2014Â Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to be held Thursday, January 16, 2014
In addition to the inductees, The Rick Smith "Spirit of Texas Award" is also bestowed during the January induction ceremony. The award celebrates the uniqueness of Texas and Texans and is dedicated to the memory and spirit of Rick Smith. Smith, a music visionary, made a significant contribution to Western culture through his concerts, music and the ever-present "Live at Billy Bob's" recordings.
The 2014 Rick Smith Spirit of Texas Award honoree:
Jay Novacek Ever since joining the Dallas Cowboys in 1990, Novacek has been synonymous with Texas. Since retiring from football, Novacek has been extremely generous with his time, appearing at numerous cutting events and his summer football camps. He is actively involved in celebrity cutting events as well as with other charity organizations.
***EXHIBIT DISPLAY DATES EXTENDED***Â DON'T MISS SEEING THESE ONE-OF-A-KIND ARTIFACTS! The Exhibit features four well-known, influential Texas icons whose involvement in the Republic of Texas was instrumental in Texas gaining their independence. This is your chance to see actual itemsÂ associated with early Texas history,Â the men who fought for Texas Independence and the man credited with the establishment of CampÂ Worth, now known as Fort Worth.Â