American Jukebox: Elvis Presley

Elvis Aaron Presley (1935–1977), also known simply as Elvis, was an American singer and actor. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as the “King of Rock and Roll” or simply “the King”. His energized interpretations of songs and sexually provocative performance style, combined…

Texas Country Kitchen: Caesar Salad with Cashew Dressing and Tofu Croutons

Dressing ¼ cup raw cashews 3 tablespoons water 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons flaxseed 1 ½ teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon anchovy paste 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce ½ teaspoon garlic powder ⅛ teaspoon salt Tofu Crutons 1 (14 to 16 ounce) block extra-firm tofu, drained and cut into 3/4-inch cubes ¼ cup lemon juice ¼…

Texas Tech University Named Top 2020 Chess Program

Since 1946, collegiate chess teams from across the Western Hemisphere have gathered in December to compete in the Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championships (Pan-Ams). Texas Tech University’s Knight Raiders dominated the 2019 tournament, winning with a rare, 6-0 perfect score and qualifying for the President’s Cup, also known as the Final Four of College Chess,…

Birdsong Helps Birds Form Short-Term Memory Connections

When a canary sings, it maintains a memory trace of the notes produced in the previous five to 10 seconds, a process that allows the bird to produce songs with long-range rules or syntactic structure, according to a new study co-written by a neuroscientist at the University of Oregon’s Phil and Penny Knight Campus for…

Army Airlifts “Into the Wild” Bus to Safe Location After Being Abandoned

A 1940s-era bus featured in the book and movie, “Into the Wild,” was extracted from the Stampede Trail west of the Teklanika River by the Alaska National Guard June 18. In a coordinated effort with the Department of Natural Resources, 12 Alaska Army National Guardsmen assigned to 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment, airlifted the abandoned…

Cleburne Businesses Get Help Through All-Aboard Cleburne

Cleburne businesses are all aboard a program to encourage the community to shop, dine, and play in Cleburne. City staff recently presented an update to City Council about the shop local. The program allows qualified businesses to participate in the “All Aboard Cleburne” marketing campaign to receive a one-time $5,000 payment, which can aide businesses…