Environmentalists and landowners battle to stop the Keystone XL pipeline and its load of crude from flowing across Texas rivers and aquifers.
A freaky-looking Longview man faces a burglary charge after police found him with a reusable shopping bag, a fleece hoodie, and about $87 he had allegedly taken from a nearby home on Monday. The homeowner told police that the person who had broken in to her house had paused long enough to steal and ... More >>
Here's a riddle: why would a dairy choose to stop selling milk to Houston resellers for $5 a gallon and instead sell it all to a giant co-op for a mere $1.62 a gallon? The answer? Unbearable pressure. Local milk producer Way Back When Dairy, run by the Ganskey family, has become a valued resourc ... More >>
The World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest. I knew I'd arrived when a hazy cloud of smoke, emitted by hundreds of barbecue pits, impaired my vision and bewitched my senses. My destination was confirmed when I spotted cowboy-hat and boot-clad guys and gals descending on Reliant Park in masses, as if ... More >>
Faces will be gotten up into in Jacksonville.The current lead item on the Cherokee County Sheriff's Web site is the impending auction of a stray heifer, but that doesn't mean things have been quiet lately. Unless you consider an epic catfight between seven women, in full view of the cops, to ... More >>
Cherokee County SOCarl Kelly: Dressed in blackThe three-man, one-woman robbery crew certainly dressed the part. Each of them went to the bank in Alto, Texas, Wednesday afternoon dressed head-to-toe in long-sleeved black attire. What's more, they were adequately tooled-up. At least two pistol ... More >>
Bobby Hamilton hunts the hairy beasts that he swears haunted him as a kid