Lady Bird Johnson

Type: Person
Name: Lady Bird Johnson
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Lady Bird's wildflower center draws thousands

The center is the embodiment of the vision of its founder and namesake, the late first lady with a passion for native plants.“I think my mother wanted to awaken a nation’s conscience to the importance of our natural beauty and our need to preserve it,” ... [Published Augusta Chronicle - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Out & About: Mod Lady Bird, Joe Lung, Bullet Train and more

STYLE: You could spend serious time with the apparel. Instead of a brisk runway show, the organizers of "Mod: A Modern Take of '60s Fashions" arranged seven outfits worn by Lady Bird Johnson on two raised platforms in the Great Hall of the LBJ Presidential ... [Published Austin360 - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

ORRIN MORRIS: Sky-blue forget-me-not one of the more vivid wildflowers

TRUE FORGET-ME-NOT Myosotis scorpioidesIn July 2007, our nation paid tribute to a lady who taught us a new respect for the environment, Lady Bird Johnson. Among the issues that she made us aware of was the visual clutter of uncontrolled billboards and ... [Published Rockdale Citizen - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Rich Nolte

Died: Saturday, September 06, 2014Age: 67 , 67, a longtime resident of Kirkwood, died peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014.Mr. Nolte had just recovered from a broken hip and was working hard to resume his favorite activity – teaching. In ... [Published Webster-Kirkwood Times - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Postcard from... Austin

At the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Centre, you can stroll along paths featuring colourful blooms abuzz with butterflies, relax while swinging under towering oaks, let the children play in a new family garden, get ideas for using native plants in their ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Daily Update for Sept. 8

News• Welcome rains fell in the Hill Country over the weekend. The gauge at the Fredericksburg Standard-Radio Post measured 1.79 inches from Saturday night/Sunday morning. Amounts varied from around the county.• Gillespie County Commissioners will receive ... [Published Fredericksburg Standard Post - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

In Cities Across Texas, Activists Battle Billboard Companies

Language warning: This story contains words some may find offensive. As envisioned by Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson, it was supposed to protect the natural landscape from billboards. You can see it on the roads of Texas, where more than 350 towns and cities ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Texans speak out for scenic highways

The message: “Don’t Mess with Texas Roadways.”More than 900 Texans spoke out against a Texas Department of Transportation proposed rule change that would have allowed billboards along federal highways to be taller. After receiving the comments, TxDOT ... [Published Fredericksburg Standard Post - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Wildflower seeds on sale Sept. 2

According to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, wildflowers do much more than add beauty to the landscape. They help conserve water, reduce mowing costs, provide habitat for birds, butterflies and other wildlife, protect the soil and save ... [Published North Texas e-News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Billies win three of five duals

By Austin R. EckOver three days, the Fredericksburg High School tennis team played five matches.The Battlin’ Billies started the whirlwind with a match against O’Connor High School on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at FHS. The Billies defeated O’Connor 10-4 (11- ... [Published Fredericksburg Standard Post - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

City OKs first reading of new $50.2 million budget

By Matt Ward —City of Fredericksburg officials expect to bolster services while decreasing property taxes over the next year, according to the latest projections in their 2014-2015 budget proposal.City Manager Kent Myers presented the proposal during ... [Published Fredericksburg Standard Post - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Swim season extended at 4 regional pools

NEWSPOSTED TODAY, 9:25 PM UPDATED TODAY, 9:25 PMBy KSAT Associate ProducerSAN ANTONIO - While the regular pool season has come to an end, residents continue to have the opportunity to stay cool and fit by visiting one of the Parks and Recreation Department’s ... [Published KSAT 12 - Aug 20 2014]

