For more than 130 years, a mill has been a landmark of the Johnson City community. It’s served as a steam grist mill, cotton gin, feed mill and even a restaurant. But it was vacant for a while, until its latest tenant moved in: a science museum.
Luckenbach, the tiny Texas town of lore and song, is also a town of unexpected music. Luckenbach was first made internationally famous by the Waylon Jennings song, but there's a little more to the town's musical texture. I spoke to Theresa Britt from nearby Fredericksburg.
"When I moved to Fredericksburg in 2010 I had a bunch of community members request that there be some sort of group for strings in the community, and Fredericksburg’s got kind of a reputation for liking the arts."
Austin Police returned a pretty special Gibson guitar this week. It was one of only three produced. Willie Nelson owns one, Dan Rather owns one, and now, Walt Wilkins has his back. Wilkins is a singer-songwriter based in the Texas Hill Country.
Plans are taking shape for the first phase of the new regional transportation design for the Texas Hill Country near San Antonio.
Spokesman Leroy Alloway said that the MPO met with residents of Comal, Guadalupe and Kendall counties to gather data for walking and cycling needs. He said he expected a study on the matter to be completed this summer.
Make a day of it and come to Llano, Texas on the last Saturday in March to visit with approximately twenty artists in their creative work spaces, as they create with clay, fabric, glass, iron, jewelry, leather, metal, paint, photography, wood and more. Most of these studios are not regularly open to the public so this is a great opportunity to speak one on one with artists in the comfort of their studios.