Posted: Sep 2, 2012 5:31 AM
Updated: Sep 2, 2012 5:31 AM
SAN ANTONIO (AP) San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro is joking that he won't emulate Clint Eastwood and talk to an empty chair at the upcoming Democratic National Convention. City residents gave Castro a sendoff yesterday before he heads to Charlotte and the DNC, where he'll give the keynote speech. Castro told a crowded auditorium that he'll speak about San Antonio, which he said looks like "the United States of tomorrow."
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The longtime president of the Texas Association of Broadcasters has died. Ann Arnold died yesterday at the age of 67. Arnold had led the Texas Association of Broadcasters since 1987. She is survived by sons Bill and Jon, and her sister, Sue March.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Texas Tech coach Billy Gillispie says he experienced what felt like a "stroke or a heart attack" before he was hospitalized this weekend. Gillespie said in an interview for a story published in the (Lubbock) Avalanche-Journal yesterday that he called 911 early Friday morning after experiencing severe pain. The 52-year-old Gillispie told the newspaper that it was the worst he's ever felt.
ALLEN, Texas (AP) Allen High School in suburban Dallas has christened its new $60 million stadium with a shutout. The Eagles beat defending state champion Southlake Carroll 24-0 on Friday night. Southlake won a Class 5A division championship in 2011. More than 21,000 people attended the game at new Eagle Stadium, which has generated national interest for its upper deck and high-definition video board.