History of the Alton Bus Crash

A September morning in 1989 changed the city of Alton’s history forever. At 7:34 a.m., a Dr. Pepper truck collided with Mission School Bus no. 6. After the bus and its occupants plunged into a water-filled caliche pit, 21 students lost their lives. Thirty years later,...

Black History in the RGV

Join the Museum of South Texas History in welcoming Jillian Glantz for her presentation, “Black History in the Rio Grande Valley,” on Sunday, Aug. 18 at 2 p.m. This year marks the 400th anniversary of slaves being brought to North America, and slaves can be traced to...