Bexar History

Last week the flash and glitz of the NFL Draft were dimmed by the controversy over one of its most sought after recruits, Laremy Tunsil. Tunsil, an offensive linebacker from Ole Miss, was expected to be picked high in the first round, but compromising photos of him were leaked right before the draft and were followed by screen shots of his text messages asking Ole Miss coaches for money to pay his bills. 

UPDATE, 4:40 p.m. As of 4:00 this afternoon, The Big Give S.A. has suspended donations on its website, but plans to resume doing so tomorrow, from 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. During a press conference, San Antonio Area Foundation President and CEO Dennis Noll announced, "We are hopeful that tomorrow we will once again be able to accept donations." Big Give S.A.

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In The First Half:

The recent visit by our friends at StoryCorps to the Alamo city inspired us to talk about the intimacy and profundity of the human voice and story, something they do very well. Founded in 2003 with a booth in Grand Central Terminal, Isay says - while he isn't a nervous guy - the night before the project launched was a sleepless one.

Lone Star Rail District

In February Union Pacific railroad informed the Lone Star Rail District that it would not hand over a critical line of track that ran parallel to I-35.