Goodnight Panhandle Trailblazer
KACV documents Charles Goodnight who, along with his business partner Oliver Loving, he drove cattle from Texas to New Mexico in what became known as the Goodnight-Loving trail, one of the most heavily traveled in the Southwest.
The program explores how oil, aviation, railroads, commerce, the media, an ethnically and culturally diverse populace – and, of course, cattle – helped to shape the growing city of Fort Worth. Through vintage photographs, film clips and the recollections of those who were there, the special weaves a Texas tapestry as colorful as it is complex.
The Painted Churches of Texas: Echoes of the Homeland
Built by 19th century immigrants to this rough but promising territory, these churches transport the visitor back to a different era, a different way of life. The story of these buildings is the story of a people striving to succeed in a new country and still preserve the values and culture of their homelands.
Braggin’ Rights: The Coors Cowboy Club Ranch Rodeo
The Ranch rodeo has been around almost as long as the ranch itself, and every year cowboys and cowgirls from ranches in Texas, Oklahoma and Eastern New Mexico come to Amarillo to compete in the Coors Cowboy Club Ranch Rodeo.