Daughters of the Republic of Texas http://tpr.org en Renovated Alamo Gift Shop Aimed At Increasing Income, Traffic http://tpr.org/post/renovated-alamo-gift-shop-aimed-increasing-income-traffic <p></p><p>The Alamo gift shop reopened after a month of renovations to customers looking to scoop up historical keep-sakes of the Texas revolution.</p><p>“I grabbed a postcard, made sure it said Alamo on it, slapped it down, and wanted to be that first customer,” said Sue Wigston, who is in town from Ontario, Canada.</p><p>“We got caught up in the gift shop instead so now we're going to go back track and learn about the history of the Alamo,” she said.</p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 18:14:59 +0000 Ryan Loyd 6096 at http://tpr.org Renovated Alamo Gift Shop Aimed At Increasing Income, Traffic Mexico's Next Step, The Saga Of The DRT & Expediting Divorces In Texas http://tpr.org/post/mexicos-next-step-saga-drt-expediting-divorces-texas <p></p><p>Big expectations for new Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto. The story of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas and the Alamo continues to play itself out with the latest revelations by the Texas Attorney General's report. Finally, the Texas Supreme Court issues an order for fast tracking divorce paperwork in Texas.</p><p><a href="http://tpr.org/post/can-mexicos-new-president-end-drug-war-and-spark-economic-growth"><strong>Can Mexico's new president end the drug war and spark economic growth?</strong></a></p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 18:49:46 +0000 David Martin Davies 2598 at http://tpr.org Mexico's Next Step, The Saga Of The DRT & Expediting Divorces In Texas Daughters Of The Republic Of Texas React To Texas Attorney General's Report http://tpr.org/post/daughters-republic-texas-react-texas-attorney-generals-report <p></p><p>The Daughters of the Republic of Texas are responding with a polite volley of apologies while saying they want to focus on the future.&nbsp;</p><p>After a two-year investigation into the operations of the Alamo, the Texas Attorney General's Office called into question the stewardship of the popular Texan shrine – citing mismanagement, neglect and even criminal misconduct by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.</p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 19:41:17 +0000 David Martin Davies 2411 at http://tpr.org Daughters Of The Republic Of Texas React To Texas Attorney General's Report Scathing Report Concludes Daughters Of The Republic Of Texas Failed In Care Of Alamo http://tpr.org/post/scathing-report-concludes-daughters-republic-texas-failed-care-alamo <p></p><p>An 18-month investigation by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's Office concluded that the Daughters of the Republic of Texas failed to properly preserve and maintain the Alamo, misused state funds for its own benefit, failed to address conflicts of interest, and let its own organizational interests get in the way of acting in the best interest of the Alamo and the State of Texas.</p> Fri, 23 Nov 2012 15:18:28 +0000 Eileen Pace 2202 at http://tpr.org Scathing Report Concludes Daughters Of The Republic Of Texas Failed In Care Of Alamo