history

The Origin of Dalby Springs
American History courses usually cover states and events in broad strokes, hitting only the highlights. But much of our nation’s history is born in little towns by “average” folks most of us have never heard of. When we dig a little deeper though, we quick…
Faith Runs Deep at Dalby Springs
As I’ve traveled across the Ark-La-Tex, it is increasingly evident how important religion and God are in the lives of local residents. This is also true in a little community called Dalby Springs, just 11 miles south of Dekalb on the western side of Bowie County.
7 Things You Never Knew About the Hooks Family Tree
Historical facts frequently get lost over time. But thanks to the extensive records kept at the genealogy section of the Hooks Public Library, I discovered some fascinating facts about the Hooks family tree and the small town’s humble beginnings.
5 Things You Didn’t Know About New Boston
Perhaps you think there isn’t much to know about New Boston. After all, it’s a small town only a short drive from Texarkana which you’ve likely driven past on I-30 countless times as you headed toward the thriving metropolis of Dallas. But amazingly en…