Bill Bragg, who was the voice of Big Tex for the last 11 years tells KRLD he was informed that his contract was not renewed effective Tuesday.
From the West Nile Virus epidemic to the tornado outbreak in April, 2012 was a year of news in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
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First Big Tex burned down, now another State Fair of Texas icon may be in danger…what will happen to Deep Fried Twinkies now that the Hostess Bakery is liquidating?
State Fair of Texas officials are making Big Tex stronger, smarter, less flammable, more expensive in the wake of the massive mannequin’s spectacular, fiery finish to the 2012 fair.
It was bound to happen. Someone held a funeral for Big Tex. The Golden Gate funeral home in Dallas called it “a living funeral,” like saying final goodbyes to someone. But, not really.
The State Fair of Texas — marked this year by the loss of the towering Big Tex in a fire — may surpass the all-time high spent in previous years on food and amusement rides.
Paige Gomez was trying to conquer her fear of heights when she got on the Stratosphere at the State Fair of Texas on Friday.
Big Tex wasn’t always Big Tex. He got his big start as “Big Santa” in Kerens, Texas November of 1949.
An already rough day at the State Fair of Texas wnds with riders having to be rescued off one of the tallest portable rides at Fair Park.
He was an image bigger than life, much like the state that gave him his name. He was big, he was loud, he was flamboyant and his beauty was questioned by many.
Those attending the State Fair of Texas on Friday morning got more than they bargained for as the iconic character Big Tex went up in flames.
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