• Read Soul Music of South Texas
  • Read Texas’ Main Squeeze
  • Read Crawfish, Oysters, Crab and More
  • Read Twist in the Wind
  • Read Focus on Texas: First Ride


Soul Music of South Texas

Conjunto, built upon a polka rhythm, turns accordions and 12-string guitars into a unique sound and subculture


Texas’ Main Squeeze

The accordion has been a beloved musical instrument since it got here

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I Knew I Was Grown Up When ...

Here are the many ways readers finished this sentence

March 2020 Photo Contest

Focus on Texas: First Ride

Whether you’re cool behind the wheel or hanging onto a sheep for dear life, you’ve arrived at the perfect destination

Texas USA

Twist in the Wind

Dust devils, common in West Texas, turn up wherever atmospheric conditions are just right


Lessons in Canning

Preserving figs brings to mind the Bible and rural life before electricity

Texas History

The Dirt on Soapy

Onetime Texan cleaned up as a nefarious con man and syndicate boss


It’s a Snap

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


Crape Murder

As healthy trees are hacked in the prime of their lives, an expert pleads: “Stop the madness!”

TCP Kitchen

Crawfish, Oysters, Crab and More

Co-op cooks come up with creative ways to showcase Texas’ bounty of seafood

TCP Kitchen

Forget Chocolate, My Sweetie Likes ...

New food editor Megan Myers, who writes the food blog Stetted, and her family love fruit

TCP Kitchen

New Year’s Resolution

Megan Myers, a Texas food blogger, shares recipes that focus on fresh ingredients and uncomplicated flavors

TCP Kitchen

Cookies & Candies

This month’s 75th anniversary look back features Caramel Popcorn from December 1997

Hit the Road With Chet Garner

Sharpening My Knowledge

Poking around the Devil’s Rope Museum in McLean

Hit the Road With Chet Garner

The Height of Deceit

Oil boom scam created world’s littlest skyscraper in Wichita Falls

Hit the Road With Chet Garner

Must See Sequel

Hill Country Arts Foundation makes Ingram’s Stonehenge II accessible

Hit the Road With Chet Garner

Camp Street Blues

Historic venue fuels memories of Crockett’s musical legacy


We’re Shocked!

5 common electrical dangers in your home

Energy Efficiency

Three DIY Efficiency Projects To Tackle Today

Inexpensive upgrades can help you save money

Energy Safety

Don’t Wait: Be Prepared Before the Storm

Have supplies and emergency gear ready for severe weather

Energy Efficiency

Cool Off Your Winter Energy Bill

There are many ways to stay warm and lower electricity use

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