Texas State Fair in rewind

September 30, 2015 0

By Jessica Crabtree When you hear State Fair of Texas what do you think? Maybe midway rides, Cotton Bowl game, Big Tex? You would be right! But the State Fair of Texas is actually much more with a long-stemming […]

The Spirit of the Baker Lives on

September 30, 2015 0

By Mandi Dietz Supposed resident ghosts of Mineral Wells’ famous Baker Hotel will soon need to find a new home, as renovations, totaling about $58 million, are scheduled to begin January 2017. Allegedly, some spirits occupying the hotel already visit a […]

Montague County Courthouse

September 29, 2015 0

By Shannon Gillette From the earliest days of statehood, Texas county courthouses were often damaged or destroyed. The main cause of destruction was usually fire, although severe weather often took a toll on these architectural beauties as well. A few courthouses […]

Texas crop, weather report for Sept. 29, 2015

September 29, 2015 0

By: Robert Burns Despite heat, drought, Winter Garden growers in better shape this year Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Despite hotter-than-normal fall temperatures and no rain for three months, Texas Winter Garden […]

Riding for Jared

September 28, 2015 0

By Jessica Crabtree On July 5, 2013, a tragedy occurred. It would mark a day that will forever be etched in the memories of so many. On that day the world lost a caring, kind and optimistic […]

Cooking with Courtney- Potatoe Broccoli Soup

September 26, 2015 0

Potato Broccoli Soup 1/4 cup onion, chopped 1/3 cup celery, chopped 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup flour 4 cups diced potatoes, rinsed and peeled 2 cups chopped broccoli, slightly steamed 3 cups chicken broth 1 1/2 […]

The Doc Tari Legacy

September 25, 2015 0

By Judy Wade Cutting horse enthusiasts are gearing up for the 2015 National Cutting Horse Association Futurity coming to Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth Nov.17-Dec. 12. With over 1,800 entries and a payout between 3.8 and 4.3 million dollars, all eyes […]

Living with Horses- Part 1

September 25, 2015 0

Growing popularity of Barndominiums By Janis Blackwell Only a few years ago if you had mentioned a barndominium or house barn, people might have looked at you as if you had lost it or were speaking a foreign language. Even […]

What to do with all that poo?

September 24, 2015 0

By Martin A. Horse manure has many uses, including…jewelry. Yes, jewelry, though, as far as this reporter can find, horse manure jewelry is currently confined to images on various accessories, likes rings, necklaces and earrings, unlike other herbivores – moose and deer […]

Grazing North Texas – Silver bluestem

September 24, 2015 0

By Tony Dean Silver bluestem is one of several native bluestems that are important grasses on North Texas grazing lands. It is a perennial bunchgrass growing one and one-half to three feet tall. Leaves are […]

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