Southern History can be confusing if you’re taught in government-controlled, politically correct schools. What’s the real story? Can we take pride in our roots? Are there regrets to be had? Come hear from an expert with a passion for storytelling and a talent for the banjo! Our speaker focuses on the true sentiments of a Southern family. Invite your kids!
In addition, we have 3 distinguished — and FUNNY — guests joining us to talk about the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. Yep, you read that correctly. We have 3 judges coming, and they will entertain you as they explain to you how Texas essentially has two Supreme Courts, what the differences are, and how they stack up.
PLUS! We will also hear from Konni Burton on her news outlet, and Rick Barnes on how the GOP Convention process works.
True Texas Project
Speaker: Curt Locklear
Speakers: Judges Bert Richardson, Kevin Yeary and David Newell
Monday, Feb 10, 2020
6000 Hawk Ave, NRH
5:30-6:00pm – prayer meeting (open to all)
5:45pm – $5 dinner opens (first come, first served)
6:30-8:00pm – meeting
All patriots are welcome. Come as you are!
No dues. No fees. No memberships. No RSVPs.
Coming in late? No worries. We’ll save you a seat.
Need childcare? It’s free. Sign up by emailing [email protected]
About Curt Locklear:
Curt Locklear is an award-winning author, historian, teacher, education consultant, and public speaker. He has presented talks from Texas to Louisiana to Mississippi to Georgia to Minnesota to Maryland. He generally plays his guitar and banjo at his speaking engagements and enlivens the presentation with songs, stories and jokes.
His banjo picking is featured at the beginning of the hit Texas PBS TV show, “The Daytripper.” He is a historian of elements of the Civil War west of the Mississippi – the Trans-Mississippi. He has presented to thousands.
He is related to the first wing-walker, Ormer Locklear. His father, Jack Locklear, trained a horse in the Kentucky Derby. His mother was a librarian. His heritage is Southern and Northern. Curt grew up in Brady, Texas, and in Austin, and now lives in The Woodlands, Texas.
As a youngster, he helped his father, who trained thoroughbred racehorses. Curt mucked horse stalls, loaded and unloaded hay bales, fed and hot walked the horses, herded cattle and raised sheep. He plucked chickens and stretched barbed wire fence. He rode his bike to school, played trombone in the Jr. High band, played Little League
baseball and spent a lot of time playing scrub football and Civil War battles with toy soldiers.
After growing up, he got his Bachelor’s Degree in English and History and was a teacher and a coach in Texas. Later, he obtained his Master’s Degree and became a principal in school districts around Austin. He taught, at one time or another, grades four through twelve, directed one-act plays and UIL literary events, and taught chess to students every year he was a principal.
He has won short story awards, and his two published novels are rated 5 Stars – highest rating. ASUNDER, A NOVEL OF THE CIVIL WAR and SPLINTERED (ASUNDER 2) which took first place in the 2018 International Laramie Awards. The just-released third novel, RECONCILED has been hailed as a masterpiece of storytelling. Watch the exciting book trailers and other videos on his website www.curtlocklearauthor.com and subscribe via email for the newsletter for updates, amazing stories and facts, contests and more.
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