in a Pecan Shell
by Mike Cox ("Texas Tales" column)
"Donna Hooks Fletcher had that wholesome Gibson girl look,
which may explain part of her ability to get what she wanted...
T.J. Hooks ... purchased 23,000 acres in Hidalgo County in 1900.
When his 21-year-old daughter’s marriage fell apart, Hooks gave her
some land so she could start supporting herself. She stocked her acreage
with Jersey cattle and launched a successful butter business... more
Fletcher Museum -
In Historic American Legion Hall
318 S. Main
Lands - Birding and butterfly gardens.
Call Chamber of Commerce - 956-464-3272 - for guided tours
Central Elementary School
Center - 921, Miller Ave.
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