Tag Archive: Republic of Texas

Jan 11

Find your roots

Are you a descendant of a family that was here in Texas during the Republic of Texas era, 1836 – 1846? The Daughters of the Republic of Texas (DRT), John Tilley Edwards Chapter, is hosting a free workshop at Longview Public Library on Saturday, January 18th. The workshop is open to anyone who is interested …

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Apr 30

Lone Star State: Courage, grace in West Texas

Last week, the small town of West, Texas suffered a terrible tragedy when an explosion at a fertilizer storage facility ripped through the community. Approximately 200 people were wounded, and at least 14 lost their lives. Among these are many of the volunteer first responders who bravely sacrificed their own lives in order to protect …

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