Two years ago, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launched Completion by Design, a $35 million program aimed at dramatically increasing the graduation rates of community college students. The money was parceled out to nine target states, Texas among them.
The Texas group was spearheaded by the Lon ... More >>
Eisley--not so green anymore.After spending the better part of a decade on the rollercoaster ride that comes with being on a major label, the Tyler-based band Eisley is back on the road. And much has happened for them in the last two years: "We had four weddings in 14 months," says band manager a ... More >>
Got an e-mail yesterday about a local author named Randy Schmidt who's written a book about Karen Carpenter, Little Girl Blue. The book, from the very reputable Chicago Review Press, isn't officially released till July, but copies have been sneaking into stores in recent weeks, and early reviews ... More >>