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September 2023
Summer Renovations
Three New Texas Ranger Interviews
Fly Over Video
Two New Majors
Story Time & Craft Days Return
Melba Saenz Day in City of Palmview
Retiring as Advisory Board Chairman
Fall Lecture About Bonnie And Clyde
Gift Shop Feature: Ladies T-shirts
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and BicentennialTM Support

August 2023
Attendance and Revenues Bounce Back
Inventorying the Artifact Collections
Story Time & Craft Days Return
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum Assists Martin Scorsese Production of Killers of the Flower Moon
Welcome Dr. Christine Nix
In Memoriam: Howard Dunham
Gift Shop Feature: Summer Hats
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and BicentennialTM Support

July 2023
Texas Ranger -- A Light in the Dark
1997 Secessionist Standoff
Upcoming Events
Recap: Ranger Reunion and BBQ Cookoff 2023
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
61st National Forensic Academy
In Memoriam: William D. Vickers
Happy 100th Birthday, Texas Collection
Gift Shop Feature: Enamel Pins
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and BicentennialTM Support

Hall of Fame 2023
Four New Inductees in the Hall of Fame
Johnnie Aycock
Homer Garrison, Jr.
John Martin
James Frank "Pete" Rogers
Texas Ranger Talks
Gift Shop Feature: Collage T-Shirts
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and BicentennialTM Support

June 2023
Behind the Scenes of Collections Department
Texas Ranger Talks
True West Magazine
May Is Get Caught Reading Month
Texas FBI National Academy Associates
Orlando Salinas Receives Award
Tivy High School Students Named "Junior Rangers"
Victoria County Sheriff's Office
Gift Shop Feature: Canvas Tote Bags
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and BicentennialTM Support

BBQ Cookoff!
Special edition all about the upcoming BBQ Cookoff and Ranger Reunion.

May 2023
Gift of George W. Baylor's Violin
BBQ Cookoff Coming in June
Museum Goes Viral on Facebook
Locals Love Us Award
Texas Ranger Talks Coming This Summer
New Movie: One Ranger
The First Pitch
Women's Leadership Symposium Recap
Barry Caver Honored at the CJCB 5-Year Anniversary
In Memoriam: Rondy T. Gray
Survived Construction T-shirt
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and BicentennialTM Support

April 2023
Gift of Lone Ranger Cards
Congress Honors the 200th Anniversary of the Texas Rangers
A Successful Spring Break Round Up
Upcoming TRHFM Events
Dr. McCaslin Earns Conservation Award
In Memoriam: James Scoggins
Texas Ranger Jesse James Mack
Texas Ranger Day in Burton
Kerstin Travel Mug by Perka
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and BicentennialTM Support

March 2023
Texas Ranger – A Light in the Dark
Join us this Spring Break
High School Technical Skills Conference
Recognition and Nighttime Signs
Stephen Rispoli Joins TRHFM Board
Prickly for You
Quanah Parker Exhibit: One Man, Two Worlds
Texas Flag Sleeve Polo
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and BicentennialTM Support

February 2023
Texas Rangers 200th Anniversary Badge Exhibit
Upcoming Events at TRHFM
Exhibit at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
New Waco Commercial and Promotion
Hopewell Middle School
The Colt Monitor: A Rare Piece of “Roaring Twenties & Gangster Era” History and Technology
Book Signing for Texas Secessionists Standoff
New Logo Towel with Clip
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and BicentennialTM Support

January 2023
Kick-off to 2023 Bicentennial Year
Upcoming Events at TRHFM
Bicentennial Feature in Authentic Texas Magazine
New Bicentennial Publication: Red Sky Morning
In Memoriam: Timothy Matthew Hatch
New Signage
Compassion Waco Donation Drive
Brazos River Aerial Photograph
A Smithsonian Affiliate in Waco
New Gift Shop Product: Hoodies
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and BicentennialTM Support

December 2022
A Two-Part Exhibit Featured in Taub Hall: “Women in the Texas Department of Public Safety” and “Steadfast Trailblazers: Women in the Texas Rangers”
Trailblazing Rangers
Bicentennial Feature in Cowboys & Indians Magazine
Texas Trail of Fame Newest Inductee
Upcoming Events at TRHFM
Last Twelve Months
Texas State Historical Association November Newsletter
Waco City Academy
In Memoriam: Clarence Gilyard, Jr.
New Gift Shop Product: Aluminum Wallet
Texas Ranger BicentennialTM Partners Program

November 2022
Welcome New Chief of the Texas Rangers
Colt Single Action Army Revolver Once Belonging to Outlaw Alvin Odle
Calvin Grant “Cal” Aten (1868 – 1939)
Uncommon Firearms Exhibit
Upcoming Events at TRHFM
Heart of Texas Readers' Choice 2022
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Crimes Against Public Trust Conference
In Memoriam: Roscoe Davis
New Gift Shop Product: Cologne
Texas Ranger BicentennialTM Partners Program

October 2022
Women in DPS/Texas Rangers
1836 Committee Presentation
The Horse Museum
Featured in NewsExplorer
Captain Miller Receives DPS Award
New Gift Shop Product: Ornaments
Texas Ranger BicentennialTM Partners Program

September 2022
Rangers Inspire Hockey
I-35 Construction Nears Completion
New Acquisitions Exhibit
New Discovering the Legend Episode
ARTE Documentary
TRHFM Personnel Update
DPS Announces Two Retirements and Two Promotions at Leadership Positions
In Memoriam: H.R. "Lefty" Block
New Gift Shop Product: Caps
Texas Ranger BicentennialTM Partners Program

August 2022
Preservation & Restoration
A Gift for Future Generations
Three Off-Site Educational Events
Two New Discovering the Legend Episodes
2022 Guide to Group-Friendly Museums
Highest Rated Things to do in Waco
Chasing RV Sunshine
New Gift Shop Product: New T-shirts
Texas Ranger BicentennialTM Partners Program

