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Who Is Mandy?
The author hopes that history so cruel to African-American women in the kitchen can help breathe real life into a 19th-century portrait
Food Story February 24, 2006, by Toni Tipton-Martin
"...The search for Mandy, identified in the caption accompanying her visage as "Eula Amelia (Caldwell) Nagle's Mammy," began in a folder of Nagle family photographs and two shallow gray file boxes, each overflowing with the remnants of the Joseph A. Nagle and John Caldwell family estates..."
SXSW Unleashes Massive Film List
High-concept horror A Quiet Place to open fest
DAILY SXSW January 31, 2018, by Richard Whittaker
"...The Dawn Wall (Austria, United States)
D: Josh Lowell, Peter Mortimer
Legendary free-climber Tommy Caldwell tries to get over heartbreak by scaling 3,000-ft. of an impossible rock face: the Dawn Wall of El Capitan..."
Rehabilitation or Torture?
Texas prison inmates say their 'therapy' has taken a dark turn
News Story May 23, 2008, by Patricia J. Ruland
"...In January, after witnessing what she considered a particularly abusive "therapeutic" episode, an inmate named Jodi Stodder-Caldwell (who had landed a six-month stint in an SAFPF after a complicated dispute with the parole bureaucracy and is now a resident in a College Station halfway house) decided she could sit silently no more. She persuaded more than a dozen others to join her in sending to Howard their personal accounts of the SAFPF practices..."
State Rep. Patrick Rose walks a fine line in a swing district
News Story July 18, 2003, by Amy Smith
"...45: the rolling hills of Hays Co. (Rose's home base), the flat prairies of Caldwell Co., and the rugged splendor of Blanco Co., otherwise known as "LBJ Country." In recent years, the district had become increasingly Republican territory...."
Will 'Safe-P' and TDCJ Be Held Accountable?
Legislative committee will hear testimony on a controversial substance abuse treatment program
News Story July 18, 2008, by Patricia J. Ruland
"...In January, then-inmate Jodi Stodder-Caldwell persuaded others at the TDJC's Ellen Halbert Unit in Burnet County to record their SAFPF experiences in letters submitted to Austin lawyer Derek Howard, who's considering legal action. According to numerous inmate narratives from Halbert and other units, the SAFPF program – in theory a substance-abuse treatment alternative to hard prison time – instead relies heavily on dubious forms of psychological and physical abuse..."
The Austin Film Society's current series is devoted to films whose greatness serves as a tribute to George Morris, the Film Society's mentor and "patron saint", and a former film...
Film Review June 17, 1999, by Marjorie Baumgarten
"... John Ford's Southern comedy, Tobacco Road, was made in between two of his masterpieces, The Grapes of Wrath and How Green Was My Valley. The screenplay was adapted by Nunnally Johnson from the stage play by Jack Kirkland, which was adapted from Erskine Caldwell's popular novel about low-rent lowlifes..."
Redrawing the Road Map
CAMPO expansion may change the roles of the Central Texas transportation game.
News Story January 31, 2003, by Dave Mann
"...Nothing can get built -- at least not with the federal funds essential to any major transportation project -- unless CAMPO gives its approval. As the population of the Austin metro area -- which officially contains all of those three counties plus Bastrop and Caldwell -- has bulged and seeped farther into the surrounding Hill Country, many public officials have suggested CAMPO expand that planning area to match..."
Letters From the Women of SAFPF
A small sample of the letters received by Austin attorney Derek Howard; transcribed and minimally edited
News Story December 12, 2008
"...In early 2008, Jodi Stodder-Caldwell, an inmate at the Ellen Halbert SAFPF unit in Burnet County, contacted Austin attorney Derek Howard to explore the prospect of filing a civil rights lawsuit. For several months, she and other inmates, from Halbert and other units, sent graphic narratives chronicling alleged physical and psychological abuses occurring in state SAFPF units..."
Texans Cage Jags, Face Familiar Foe in Manning
Houston (2-0) faces first real test of the season
DAILY Sports September 20, 2012, by Barrett Walton
"...Rookie back up center Ben Jones should overtake Antoine Caldwell as the starting right guard by season's end. Jones was rotating with Caldwell at right guard every third series during the game Sunday..."
