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Early voting for runoff election kicks off

Early voting for runoff election kicks off

Early voting for the May 27th runoff election has begun in Smith County. Five polling locations across the county will be open from 7AM until 7PM through Friday the 23rd.
Sen. Dan Patrick confirms time in psychiatric hospital

Sen. Dan Patrick confirms time in psychiatric hospital

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Sen. Dan Patrick issued a terse statement late Thursday about a period in his life 30 years ago during which he sought medical attention to cope with "mild depression and exhaustion."
Smith County early voting locations

Smith County early voting locations

Early voting polls for the May 27, 2014 Runoff Election will open from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., Monday, May 19 and run through Friday, May 23 at five early voting locations.
Bravo® issues nationwide recall of dog, cat food

Bravo® issues nationwide recall of dog, cat food

Bravo is recalling select lots and product(s) of Bravo Pet Food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Hotel fires worker who recorded Jay Z attack video

Hotel fires worker who recorded Jay Z attack video

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a hotel where someone recorded security video appearing to show Beyonce's sister, Solange Knowles, attacking Jay Z inside an elevator said Wednesday it had identified and fired the person.
Houston firefighter accused of threatening a shooting spree

Houston firefighter accused of threatening a shooting spree

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a Houston firefighter has been charged after being accused of threatening to go on a shooting spree at a fire station, according to reports.
Porsche sued over crash that killed Paul Walker

Porsche sued over crash that killed Paul Walker

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The widow of the man who was driving a Porsche sports car that crashed and killed actor Paul Walker sued the automaker on Monday, claiming design flaws caused both men to die in a fiery crash in November.
Teen killed, brother injured in Chambers Co Mother's Day boating accident

Teen killed, brother injured in Chambers Co Mother's Day boating accident

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; A teen was killed and her brother injured in a Mother's Day boating accident, according to the Chambers County Sheriff's Office.
5 Houston teachers fired over cheating scandal

5 Houston teachers fired over cheating scandal

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The Houston school board agreed Thursday night to fire five Jefferson Elementary teachers accused of helping students cheat on state exams last year, district officials said.
Texas City's Buc-ee's opens and it's massive

Texas City's Buc-ee's opens and it's massive

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a crowd of people waited for hours outside the new Buc-ee's in Texas City Wednesday morning, all wanting to be the first inside when the doors opened.
Like Noodling?  Fill out the new TPWD survey!

Like Noodling? Fill out the new TPWD survey!

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department wants to learn learn more about "noodling"- from you! The practice of catching catfish by using one's own hand as the bait was done illegally and in secret for some time.

Her princess dream fulfilled, 5-year-old dies of rare cancer

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Claire Lankford, the Dickinson-area youngster who fulfilled her princess-for-a-day dream in February when thousands lined the streets of her League City neighborhood as she circled on a horse-drawn carriage,
Livestrong Foundation VP of Development in Tyler

Livestrong Foundation VP of Development in Tyler

Representatives from the Austin headquartered "Livestrong Foundation" were in Tyler to speak at a luncheon at the Hollytree Country Club on Tuesday.
College Station man plunges to death on Lake Conroe party boat

College Station man plunges to death on Lake Conroe party boat

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a 26-year-old Bryan man died Saturday after jumping from the top deck of a party boat on Lake Conroe. A group about 50 friends from College Station rented a two-story party barge Saturday.
Barbers Hill softball team wins without coach, who was put on leave

Barbers Hill softball team wins without coach, who was put on leave

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Undefeated and ranked as the fifth-best high school softball team in the nation, Barbers Hill took the field Thursday night before a sizable crowd that included many who made the hour drive to Kingwood from M