This week on Texas Country Reporter, Get up close and personal with a giant of Texas history. Sam Houston Statue, Huntsville, TX MAP (Note: Park at the visitor’s center, NOT along the highway. It’s illegal and dangerous.) Meet a painter who’s entered the art world with a bang. Ronny D. Green, Blast Art, Plainview, TX MAP 806-685-8585 Find out who has Texas’ Best fried chicken. Plus, ride along for one of the longest canoe races in the world, and meet the family who makes many of the winning boats. Jack Spencer, Spencer Canoes, 9515 FM 1979, Martindale, TX 78655 MAP 512-357-6113