History

Lecture: Ancient DNA by Dr. Kelly Graf
Fascinating stuff! The ancient skeleton of a child was discovered near the village of Mal’ta in south-central Siberia in the late-1920's. A recent DNA analysis of the skeleton, believed to be 24,000 years old, has shown that the Mal’ta child’s peo…
2014 Spring Heritage Quilt Show
The Yoakum Heritage Museum is having the 2014 Spring Heritage Quilt Show now through April 15th, opening on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-4 p.m. and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Special arrangements may be made for groups of 10 or more.
KIXS at Dick’s For a Friday Roadshow
Friday, April 4th from 3-6 p.m., join KIXS 108 and me, Skeeter Nash, at Dick's Food Store (at the corner of Creswood and Laurent) for another big Roadshow!
Dick's is the last independent retail grocery store in Victoria! They're 3rd generation family-owned and operated, serving familie…
Skeeter Singing With The Legendary Buck Owens
Country Music Hall of Fame member Buck Owens passed away on this day (March 25th) in 2006. I worked for Buck on one of his Bakersfield, CA radio stations (KTIE-FM) in the mid-1990's. During that time, Buck's dream of a first-class steakhouse/nightclub/concert venue/museum, the Crystal Palace was bei…
Take A Ride To The Nave Museum
It's time to unveil a new exhibit at the Nave Museum in downtown Victoria, and you're invited to see it for yourself! Starting today, March 6, 2014, the Nave Museum will be exhibiting Ride: New Works by Amber Eagle. Amber Eagle is an internationally exhibited artist who works in many diffe…
The Truth Behind “Love You Forever”
One of the most-beloved children's books of all time is Love You Forever by Robert Munsch. This sweet story of a mother's never-ending love for her son has been read to kids for a couple of generations now. But do you know the tragic inspiration behind the story?
Powerful Video: I Fought For You
This may be the most powerful four minutes and fifteen seconds of video I've ever seen. Please take a few minutes to watch, and I think you'll agree. Three words we can never say too often: "Thank you, Veterans!"
Film: Bob Wills-Still the King
In 1975, the late, great Waylon Jennings wrote and sang a song called, "Bob Wills Is Still The King," a tribute to the "King of Western Swing," Texas' own Bob Wills. Now, a new documentary will show how the rhythms, instruments and arrangements laid the groun…
The Solution Is The Constitution
How much do you really know about the U.S. Constitution, aka the Law of our Land? Here's a great opportunity to understand this most unique document that forged the foundation for our country, and learn why it is more relevant than ever before today.
Meet Author Ken Woodard
Author Ken Woodard will be signing Tales, Memories, and Other Stuff. The book--written by Ken Woodard and Joe Ekdahl--is a literary variety of short stories, recalling the past. plus informative articles. Ken is also the author of So Long Simpson, Texas, After the Ten O'clock News, Tuffy's…
Fast Food Fun Facts
Did you know that oysters were once considered "fast food?" That one of our Founding Fathers favored potatoes that were "...served in the French manner?" Would you believe the founder of Taco Bell was NOT Hispanic?

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