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Shiner Comanches Shine!
Shiner, Texas is well-known for its namesake brand of beers. But these days, Shiner can be proud of another great institution: the Shiner High School Comanches football team is headed to tonight's Class 1A, Division I state championship game to be played at AT&T Stadium (formerly Cowboy…
Latest Road Conditions From TxDOT
Here is the latest update on Texas road/highway conditions, courtesy of TxDOT:
*****   Sunday 12/8/13 5 p.m. UPDATE   *****
TxDOT MAKES PROGRESS REMOVING ICE FROM ROADWAYS, CAUTION STILL NEEDED FOR MONDAY MORNING COMMUTES AS TEMPERATURES FALL
Roads much better, but bridges remain a probl…
Remembering The Alamo
My wife Sweetie and I had the pleasure of making our first visit to San Antonio last weekend. After living in Texas for just over a year, we've just barely "scratched the surface" of places we want to see in the Lone Star State. We were invited by our friend Craig Morris (who happens to be…
Nolan Ryan To Be Special Guest At UHV Event
This morning, I got to spend a few minutes talking with Ashley Walyuchow (pictured), Director of Athletics at the University of Houston-Victoria. Ashley gave us a preview of a special fundraising event set for August 28, 2013 at Riverside Stadium, "A Night For The Jaguars." Major League Ba…
Report: Guadalupe River Going Dry
Most of South Texas is still trying to recover from the devastating three-year drought, with not much relief in sight. As a result, lakes, rivers, creeks and streams are quickly losing water volume. A new report on My San Antonio.com says the Guadalupe River is the driest it has been in more than fi…
Summerfest 2013 In Austin Aug. 2-3
Amateur radio enthusiasts from all over Texas (and beyond) will gather this weekend in Austin for the 30th annual Austin Summerfest at the Crowne Plaza. Amateur (aka "ham") radio is both a hobby and a service. Ham operators enjoy contacting other hams across town or on the other side of th…
You Can Be The Ultimate ’12th Man’
No one has ever had 12THMAN on an official Texas license plate.  Now for the first time, Texas A&M University and MyPlates.com will auction the right to display the one and only 12THMAN license plate. Are YOU the 'ultimate' Aggies fan?
Aprill Brandon: “A Mile Away from Tragedy”
Former Crossroads resident and Victoria Advocate entertainment reporter, Aprill Brandon, was a guest (via telephone from her current home in Boston, MA) on Skeeter's show this morning. Aprill was about a mile away from the site of the terrorist bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon…
Sulphur Springs, TX Author Hits Bestsellers Lists
From Yahoo News: SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas (AP) -- After a feverish month of inspiration, Colleen Hoover had finally fulfilled her dream of writing a book.
With family and friends asking to read the emotional tale of first love, the married mother of three young boys living in rural East Texas and worki…
Asleep At The Wheel: On Stage and On Screen
Legendary Texas Western Swing band Asleep At The Wheel is asking their fans to help fund the making of a documentary that chronicles the group's 40-year history! This documentary is designed to precede an Asleep at the Wheel concert performance, giving longtime and new fans

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