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The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo history

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo started with much humbler beginnings in 1932. 

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Dave Ward biography book signing May 6

Celebrate Dave’s 80th birthday and get your copy of his upcoming memoir. 

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A.J. Foyt on racing highs and lows

Houston’s own A.J. Foyt became the most successful American race car driver and arguably the greatest race car driver ever.  

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A.J. Foyt

Dan Pastorini goes one on one with Dave Ward

Dave Ward goes one on one with Houston Oilers great Dan Pastorini. 

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Houston Oilers quarterback great Dan Pastorini

Memorial Park started as a World War I training camp

During World War I, Camp Logan once stood where Memorial Park does today. 

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Crime Stoppers of Houston Announces New Dave Ward Media Excellence Award

The winner will be announced at the Houston Heroes Awards Luncheon on April 24, 2019. 

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Courtesy Crime Stoppers of Houston
Crime Stoppers CEO Rania Mankarious with Dave and Laura Ward (Courtesy Crime Stoppers of Houston)

Dave Ward named Houston media icon

LCAHouston Magazine has named Dave Ward a Houston media icon. 

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Dave Ward – Photo By Gittings
Dave Ward – Photo By Gittings

History behind Houston’s most recognizable streets

We drive on them and past them all the time, but do we really know the stories behind Houston street names? 

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How Foley’s celebrated Christmas in Houston

The iconic Houston department store, Foley’s, started a holiday tradition which still exists to this day. 

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Foley's windows

Dave Ward: “I don’t think we’ll ever see his likeness in our lifetime again”

Dave Ward attended the Houston funeral of President George H.W. Bush on Thursday at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church. 

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