The Red Ledger

Austin Keefer
Running on all caffeine and no sleep, Austin Keefer is 17 years young and in his senior year of high school, as well as his third year on The RedLedger staff. In those three years, he has interviewed everyone from coaches to cops to Congressional candidates. He enjoys his role as the instigator and blood-boiler, a role that spans eight periods of school and beyond. Yeah, he’s that guy, with jokes and one-liners that range from witty to dirty and are found funny by few besides himself. He also prides himself on his old-school tastes, preferring fedoras to dye, talking to texting, and cards to Fort Night or whatever the heck it’s called. This third year coincides with his third year of acting in the school’s Theatre program, where he’s portrayed everyone from pirates to detectives to (gulp) Nazis. Now there are a few photo ops that are best kept buried….

Austin Keefer, Staff Writer

Dec 04, 2018
Podcast: Remake us an offer we can’t refuse (Story)
Dec 03, 2018
Review: “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” offers classic entertainment (Story)
Nov 16, 2018
Podcast: Reel Critical talks ‘Widows,’ ‘Grinch’ (Story)
Nov 16, 2018
Review: “The Grinch” steals hearts with fulfilling story (Story)
Nov 12, 2018
Review: ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’ suffers weak script despite talented actors (Story)
Nov 02, 2018
Ted Cruz to rally in Fairview (Story)
Oct 29, 2018
Podcast: Reel Critical hosts share their favorite scary films (Story)
Oct 29, 2018
First time around (Story)
Oct 24, 2018
Podcast: Reel Critical seeks antidote for ‘Venom’ (Story)
Oct 18, 2018
Baking club to raise money for various charities (Story)
Sep 28, 2018
‘Love Yourself Week’ to emphasize preventative measures for depression, suicide (Story)
Sep 20, 2018
‘Hot Topic’ production gives seniors directing roles (Story)
Sep 13, 2018
Allen fall festival to commence this Saturday (Story)
Sep 07, 2018
Review showdown: ‘To all the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ (Story)
Sep 06, 2018
Entertaining but cliché (Story)
Aug 30, 2018
Yearbook begins sales with icon discount (Story)
May 31, 2018
Chase-ing his dream (Story)
May 11, 2018
Track and field to send three competitors to state (Story)
Apr 26, 2018
Track and field prepares for upcoming regional meet (Story)
Apr 18, 2018
Track to compete in area meet (Story)
Apr 11, 2018
Breathalyzers to be used at prom (Story)
Mar 29, 2018
Track and field athletes to compete at Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays (Story)
Mar 06, 2018
On The Spot: Armed teachers (Story)
Feb 21, 2018
Race for District 3 (Story)
Jan 09, 2018
On the Spot: New Years resolutions (Story)
Dec 19, 2017
Austin’s Christmas light spectacular (Story)
Dec 14, 2017
On The Spot: Favorite moments from the first semester (Story)
Dec 06, 2017
Column: In defense of the accused (Story)
Nov 15, 2017
On The Spot: What makes Thanksgiving (Story)
Nov 09, 2017
Students to host second annual Running Over Depression (Story)
Nov 08, 2017
Human trafficking documentary to be screened in lecture hall (Story)
Oct 31, 2017
On The Spot: World Series (Story)
Oct 24, 2017
Swimming to compete in Highland Park dual (Story)
Oct 06, 2017
On The Spot: Fall break (Story)
Sep 29, 2017
Testing the waters (Story)
Sep 18, 2017
On The Spot: College progress (Story)
Sep 12, 2017
A show of hope (Story)
Aug 31, 2017
New state law to crack down on texting and driving (Story)
May 16, 2017
TRL to give away tickets for Shawn Mendes (Story)
May 10, 2017
Texas legislature considering wide-ranging bills that could affect students, schools (Story)
Apr 10, 2017
Riddler to wreak havoc in library’s escape room (Story)
Mar 22, 2017
Leopard Look: Chase Van Wagoner (Story)
Mar 06, 2017
Sea of faces (Story)
Feb 03, 2017
On the Spot: Super Bowl LI (Story)
Jan 26, 2017
Students participate in ‘Go Red for Women’ campaign (Story)
Nov 15, 2016
On the Spot: Reaction to Trump Presidential victory (Story)
Nov 08, 2016
Six seconds of mourning (Story)
Oct 28, 2016
On The Spot: Students place their vote for the World Series champion (Story)
Oct 24, 2016
On the Spot: Comments on the key to a healthy relationship (Story)
Sep 14, 2016
On the Spot: students, staff share opinions on upcoming election (Story)
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