July 2022
New Sculpture and Watercolor Painting
Texas Ranger Talks
Remembering Captain Jack Dean
Thank you for a Terrific Home on the Range
Resuming Outreach Activities: Moody Public Library
Spay & Neuter Days
Remembering Historian Robert Utley
Waco Axe Company Visits TRHFM
New Gift Shop Product: Canteens
Texas Ranger BicentennialTM Partners Program

June 2022
Museum Receives Master Painting Donation
Texas Ranger Talks
Locals Love Us 2022 Winner
TxDOT Announces 85% Completion of I-35
Pioneering Leader Retired Ranger Christine Nix Honored
Museum Pass at Libraries
Army CID Ceremony
New Gift Shop Product: Wood Serving Boards
Texas Ranger BicentennialTM Partners Program

May 2022
More than a Museum: A Training Center and "Embassy" for Waco
Summer Programs Return for 2022!
Military Appreciation Weekend
Podcast with Major Wayne Matthews
Story Time with Audrey is now on YouTube
Fort Worth Today
Texas DPS Memorial Ground Breaking
Webster's Dictionary - Did you know?
Gift Shop Feature
Texas Ranger BicentennialTM Partners Program

April 2022
Ranger Cody Mitchell and the Queensland Police
Discovering the Legend Featuring Matt Cawthon
Success! Spring Break Round Up
Texas Association of Museums Conference
Bicentennial Kick Off in Fort Worth
KXXV Channel 25 Highlights Gonzaullas Collection
Lonesome Dove Exhibit in Temple
Navasota's Texas Birthday Bash
Gift Shop Feature
Texas Ranger BicentennialTM Partners Program

March 2022
Captain “Lone Wolf” Gonzaullas Collection Donation
Spring Break Round Up Returns!
School Virtual Learning and Extension Programs
Museum Website Marks 25th Anniversary
Exhibit Gallery Remediation
Second Printing Sold Out
In Memoriam: Gene Powell
Gift Shop Feature
Texas Ranger BicentennialTM Partners Program

February 2022
True West Magazine Reader's Choice
Bicentennial Badge Collection Arrives
Commemorating Black History Month
Unsolved Crime Investigation Program
TRHFM on Beyond Oak Island
"Love and our Laptop Lives" Blog
Spotlight on Retired Chief Hank Whitman
Traveling Soldier
Spring Break Round Up Returns!
Bequest Makes the Local News
New T-shirts in the Gift Shop
Texas Ranger BicentennialTM Partners Program

January 2022
Major Bequest from Samuel E. McClendon
TRHFM Awarded National and International Rankings
Spring Break Round Up Returns!
5 Year Anniversary of Entry Sign
Congrats to the Cameron Park Zoo
Gift Shop Feature
Texas Ranger BicentennialTM Partners Program

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December 2021
Leica BLK2GO
Ho! Ho! Ho! Our Wish List
2020 Year of COVID: How did the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame Fare?
DeSoto Police Department Transfers Historic Weapons
History of the Cinco Peso Coin
New Bicentennial Book on John B. Denton
Ranger Reunion 2021 Recap
Baby Announcement
Gift Shop Feature
Texas Ranger BicentennialTM Partners Program

November 2021
Watching Over Texas - The Texas Rangers
Texas Ranger Walter Russell 1903-1986
Veterans Day 2021
Book Signing Day
The Sutton Collection: Feuds and Family
New Bicentennial Book on Captain Wright
Congrats on 25 and 40+ Years!
Traveling Texas with Ann Harder
TRHFM on the Road
Gift Shop Feature: Ranger H. Toad
Texas Ranger BicentennialTM Partners Program

October 2021
41st Episode of Discovering the Legend: A Story of a Hidden Speakeasy
Search the Collections
Veterans Day 2021
Family Destinations Guide
U.S. Representative Pete Sessions Visits TRHFM
Texas Ranger Day at the Alamo
10+ years of TRHFM Newsletters
Gift Shop Feature: New Hats
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

September 2021
Portrait of Colonel John Coffee “Jack” Hays, c. 1858
#28 DOWN
Texas Centennial 1936 Exhibit
Farewell and Congrats, Randall B. Prince!
The View
Texas Ranger Classic
Texas Ranger BicentennialTM Partners Program

August 2021
"Ranger Rock" Donation
New "Ask the Ranger Museum" Video
Enfield Model P 1853 Rifle-Musket By: Doug Dukes
Third Installment of The Ranger Ideal
Three Best Rated Certificate of Excellence 2021
Website Translator Available
The Guns of John Moses Browning
Texas Ranger Classic
Four New Travel Mugs
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

July 2021
"Ask the Ranger Museum" Featuring Collections Department
Sculptures Cleaned and Waxed
Staff of the Israeli National Defense College Visits
Texas Rangers, Ranchers, and Realtors
Junior Ranger Eva Peña
Adolph Thomas Distinguished Service Award
In Memoriam: Chip McCormick
Texas Ranger Classic
Three New T-Shirts!
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

June 2021
Visiting the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame: Pursuant to Texas Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-36
"Ask the Ranger Museum" Featuring Collections Department
Dance Bros. Revolvers
RVing with Robin
Liberty County’s Texas Ranger Gets New Assignment
Governor Greg Abbott Names 'Official Handgun' of Texas
Texas Ranger Classic
Ranger Uniform Dress Koozies
Texas Ranger BicentennialTM Partners Program

May 2021
New Billboard on I-35
1820s Flintlock Shotgun Pistol
New Discovering the Legend
Professional Development Series for Teachers
Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI)
Texas Ranger Briley
Texas DPS Delivers Vaccines
Texas Ranger Classic
Texas DPS State Trooper Collectible Car
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

April 2021
Ask the Ranger Museum Featuring Captain Sweaney
New Exhibits in Morris Gallery
Ranger Phillips Receives Outstanding First Responder Award
"Tracking the Texas Rangers"
The Guns Hollywood Made Famous
One Man, Two Worlds
In Memoriam: Author Larry McMurtry
New Youth T-Shirts
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

