Monthly Archives: June 2015

Today’s Notable Texan: Sly Stone

Apparently a lot of people aren’t aware of of the fact that Sly Stone is a native Texan.  That’s right, the immensely talented and controversial performer born Sylvester Stewart on May 15, 1943, was born in Denton, Texas, but his family moved … Continue reading

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This Day in Texas History: “Bandit Queen” Marries for the Last Time

This Day in Texas History: “Bandit Queen” Marries for the Last Time June 5, 1880 On this day in 1880, Myra Maybelle (Belle) Shirley Reed, the “Bandit Queen,” married her second, or possibly third, husband, Sam Starr, in the Cherokee … Continue reading

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