August 8, 2013 RSS feed / General Stories

Texas Historical Commission To Launch Cold War Oral History Series

Unknown oral histories of the Cold War abound in Texas, and before they become lost to history, the Texas Historical Commission (THC) hopes to document as many as possible by providing attendees with the necessary skills to conduct their own oral his More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Quiche Lorraine

“Company Coming” can sometimes put my wife into a tailspin trying to think of dishes to make ahead so she can be more relaxed when the time comes for breakfast or lunch. More...

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Home Country

“Bert looks good this morning, Doc,” Dud said, quietly. Three stools down the counter, Bert smiled and said, “Yes, I certainly do!”  We turned toward our old pal. More...

How To Secure Financial Support Through Texas Historical Commission Workshops

–Contributions from individuals, foundations, corporations, and government entities can provide significant financial support for nonprofit organizations if they know where to find donors and how to build a relationship. More...

Blinn Awarded Grant To Increase Adult Workforce Training Enrollment

Blinn College and the Region VI Education Service Center were recently awarded a $325,000 grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to help adult students acquire skills and certificates in high-demand occupations.  More...

One Nation Under Fire

I am trying to get American citizens motivated to do something about the negatives in our country. In order to do that, I will usually cite examples of modern day heroes, or heroines, on this shore. More...

Life’s Outtakes

A Thief At Scout Camp

Gordy stormed out of his tent and marched right over to where I was checking ingredients for Dutch oven cobbler. More...

811 Day: Atmos Energy Reminds Homeowners and Contractors to Call 811 Before you Dig

Before you dig into your next outdoor project, Atmos Energy Corporation is reminding every homeowner, construction crew and do-it-yourselfer to call 811. The reminder comes as utilities across the nation recognize August 11, 2013 as 811 Day.  More...


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