Author Archives: Tony Hanson

December Technology SIG Meeting

I hope that many of you are putting the finishing touches on your “Show ‘N Tell” project for this month’s  meeting. The $25 Fry’s Gift Card is eagerly waiting to meet its new owner… the runner up will receive a … Continue reading

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December eBlast Available

If you are not a member of the DGS then you are probably not aware that one of the benefits of membership is receiving this informative bi-weekly update. It is a great way to stay informed about local and regional … Continue reading

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November 2011 DGS Newsletter Available

The latest edition of the DGS Newsletter has been published… Current DGS members can view it on-line by going to the Resources page, selecting the Members Only menu option and logging in. Not a member? You can view older versions … Continue reading

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General Meeting Minutes Available

DGS members can view minutes from recent General Meetings in PDF format. Go to Resources, select Members Only and log in.

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Receiving Posts and Comments via RSS

For the benefit of those of you who were not at the November 3 Technology SIG meeting… I announced that it is my hope that we will be able to figure out how to utilize the capabilities of the Blog … Continue reading

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DGS Web Site Recognized by the TSGS

I am very pleased to announce that the DGS web site has been awarded First Place in the 2011 Texas State Genealogical Society’s ‘Partner Society Website Design’ competition. I believe that this is a great tribute to all of the … Continue reading

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November Technology SIG Meeting

The November Technology SIG meeting will be an open discussion loosely focused on the December “Show Your Project” competition. We discuss ideas for projects you might consider and will answer any questions you have on this or any other topic. … Continue reading

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Cemetery Database Update

New records have been added to the DGS Cemetery Database for the following cemeteries: Trinity, Gravel Slough and Kleberg. They can be accessed from the Resources -> Cemeteries page.

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Technology SIG Contest

The December 1 meeting will be a chance for you to show off YOUR project and compete for the $25 Fry’s gift card that will be awarded for the “Best” presentation/project. Here are a few ideas for possible projects (Information … Continue reading

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Dennis Ritchie, father of Unix and C, dies

Dennis Ritchie died last week. While all the world knew and admired Steve Jobs the death of Dennis has gone by largely un-noticed. That should not be. Dennis was part of the small group of visionaries at AT&T Bell labs … Continue reading

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