The founding of Fredericksburg, Texas, came about in 1846 owing to German influence, and you may still hear Texas German-a dialect spoken by the original settlers — in the streets.
Not far from Goliad, Texas, a town of nearly 2,000, is the cutting horse ranch of Bum Phillips, the colorful National Football League coach who is remembered, among other things, for his wearing of cowboy boots on the sideline and for his wide-brimmed Stetson, except for games played indoors.
You won’t find any health food advocates suggesting that you eat more hot dogs. In fact the advice you will get from those who know best is to stay away from them.
Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith looks back on just how special Adam Scott's Masters was to the game of golf --- and the nation of Australia.
We are about to leave the chill of winter’s hangover — not with regrets, but with anticipation of spring’s sunshine and balmy temperatures, which will offer more opportunity for outdoor recreation.
Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith, who is covering The Masters all this week, takes a closer look at the fans who flock from all over the world to Augusta this time of the year.
Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith, who is in Augusta all week at the Masters, takes a look back at former champ Ben Hogan's mastery.
Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith, who is spending all week at the Masters, looks back on the thrilling win by Georgia's own Tommy Aaron 40 years ago.
Herald Guest Columnist, who will join Herald writer John Millikan at The Masters this week, looks back on some of the more memorable moments in Masters history, while hoping the things that helped create those moments never change.
If you are a baseball player, you get to wear your uniform all your life. When he quit managing the Dodgers, you still would see Tommy Lasorda in his familiar No. 2 at Vero Beach every spring-before the Dodgers lit out for Glendale, Ariz., jilting a community which had supported the team and provided limitless incentives for decades.