed. Handmade. Eclectic. Presented by Wichita County Heritage Society, this event will entice visitors to enjoy the weekend shopping. March 30 and March [...]
Apr
5
Fri
all-day Premier Equine Auctions, “A Cut Above” @ George H. Henderson, Jr. Expo Center
Premier Equine Auctions, “A Cut… @ George H. Henderson, Jr. Expo Center
Apr 5 – Apr 6 all-day
Mike Pedersen and Steve Friskup have joined forces to offer a premier sale in order to bring buyers and sellers together in a professional and [...]
Apr
10
Wed
all-day Turkey Fest @ Henrietta Courthouse Square
Turkey Fest @ Henrietta Courthouse Square
Apr 10 – Apr 13 all-day
Turkey Fest is the spring family-oriented festival in North Texas. Turkey Fest attracted 6,000 festival goers in 2016. We love to see our fest grow. [...]

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Upcoming Events

Mar
29
Fri
all-day Texas Cattle Raisers Convention @ Fort Worth Convention Center
Texas Cattle Raisers Convention @ Fort Worth Convention Center
Mar 29 – Mar 31 all-day
Improve your ranch management skills, learn about state and national issues, enjoy live music and entertainment, and shop the largest ranching expo in the region [...]
12:00 am Cowboy True @ The Forum
Cowboy True @ The Forum
Mar 29 @ 12:00 am – Mar 30 @ 11:45 pm
The mission of Cowboy True is to educate the region about the honor, art and beauty of the cowboy’s daily life. Cowboy True is a [...]
Mar
30
Sat
9:00 am Top of Texas Market @ Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall
Top of Texas Market @ Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall
Mar 30 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Vintage. Unique. Re-purposed. Handmade. Eclectic. Presented by Wichita County Heritage Society, this event will entice visitors to enjoy the weekend shopping. March 30 and March [...]
Mar
31
Sun
11:00 am Top of Texas Market @ Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall
Top of Texas Market @ Ray Clymer Exhibit Hall
Mar 31 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Vintage. Unique. Re-purposed. Handmade. Eclectic. Presented by Wichita County Heritage Society, this event will entice visitors to enjoy the weekend shopping. March 30 and March [...]
Apr
5
Fri
all-day Premier Equine Auctions, “A Cut Above” @ George H. Henderson, Jr. Expo Center
Premier Equine Auctions, “A Cut… @ George H. Henderson, Jr. Expo Center
Apr 5 – Apr 6 all-day
Mike Pedersen and Steve Friskup have joined forces to offer a premier sale in order to bring buyers and sellers together in a professional and [...]
Apr
10
Wed
all-day Turkey Fest @ Henrietta Courthouse Square
Turkey Fest @ Henrietta Courthouse Square
Apr 10 – Apr 13 all-day
Turkey Fest is the spring family-oriented festival in North Texas. Turkey Fest attracted 6,000 festival goers in 2016. We love to see our fest grow. [...]
Apr
13
Sat
all-day Denton Redbud Festival @ Denton Civic Center
Denton Redbud Festival @ Denton Civic Center
Apr 13 all-day
The award-winning Denton Redbud Festival is Denton’s Official Arbor Day celebration – promoting community beautification and Denton pride since 1994. The Denton Redbud Festival features [...]
Apr
26
Fri
all-day Germanfest @ Muenster, Texas
Germanfest @ Muenster, Texas
Apr 26 – Apr 28 all-day
Muenster throws one of the biggest parties in Texas, Germanfest, the last full weekend in April. This three-day festival attracts thousands to mouthwatering German sausage, [...]
all-day Wichita Falls PRCA Rodeo @ Kay Yeager Coliseum
Wichita Falls PRCA Rodeo @ Kay Yeager Coliseum
Apr 26 – Apr 27 all-day
PRCA Rodeo returns to Wichita Falls. Rodeo starts at 7 p.m. nightly at the J.S. Bridwell Ag Center. Events include barrel racing, saddle bronc riding, [...]

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