Actor Tom Hanks and journalist Dan Rather join 2017 Texas Book Festival

Actor Tom Hanks and journalist Dan Rather join 2017 Texas Book Festival

This just in: Actor, screenwriter, director, producer and all-around good guy Tom Hanks is joining a growing cast of authors for the 2017 Texas Book Festival in Austin, Texas on Nov.

Brazos Bend State Park extends its closure

Brazos Bend State Park extends its closure

Brazos Bend State Park, a 5,000-acre parcel of public land managed by Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, remains closed to  public use because of impacts from Hurricane Harvey and historic flooding.

Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane Preparedness

We care deeply about our readers and we hope you take every precaution to remain safe as the slow-moving Tropical Storm Harvey threatens our Gulf Coast with heavy winds and flood waters.

Literature Love: Autumn book fests in West Texas

Literature Love: Autumn book fests in West Texas

Fall in West Texas may evoke images of Friday Night Lights, with whole towns rallying around their favorite football teams.

ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons talks touring, Texas and more

ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons talks touring, Texas and more

You’d be hard-pressed to name a band that defines Texas rock ’n’ roll any better than ZZ Top.


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