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Focus on Texas:
Hometown Pride

You see it whether you’re way off the beaten path or in the heart of a big city

Sports, artwork, history and landmarks all make us proud as peacocks to call our town home, no matter the size. These reader offerings just make us beam with Texas pride. So pull up a lawn chair and gather the kids. Here comes the parade.

Jonnie England, Nueces EC: Pecos, in far west Reeves County, shows hometown pride with the Pecos Boot Trail, a public art project.

Julie Tupy, HILCO EC: Willie Nelson, painted on a downtown garage in his hometown of Abbott.

Joan Wilson, Bluebonnet EC: Wilson’s granddaughter, Maddie Wilson, gets an early start experiencing Friday night lights with the Hendrickson Hawks cheerleaders in Pflugerville.

Michelle Latray, Navasota Valley EC: Brianna Latray, daughter of Steven and Michelle, helps lead off the homecoming parade in Groesbeck, proudly bringing twirling back after a 20-year absence.

Keely Brower, Fayette EC: “Students of Flatonia ISD cheering on the Flatonia Bulldogs at a home baseball game.”

Shonda Guthrie, Lighthouse EC: Floyd County Old Settlers Reunion parade in Floydada.

Paul Lauder, Farmers EC: The Mom and Pop Express helps celebrate the Fourth of July at the W.T. White High School parade.

Bridgit Huff, Panola-Harrison EC: “I love my town, Waskom, and it’s beautiful in the evenings.”

Cynthia Banda, Magic Valley EC: Arturo relaxing after a hard day’s work at Alamo’s best, The Original Willies Bar-B-Q.

Mike Pierce, Heart of Texas EC: Justin Pierce, Temple High School linebackers coach, meets “Mean” Joe Greene, a Temple native who was a star defensive lineman for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Linda Hicks, Lamar Electric: “This mural in my hometown depicts the proud moments or success stories from Detroit.”