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Texas USA

A Mesquite Treat

Beans from the ubiquitous Texas trees surprise with flavor and nutrition

Texas History

Buffalo Bilked

Delivering American bison to the king of Spain proved nearly impossible

Currents

Santa’s Lap, Junior’s Laps

Some of the topics we looked into while you were reading last month’s issue

Feature

The State With the Most

Texas Youth Tour contingent proves everything is bigger ... in Washington, D.C.

Co-ops at Work

Co-ops Respond to Hurricane Harvey

Aid rushes to coast from all corners of the state to help restore power

Feature

Big Screens in Small Towns

Film festivals draw serious crowds in unexpected places

October 2018 Photo Contest

Focus on Texas: Costume Party

Playing dress-up is fun—and fun to see

Texas USA

Concrete Example

One of several unlikely ships now resides in Galveston

Feature

What Lurks in the Murk

Rio Grande Valley state parks offer after-dark tours that keep your senses on edge

Texas History

Blizzard of 1957

Howling winds drive deep drifts across Panhandle


TCP Kitchen

Thanksgiving Side Dishes

We can help make your holiday meal extra-special

TCP Kitchen

Thanksgiving Countdown

The secret to making turkey day fun and worry-free? Start early!

TCP Kitchen

Sunday Cooking

Turn a leisurely brunch or an after-church spread into a meal to remember

TCP Kitchen

Tailgating Favorites

Add these blue-chip dishes to your roster for the coming season


Hit the Road

Saving Face in Malakoff

Mystique of the Malakoff Man started with discovery of carved head 90 years ago

Hit the Road

All the King’s Horses

Kingsville and the Wild Horse Desert offer visitors glimpse of ranching legacy

Hit the Road

A Lake in the Desert

I-20 Wildlife Preserve offers unexpected nature viewing in the shadow of downtown Midland

Hit the Road

Lumbering in Lufkin

Enjoy national forests of this East Texas landscape


Safety

Phone Chargers and Water: Bad Call

Electrocution of Texas teen is harsh reminder that charging cellphones must be done safely

Safety

Who You Gonna Call? Scam Busters!

Don’t fall prey to fraud from thieves posing as co-op employees

Safety

Get Ready!

National Preparedness Month offers reminder to plan ahead

Energy Efficiency

Oven-Free Summer Cooking

Countertop appliances offer a cooler way to prepare meals