A 49-year-old ex-con who was involved in multiple shootings in his life was sentenced to 40 years in prison for fatally shooting a friend outside a Fort Worth apartment complex last year.
The band members shared more than just a uniform. They shared a moment in time just before an assassin would change history. And until now, they were the only ones who knew that moment was preserved in a photograph.
One of Fort Worth’s oldest homes is damaged beyond repair. A fire ripped through the Dillow House in Fort Worth. The blaze was so intense firefighters didn’t even go inside.
The 734-page book in question, U.S. History: Preparing for Advanced Placement Exams, is used as a supplemental instructional aid, according to a spokesperson for the Denton Independent School District.
Big Tex is back home in Fair Park. Crews returned the rebuilt mechanical cowboy Friday. But the cultural icon is hiding out for now under a large white tent.
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art has acquired a rarely displayed painting by John Singer Sargent that depicts Edwin Booth, brother of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassin.
Curators at Baylor University’s Texas Collection, a vast collection documenting Texas history and culture, are turning to social media websites to expand their archive’s reach.
The Alamo will be getting some high-tech preservation help. A Texas university is leading the effort to create digital models of the historic mission in San Antonio.
The University of Texas at Austin has acquired a letter handwritten by George Washington that school officials say “sheds light” on the first president’s view on Native Americans.
It’s 2013, so we all know how the Internet works, right? Go back to 1995 when the internet was still a new toy and see how people explained exactly what it is.
Texas college students would have to take six hours of comprehensive American or Texas history to earn their degrees under a bill scheduled for a hearing by a House panel.
“We’re losing a lot of heritage here and its a shame,” said Council Member Zim Zimmerman whose been at the forefront of raising awareness about the city’s aviation history.