The sheep started disappearing about a month ago from the 10-acre tract of land in Port Lavaca, a small town on the coast near Victoria (which is sort of between Corpus Christi and Houston if you had to find it on a map.) Their owners, Karen and Wayne Daggs, couldn't figure out what was going on, bu ... More >>
Courtesy National Hurricane CenterLittle Donnie is getting bigger.The National Hurricane Center reconnaissance plane found winds strong enough in Invest 90 to declare it the fourth tropical depression tropical storm of the 2011 hurricane season -- their next full report is at 6 p.m. As we m ... More >>
The hurricane that hit Galveston in 1915 didn't have a name, but it left a mark.Houston and Galveston, like any cities along the Gulf and Atlantic coasts of the U.S., are always vulnerable to tropical weather. The scariest of these events is most definitely the hurricane, with its fierce wind ... More >>
Things didn't work out as plannedEven second-graders have learned that, in a post-9/11 world, the ol' "bomb threat to get out of a test" doesn't work. Well, it works, in that school officials will indeed close school, but chances are pretty good you're going to be tracked down by some very un ... More >>
We'd tried Pola Artisan Cheeses (1829 Colquitt, 281-414-2509) at the Urban Harvest Farmers' Market and even taken some to the St. Arnolds Brewery, but when we heard it was being made in a house in Montrose, we had to see it for ourselves. We called ahead to make sure it was cool to take a "ch ... More >>
Get in, get out. Refugees have a shrinking window of support until it's time to fend for themselves.
One man, one jambox and four walls. For 24 hours.
Local government contractor Fred Martinez credits God for his success. His critics cite more earthly forces.
Sandra Orellana became known as the woman who had sex on a hotel balcony and fell to her death. Her family says that's a lie- she was murdered by her boss.
Legendary restauranteur Felix Tijerina mixed Mexican food and Texas politics
Bound for the World Wrestling Federation or not, these folks learn to take their lumps at Texas All-Star Wrestling
Immigrant shrimpers survived Vietnam and the wrath of Texas rednecks. Can they do the same with new fishing restrictions?
The strange, savage and sweet life of Mickey Dunlap
Diane Wilson asked only that her home bay be allowed to live. She says she was told no. So she went to war.