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    Christmas in the Parks

    State parks decorate and celebrate in special ways for the Yuletide


    High Plains Sentinel

    Prairie dog “towns” survive in North Texas—but barely


TCP Talk

    TCP Kitchen

    2017 Holiday Recipe Contest

    Rebekah Stewart of San Bernard EC is grand prizewinner

    Web Extras

    December 2017 Web Extras

    Find exclusive online content from this issue


    Days of Snow and Ice

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

    Focus on Texas

    Focus on Texas: Stairways

    Watch your step as our readers take you to the next level

    Co-op People

    Knowing the Ropes

    HILCO EC lineman Michael Zamzow masters his rodeo skills

    Texas History

    Hochheim’s Namesake

    German immigrant Valentine Hoch started DeWitt County settlement

    Texas USA

    John the Baptist

    Neighborhood eccentric with shack in the woods fires childhood imaginations


    Pop and Spike

    Widowed Indiana farmer moves to Texas, where new life blossoms

    Energy Efficiency

    The Many Devices of the Modern Family

    And the many ways you can save energy using them

    Hit the Road

    An Environmental Legacy

    Experience an authentic native landscape in Goldthwaite’s Legacy Plaza

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