Stories by Jamie Stengle

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

Lady Bird's wildflower center draws thousands

AUSTIN, Texas — The center is the embodiment of the vision of its founder and namesake, the late first lady with a passion for native plants.
By Jamie Stengle

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

13-year-old designer finds fashion success

AUSTIN, Texas - At the age of 9, Isabella Rose Taylor - a painter since she was 3 - took a weeklong sewing class with an eye toward incorporating textiles into her artwork.
By Jamie Stengle

Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014

'Monuments Men' reveals magnificent treasures

DALLAS — From a castle in the Bavarian Alps to a serene sculpture tucked away in a Belgian church, works of art across Europe give travelers a glimpse of the work done by The Monuments Men.
By Jamie Stengle

Museum curator 'was fighting' to save art

DALLAS - In 1944, James Rorimer, then 39 and a curator at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, helped to discover where works of art looted by the Nazis were tucked away across Europe.
By Jamie Stengle

Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013

Somber nation marks 50th anniversary of JFK death

Remembrances extended from Dallas to the shores of Cape Cod, with moments of silence, speeches by historians and, above all, simple reverence for a time and a leader long gone.
By Jamie Stengle

Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013

Dallas sites tied to JFK's killing still resonate

DALLAS - A 1930s-era movie theater. A hospital. A rooming house. An airport. Sites associated with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963, are scattered throughout Dallas ...
By Jamie Stengle

Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013

Children's garden designed to teach science

DALLAS - A new children's garden aims to teach kids about science while they have fun in the lush landscape.
By Jamie Stengle

Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012

Fancy watches, Paris trip top Neiman Marcus Christmas gift list

DALLAS — Neiman Marcus rolled out its annual Christmas catalog Tuesday, offering a set of "his and hers" watches paired with a trip to Paris and Geneva for just over $1 million to ...
By Jamie Stengle
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Five church-affiliated properties worth more than $13 million but paying no property taxes are at the center of an ongoing Augusta Commission shake-up of the Richmond County Board of Assessors.