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Katy Tigers Face Austin Lake Travis Saturday

Mayor Chuck Brawner offers some Katy "swag" to Colonel Scott M. MacLeod at City Hall Monday (George Slaughter photo)

By George Slaughter The Katy Tigers continue their march in the Texas High School Class 6A Division 1 playoffs by playing Austin Lake Travis this weekend. Kickoff is at 3 p.m. Saturday at Alamo Stadium in San Antonio. The historic stadium, located at 110 Tuleta Dr., has been in use since 1940 and is just north of downtown. It serves as home to San Antonio Independent School District football and track events. The game was […]

Alamo Archaeology Team Discovers Evidence of Adobe Brick Wall

SAN ANTONIO – On July 22, 2016, the archaeological team that is conducting a study of the Alamo complex grounds discovered remains of an adobe brick wall approximately 58 cm (23 inches) below the flagstone surface, near the location where historians presume the west wall of the Alamo complex was built. The adobe is very fragile and is a type of material frequently associated with Spanish Colonial structures in the area. At this time, the […]

Announcing the Battle of the Alamo 180th Anniversary Events

Join fellow Texas history buffs for daily activities for the whole family! SAN ANTONIO – Remember the Alamo with thirteen days of interactive living history programming and special events to commemorate the 180th anniversary of the siege and battle of the Alamo.  Check out the Alamo’s website at www.thealamo.org for daily schedules of events. Daily events Daily at 10 a.m. & 2:00 p.m., reenactors will read a daily overview of events including letters and historic […]