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This Day in Texas History: Town of Kyle Established

This Day in Texas History: Town of Kyle Established July 24, 1880 On this day in 1880, the town of Kyle was established when David E. Moore and Fergus Kyle (for whom the town was named) deeded 200 acres for a townsite to the International-Great Northern Railroad. Kyle is on Interstate Highway 35 eight miles…
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Today’s Notable Texan: Powers Boothe

February 10, 2013 Today’s Notable Texan: Powers Boothe Powers Boothe was born June 1, 1948 on a farm in Snyder, Texas to Emily Kathryn Reeves and Merrill Vestal Boothe.  He attended Texas State University in San Marcos and received his Master of Fine Arts degree from Southern Methodist University of Dallas. Boothe’s classical acting background includes…
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