Texas State Historical Association

Perry Picks East Texas Man As Next State Historian

Governor Rick Perry has appointed an East Texas author and junior college instructor as the new state historian.


Flags honoring fallen veterans in a Mineral Wells Cemetery. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

City Limits When Flags Can Be Placed Near Veteran Graves

The Mineral Wells City Council is reconsidering an ordinance that bans flags from being displayed at the graves of veterans at any other time than two weeks around Memorial Day and Veterans Day.