Sat May 25, 2013
The Garden City Telegram
He was born Aug. 11, 1936, in Channing, Texas, to Clyde Emery and Helen Grace Danner Messenger.
Fri May 24, 2013
A music lover's guide to the Kerrville Folk Festival
The 41st annual Kerrville Folk Festival began Thursday, May 23 and continues with Hill Country programming through June 9. The longest running music festival of its kind, this mecca for singer-songwriters can be enjoyed by the casual music lover, too.
Times Record News
Keen's music combines passions
Contributed photo by Darren Carroll RIGHT: Robert Earl Keen, seen here live in concert at John T. Floore's Country Store in Helotes, Texas, is touring in support of his latest CD, "Ready for Confetti," though he is doing a few dates with Lyle Lovett, including a stop Saturday night at Memorial Auditorium.
Thu May 23, 2013
Log Cabin Democrat
Yesterdays May 24
Mrs. Ruth Dean and Mrs. Sophia Heasley entertained at baccarat last evening, complimenting Mrs.
Reauthorization of Chapter 313 tax incentives imminent
The Texas Legislature is a step away from reauthorizing Chapter 313 of the state's tax code, which allows school districts to offer businesses temporary limits on the taxable value of new projects.
The Bandera County Courier
Medina artist exhibits in Kerrville
Pictured: The digital artwork of Medina's Carole Boyd will be on exhibition now through July 6 at the Grape Juice restaurant in Kerrville.
Wed May 22, 2013
Kerrville Folk Festival
If you notice folk/songwriter fans disappearing, don't panic. Between Thursday and June 9, you'll find many of them at Quiet Valley Ranch for the 42nd annual folk fest.
Tue May 21, 2013
Stars and Stripes
VFW to offer services for vets at center in Kerrville, Texas
The long-awaited veterans center at the former National Guard armory in Kerrville, Texas, opened its doors for veterans and their families Monday.
Sun May 19, 2013
Making mentally ill defendants ready for trial
"Star Trek: Into Darkness" has warped its way to a $70.6 million domestic launch from Friday to Sunday, though it's not setting any light-speed records with a debut that's lower than the studio's... "Star Trek: Into Darkness" has warped its way to a $70.6 million domestic launch from Friday to Sunday, though it's not setting any light-speed records ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
Franchise tax bill moves forward
Procedural deadlines for legislation began to hit last week, ending the forward progress and the hopes of more than half of the 6,000-or-so House bills and Senate bills filed by Texas lawmakers since November 2012.
Tue May 14, 2013
Gorka's need for expression lead him to folk music
Folk singer and songwriter John Gorka turned to music because he didn t like how he expressed himself through speaking.
Thu May 09, 2013
Hunt ISD approves firearms on school grounds
Mustering four votes Thursday evening, the seven-member Hunt Independent School District board of trustees approved a policy to allow faculty and staff members to carry firearms on campus.
Mom-and-pop franchise tax bill moves out of Texas House
One of this session's major franchise tax-related bills, authored by a lawmaker who said it will help Texas' mom-and-pop businesses, passed off the House floor on Wednesday.
Wed May 08, 2013
Hillwood partners with Healthcap in Dallas to develop senior-living center at Alliance
Construction will begin this summer on the first phase of a senior-living community at Hillwood's Alliance Town Center in far north Fort Worth.
Tue May 07, 2013
Bill Offering More Breaks From Franchise Tax Hits House
The Texas House will take up what is likely to be its most sweeping attempt at tax reform this year on Tuesday, though for some critics, it doesn't go far enough.
Sat May 04, 2013
The Family Badge
The Last Texas Outlaw by G.R. Williamson
G.R. Williamson lives in the Texas Hill Country near Kerrville with his wife, Jean, and his ever faithful Chihuahua, "Shooter". He is a historical researcher, a historian and a born storyteller.
Fri May 03, 2013
House Votes to Keep Schools Dealing with Businesses
Despite opposition by high-profile conservative and liberal groups, the Texas House was nearly unanimous Friday in its support for continuing a program that allows school districts to use tax incentives to lure businesses.
Gear Up: Unexpected Pleasures
All pilots must eat. Learjet pilots on an overnight have to eat. Due to unusual circumstances, I've participated in a variety of eating experiences while flying trips as a backup first officer in a Lear 31A for Elite Air of St.
Dallas Morning News
Texas House votes to renew school tax breaks for new plants
The Texas House on Friday tentatively approved a bill that would extend for another decade a program that lets school districts help their communities lure factories and high-paying jobs by granting property tax breaks.