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Top 15 Small Cities In Texas
Texans are known for being proud. We're proud of our state's history, its people and its current position as one of the leading economic powerhouses in the entire USA. We have six cities listed in the top 20 cities in the United States by population. But we also have some of the coolest, most charmi…
Happy 175th Anniversary To The Texas Flag!
It is one of the most easily-identified flags out of all 50 state flags in the U.S. The lone white star, set in a field of blue (representing loyalty), alongside white (representing strength) and red (for bravery). This Saturday, January 25, 2014, will mark the 175th anniversary of the official adop…
Almost Impossible Trivia For 11/11/13
Congratulations to Phillip Molnaskey of Meyersville! He knew the answer to today’s Almost Impossible Trivia Question, and won a couple of yummy Jack In The Box Tacos!
Q:  What was World War I known as before World War II?
Remembering The Alamo
My wife Sweetie and I had the pleasure of making our first visit to San Antonio last weekend. After living in Texas for just over a year, we've just barely "scratched the surface" of places we want to see in the Lone Star State. We were invited by our friend Craig Morris (who happens to be…
“Framing Main: Crossroads Of History” At The Nave
The Nave Museum (306 W. Commercial in Victoria) presents: Framing Main: Crossroads of History; a photographic journey portraying Joanne Ross’s search for traces of her father and his South Texas family.  Framing Main includes varied media and aspects, including photography, writ…
July 25th Is Officially…
Culinarians Days
This is a day for basically anyone. As long as you cook, we can celebrate you. You don’t have to be a professional chef or go to culinary school. For the moms and dads who cook for their families. What is the hardest thing you’ve ever cooked? What is y…
July 24th Is Officially…
Amelia Earhart Day
This holiday honors the famous aviation pioneer. Born on this day in 1897, Amelia Earhart broke many records including being the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, in almost 15 hours, and solo nonstop coast to coast in just over 19 hours. Have you ever taken a 19 hour fli…
June 19th in Country Music History
1960: Loretta Lynn made her debut on the country charts with her first single release, "Honky Tonk Girl," on the Zero label.
1976: Country Music Hall of Fame member Eddy Arnold entered the charts with "Cowboy," his 100th country hit.  He was the first artist to accumulate a three-…
March 28th In Country Music History
1975: Dolly Parton racked up her fifth number one hit with "The Bargain Store."  The song's success was considered a surprise because some radio stations refused to play it.  They felt the lyrics -- "the bargain store is open, come inside"—were a little too “suggestive!"
1980…

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