Sam Houston

Panola College

The State Historian of Texas Bill O’Neal of Carthage will debut his new book on Texas icon Sam Houston Tuesday, March 1 at Panola College. The prolific writer has penned more than 40 books. This latest one explores Sam Houston’s leadership abilities.

Gary Borders

Just ahead of Texas Independence Day, commentator Gary Borders introduces us to history buff and renegade newspaperman Sam Malone, who edited The Rambler in San Augustine. The Rambler ended its run in 1988. Today, The Sabine County Reporter and Rambler continues weekly circulation. It's published in neighboring Hemphill, Texas.

April 21 marks the 177th anniversary of one of the great milestones in Texas history. Commentator Gary Joiner offers a profile of the Battle of San Jacinto.