Guitar rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at 65

NEW YORK (AP) — Eddie Van Halen, the guitar virtuoso whose blinding speed, control and innovation propelled his band Van Halen into one of hard rock’s biggest groups, fueled the unmistakable fiery solo in Michael Jackson’s hit “Beat It” and became elevated to the status of rock god, has died. He was 65 A person […]

Please help local Pappas restaurants’ “Donate to #endcancer” fund drive through January 20 to raise $150,000 for basic cancer research at MD Anderson Cancer Center

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer Pappas Restaurants are seeking to raise $150,000 for basic research at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, a part of the University of Texas, through a dollar-for-dollar fund drive event that will go through January 20, 2019. Outstanding restaurants, such as Pappasito’s and Pappadeaux, will match every dollar that a restaurant customer contributes […]

Montgomery County Commissioner Jim Clark delivers final speech during December 18 Court meeting

Conroe, December 25 – Precinct 4 Montgomery County Commissioner Jim Clark gave his farewell speech to the citizens of Montgomery County as an elected servant at the December 18, 2018, Montgomery County Commissioners Court meeting. The goodbyes began towards the end of the meeting when Precinct 1 County Commissioner Mike Meador made a brief presentation […]

McCain’s brain tumor is particularly aggressive type

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain’s tumor is one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer, and his family and doctors are deliberating next treatment options. The senator had undergone surgery last week to have a blood clot removed from above his left eye, and that clot turned out to be a sign that […]