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Comanche in Texas

Conflict with Indians began long before Texas had become an independent state and continued for 30 years after Texas joined the United States. There were several Indian tribes in the area but by far the largest, most successful and most notorious was the Comanche nation, known as the Lords of the Plains. 429 more words


Dee Zee | 8146 | Jeep | Comanche | L4, 2.5 | Truck Bed Rail

Dee Zee, Inc, based in Des Moines, Iowa, is celebrating over 28 years as a leading supplier of aftermarket truck accessories. Dee Zee announced their arrival with the introduction of 12 custom fit britetread or extruded aluminum running board applications at the 1977 Sema Show in Las Vegas. 69 more words

Today in Texas History - October 7

From the Annals of the Red River – In 1759, Spanish soldiers under the command of Diego Ortiz Parilla fought a losing battle near a fortified Taovaya village on the Red River.   219 more words

Today In Texas History


Last character from Luke Cage‘s first episode is very briefly seen, but he’s there nevertheless (he’ll be properly introduced only in episode 4). In  947 more words


Empire of the Summer Moon

Every once in awhile I go on a Western binge. I find myself reading a nonfiction book about outlaws and watching Tombstone repeatedly. Awhile ago I picked up Empire of the Summer Moon by S.C. 474 more words

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Today in Texas History - September 28

From the Annals of the Panhandle    In 1874 Col. Ranald Mackenzie and the Fourth U.S. Cavalry attempted a surprise attack on Comanche, Cheyenne and Kiowa encampments in Palo Duro Canyon.   163 more words

Today In Texas History


Reviews for Hell or High Water (2016), a “neo-Western” starring Chris Pine and Ben Foster, are emerging as very positive. Neo-Western is a form of the genre in which a film set in the contemporary West echoes behaviors and ideas typically associated with Westerns taking place in the Old West (1865-1890) era. 223 more words