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Patriotism Is Alive And Well In Texas
This is yet another reason I am proud to now call Texas my home! In Cypress, TX (near Houston), during the pledge of allegiance and moment of silence that opened Friday’s school day at Cy-Fair High School. Groundskeeper Clayton Allen Jr. set aside his equipment to honor the moment and a teacher took…
TxDOT Spring Break Alcohol Awareness Campaign
As Spring Break gets underway, the Texas Department of Transportation recently launched its month-long DWI Hangovers Don't Go Away campaign at a press conference on South Padre Island. Aimed at curbing drunk driving and fatalities among young adults and college students, the event was held at the Sc…
Here Are The 10 Best Places In Texas
Those of us who live in Texas know what a wonderful place it is to be! Even transplants like myself are made to feel welcome, and it hasn't taken me very long to be as proud to call Texas home as if I had been born here! Recently, the Movato Real Estate folks did an extensive study to determine whic…
Texas Olympics License Plates Available
Let the Games begin! The 2014 Olympic Winter Games are less than a week away, and the United States Olympic Committee has licensed MyPlates.com to release an official Team USA plate design for Texas. Show your support for Team USA and get yours at myplates.com.
“The U.S. Olympic Committee is proud to…
Area School Closures, Late Starts
With the threat of temperatures hovering near or at freezing in the overnight/early morning hours tonight and tomorrow. some area schools have announced they will be closed, or starting classes late. We have the latest listings here!
Super Plates Auction
If you've ever seen those really cool-looking specialty Texas license plates and wondered, "Gee...how can I get one of those," then take a look at this! Myplates.com has a very special auction underway, and if you're a fan of one of this year's Really Big NFL Championship Game (you know th…
Happy 175th Anniversary To The Texas Flag!
It is one of the most easily-identified flags out of all 50 state flags in the U.S. The lone white star, set in a field of blue (representing loyalty), alongside white (representing strength) and red (for bravery). This Saturday, January 25, 2014, will mark the 175th anniversary of the official adop…
Local Companies Set For Growth
Here's more evidence of why Texas--specifically, south Texas--continues to outpace the rest of the nation in economic growth and jobs creation. As Governor Perry says, "Texas is 'open for business!'" If you (or someone you know) is looking for work--or possibly a car…
“Strong” Changes At UT?
Let me start this by saying I first saw this on a friend's Facebook page. And this is an ACTUAL friend of mine, not merely a "Facebook friend." This friend is also a UT alum, and keeps close tabs on what's happening with the Longhorns football program. That being said, if this information …
Shiner Falls To Stamford 41-28
The Shiner Comanches fell short of their bid to become the Class 1A, Division I State Champions, losing to the Stamford Bulldogs, 41-28. Stamford racked up 34 unanswered points in the second half of the game. On Shiner's final possession, an interception allowed the Bulldogs to regain the ball with …

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