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McDonald Observatory Telescopes

The McDonald Observatory has nine primary research telescopes with varying capabilities and purposes. Here’s a look at some of facility’s…

Light Crust Doughboys Interview

In the January 2013 issue of Texas Highways, writer Gene Fowler explores the history of the Light Crust Doughboys, which…

Web Extra: Peter Mansbendel's Masterpieces

The woodcarving legacy of Swiss woodcarver Peter Mansbendel (1883-1940) has enjoyed a renaissance in recent years, thanks in part to…

Memorable Quotes from Barbara Jordan

Barbara Jordan’s booming voice and unparalleled oratorical skills cemented her place among the great speakers of our history. Known for…

Web Extra: Chasing Waterfalls

In the August issue of Texas Highways, photographer Laurence Parent and writer Joe Nick Patoski paired up to create a…

Web Extra: More Explorations in Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Guadalupe Mountains National Park celebrates its 40th anniversary with a day full of activities on October 6. Until then, join…

Caprock Canyons Trailway: Trails and Trailheads

A 64-mile trail system that runs between Estelline and South Plains, the Caprock Canyons Trailway is divided into six trail…

Four for Fall: What makes those colorful hues?

Melissa Gaskill shares the scoop on fall’s transformation. See her story on four autumn escapes in the November 2010 issue…

Agritourism and Farm-cations

While working on Jennifer Babisak’s story on agritourism for the June issue, Senior Editor Lori Moffatt learned more about the…

Tom Perini’s Chuck-Wagon Stew & More

In the February issue’s Taste department, writer Jessica Dupuy embarks on a wine-tasting trip on the Rio Grande with folks…

Web Extra: The Original Lubbock Lights

Lubbock made the national news in late August and early September 1951, when numerous area residents reported seeing a series…

On the Trail of Charles Goodnight

Like many legendary historical figures, Charles Goodnight sparks strong passions and sometimes differing opinions. The following authorities provided valuable input…
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