South Montgomery County Fire Station #3’s Cornerstone Dedication huge success

Spring, July 9 – South Montgomery County Fire Station #3’s Cornerstone Dedication was a huge success on Saturday, July 8, 2017, as several hundred firefighters, command staffpersons, board members, captains and officers of the Fire Department, as well as local business leaders and their families attended the event. Representatives of the Grand Masonic Lodge of Texas […]

BREAKING NEWS: Richie Porte in high-speed crash in Tour de France

CHAMBERY, France (AP) — Richie Porte, who was one of the top contenders in the Tour de France, has suffered a terrifying high-speed crash on Stage 9 of the race. The Australian missed a downhill bend, cartwheeling across the road and bowling over another rider, Dan Martin, before hitting a grassy bank. Porte was stretchered […]

Iraqi Prime Minister Arrives in Mosul to Declare Victory Over ISIS – New York Times

New York Times Iraqi Prime Minister Arrives in Mosul to Declare Victory Over ISISNew York TimesMosul's Old City on Sunday. Iraqi forces have been battling for months to wrest control of the city from ISIS militants. Credit Ahmad Al-Rubaye/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. MOSUL, Iraq — Dressed in a military uniform, Prime Minister Haider …Mosul: Iraq […]

Texas needs school finance reform – Victoria Advocate

Victoria Advocate Texas needs school finance reformVictoria AdvocateInstead of wrestling control away from local officials, legislators should be focused on school finance reform. The state needs to properly fund education and cut its budget elsewhere. That would be the best for Texas and get local property taxes more …and more »

Texas Border City Considers Helping US Jail Immigrants – U.S. News & World Report

Texas Border City Considers Helping US Jail ImmigrantsU.S. News & World ReportThe Trump administration's immigration crackdown and a new Texas effort to aid federal agents have forced El Paso to grapple with whether its county jail is being used to facilitate policies its residents vigorously oppose. Most El Paso residents trace …and more »

23 Arrested and Tear Gas Deployed After a KKK Rally in Virginia – New York Times

New York Times 23 Arrested and Tear Gas Deployed After a KKK Rally in VirginiaNew York TimesOn Saturday, riot police in Charlottesville, Va., protected members of the Ku Klux Klan from counterprotesters as they rallied to oppose a proposal to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee from a city park. Credit Jonathan Ernst/Reuters. CHARLOTTESVILLE, […]

For the Astros, the postseason is a near certainty – Houston Chronicle

Houston Chronicle For the Astros, the postseason is a near certaintyHouston ChronicleHe went into Saturday's games leading MLB in batting average (.342) again and was one of six Stros hitting .295 or better. Sunday on the Chronicle's "Texas Sports Nation" TV show (11 p.m., KPRC), I'm naming Jim Crane the best owner in Houston sports.

Parents still fighting for Charlie Gard’s treatment – Washington Post

Washington Post Parents still fighting for Charlie Gard's treatmentWashington PostLONDON — The British parents of a terminally ill baby, facing another court hearing on his condition and care, said Sunday they are hopeful he will receive the experimental treatment that previous rulings have prevented. “If he's still fighting, we're …GOP congressmen to propose bill to […]