March 2021
We Survived the Storm: 205 Hours Below Freezing in Central Texas!
New Acquisitions Exhibit
Welcome Boulder
Freeway Construction is Halfway There!
Classroom Resource: Journal Prompts
Junior Texas Ranger Devarjay Daniel
In Memoriam: Sergeant Jim H. Gant
We're on Instagram!
TSLAC Custom Videoconferencing Backgrounds
Urban Edge Texas Ranger Bag
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

February 2021
Ranger Gooding's Rodeo Ropes
Reality and Pop Culture: CW’s Walker and the Real Texas Rangers
New Rangers Guided Tour
Top 10 Facts About the Texas Rangers That Just Might Surprise You
Greetings from Kristie Herlong of Ohio
We're on Instagram!
Now Booking Webinars for 2021!
Sterling Silver Charms
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

January 2021
Dendy Family Legacy
Horse Trailer
Reality and Pop Culture: CW’s Walker and the Real Texas Rangers
Operational Medicine Unit
Now Booking Webinars for 2021!
2020: Highlights From the Year
Sporting Clay Tournament with the Texas Rangers
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

December 2020
Last Call! TRHFM Preparing for the Future Survey
Tafoya's Quest
Now Booking Webinars for 2021!
Donation from the Texas Ranger Association Foundation
The Tucked-In Rangers
2020: Highlights From the Year
Third Episode Debuts of Ask the Ranger Museum
Tall Walls and High Fences
Sporting Clay Tournament with the Texas Rangers
Your Holiday Shopping Guide
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

November 2020
Travelers' Choice 2020
Military Appreciation Day
Third Episode Debuts of Ask the Ranger Museum
Hendrick Arnold - Earliest Documented African American Ranger
New Exhibit: Texas Rangers During Prohibition
Tall Walls and High Fences
Sporting Clay Tournament with the Texas Rangers
In Memoriam: Texas Ranger Max Womack
Your Holiday Shopping Guide
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

October 2020
Knox Center Reopens!
Military Appreciation Day
Second Episode Debuts of Ask the Ranger Museum
Parking Lot Expansion Completed
Roulette Wheel From Top O' Hill Terrace
The History of Top O' Hill Terrace
DPS Troopers Hit Milestone in Child Rescues
Texas Ranger Training Conference
New Book Firearms of the Texas Rangers
Gandalf the Grey Visits Texas Ranger Museum
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

September 2020
The Texas Rangers: Established In 1823
September 25th American Indian Heritage Day
Three Best Rated 2020
Clark Gable, Honorary Texas Ranger
New Book Firearms of the Texas Rangers
DPS Announces Three Historic Texas Ranger Promotions
Barrel from Balcones Distilling
Gift Shop Feature: The Color Red
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

August 2020
Ask the Ranger Museum Premiere
Parking Lot Expansion
Discovering the Legend: James B. Gillett and Marvin P. Burton
The Iconic White Cowboy Hat
New Book The Texas Rangers is #1 in Germany
10 Minute Lesson Plans
Thanks to Museum Member Steven Labov
Texas Ranger Badge Cross-Stitch
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

July 2020
Texas Ranger Museum Visitor Guidelines
Sheriff George T. Corry's Handcuffs
10 Minute Lesson Plans
Discovering the Legend: The Four Great Captains
Art Tour Video
Lieutenant Belinda Mangum Visits TRHFM
Texas Ranger Kids Collection
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

June 2020
New Exhibits in the Hall of Fame
Artifact Spotlight: Railroad Spike
5,000 Likes & Followers on Facebook
Staff Captain Saenz and JOIC
Special Thanks to Dr Pepper Museum
Story Time with Audrey
A Doorway to the Texas Ranger Museum Collections
True West Magazine
Texas Ranger Collage T-Shirt
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

May 14, 2020 Special Edition
Peace Officers Memorial Day - May 15th
TRHFM Honors Police Officers, Active Military and Veterans
Honoring the Sacrifice and Service of the Texas Rangers
You Too Can Preserve and Honor the Legacy
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

May 2020
Museum Reopens May 4th
Creativity Thrives During COVID-19 Closure
A Doorway to the Texas Ranger Museum Collections
Discovering the Legend - Badges and Authority
Lighting Upgraded in Hall of Fame Cases
I-35 Exit 335B Permanently Closed
Texas Hill Country Magazine
In Memoriam: James B. Adams
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

April 2020
Temporary Closure to Prevent COVID-19 Risk
A Doorway to the Texas Ranger Museum Collections
Ranger Field Dress and Training Materials
Discovering the Legend with Ranger Travis Dendy
Visitors From Afar
Welcome to the Board!
Proud Remembrance of Days Gone By With Fairfield History Club
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

March 2020
Texas Ranger Education Center Reception
These Boots Were Made For Joaquin...
Ranked #4 by Money Inc
Archival Donation
Junior Rangers Jason and Jacob Jahner
Heart of Texas Regional History Fair
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

Spring Break Round Up

February 2020
Spring Break Round Up
Loan of Ranger Dan Hines Presentation Revolvers
The San Augustine Rangers Exhibit
Texas Ranger Lee Hall: From the Red River to the Rio Grande
Leap Year Promotion!
Rider on a Mission
Grant Awarded TRHFM from the Tugmans
What Makes Texas, Texas? Part 1
HWF Speakeasy Fundraiser

January 2020
Texas Rangers in Pop Culture Exhibit & Event
Save the Dates of our Upcoming Events!
I-35 Brazos Bridge Demolition Begins - Please Note
Discovering the Legend Documentary on the Sutton-Taylor Feud
Film and Television Requests
TRHFM Educational Outreach
Remembering J. Fred. Bucy III
Highlights from 2019
TSRA 2020 Calendars
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

