Latest Lake Travis Stories

2010-04-09 09:21:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Sea Ray Boats announced today that country music superstar Brad Paisley will headline the AquaPalooza 2010 Signature Event, which is scheduled for July 10 at The Reserve at Lake Travis near Austin, Texas. The event, hosted by Sea Ray and its local dealer Sail & Ski Center, will have Paisley performing in front of a crowd of thousands of concert-goers on boats. "AquaPalooza has become synonymous with great music and great times on the water,"...

2010-02-12 12:44:00

MIAMI, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Everything is bigger in Texas, including the World's Largest Boating Event, AquaPalooza, which will bring its Signature Event to Lake Travis this summer. Sea Ray has announced that Ambassador-level dealer Sail & Ski Center of Austin, Lakeway and San Antonio will host the largest and most exciting of all annual AquaPalooza celebrations on July 31, 2010. "We're proud to have been chosen to host the 2010 AquaPalooza Signature Event. It's a great opportunity...

2009-07-24 15:26:46

Authorities in Travis County, Texas, said three long-lost vehicles have recently been fished out of the receding Lake Travis amid drought in the area. The Travis County Sheriff's Office said two vehicles, a 1978 Chevrolet Monte Carlo that still had keys in the ignition and a Kawasaki motorcycle that had been reported stolen in June, were pulled from the lake Thursday near Pace Bend Park, the Austin American-Statesman reported Friday. The sheriff's office said a 1984 Nissan 300ZX that was...

2009-02-20 13:00:00

Lake Travis School District Program to Showcase Career Academy for Consortium Officials BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past few years Siemens Building Technologies, Inc., through its Building Education program has developed a strong relationship with Lake Travis School District in Austin, Texas by helping the District establish an Engineering Career Academy program. The program is designed to put a rigorous project-based academic curriculum into a career context....

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'