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Harry Hinson, A Stalwart of American Design, Di... [Published Interior Design - 2 hours ago]
Lady Bird's wildflower center draws thousands [Published Augusta Chronicle - Sep 14 2014]
Out & About: Mod Lady Bird, Joe Lung, Bullet Tr... [Published Austin360 - Sep 13 2014]
ORRIN MORRIS: Sky-blue forget-me-not one of the... [Published Rockdale Citizen - Sep 13 2014]
Rich Nolte [Published Webster-Kirkwood Times - Sep 12 2014]
Cintas Corporation invites public to vote for t... [Published Building Design Construction - Sep 11 2014]
Support Pollinators This Fall In Armonk With La... [Published Daily Voice - Sep 11 2014]
Postcard from... Austin [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 11 2014]
Wendy Davis on the Filibuster That Mattered to ... [Published TIME.com - Sep 10 2014]
Wendy Davis on the Filibuster That Mattered to ... [Published Swampland - Sep 10 2014]
Largest Texas city without a public library [Published Marshall News Messenger - Sep 10 2014]
Daily Update for Sept. 8 [Published Fredericksburg Standard Post - Sep 08 2014]
William M. Baxter, Episcopal priest who preache... [Published Washington Post - Sep 07 2014]
In Cities Across Texas, Activists Battle Billbo... [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 06 2014]
In Cities Across Texas, Activists Battle Billbo... [Published WUWM - Sep 06 2014]
Davis discloses terminating pregnancy of daught... [Published MySanAntonio - Sep 06 2014]
Texans speak out for scenic highways [Published Fredericksburg Standard Post - Sep 03 2014]
S.A. shovel a Guinness record-breaker [Published MySanAntonio - Aug 30 2014]
Wildflower seeds on sale Sept. 2 [Published North Texas e-News - Aug 29 2014]
Mobile app makes ID of harmful plants, insects ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Aug 28 2014]
Billies win three of five duals [Published Fredericksburg Standard Post - Aug 27 2014]
Texans Speak Up for Beautiful Highways [Published Good Day Sacramento - Aug 26 2014]
Austin Sports and Outdoor Activities - Annual S... [Published AARP - Aug 26 2014]
Native Plant Festival Comes To Westchester Coun... [Published Daily Voice - Aug 26 2014]
Next week’s radio: from Vietnam And The Preside... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 23 2014]
City OKs first reading of new $50.2 million budget [Published Fredericksburg Standard Post - Aug 20 2014]
Swim season extended at 4 regional pools [Published KSAT 12 - Aug 20 2014]
'Dodge Days' celebrated with cattle drive [Published NewsOK.com - Aug 17 2014]
Spreading the green around with American plants [Published Herald-Times - Aug 16 2014]
Group accomplishes long mission to plant 350 tr... [Published San Jose Mercury News - Aug 16 2014]
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Wendy Davis on the Filibuster That Mattered to ... [Published TIME.com - Sep 10 2014]
In June 2013, Wendy Davis made headlines across the country while standing on the floor of the senate chamber in the Texas legislature. A member of that chamber’s embattled Democratic minority, Davis donned a pair of pink running sneakers under her ...
Wendy Davis on the Filibuster That Mattered to ... [Published Swampland - Sep 10 2014]
In June 2013, Wendy Davis made headlines across the country while standing on the floor of the senate chamber in the Texas legislature. More Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Won’t Name Colleague Who Called Her ‘Porky’ Founder of America’s Biggest Hacker Conference: ...
Lady Bird Johnson’s Letters Convey Passion for ... [Published The Moderate Voice - Aug 13 2014]
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FIRST KIDS: Where Are They Now? [Published Clusterstock - Jun 30 2014]
The First Kids of U.S. presidents dictate fashion trends, jet set around the world meeting dignitaries, and sometimes host senior prom in the White House East Room. You know, normal kid stuff. But when dad's term is up and the First Family departs ...
TDP Convention: A Guide to Parties with the Sta... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Jun 26 2014]
Democrats across Texas are heading to Dallas today for the 2014 TDP State Convention. Enthusiasm is high coming off last night's filibuster anniversary celebration and the events held around the state to commemorate it. This weekend, Senators Wendy ...
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