December 2019
Making the Houston Chronicle Top 40 List
Texas Rangers in Pop Culture Exhibit & Event
10th Annual Big Texas Christmas Present
Support from the Texas Ranger Association Foundation
Throwback Thursday Features TRHFM
TRHFM Attends "University of Scouting"
Prohibition at the Dr Pepper Museum
Texas Rangers in Thailand
TSRA 2020 Calendars
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

November Special: Gift Shop Guide

November 2019
TRHFM Upcoming Events
Texas Ranger Bicentennial Tribute Colt® Single Action Army® Revolver
Texas Outdoors Features TRHFM
German Travel Planners Visit TRHFM
Ballad Of A Texas Ranger
Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers
Gift Shop Feature: Texas Ranger Ornaments
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

October 2019
Thoughts from Texas Ranger Cody L. Mitchell
1851 Colt Navy Revolver
Discovering the Legend: Doug Dukes Explains Walker's Creek
TRHFM at the Alamo
Welcome to the Board: Asst. Chief Frank Malinak, Ret.
Trips to Discover Features the Museum
Bicentennial Event, Activity & Celebration Ideas
Gift Shop Feature: Waco Handcrafted Candles
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

September 2019
Night at the Ranger Museum
Texas Ranger Museum Ranks in Top 10
Discovering the Legend: Texas Ranger Jake Burson
Junior Texas Ranger Kyle Singleton
Little Gym of Waco Educational Programs
Region 12 Gifted and Talented Teacher Training
In the Press: Click2Houston
Bicentennial Event, Activity & Celebration Ideas
Texas Ranger Children's Badges in England
Gift Shop Feature: Mugs & Shot Glasses
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

August 2019
Texas House Bicentennial Resolution
Texas Ranger Simpson Crawford's Artifacts
Education in Action Brings 5,000+ Students
Discovering the Legend : Texas Ranger Matt Cawthon
Lt. Thomas' Interview with Wacoan Magazine
New TSRA Calendar Coming in 2020
Texas Ranger Bicentennial Anniversary Tribute Rifle Just Released
Flags Donated for use in the Education Center
In the Press: Cowboys & Indians Feature
In the Press: National Parks Traveler
New Downtown Waco Mural
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

July 2019
Upcoming Talks by Texas Rangers
Library-Museum Admission Pass Program
Making of The Sutton Collection: Feuds and Family
Discovering the Legend: Major Corey Lain
Family Marks Third Generation of Texas Ranger Service
Recap: Home on the Range Event
Welcome to the Board: Doug Dukes
New Book: East Texas Troubles
Gift Shop Feature: Tea Towels
Texas Ranger Bicentennial Partners Program

June 2019
Texas Ranger Talks!
I-35 Waco Construction Beginning - We Will Be Open!
Texas Ranger Book for the Blind and Physically Challenged
Ranger Reunion: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants
Junior Ranger Sworn in by Ranger Lieutenant Mims
Field Trip Day at the Confederate Reunion Grounds in Mexia
In the Press
Legends of the Old West Podcasts
Importance of the Archives
New Texas Flag Mounts
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

May 2019 Special Edition
Home on the Range
Texas Ranger Talks!

May 2019
Memorial Day Weekend
Home on the Range!
Texas Ranger Talks
New Discovering the Legend Episode Up!
Education Presentation in Killeen
Donald Yena Watercolor Painting Donation
New Bicentennial Ranger History Book
New Baseball Caps in Museum Store!
Leica Scanner Helping to Rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

April 2019
Memorial Day Weekend
Spring Break Round Up
Texas Ranger Talks
Visit to the Brazos Valley Co-Op
Our Partnership with Education in Action
Texas Rangers in Salem Newspaper, 1847
Artist Raymond Ryan
Visitors from Saxony, Germany!
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

March 2019
Spring Break Round Up
New Exhibits!
Heart of Texas History Fair
The Highwaymen premiers on Netflix on March 29th
Welcome Baby Aaron!
Burton Texas Ranger Day
Honorary Texas Ranger Abigail Arias
100th Anniversary of the Canales Legislative Investigation
Federal Employee Weekend
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

February 2019
Free Admission for Federal Employees on February 16th-18th
New Website Survey
Spring Break Round Up
Thanks to Our Visitor Services Team!
The Texas Top Guns
New Billboards
Visitors from Germany
Gift Shop Feature: New White Canvas Tote Bag
Lonesome Dove Exhibit at Bell County Museum
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

January 2019
Highlights of 2018
Texas Ranger Talks!
TRHFM Recognized by Travel Sites
Collector's Edition of True West Magazine
Texas Ranger Chatfield and Family Visits Museum
TRHFM Board Appointments
In Memoriam: R. William Warren
Gift Shop Feature: Flannel Shirts
Texas Ranger Bicentennial TM Partners Program

December 2018
Texas Ranger Talks!
A Gift of Historic Technology from Leica Geosystems
The Ranger Ideal Volume 2: Texas Rangers in the Hall of Fame, 1874-1930
Dr. Tony Sapienza Collection
TRHFM Speaking Events: Hopewell Middle School & Killeen Area Heritage Association
Texas Ranger BicentennialTM Partners Program
Texas DPS Inspiring Women Leaders Conference
Texas DPS Launches New Regional Facebook, Twitter Accounts

November 2018 Holiday Shopping
Texas Ranger Belt Buckles
For Children
For Friends
For the Home
Bicentennial Print
Texas State Rifle Association Calendar
Be a Bicentennial Partner
Be a Junior Ranger

November 2018
Military Appreciation Days
Texas Ranger Talks
The 9th Annual Big Texas Christmas Present
Texas Ranger Lego Set
Junior Ranger Turner Hamilton
Fort Griffin History Days
Texas Ranger Bicentennial Partners Program
Welcome Baby Maya!
In Memoriam: Jimmy Lee Gillespie
Gift Shop Feature: Texas State Rifle Association Calendar

October 2018
Texas Ranger BicentennialTM Partners Program
Discovering the Legend: Bowie Knife Presentation
German Magazine Publishes Article on Museum
Lieutenant Patrick Peña
Fort Griffin History Days
DPS Museum Day in Austin
National Night Out Press Conference
Gift Shop Feature: Wood Serving Board

