Lawsuit still pending in Dobbin explosion
YourHoustonNews.com / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:53:00 -0500
While the cause of the home explosion in Willis last Tuesday currently remains unknown to investigators, similarities have been drawn to the Dobbin incident on June 11, 2013, when a fatal explosion re
Marshall ISD trustees review agenda items for board’s upcoming Monday meeting
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Fri, 18 Jul 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Marshall ISD’s board of trustees met Thursday afternoon to review the items on the upcoming board meeting this Monday.
12th Annual Fall Home and Garden show set for Aug. 23-24
YourHoustonNews.com / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 04:00:00 -0500
The best of traditional style and cutting-edge technology for the home will be on display at the 12th Annual Fall Home & Garden Show The Woodlands.
Beaumont man sentenced to 50 years for sexually assaulting a child
beaumontenterprise.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:52:00 UT
A Beaumont man was found guilty Wednesday for sexually assaulting a nine-year-old girl while she was left in his care.
Who’ll build the roads?
YourHoustonNews.com / Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:35:00 -0500
“Tea party members don’t think there’s a federal role in transportation!” complained Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, last week, near the site of a $5.8 million highway project.
Woodlawn VFD seeks new members with event
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Thu, 24 Jul 2014 04:00:00 -0500
To increase involvement in the community and awareness of the department, the Woodlawn Volunteer Fire Department is hosting an outdoor movie and game night next Friday.
Coast Guard halts search for Longview chiropractor
news-journal.com / Thu, 17 Jul 2014 04:00:00 -0500
After 64 hours of hunting, the U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday suspended its search for Dr. John Petty, a Longview chiropractor who went missing Sunday while shark diving in the Bahamas.
Firefighter injured while fighting blaze at a Woodlands area home
YourHoustonNews.com / Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:15:00 -0500
A firefighter with The Woodlands Fire Department suffered an injury to his knee after falling from a ladder while fighting a blaze sparked by a lightning strike in The Woodlands Monday evening.
Woman charged in death of daughter, 4
news-journal.com / Wed, 23 Jul 2014 04:00:00 -0500
An East Texas woman has been charged in the slaying of her 4-year-old daughter whose beaten body was found in the trunk of a car.
Latest Hamas attacks sign of increased Israeli peril
YourHoustonNews.com / Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:14:00 -0500
President Barack Obama has offered to broker a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, a standard U.S. response to the periodic outbreak of violence from Gaza. But the current rocket fire from Gaza into
Port Arthur Man found guilty for sexual assault of a child
beaumontenterprise.com / Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:18:00 UT
A Port Arthur man was found guilty for the sexual assault of 6-year-old girl on Thursday in Criminal District Court.
Tax breaks OK’d for water park at Ford Park
beaumontenterprise.com / Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:02:51 UT
A water park developer interested in building on county-owned property at Ford Park will benefit from a 10-year tax incentive approved by commissioners on Monday. Last month, the county approved similar tax incentives for Pate Development Co. of Wichita, Kan., which plans to build an Embassy Suites hotel adjacent to the Ford Park arena and exhibit hall. In exchange, the county will earn a percentage in addition to its $25,000 per year ground lease if the hotel meets a minimum annual income.
Koch brothers free to direct philanthropic endeavors as they wish
YourHoustonNews.com / Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:52:00 -0500
It has become fashionable to vilify Kansas-based Koch Industries, Inc., a privately held multinational that earns its billions in energy, manufacturing and trading, and whose heads, brothers Charles a
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