For over a year, local veteran John D. Marburger had been “bugging” Dick Peck, a highly decorated Vietnam War fighter pilot, to apply for one of the “Honor Flights” for veterans to Washington D.C. Peck finally said “yes” and returned from the experience on Veterans Day. “The trip was really fabulous, they couldn’t do enough for us,” he said, “they carried our bags everywhere we went.”To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition.
The Round Top Town Council held a public hearing Monday to hear comments by citizens about the town’s Land Use Ordinance. It was a step toward making the ordinance legal after the town’s attorney told the council that lack of due process in adopting amendments over the last several years has made the ordinance legally unenforceable. Several citizens sent letters which were read aloud to the mostly-full chamber.
Steel Magnolias is a 1987 play by Robert Harling. It will premier in a local production at the La Grange Casino Hall Nov. 2-5. It is the third play produced by the Fayette County Community Theater during its first year. The Nov. 2 performance is a benefit for Second Chance Emporium. The play is about the bonds that develop among a group of women in a small Southern community as they cope with the death of one of their friends.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".