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Co-op People

Pony Up

Wigs for Kids is real winner in friendly wager

Observations

Sylvia Mae’s Soul Food

A generation later, Jacksonville diner still offers childhood memories

Texas USA

Waltz Heard ’Round the World

Classic Texas dance tune named for Westphalia traces origins to Poland

Currents

Books and Brigades

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

Texas USA

Stepping Into the Same Stream Twice

Scientists work to restore habitat along Terlingua Creek in the Big Bend

Texas History

Galveston’s Immigration Station

Hundreds of thousands of newcomers passed through the “Ellis Island of Texas”

Feature

Yuletide Out Yonder

Texans rewind to pioneer days with Christmas festivities

Texas History

The Capitol Ornament Lady

Nelda Laney created the fundraising program for Capitol historic preservation

Feature

Angels and Daredevils

Excitement soars during aerial acrobatics of the Wings Over South Texas Air Show

Feature

Stellar Allegiance

Texan Paul Spain and fellow POWs preserve vanquished flag’s 48 stars in symbol of triumph


TCP Kitchen

Breakfast for Dinner

When the most important meal of the day is too delish to eat just once

TCP Kitchen

2016 Holiday Recipe Contest

Karen Bergman of Trinity Valley EC captures the top prize

TCP Kitchen

Make-Ahead Holiday Helpers

Some dishes can be prepared in advance

TCP Kitchen

Staff Favorites

What we whip up in our own kitchens


Hit the Road

The Baron’s Burg

Brilliant, resilient spirit of Bastrop is on full display

Hit the Road

Short Stay in Longview

Discover the leisurely heart of downtown

Hit the Road

A Story About Elephants

This shop in Comfort is devoted to conservation efforts in Southeast Asia

Hit the Road

A New Trail in Texas

The Fannin County Quilt Barn Trail is the largest in the state


Energy Efficiency

Energy Savings for Every Season

Keep the heat in now and stay cool during the warm months

Energy Safety

Preventing Electrical Fires

Identify and address issues before they become hazards

Energy Efficiency

Lower Home Energy Bills When It’s Cold Outside

Making these low-cost changes can help

Energy Efficiency

Common Energy Myths Debunked

Rethinking some habits can save money