Robert Earl King Is At Track 29 Jan. 17

Friday, December 28, 2012

Robert Earl Keen, “Texas’ ranking nice guy poet” will be at Track 29 on Jan. 17. 

Review for Robert Earl King:

Known for the wit of his songwriting pen and for vivid, memorable story songs and high-powered live performances, the Texas Heritage Hall of Fame singer/songwriter, Americana Legend and Texas “music hero” will be performing at Track 29.  Music lovers will be treated to what Keen does best – writing and performing – with a prime opportunity to enjoy his lyrics and satire, hear some amusing stories, and enjoy the sounds of REK and his band of talented musicians.



UTC Theatre Co. Presents Silent Sky Nov. 14-18

UTC Theatre Co. will present Lauren Gunderson’s play Silent Sky in the Dorothy Hackett Ward Theatre in the UTC Fine Arts Center. The play runs Nov. 14-18 at 7:30 p.m., with an additional matinee at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18. Tickets may be purchased at the UTC Fine Arts Center box office in person or by phone at 425-4269, or by visiting www.utc.edu/theatre-speech/productions ... (click for more)

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$125 Million County School Building Plan Includes Shifting CSLA To Tyner Middle; Combining Tyner High/Middle; New Harrison Elementary, New East Hamilton Middle

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Signal Mountain Committee Says Pulling Away From County Schools Is "Feasible"

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The Deer Decline At Enterprise South Nature Park

There are now 11 fewer deer to see at Enterprise Nature Park. The hunters snuck another one in secretly so as not to cause controversy.   I go to that park three or four times a week, and haven't seen any deer for months, and I used to see them all the time. They had to put out "salt licks" to attract deer from surrounding areas outside the park. Then they killed them ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: At Last! New Schools

In this me-me-me-only-me world of today, we-we-we-finally got a thrilling $125 million facility plan for the Hamilton County Department of Education on Thursday night. The School Board unanimously approved a well-thought-out “first Band-Aid” that will provide a new elementary school in Harrison, middle schools in East Hamilton and Howard, and a quite-satisfactory answer to move ... (click for more)