Texas roadside distraction: The Cartoon Saloon becomes Hill Country’s looniest attraction

A cartoonist and a group of friends turned a Texas Independence Day idea into a roadside attraction that thousands have visited. COMFORT, Texas — J.P. Rankin remembers when he and his friends were trying to decide what to do for Texas Independence Day five years ago. Tossing back cold ones at their local hangout, ‘The … Read more

The Rangers broke a decades-long streak with this weekend’s series win over the Yankees

Texas won three straight over New York to take the four-game series 3-1 this weekend. ARLINGTON, Texas — After an embarrassing sweep by the Cincinnati Reds last week, the Texas Rangers came back home and grabbed a nice four-game series win over the New York Yankees. With this weekend’s series win, the Rangers also broke … Read more