First, state fish, Guadalupe Bass, is once again a thriving population thanks to 30 years of conservation efforts from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Then, self-taught artist and welder Randy Patterson is bringing metal to life, crafting signs and – fittingly for this Gatesville native – intricate ranch gates. finally, Despite his tumultuous past, Tiki Davis’s spirit endured. Falsely accused at the age of 17, Davis pushed forward and now owns infamous Sam’s BBQ in Odessa, TX as well as inspiring young people to never give up.