September 2018
Historic Bowie Knife Goes on Display
DPS Museum Day in Austin
Donation of Gold Coins
Benjamin Gibson Colt Model 1851 Navy Revolver
Bicentennial Book Signings
In Memoriam: Carl A. Weathers

August 2018
Attendance Maintaining Record Levels
Donation of Current Texas Ranger Badges
Book Donation from Jan Devereaux and Bob Alexander
Museum Receives a Facelift
Change in Command

July 2018
Texas Ranger Bicentennial™ “Most Wanted” List
Book Signing Event
Featured in the Dallas Observer
Crepe Myrtles in Full Bloom
Gift Shop Feature: Children’s T-Shirts

June 2018
Texas Ranger Rocking Horse
Tony Sapienza Visits TRHFM
Ranger Promotions
Presentation in Mount Enterprise, TX
DPS Warns of Dangers of Leaving Children and Animals in Vehicles
Gift Shop Feature: Wine Tumbler Set
Gift Shop Feature: TRHFM Logo Items

May 2018
A. T. Miller Diaries
Publications Program Exceeds Expectations
Junior Ranger Amelia Evans
Farewell, Casey Eichhorn
Bob Alexander Receives Literary Award
Gift Shop Feature: Puzzles

April 2018
Spring Break Round Up 2018
Statistics, Statistics: Facts About the New Website
Forensic Hypnosis
"Things To Do In Waco Texas That Aren't Magnolia Market."
New Pathway Sign
Gift Shop Feature: Patches

March 2018
New Web Site Design
Spring Break Round Up
2018 Top Destinations on the Rise
7th Annual Texas Ranger Day in Historic Burton, Texas
7th Grade Class Visits the Museum
ATF Memorial Service
Gift Shop Feature: Lapel Pins

February 2018
Spring Break Round Up
Bowie Knife Publicity
Masons and the Rangers
In Memoriam: Royal A. McMullin
In Memoriam: Danny Rhea
Gift Shop Feature: Golf Balls

January 2018
The Lacy Bowie Knife - A Mystery
New Admission Desk
Spring Break Round Up 2018
A Winter Wonderland
Best Attendance Year on Record

December 2017
Happy Holidays!
Book Signing, Lecture and Benefit
Lost Credentials
Ford 1924 Model T
Gift Shop Feature: T-Shirts
End of Year Donations

November 2017
Military Appreciation Day
Bicentennial Book Signing
Big Texas Christmas Present
Collections Spotlight: Red Work Embroidery Quilt
New Commander Continues Educational Partnership
Museum Hosts Baylor Lifelong Learning Course on Ranger History
One Book, One City - Museum Participates in Nacogdoches Public Library Programming
Coast to Coast
Bird of Prey
Gift Shop Feature: Dominoes

October 2017
Lee Herring and the Surveyors' Fight
Rick Miller's Collection
Discovering the Legend - Our Television Series
Upcoming Events

September 2017
Sam Houston Painting Re-Dedication
Changing of the Guard
DPS Museum Day
Visitors from the Czech Republic
TSPS Presentation
Governor Mark White
Hurricane Harvey Relief
Three Fun, New T-Shirts!

August 2017
The Return of Sam Houston: Dedication on August 28th at 1:30pm
The First in A Series
New Website In Progress
Plum Creek Seminar Saturday August 12th
Gift Shop Feature: Backpacks

July 2017
A New Landmark on I-35
Judging by the Cover
Texas Ranger Summer Camp 2017
Texas Ranger Bicentennial™ Book Series
In Memoriam: Texas Ranger Bill Gunn
Gift Shop Feature: Koozies

June 2017
Welcoming the 2017 Texas Ranger Reunion
June Museum Events
Changing Exhibit: Distinguished Service
Leica Training
Visitor Spotlight
In Memoriam

May 2017
Preserving a Texas Treasure
Leo Bishop's Colt .45
Military Appreciation Weekend
Register For Summer Camp
Texas Highways Feature
French Magazine American Legend Feature

April 2017
World War I Exhibit Opens
Remembering the Sutton-Taylor Feud
New Ranger History Book
Register for Summer Camp
Dan Rather Visits TRHFM
Ranger Pena Entertains Visitors
Making the New York Times
New Official Mobile App for Waco Visitors
In Memoriam: Joe A. Brownfield

March 2017
Over the Airwaves: The Lone Ranger on Radio
Sam Houston Portrait
Upcoming Exhibit: World War I
Spring Break Round Up
Gift Shop Feature

Spring Break Round Up

February 2017
Ranger Stan Guffey Memorial
Exhibit Opens Honoring Dr. Aubrey Louis Goodman
Free Legal Advice
Chip and Joanna Gaines Recognize Museum
2016 Attendance Increase
Chief Ryan Holt

January 2017
New Landmark on I35
Updating the Active Duty Texas Rangers Display
Horseshoe Bay Memorial to Texas Ranger Stanley Guffey
Junior Rangers Nathan and Colin Beatty
Recap 2016

December 2016
New Sign and Monument to the Texas Rangers
New Badges and Commissions Exhibit
Bluntzer Brand Book
Texas Rangers on the Fort Worth Walk of Fame
Big Texas Christmas Present

November 2016
Sculpture by Artist W. Duane Free
Junior Ranger Penny Sue Weldon
Basic Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Class
Surveying Program
Living History Day
Living History Day
Maintenance at the Museum
Gift Shop Feature

October 2016
Welcome to the Board
Oakwood Cemetery Celebrates 178th Birthday of Governor Sul Ross
Waco Hispanic Museum
Texas Ranger Museum Events
Traveling Texas
Gift Shop Feature: Saddle Bags

September 2016
Upcoming Texas Ranger Museum Events
New I-35 Signs
Presentation at Franklin Carnegie Library
Texas Ranger Public Safety Education Center
Events Around Texas
Gift Shop Feature

