“It’s one of the worst things I’ve every seen.” That was the reaction of Nate Fuller, a Texas Tech post-doctoral researcher in biological sciences, when he saw at least 10,000 dead hibernating bats on a cave floor years ago. All died from white nose syndrome, a disease that has decimated more than 5.5 million bats across North America.
To date, the disease, which is caused by a fungus first discovered in the US in 2006 in a New York cave, has been found in 32 US states and seven...
Anna Whitlock Henry is playing her flute again. Now, though, she’s doing it without hand tremors she’s suffered since she was in high school. She vows to dedicate her first concert to the doctors who made it possible. And for whom she played a not-so-typical concert in the operating room at Memorial Hermann Hospital at Houston’s Texas Medical Center in late March.
After playing the wind instrument for most of her life, the 63-year-old Henry had recently overcome breast cancer...
This week on the Music Crossroads of Texas we will wrap up this look at some of the songs about cities and town in West Texas.
Three of this week’s recurring segments focus on the Tommy and Charlene Hancock Family.
Women of West Texas Music: This week’s feature is the Texana Dames.
West Texas Music Standards: This week’s West Texas Music Standard is Tommy X Hancock.
West Texas Live Shots: Music from one of the Texana Dames live...