Texas Standard For December 25, 2017
In 2017, the oil industry didn’t bounce back to those record highs of three years ago, but oil country? That’s another story, we’ll explain. We hope you and yours are have a very merry Christmas day, and we are celebrating the holidays here at the Standard in a manner befitting those of us who love all things radio, with a bit of a listening party. Our reporters have made their lists of favorite stories, our editors have checked em over twice and today we’re listening back. From the ghost towns of Texas Christmases past, to a restringing session with Trigger…you know Trigger right? Grab something warm to sip on because it’s our special edition of the Texas Standard:
We’re turning back the clock and rediscovering some of those stories that were among our favorites of the past year.
Staff Picks: the top 7 Texas Standard stories from 2017
Despite A ‘Downturn,’ West Texas Oil Production Headed For A Record High
More Texas Inmates Are Getting High School Diplomas In Prison. Here’s How.
Help Wanted, Get Out: The Beginning Of The Bracero Program
This Is The Scariest Bridge In Texas
Meet The Man Who Takes Care Of Willie Nelson’s Beloved Guitar
We Wanna Know – Where Does West Texas Begin?
You’ll Find The Remains Of A Former Texas Capital…In Louisiana