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Nettles Nest
Nettles Nest
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Nettles Nest Provides a Sweet Retreat in Redwater

When a veterinarian technician got divorced last year, she wondered how she’d support herself. Then she realized she was sitting on the perfect piece of real estate to make an old dream come true.

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Redwater Diner
The Redwater Diner is simply homey! (Photo by Jathan Fink, Townsquare Media)
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Eating Is Easy at the Redwater Diner

In a town with just over a thousand residents, dining options will never be plentiful. But if there’s a place that serves up delicious eats and home baked treats, one can be the perfect number.

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Cindy Price and the Kitchenette staff at Price Hardware
Cindy Price and the Kitchenette staff at Price Hardware. (Photo by Jathan Fink, Townsquare Media)
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‘The Kitchenette’ Adds a Homemaker’s Touch to an Atlanta Tradition

What happens when one woman’s dreams unite with a decades old tradition? In Atlanta, Texas, a new brand of hardware store is born.

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Shrimp Diavolo at Luigi's Italian Restaurant
Shrimp Diavolo at Luigi's Italian Restaurant (Photo by Jathan Fink, Townsquare Media)
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Savor Downtown Atlanta’s Newest Culinary Sensation at Luigi’s Italian Cafe

Without a doubt, food brings people together. Locally owned eateries are the center of activity in Atlanta’s historic downtown district, and Luigi’s Italian Café is quickly becoming the destination of choice.

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The collection of wines produced at O'Farrell Country Vineyards
The collection of wines produced at O'Farrell Country Vineyards. (Photo by Jathan Fink, Townsquare Media)
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Discover East Texas Wine Country Just Minutes From Downtown Atlanta

Almost since the beginning of time, wine has been closely linked with mankind’s history. Whether bound in myth to Bacchus in Rome, used by the church in communion, or simply poured during celebrations of life like weddings or anniversaries, many of us enjoy a smooth glass of wine time and again.

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Southfork Ranch in Parker, Texas
Tourists love to visit the home of the most famous family in Texas. (Photo courtesy Jathan Fink, Townsquare Media)
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Who Is the Most (In)Famous Family in Texas?

As we’ve visited various communities on our small town tour, we’ve introduced you to some of the founding fathers who first settled the region. Cities and towns have been named after many of them, and yet these people have been largely unknown to many despite the fact that their family members’ histories are interwoven through the fabric of our nation like thread on a loom. But our next family needs no introduction. They’re known the world over because of their wealth, power, and dysfunction.

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Volunteer firefighters douse the flames during a structure fire in Parker, Texas.
Volunteer firefighters douse the flames during a structure fire. (Photo courtesy Parker Volunteer Fire Department)
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Volunteer Firefighters Brave the Fire in Parker, Texas

The ranch is eerily quiet and horridly hot, even if it is after midnight on an August night. Suddenly the silence is shattered by the sounds of nervous livestock, fighting to get free from the restraints of the barn walls. Looking out the window, your heart stops as flames leap in the distance, gaining momentum as they spread across the dry grasslands you live on. With so much at stake, who are you going to call?

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Dalby Road
Dalby Road (Photo by Jathan Fink, Townsquare Media)
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Dalby Springs Residents Say ‘We’re Still Here’

The Small Town Tour doesn’t just cover the up-and-coming or thriving communities within the Ark-La-Tex. Sometimes we get a chance to introduce you to the towns that used to exist.

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Dalby Springs Cemetery
Dalby Springs Cemetery (Photo by Jathan Fink, Townsquare Media)
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Tales from the Grave – Unraveling Mysteries of the Dead at Dalby Springs Cemetery

Like many of the towns we’ve visited on our Small Town Tour, Dalby Springs is rich in history. But some of its story is related by an unexpected source.

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The Dalby Springs well as it exists today.
The Dalby Springs well as it exists today. (Photo by Jathan Fink, Townsquare Media)
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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 quickly discover there is nothing average about those who came before us.

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Dalby Springs United Methodist Church
Dalby Springs United Methodist Church was built in 1888. (Photo by Jathan Fink, Townsquare Media)
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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.

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Warren Hooks
Drawing of Warren Hooks (Courtesy Hooks Public Library)
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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.

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