August 2016
Authority Exhibit Renovation
Baylor Game Days Parking Detour
Events Around Texas
Gift Shop Feature: Coffee Mugs

July 2016
Trip Advisor Rating
Ranger Chief Promotes a new Junior Ranger!
Recap: Summer Camp
Region 12 Teacher Training
Ranger Announcements
Museum Gift Shop Facelift

June 2016
Detour: I-35 Construction
Upcoming Events
Donor Registry Day
Knox Center Study
Discovering the Legend
Hell or High Water
Gift Shop Feature

May 2016
Summer Events
George Arrington Exhibit
New Leadership for Department of Family and Protective Services
A Better Path to History
Tribute Schofield Revolver
Discovering the Legend Episode 25
Photographs from Our Visitors
Lone Star History Conference III

Lone Star History Conference III

April 2016
Ranger Lamkin Collection
Letter from Homer Garrison, Jr.
Photographs from Museum Visitors
Recap: Ribbon Cutting
Recap: Spring Break Round Up
Lone Star History Conference
Gift Shop Feature: Two New Books

March 2016
Ranger Rudy Flores' Collection
Surveyors & Hays Exhibits Ribbon Cutting
Ranger Ray's Special Visit
Spring Break Round Up
Lone Star History Conference
Gift Shop Feature

February 2016
Changing Exhibit: Distinguished Service
First Texas Ranger Bicentennial Commemorative Released
Lone Star History Conference III
Spring Break Round Up
Welcome to the Board
Autographed Limited Edition - Texas Iron

January 2016
New Exhibits: Jack Hays and Surveyors
Three New Oral Histories Online
Break Room Renovation
A Year In Review: 2015

December 2015
Interview with Red Steagall
Big Texas Christmas Present
Longtime Pop Culture Donor Jim Griffin Visits Museum
Ranger Pena's Wedding
IPC Program Comes to Georgia and England
Texas Ranger Glenn Elliott Memorial Highway
The Burson Brothers

November 2015 Gift Shop Special Edition
Museum staff highlight their favorite gift shop items

November 2015
Upcoming Events
Update: Surveyors and Jack Hays Exhibits
Honor Chair Presented by Saving a Hero's Place, Inc.
Bonnie & Clyde: A Topic of Discussion
Ram Presentation at the Heart o' Texas Fair & Rodeo
A Wish With Wings
Visitor Photograph

October 2015
Military Appreciation Day
A Memorial to Service
A Student Visitor from Mumbai
Junior Ranger Billy Van Cleef
Discovering the Legend
Czech Republic Delegation Visits Museum
Wedding in the Hall of Fame
Paying Respects to a Fallen Comrade
In Remembrance

September Special Edition - RAM

September 2015
Surveyors Exhibit Renovation Begins
Donation from Charles Harris
Ranger to Texas Population
Visitor Photographs
Gift Shop Feature

August 2015
Rangers Face New Responsibilities
Brazil's Military Police Cadets Visit
Television Series Wins Telly Award
Museums Marketplace Showcases Educational Services
New Billboards on I-35
Gunfighterology: Frontier Gunfighters and Shootouts
Gift Shop Feature

July 2015
Education in Action
Frontier Battalion Tribute Rifle
Distinguished Service Dedication
Recap: Summer Camp
Recap: Ram Trucks on Display

June 2015 Special Edition
New Event on Saturday, June 27th
Ram Texas Ranger Concept Truck: June 19th & 20th
Summer Camp: June 26th
Gunfighterology: August 1st

June 2015
You are Invited to a Dedication
Ranger Reunion & Ram Truck
Register for Summer Camp
TRHFM Ranked in Top 50 American Landmarks
Armstrong Research Center Donation
Republic of Texas Standoff
"Do you know Drew Carter?"
Visitors from Germany

May 2015 - Special Edition
Distinguished Service Exhibit Dedication

May 2015
Military Appreciation Weekend
Register Now for Summer Camp
Fort Hood Challenge Coins
Texas Relief Map
Texas Ranger Laureates Meeting
Photographs From Our Visitors
Turquoise and Silver for Mother's Day

April 2015
Ram Texas Ranger Concept Truck
Discovering the Legend: Ranger Burson
Oral History: Patrick Peña
Recap: Spring Break Round Up
Gift Shop Feature

March 2015
Spring Break Round Up
George William Burnup
Company "F" Intelligence Kits
Lending a Helping Hand
Snow at the Museum
Gift Shop Feature

February 2015
Spring Break Round Up
A Special Thanks!
Some Highlights of 2014
Gift Shop Feature

January 2015
Collections Highlight
Baylor University Students Conduct Survey
Presentations on the Texas Rangers
Ranger Armstrong Captures Wes Hardin Again!
Highlights From 2014

Holiday Card 2014

December 2014
December Events
New Microfilm Scanner
Texas Ranger Co. A Belgium Reenactors
Last Chance to see
Texas Roots
Please Take Our Survey
In Memoriam
Gift Shop Feature

November 2014
TRHFM Honors Veterans & Active Military
Three Texas Ranger Promotions
Texas Bucket List
Features TRHFM
Texas Ranger Laureates Meeting
RAM Presentation at Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo
Argentine Air Force Visits TRHFM
Upcoming December Events
Gift Shop Feature

October 2014
A New Partnership with Ram
Welcome New Texas Ranger Chief Randy Prince
Welcome to the TRHFM Advisory Board
Donation by Author Rick Miller
Update on Texas Roots: The Art of Lee Herring
Recap: Boots & Badges: Celebrating 50 Years

September Special Edition
Boots & Badges: Celebrating 50 Years

September 2014
Boots & Badges: Celebrating 50 Years
Guy Benard Speed
Interview with Tony O'Donnell
American Cowboy Collector Edition
Kirby Dendy Day
Dream Wedding Giveaway

August Special Edition
Texas Roots: The Art of Lee Herring
Boots & Badges: Celebrating 50 Years

