Comanche captives: Dot & Bianca Babb

September 17, 2014 0
By contributing writer Shannon Gillette In 1865, Wise County was a part of the harsh Texas frontier. Marauding Indians were still a threat to the sparse rural population. Indians were known to raid the homes […]

The world’s littlest skyscraper

August 23, 2014 0
By contributing writer Shannon Gillette Texas! Texas is big. It is the land of big skies, big cowboy hats and big hair. It’s just big. Everything is bigger in Texas…or is it? Wichita Falls has […]

83rd Annual Clay County Pioneer Reunion

August 23, 2014 0
Attending the Clay County Pioneer Reunion is, as it states, a reunion of friends and family. No other town knows this better than the Clay County town of Henrietta, population more than 3,000. This year […]

Summer’s Last Blast

August 18, 2014 0
By Jessica Bartel, editor In 1989, two car-loving enthusiasts approached a car club comprised of only drag racers. The two were told street cars were prohibited and would be indefinitely. The two did not let […]

The Thomsen Foundation

July 15, 2014 0
By staff writer Jessica Bartel Everyone has heard the saying, “Stop and smell the roses.” In essence, that means stop, look around and take in/absorb all the beauty around you. Those exact words come to […]

Camp Howze

July 15, 2014 0
By contributing writer Shannon Gillette More so than any other time in our country’s history, World War II brought people together. The support shown for the war effort both at home and abroad was legendary. […]

The 34th Annual Texas Ranch Roundup

July 15, 2014 0
It’s more than just a rodeo, it’s a taste of real Texas ranch life when ten historic Texas ranches compete for a year of bragging rights. The 34th Annual Texas Ranch Roundup co-sponsored by Bud […]

Outlaw Cemetery

June 10, 2014 0
By staff writer Jessica Bartel Throughout the nation, there are towns and stories about towns that are passed down generation to generation. Most of the communities are long gone with no marker or remnants to […]

Quanah Parker visits Clay County

June 9, 2014 0
By contributing writer Shannon Gillette The life story of Quanah Parker is legendary. As the son of white captive, Cynthia Ann Parker and Comanche Chief, Peta Nocona, he was destined for greatness. As described by […]
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