Lonesome Onry and Mean hasn't been out on the road with his son, Mike Stinson Band guitarist Lance Smith, in quite a while. But due to a propitious routing that took us to my father's place in Gatesville for a couple of days, LOM hit the highway with the band last weekend.
It is worth noting that L ... More >>
You thought your gym teachers were tough?
If the allegations in a federal-court lawsuit are true, Jade Dickens just might have yours beat.
A mother has sued Dickens and the Gatesville school district, saying Dickens forced her seventh-grade daughter to carry a 280-pound student the length of a foo ... More >>
The very best preachers are consummate showmen, able to sell you on the sincerity of their message with the utmost aplomb.
49-year-old David Keith Allen, former pastor at the New Life Church of Restoration just east of Gatesville, sounds like a hell of a performer. In the wee hours of one morning l ... More >>
Talk about every parent's nightmare...Police in Coryell County say that a nine-year-old autistic Abilene boy was molested at a rural Central Texas bluegrass festival. Charged with the crime is registered sex offender Bryan Ray Roe, a parolee from an earlier sex offense.
Roe, 33, allegedly lured the ... More >>
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. - and the author's daughter - Sara Blount, on duty in Afghanistan"In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.
We are the dead. Short days ago ... More >>
A judge says Karen Shrader can't see or talk to her children because she's a bad influence. Shrader says any bad influence comes from the application of her ex-husband's deep pockets to the East Texas legal system.