August 2014
Texas Roots: The Art of Lee Herring
Boots & Badges: Celebrating 50 Years
Chief Kirby Dendy Retires
Lieutenant Wakeman
Brazil's "Barro Branco" Military Police Visit
Texas Ranger Laureates Meeting
Gift Shop Feature

July 2014
Texas Ranger Training: Advanced Forensic Investigations for Hazardous Environments
Update: Distinguished Service
On Board: Split Rock Studios
100 Club Donation
National Day of the Cowboy Celebration
Remembering David Smith

June 2014
Summer Camp!
Arrington Collection
Discovering the Legend
Texas Ranger News
Mounted Horse Patrol Unit at the Capitol
Baylor Club
Gift Shop Feature: Children's T-shirts

May 2014
Military Appreciation Weekend
George Strait Ticket Giveaway
Coming Soon: Lone Ranger Exhibit
Register Now for Summer Camp
Donation to Distinguished Service
Texas Rangers Help Educate Officers On Identifying Child Abuse
Blue Sofa Highlights Texas Frontier Days
Gift Shop Feature: Dominoes

April 2014
Texas Country Reporter Visits Museum
West Fundraiser
Barbs, Bullets & Blood
Distinguished Service: the Retired Texas Rangers
Recap: Spring Break Round Up
J.J. Cureton
Ovilla Christian School Visits Museum
Army Soldiers Returning Home Visit Museum

March 2014
Spring Break Round Up
Collections Spotlight
Texas Ranger Training
Interdiction for the Protection of Children
Events Around Texas

February 2014
Save the Date: Spring Break Round Up!
Wear Red to Save 10%
48 Hours
New Board Members
Training News
Hollis Rutledge Birthday
Gift Shop Feature: Watches

January 2014
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum Celebrates 50 Years of its Founding
Captain Ira Long
Aquilla ISD Career Day
New Canine Teams Join DPS Crime Fighting Efforts
January 2014

December 2013
Big Texas Christmas Present
Bicentennial Laureates
Honor Hike Across America
A Year in Review
Gift Shop Feature

November 2013
Upcoming Events
Revamped: Bonnie & Clyde Exhibit
Armstrong Research Center Collections Donations in the First Year
Armstrong Research Center Seeks Microfilm Reader
TRHFM Supports Naval Officers
Email from Hans-Peter Hußong
Texas Ranger News
Gift Shop Feature: Coming Soon
Texas Main Street City

October 2013
Happy Halloween!
Education Center
Joel Jackson Remembered
Run, Hide, Fight
New 9/11 Memorial
Tex Allen Collection Donation
A Special Thank You
Lifelong Learning at the TRHFM
Knox Center Planters
Bronze Frank Hamer Statue

September 2013
Tom Lea Trail
"German Female Texas Ranger"
Change in Command: Co. "F" Leadership
Donors Sought for Unique Items
Armstrong Center Repository Completed
ICE Presentation

August 2013
Meet Hollywood's New Rangers
A Call to Serve as Rangers
Waco Police Celebrate 140 Years

July 2013
Lone Ranger Celebration
Register Now for Summer Camp
LaRue .308
Fundraising Campaign
A Surprise Visit
Tales of the Texas Rangers
Junior Ranger Sheriff Woody

200th Anniversary Announcement

June 2013 Special Edition
Tales of the Texas Ranger

June 2013
June 15th Event
Lone Ranger Celebration
Museum Supports West ISD
Arberdeen Student Visits TRHFM
Spindletop Charities, Inc. Grant
Lucile Garrett Plane
Click It or Ticket
TxDOT Exhibit
A Ranger Commission
Aten Exhibit
Recap: Lone Star History Conference II
New Texas DPS Airplane
Summer Camp

May 2013
Texas DPS and the West Explosion
May Events at the Museum
Remembering Captain John Wood
Clint Peoples' Bowie Knife
Safe Burglary Investigations
DPS Crime Lab Visit
Register Now for Summer Camp

April 2013
Education Report
April 13th Store Coupon
Upcoming May Events
New Products from Grandmas Unplugged
Recap: Spring Break Round Up

Spring Break Round Up 2013

March 2013
Save the Dates
Frank Hamer Statue
Texas Ranger Day & Big Star Texas Night
ATF Memorial Service
Texas DPS News
Spring Break Round Up
Ranger Louis H. Purvis: A Moment in Time
BearCam at the Museum
Gift Shop Feature

February 2013
Save the Dates
Come See Us
Physician's Money Digest
Museums Rule!
Change of Command: Board Leadership
Save the Date: Spring Break Round Up
CSI: An Educational Program
A Special Visit
Gift Shop Feature

January 2013
Save the Dates
Campus Circle Article
Fort Hood Travel Expo
With This Ring Bridal Extravaganza
Big Texas Christmas Present
Retired Texas Ranger Glenn Elliott Passes
Texas Ranger Glenn Elliott Visits Las Vegas
Book Your Wedding in Knox Center

December 2012
Holiday Hours
Gift Shop Guaranteed Christmas Delivery
End of Year Donations
Featured on the Web
Big Texas Christmas Present
Purvis Collection
Book Donation
A Year In Review

November 2012
Save the Dates
2013 Board Members
TWP Article
97.5 FM Interview
A Special Thanks!
Military Appreciation Day
Big Texas Christmas Present
End of an Icon
Artifact Spotlight
TRAF Scholarships
Gift Shop Feature

October 2012
Artifact Spotlight
Barbs, Bullets & Blood
Cindy Leon Visits TRHFM
Texas Ranger Education Center
Gift Shop Feature
Donation from the Krist Foundation
Save the Dates
Wild West Festival
Alton C. Allen Historical Conference
News 92 FM Interview
Williamson County Sun Article

Special Edition Newsletter - Barbs, Bullets & Blood
Read about our upcoming special event on Saturday, Sept. 29th

