Larry McMurtry had dined at Ranchman’s Cafe in Ponder before he saw the yellow Lonesome Dove church bus from Southlake.
Larry McMurtry had dined at Ranchman’s Cafe in Ponder before he saw the yellow Lonesome Dove church bus from Southlake. Bud Kennedy bud@star-telegram.com
Larry McMurtry had dined at Ranchman’s Cafe in Ponder before he saw the yellow Lonesome Dove church bus from Southlake. Bud Kennedy bud@star-telegram.com

‘Lonesome Dove’ fame started with a steak, and a broken-down bus

April 02, 2016 04:31 PM

About Bud Kennedy

Bud Kennedy

@budkennedy

Bud Kennedy is a homegrown Fort Worth guy who started out covering high school football here when he was 16. He went away to the Fort Worth Press and newspapers in Austin and Dallas, then came home in 1981.

Since 1987, he's written more than 1,000 weekly dining columns and more than 3,000 news and politics columns. If you don't like what he says about politics, read him on barbecue.

Email Bud at bud@star-telegram.com