Voters in Harris and Fort Bend counties will get an extra treat on Election Day: Federal poll watchers.
As a result of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (now 47 years old!), the federal government attempts to make sure every registered voter regardless of race, color "or membership in a minority langua ... More >>
Score another coup for the newly famous East Texas town of Carthage: the town Richard Linklater, Jack Black and Sonny Carl Davis put on the map for its eccentric views on punishing murderers now has scoreboard on the entire state -- nay, the whole entire world of high school athletics. Literally.
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Rumors of irony's death have been greatly exaggerated.
Case in point: 47-year-old Alton Wayne Hough. The Crockett man is currently in Houston County Jail, charged with aggravated assault of a family member. Police there say there was an incident in the rockingly-named town of Austonio involving Hou ... More >>
The further one digs into the second edition of The Encyclopedia of Country Music, the deeper one's appreciation of the contributions of Houston's country-music pioneers becomes. Yeah, just check out the black circles under the eyes and drunk-ass grins on Leon Payne's band above. That photo alone sp ... More >>
Mistakes were made.You could say Jose Acuna did the right thing -- he had lightly tapped into a car in a restaurant parking lot, so he went inside to find the driver.
On the other hand, when the tapped car in question is a Center, Texas, police car and -- and really, this is th ... More >>