September 2012
H-E-B Tournament of Champions Donation
September 1, 2012
Major Bryant Wells
Run, Hide, Fight
Video on the Museum
Houston Fundraiser for TRHFM
Hank Whitman Retires as Chief
Kirby Dendy Appointed Chief
John Forsting's 1858 Remington Revolver

August 2012
Featured in HOG
Crime in Texas
TCPAAA Convention
Texas Collectibles
Sheriff Kirk Donation
Bonnie and Clyde Painting
Photos from Summer Camp
Tales of the Texas Ranger Anniversary
The New Waco Convention Center

July 2012
Armstrong Research Center Video
1,000 Fans on Facebook
NTDSC Visits the Museum
Now Available in H-E-B
Chamber After Hours
Summer Camp
We're on Pinterest!
Artifact Donation
I-35 Construction

June Special Edition
See photographs and read about the building dedication of the Tobin and Anne Armstrong Texas Ranger Research Center on Saturday, June 9th

June 2012
Hot Off the Press!
Armstrong Research Center Dedication
Register for Summer Camp
Barbs, Bullets & Blood
Gift Shop Feature

May 2012
Upcoming Events
Two Awards from Locals Love Us
A Collection from Harold Star, Jr.
TTCC and TTIA Tour and Reception
Armstrong Research Center Update
R We There Yet, Mom?
Discovering the Legend

April 2012
Save the Dates!
New Texas Ranger Equipment
Spring Break Round Up
U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division at the Hall of Fame
Fallen Tree Becomes a Collectable

March Special Edition

March 2012
Spring Break Round Up
Now on Exhibit
Construction Update
A Texas Ranger Promotion
Trivia Answer

February 2012
Trivia Contest
The Parkers
Discovering the Legend
Gift Shop Feature

January 2012
Captured on Film
Museum Donations
Construction Update
John Knox Memorial Center

December 2011
Museum Licenses Texas Ranger Products
Educational Support
Upcoming Event: December 10th
A Year In Review

November 2011
The Texas Ranger Dispatch
Tobin and Anne Armstrong Texas Ranger Resarch Center
The Lone Ranger and Clayton Moore Exhibits
Texas Rangers and Surveyors
Big Texas Christmas Present
Commemorative Coins

October 2011
School Programs at TRHFM
Fuji TV Japan Features Texas Ranger Hall of Fame
New Exhibit Features Sketches by Joseph Mikeska
Armstrong Texas Ranger Research Center Renovation Update
Giddings, Texas 140th Anniversary Celebration

September 2011
New Resistol cowboy hats
New series Discovering the Legend
TRHFM PSA wins national Telly Award
City of Waco water bill coupon reminder

August 2011
Renovation Begins
Challenge Coin
Newly Updated Exhibit
Store Featured Item
Davy Crockett
Waco Spotlight
Independence Day
July 4th

July 2011
Armstrong Texas Ranger Research Center Construction Update
Texas Ranger Reunion 2011
Captain John Wood
Civil War Summer Camp
Business After Hours
Captain E.G. Albers

June 2011 Special Edition
Civil War Soldier Reenactors event

June 2011
Military Appreciation
1 Year Anniversary
Lone Star History Conference
Father's Day Store Special

May 2011
Military Appreciation
Major Kirby Dendy
Ranger Jim
Knox Center Deck
Civil War Summer Camp
Store Feature

April 2011
A Fond Farewell
Texas Drug Wars
A Visit from China
Recap: Spring Break Round Up
Recap: Texas Independence Celebration

March 2011
Spring Break Round Up
Oral History: Texas Ranger Robert Favor
Town Hall Meeting
An Artist Remembered
Store Feature

February 2011
A Love Story: Britton and Mary Johnson
Two upcoming gala events
Recaps: Knox Open House and Lone Ranger Fan Day
February Store Feature: Lone Ranger commemorative knives
And More!

January 2011 Special Edition
Knox Center Open House

January 2011
New Collections Artifacts Donated
A New Texas Ranger Dispatch
Sucess! The Big Texas Christmas Present
Honorary Texas Rangers
And More!

Holiday Greeting 1

Holiday Greeting 2

December 2010
Joseph F. Glidden receives a patent for barbed wire on November 24, 1874
Opening Reception for Featured Painting
Exhibits Update: The Wright Family
New Gift Shop Items

November 2010
Honored Guests: Secretary of Veterans Affairs Former Prisoners of War Advisory Committee
Renovation Update: Knox Center
Big Texas Christmas Present Event
Texas Ranger Gifts

October 2010
Distinguished Guests in 2010
Battle of Plum Creek: Painting on Loan
3 New Artifacts Donated
Texas Ranger Captains
A Partnership Serving Texas Rangers
And More!

September 2010
Education Center Update
Construction Update: Knox Center and Armstrong Library
Texas Rangers in France

August 2010
DPS Diamond Jubilee: History of the Department of Public Safety
Labor Day Special
Summer Fun Round Up Coloring Contest Winners

July 2010
Summer Fun Round Up
New Texas Ranger Ranks
Colt 1911 Tribute
Knox Renovation Update
Medal of Valor Presentation

June 2010
Texas Ranger Public Safety Education Center Open
Upcoming Summer Events: Father's Day and Fourth of July
Oral History Except: Captain Bob Mitchell
Taub Hallway Updated

May 2010
Robert Duvall Visits the Museum
Robert Duvall PSA in Your Area
Memorial Day Special
Trivia Question and Answer

April 2010
Museum Gift Shop Special: Pillows (now sold out)
Mark Your Calendars: Summer Events
Spring Break Round Up Recap

March 2010
New Issue of The Dispatch
Spring Break Round Up
Expanding the Board
Snow in Waco

January 2010
New Website!
New Exhibit: Michener's Texas (now closed)
Research Center Campaign
And More!

November 2009
Late Night Shopping Event
The Lone Ranger Collection
A Great Safe and Spooky
TGCA Exhibit

October 2009
Safe and Spooky Community Carnival

August 2009
Texas Highways magazine
New Issue of The Dispatch

June 2009
Father's Day Announcement