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Alibates Flint

It’s called Alibates flint…and this spot in the panhandle of Texas is the only place in the world where you can find it.  Not only…

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Claiming a Body in Two Different States

When two different cities, in two different states claim to have the body of the same man, well, you know there’s going to be a…

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William Henry Roberts Junior

His name was William Henry Roberts Jr.  Or was it?  In fact, could you really believe any name this man said was his own?  He…

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Best of 2017: A Place Called Iran

This land in southwest Texas appeared to be barren ranch country.  You could buy it for a relatively cheap price and the stock could roam…

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Inside Iraan

Andrew travels on-location for each of the features you hear on this program. Today, we journey to a spot that many of us have heard…

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Former Barren Ranch Country

This land in southwest Texas appeared to be barren ranch country.  You could buy it for a relatively cheap price and the stock could roam…

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The Patriotic Girl

One would think the title of “Patriotic Girl” would be a good thing.  However, the general public was appalled by her – so much so…

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A Special Cash Register

There is a cash register in Dublin, Texas that many might simply pass off as a unique antique.  However, when you hear the story of…

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Shoot Me A Waco!

If someone said, “Shot me a Waco” what would they want from you?  It may sound like an odd request but you simply know it…

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A Busy Chocolate Shop

What is the busiest time of year for a chocolate shop?  You can probably guess a couple of holidays will be at the top of…

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An Unexpected Business

It is perhaps an unexpected business to find on the streets of Hico, Texas.  It is a place some might find in a metropolitan area…

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From 4-H Project to Unexpected Business

It all began with a 4-h project in a rural area about an hour outside of Texas.  Fast forward about two decades and some of…

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The Cemetery that Drew a Crowd

Most cemeteries are peaceful memorials to those who have passed.  That was the case here, until one of the newly interred brought so many visitors,…

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The Waters – Del Rio

When the first pioneers set about buildings homes and towns they often looked for a good water source to sustain the settlement.  That’s the case…

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The Unusual Goat Gland Doctor

You can still find the mansion and the hotel here in Del Rio, Texas of a once prominent and controversial doctor who touted his cures…

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Dr. Brinkley’s Million Watt Signal

We are thankful for the many stations that air our broadcasts every day, but nothing could match the power of this renegade station and the…

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Black Seminole Scouts

At one time, this group of people left the US for Mexico to find a safe haven.But in the years following the Civil War, the…

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Roy Bean’s Jersey Lilly

Housing a bar and a courtroom in the same location may seem a bit odd today.  It was unusual back then as well.  But if…

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The Judge ‘West of the Pecos’

He was the man who dispensed law “West of the Pecos.”  His unique way of ruling on legal questions is just part of the mystique…

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The Law of Langtry

We may not like the rules, but every place needs them. cheap jerseys And with the rules comes a person to enforce them.  But Langtry, Texas…

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