Ouchita is closer to DFW and worth the trip. Everyone raves about Talimena Drive and nearby dirt roads. Doubt you'd regret it.
"This place fucking runs on beer, you buy the right person a beer, and you get a job, a blow, a place to sleep, whatever.
You're hot, cold, thirsty, hungry... beer will fix that.
Beer is a god damn miracle, and don't you forget it!"