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Big State Drug in Irving Texas

Big State Drug in Irving Texas

I was in Irving for my niece’s 6th birthday party at Incredible Pizza Company. That put me a few miles from Big State Drug in the Irving Texas Heritage District. The miracle in this story is that I remembered the place was there and that I wanted to go see it....
Frontier Lawlessness in Lampasas Texas

Frontier Lawlessness in Lampasas Texas

On the west side of the courthouse lawn in Lampasas there are two Texas Historical Commission (THC) markers that tell separate but related tales of the wild frontier days of Lampasas Texas. These markers tell a story of frontier life and justice. Horrell Higgins Feud...
The Old Granbury Light Plant in Granbury Texas

The Old Granbury Light Plant in Granbury Texas

The Old Granbury Light Plant and Water Works, on Brazos Street, was constructed by the Granbury Milling Company in 1903. The Light Plant was sold to the Frisco Railroad two years later, and they ran an ice and light company. Ice was very expensive in the early...