Word's just come in from the New York Times and AP: the country music legend behind dozens of perfect songs, including "He Stopped Loving Her Today," "Tender Years" and "A Picture of Me (Without You)," died Friday in Nashville. The Saratoga, Texas native and honey-voiced singer died at Vanderbilt Un ... More >>
Celebrate Texas Independence Day by eating a native dish -- like tacos, say, or enchiladas.The first observances of Texas Independence Day were relatively sedate affairs: The semi-centennial in 1886 was marked by readings of the Declaration and a sprucing-up of Sam Houston's grave. In Brenham ... More >>
We'd been wondering when Erykah Badu would schedule a hometown performance in support of her new album, New Amerykah, Pt. 2: Return of the Ankh. Earlier this week, when Badu announced her tour schedule, we got our answer: She'll be playing the Nokia Theatre in Grand Prairie on June 14. After the ... More >>
The unlikely story of the greatest Texas athlete you've never heard of
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