Category Archives: Central Texas

Texas Observer Annual Short Story Contest

Also open to writers outside of Texas. It’s Story Time!   The rules for the annual Texas Observer Short Story Contest contain a clause that reads, “No restriction on genre; entries with a Texas setting or theme are encouraged.” Writers … Continue reading

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Shelter in Texas for children crossing border alone

  A special shelter is being set up by Health and Human Services at Lackland Airforce Base in San Antonio for children who cross the Mexico/Texas border alone. It was ordered by the Department of Homeland Security in response to … Continue reading

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Today in Texas History…

“May 16, 1968 On this day in 1968, 400 students at Edgewood High School in San Antonio held a walkout and demonstration, and marched to the district administration office. Ninety percent of the students in the Edgewood district were of Mexican … Continue reading

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