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Apr 22 2013

Historical commission welcomes new members

According to GCHC Chairman Gordon Northcutt, recently appointed to two-year commission terms are Paul Anderson, Longview; Fallon Burns, Kilgore; Steven Kimbro, Longview; Johnny King, Longview; Bennie Moore, Gladewater; Sylvia Nelson, Kilgore; Elaine Roddy, Gladewater; and Debbie Sadler, Longview. “We are excited to welcome these new members to the Commission,” Northcutt said. “The Gregg County Historical …

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Mar 07 2013

Whither the Travis Letter?

On March 8, 2013, the William B. Travis “Victory or Death” Letter will return to Austin. In its 13-day stay at the Alamo, this faded 177-year-old letter touched the lives of tens of thousands of Texans — and non-Texans — from around the world. Old and young waited up to five hours in the morning …

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