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Public Notice: LDC Developments
Suit set; ZAP zinger; ashes for ASH?
"...& Becker law firm, whose Doug Becker issued a statement this week welcoming the fast track: "We believe that..."

Jan. 10, 2020 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Reliving Roky Erickson: July 15, 1947-May 31, 2019
Creature with the Atom Brain
"...Born in Dallas, he rooted in the Texas state capital beginning in 1965, when the teenager born Roger..."

June 7, 2019 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Actual Innocence
Austinite wrongfully convicted for a decade-old school prank hopes to clear his name
"...According to the statement Hill gave the AISD police the next day, this..."

July 29, 2011 News Feature by Caitlin Meredith

Travis Co. Early Voting
March 4 Primaries (Early Voting through Feb. 29)
"...Englewood Estates, 2603 Jones, noon-4pm..."

Feb. 22, 2008 News Feature

Travis County Early Voting
March 4 Primary Elections (Early Voting Feb. 19-29)
"...Englewood Estates, 2603 Jones, noon-4pm..."

Feb. 15, 2008 News Feature

"...two middle-aged men who, having been roommates in a state mental facility, are paired together upon their release as..."

Aug. 30, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Blame Abounds in King Shooting
The police shooting of a mentally ill East Austin woman has officers defending their actions and critics raising eyebrows.
"...from schizophrenia and had been committed to the Austin State Hospital on at least one occasion: last October, on..."

June 21, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Public Notice
"Public Notice" gets devout all over the sisters. Check it out: Two nun-related items in one week!
"...then, know that the Volunteer Services Council of Austin State Hospital will host an Evening at the Theatre featuring..."

July 7, 2000 Column by Kate X Messer

Untrained Wonders
UT's Exhibition of Self-Taught Artists Features Miracles
"...a nursing home after 30 years in the Austin State Hospital. The "artist within" most often showed him- or..."

Sept. 12, 1997 Arts Feature by Rebecca S. Cohen

Public Notice
Holiday Wish List, Part One
"...As much as our wild music scene, our state government seat, and our academic focus make Austin vibrant,..."

Dec. 13, 1996 Column by Kate X Messer

Crazy for the Asylum Grounds
" of the largest employers in town, the Austin State Hospital's lush grounds were the place to be for..."

Sept. 29, 1995 News Feature

The first lady of Southern Gothic letters on the cusp of the modern era
"...Southern culture, growing up in the shadow of the State Hospital in her home town of Milledgeville, Ga., in..."

July 17, 2020 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

UT Modeling Shows Stark Future Without Social Distancing
Without strict shelter-in-place, local hospitals overwhelmed by May
" 90% over pre-COVID-19 levels, we'll be out of hospital space by May...."

March 27, 2020 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

"...Austin State Hospital has received $15.5 million for a campus redesign...."

Jan. 12, 2018 News Feature

The Final Destination
This new addition to the ongoing film series takes a terrific premise and turns it ho-hum.
"...gorecentric slick horror mag, as opposed to, you know, State Hospital subscribers) surely rue the day that the fine..."

Sept. 4, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

You're Gonna Miss Me: A Film About Roky Erickson
Detailed here is the long, tangled saga of Erickson, the visionary lead singer of the 13th Floor Elevators, whose trip to fame detoured though mental institutions.
"...pleads insanity to avoid jail, he’s sent to Rusk State Hospital, where he starts up a band with a..."

Oct. 20, 2006 Movie Review by Audra Schroeder

City of the Dead
Journeying through the graves of Austin's oldest cemetery
" die at home in bed than at a hospital. Corpses usually traveled directly from home to the cemetery...."

April 21, 2006 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Merle Haggard Mural Credit, Where Due
"...the article about the video shot at the Austin State Hospital was painted by Tim Scott and Nate Nordstrom..."

Nov. 4, 2005 Postmarks

I Live My Broken Dreams
This year's rock docs examine the 'outsider myth' and more among the likes of Daniel Johnston, Townes Van Zandt, and Wild Man Fischer
"...front teeth had to be hammered out at the hospital. One of the most notorious incidents in the Van..."

March 11, 2005 Screens Feature by Will Robinson Sheff

Where the Pyramid Meets the High
Long lost 13th Floor Elevators founder and visionary Tommy Hall – found!
"...later, we found he was in, I believe, Austin State Hospital! Tary and I knew someone who worked at..."

Aug. 13, 2004 Music Feature by Joe Trybyszewski

After 18 Months, APD Releases Report on King Shooting
The APD report on the Sophia King shooting answers some questions, leaves others unaddressed
"...ground landing on her butt," Coffey said in a statement to homicide investigators at the time, describing the chain..."

Feb. 20, 2004 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

June Events
"...Guadalupe hosts a panel discussion about reform in the state hospital system with David B. Pharis, editor of State..."

June 4, 1999 Books Column by Clay Smith

about AIDS
Testing & Therapy for Moms Reduces U.S. Infant Infection
"...MediCare and Medicaid benefits. Friday, September 19, 1:30-4:30pm, Austin State Hospital, Guadalupe at 41st Street, at the Canteen...."

Sept. 19, 1997 Column

about AIDS
"...the Canteen facility on the grounds of the Austin State Hospital, Guadalupe at 41st Street. Topics include the impact..."

Sept. 12, 1997 Column

Evicted and Helpless
Disabled residents to be forced out of state supported living center
"...until she found refuge for Jason at the Austin State Supported Living Center (formerly the Austin State School) at..."

Sept. 19, 2014 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Flu Season Spike
Texas is getting sick more than most
" seeing a significant spike in flu cases. While state hospital labs reported about 60 positive influenza tests during..."

Jan. 5, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

SCOTUS Stops HB 2 – For Now
In 5-4 ruling, Supreme Court temporarily blocks abortion law
"...shuttered all but an estimated eight clinics in the state...."

June 29, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Autobots! Transform and Roll Camera
'Transformers' sequel, 'Parkland' prep 2013 productions in Austin
"...perfect location – in this case a former Austin State Hospital building that has the Sixties Parkland Memorial Hospital..."

Dec. 21, 2012 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

'Chronicle' Endorsements
May 9 municipal election (early voting, April 27-May 5)
"...turn the clock backward to small-town governance and real estate interests...."

April 24, 2009 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...• President Bush delivered his State of the Union message to Congress Tuesday night, congratulated..."

Feb. 3, 2006 News Feature

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