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Supporters of the National Park Service and its parks and historic sites in Texas are gearing up for 2016, the…
With spring officially here and summer around the corner, lots of folks are making vacation (and staycation) plans.  Museums, since…

Oil spill closes Galveston-Bolivar Ferry

Written by | Published March 24, 2014
The Galveston-Bolivar ferry remains closed Monday morning as a result of an oil spill in Galveston Bay. The Texas Department…

Wildflower sightings!

Written by | Published March 21, 2014
If you’re getting ready to hit the road for a spring trip, be sure to check out the Texas Department…

A True Irish Blessing

Written by | Published March 16, 2014
May the luck of the Irish fall upon you! For me, St. Patrick's Day brings fond memories of a special blessing.

'Road to Austin' at SXSW

Written by | Published March 13, 2014
One musical director, 6 days of rehearsal,  3-hour concert, 60 artists, 38 songs and 3 reasons to celebrate. It’s a labor of…
Amid the hundreds of documentaries, dramas, comedies, and experimental films available for screening during South by Southwest’s film offerings this…
One of the wild things about the South by Southwest conference is the number of celebrities who show up in…

SXSW: The Free Way

Written by | Published March 10, 2014
Austin is once again abuzz with an international audience quenching their thirst for music, movies and technology, but the badgeless…

Borger celebrating its 88th birthday

Written by | Published March 4, 2014
Borger is turning 88! And to celebrate, the Hutchinson County Museum is hosting a birthday celebration with a panel of…
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center in Glen Rose has launched a fundraising campaign to rebuild its gift shop, which was recently…

Happy Independence Day!

Written by | Published February 26, 2014
On March 2, 1836, 59 delegates gathered at Washington-on-the-Brazos to sign the Texas Declaration of Independence, setting in motion a…
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