In a 2018 interview with Stamford, Texas mayor James Decker, he talks about the challenges ahead for an area that has been slowly dying. Not surprisingly he sees better days ahead. That’s probably what got him elected.
This week I’m going to set off like I normally do every few months, on a road trip documenting rural America… I know what I’m going to find and it hasn’t changed for almost three decades now.
Lost Americana is going a bit off the topic from looking at fading small rural towns, for a brief few posts to explore the few
Even though Texas is one of the fastest growing states over the last two decades, some of its counties have seen the highest percent of population decline of any state in the last 50 years