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Phil Collins donates massive collection to the Alamo

Phil Collins donates massive collection to the Alamo

June 26, 2014
((Austin, Texas) )—THE ALAMO, Texas – The largest known private collection of artifacts from the Texas Revolution and the Battle of the Alamo has come home. Today, former Genesis drummer, Oscar winner, multiple Grammy Award winner and Texana collector Phil Collins joined Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patter...more


Phil Collins Alamo event can now be seen worldwide

June 25, 2014
(THE ALAMO, Texas)—An entertainment icon known around the world for his music will appear tomorrow in a webcast for a different kind of event than one may expect: announcing the donation of his massive Alamo artifact collection to the Cradle of Texas Liberty. Former Genesis drummer, Oscar winner, multiple Grammy Awar...more


Phil Collins’ extensive Alamo collection coming home

June 24, 2014
(THE ALAMO, Texas)—The largest-known private collection of artifacts from the Texas Revolution and the Battle of the Alamo will soon be coming home. Former Genesis drummer, OscarTM winner, multiple Grammy AwardTM winner and Texana collector Phil Collins will join Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson to announce th...more


Bonham veterans to commemorate Flag Day

June 13, 2014
(BONHAM, Texas)—A couple of stars have been added since several local veterans signed up to fight for Old Glory. A Flag Day ceremony is set for 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 14, in the dining room of the Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home, 1300 Seven Oaks Road, in Bonham. Members of the American Legion Post 231 ...more


Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home earns Bronze National Quality Award

June 11, 2014
((Austin, Texas) )—The high-quality care at Bonham’s Clyde Cosper Texas State Veterans Home has been recognized with the 2014 Bronze — Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living.   The award is the first of three di...more


Take action before the storm to secure your coastal property

June 10, 2014
(AUSTIN)—Hurricane forecasters predict a slow storm season this summer, but Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson is urging coastal homeowners to take the time now and get prepared for the next big one.  “Anyone who lives on the Texas coast knows it’s not if, but when the next...more


5 Tyler-area D-Day vets to be honored at Texas State Veterans Home

June 02, 2014
(TYLER, Texas)—On the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, the Watkins-Logan Texas State Veterans Home in Tyler will honor the veterans who turned the tide during World War II. Four residents of the home – Austeen V. Bice, Richard D. Carter, Homer C. Garrett, and Robert M. Moore – and speci...more


D-Day veterans to speak at 70th anniversary film

June 02, 2014
(AUSTIN, Texas)—Two of the men who fought in history’s biggest amphibious invasion will commemorate its 70th anniversary in front of the largest movie screen in Texas. D-Day veterans Robert Bearden, author and former POW, and John Marino will participate in a panel discussion following a screening of the...more


Texas State Veterans Cemeteries to celebrate Memorial Day with meaning

May 22, 2014
(AUSTIN, Texas)—Keeping with the true meaning of the holiday, the four Texas State Veterans Cemeteries will host Memorial Day programs on Monday, May 26. The events, all of which are open to the public, will feature several veterans organizations from the area and elected officials, as w...more


Veterans kick off Memorial Day weekend with a roar

May 22, 2014
(FLORESVILLE, Texas)—Three hundred motorcyclists are revved up for a Memorial Day salute to some of our nation’s greatest heroes. The Basics for the Best Memorial Day Run will culminate at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 24, at the Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home, 200 Veterans Drive, in Floresville. The run, ...more