Articles Posted in the Local News Category

  • Nancy Reagan Dies

    Nancy Reagan has died. The widow of former President Ronald Reagan died at her home in Los Angeles Sunday morning of congestive heart failure at the age of 94. She will be buried next to…

  • Weekend Presidential Primaries and Caucuses Results

    In last Saturday’s GOP voting involving four states Donald Trump won Louisiana and Kentucky, and Ted Cruz picked up Kansas and Maine. In Democratic contests, Bernie Sanders won Nebraska and Kansas, and Hillary Clinton picked…

  • Congressman Brady Speaks on Obliterating the Tax Code

    Last Thursday, during CPAC’s “Your Conservative Congressional Heroes Power Hour,” our 8th District congressman and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman, Kevin Brady, asked the crowd, “Are you ready to obliterate the tax code?”  The…

  • TxDOT Launches Campaign to Reduce Spring Break DWI’s

    During Spring Break 2015, there were 459 crashes in Texas involving young drivers 17 to 34 years of age who were under the influence of alcohol. Those crashes led to 43 serious injuries and 16…

  • SHSU Advancing Forensic Botany

    Sam Houston State University is advancing the field of forensic botany with the publication of two recent studies that use marijuana DNA to link drug supplies and pollen DNA to aid in forensic investigations. In…

  • School Breakfast Week

    Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller says, “Texas schools across the state will join the Texas Department of Agriculture in celebrating School Breakfast Week.” It happens March 7th through the 11th . . . .  …

  • Speaker Paul Ryan on Helping the Poor Rise

    In his House Speaker Weekly Briefing Thursday, Republican Paul Ryan talked about a new policy to help lift people out of poverty . . . . Speaker Ryan said he would brief the presidential candidates…

  • Trash Bash Tomorrow

    Looking to do some early spring cleaning around your place? Solid Waste Superintendent Esther Herklotz fills us in on a big event coming up this weekend . . . .

  • Mitt Romney vs. Donald Trump

    In what some political pundits say is a desperate attempt from the establishment camp of the Republican party to bring down Donald Trump, former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney lashed out at him in a…

  • Thursday’s Republican Debate

    At last night’s Republican debate in Detroit, Donald Trump as expected, was the focus of criticism from Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz. Fox News journalist Megan Kelly, who had exchanged verbal barbs with Trump in…