Eaves Bros. Quality Seafood, At the Sign of the Neon Lobster
Food Story March 22, 2002, by MM Pack
"...Chef James Caldwell has been the resident kitchen talent for the past decade. Another Austin native, Caldwell learned to cook from his mother, and he's been cooking professionally since 1966, including 15 years at Chez Fred/Chez Zee..."
Austin Police Consider Community Reforms
After a year spent making headlines APD prioritizes policing equity
News Story November 3, 2016, by Chase Hoffberger
"...Acevedo's initial priority – the one about the need to "handle a complaint the way that it's required by policy" – saw its first case study in early October when the chief handed down suspensions to two supervisors of a Downtown officer, Cameron Caldwell, who was suspended over the summer for a March 17 incident in which he pepper-sprayed a 25-year-old black man who had already been arrested and was at the time detained in the back of a prisoner transport van, readying a trip to central booking. Caldwell's sergeant, Scott Stanfield, received a 30-day suspension and one-rank demotion to corporal/detective after an IA investigation concluded that he'd "failed to complete a thorough review" of Caldwell's use of force..."
A Day at the Races
Primary races start heating up in nearby counties, across Texas, and around the nation.
News Story March 3, 2000, by Mike Clark-Madison
"...Things are so torpid down in Caldwell County that nobody, in either party, filed for either the district attorney or county attorney race. The two big contests are for Precinct 1 commissioner (the eastern edge of the county, out by Dale and Prairie Lea), where 11-year veteran Morris Alexander has three Democratic primary challengers, and for sheriff, where 14-year incumbent Mike Bading has four Dem opponents..."
News 8 at 5
Can Austin's little news station that could survive the grim reapers at Time Warner?
News Story September 3, 2004, by Kevin Brass
"..."We try not to be sensational, period," said Natasha Allen, who covers Hays and Caldwell counties out of an office in San Marcos. "They want stories to be something that really affects you."..."
It's a Vision Thing
What's up with regional planning?
News Story October 26, 2001, by Mike Clark-Madison
"...Metro Austin's official transportation plan, produced by the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, only covers Travis, Northern Hays, and Southern Williamson Counties. Yet the official Austin metro area covers all of those three counties plus Bastrop and Caldwell, incorporating points as distant as Florence, Granger, Elgin, Smithville, Luling, Wimberley, Spicewood, Lago Vista, and Liberty Hill..."
Off The Bookshelf
Short reviews of recently published books
Books Story April 15, 1999
"...by Erskine Caldwell University of Georgia Press, $14.95 paper..."
Drone: The Musical Comedy
This show is an entertainment with an eminently enjoyable looseness to it
Arts Review February 11, 2011, by Barry Pineo
"...Christian Huey plays a Danish terrorist with overwrought confidence and the faceless president with overweening hubris and impatience. Kate Caldwell is appropriately brusque and confrontational as TV journalist Honesty Michaels..."
Thai Me Up, Thai Me Down
A Sampling of Thai Restaurants Around Austin
Food Story March 27, 1998
"...4315 Caldwell Ln., in Garfield, 247-3855 Mon-Sat, 11am-2pm, 6-9pm..."
The 14th annual Short Story Contest: If you haven't heard, hear here, as we've gone from 550 to 10, count them, 10 stories! Count them again! Still 10? Not for long ...
Books Column February 10, 2006, by Shawn Badgley
"...10, 7pm; a little over a week later at the store, on Feb. 21, 7pm, the great Gail Caldwell and her A Strong West Wind as part of the Texas Monthly Author Series...."
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
News Story September 10, 2004, by Mike Clark-Madison
"...Today (Thursday) at 4pm or so, Javamotion a cafe on the courthouse square in Lockhart will pour the first legal mixed drink in the Caldwell Co. seat since before Prohibition..."
Have You Ever Been to Carrascolendas?
The Bilingual Education Act in 1968 sparked an unprecedented number of bilingual television programs for children, and the Austin-produced children's series Carrascolendas, which premiered in 1970, was among the first.
Screens Story July 4, 2003, by Belinda Acosta
"..."If Carrascolendas had a fairy godmother, I would have to say it was Margaret Caldwell Scarbrough," Barrera writes. As it turns out, Scarbrough (of the local department store chain) was a faithful viewer..."