Houston is the largest city in Texas and the fourth-largest in the United States, while San Antonio is the second largest in the state and seventh largest in the United States. Dallas–Fort Worth and Greater Houston are the fourth and fifth largest United States metropolitan statistical areas, respectively. Other major cities include Austin (the state capital) and El Paso. Texas is nicknamed the Lone Star State to signify Texas as a former independent republic, and as a reminder of the state's struggle for independence from Mexico. The "Lone Star" can be found on the Texan state flag and on the Texan state seal. The origin of the state name, Texas, is from the word, "Tejas", which means 'friends' in the Caddo language.
According to the university press release, SonjaAdams and her husband Neal Adams, a member of the Texas A&M class of 1968, have led the effort and are part of a group of supporters known as the “Friends of Reveille.” Neal Adams received his bachelor’s degree in business ...
“It was just disbelief, because you knew he wasn’t going to live forever, but I don’t think any of us were ready for it,” said his friend Jerry Reynolds. Martin was a radio presenter in NorthTexas for more than 30 years, including as host of the “Russ MartinShow” on 97.1 The Eagle.
“There are 12 of us children all still living, but only three of us live here in EastTexas,” daughter Percilla Hays said Saturday. “So, we decided a drive-by parade with her friends, family and neighbors would be the safest way to celebrate.” ... Recommended for You ....
The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m ... He was born June 4, 1939, in Wichita Falls, Texas to the late Louis and Dean (Pepper) Benson and grew up in Wichita Falls ... He was a history buff especially when it pertained to Texas or Civil War history ... He liked to meet people and made friends wherever he went.
When Texas was blasted by a once-in-a-century cold snap, as a cold air mass extended south from Canada and across the US, the state’s energy infrastructure failed, causing rolling blackouts that were visible from space ... Also on rt.com Four board members of Texas grid operator RESIGN over blackouts during deadly winter storm.
Ken Scott once described himself as a “weekend golfer who likes to think about turning pro” before playing in a 1964 tourney in Chattanooga that included several PGA Tour pros ... It took him to college in Texas. It helped him become friends with Lee Trevino ... More ... More ... 7 ...Scott wound up at SMU in part because his older brother moved to Texas.