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November 1, 2012 RSS feed / General Stories

Public Safety Commission Emphasizes Need to Improve Competitiveness of Trooper Salaries

At last week’s Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) meeting, the commissioners and Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw reiterated the importance of increasing the base salary for Texas Highway Patrol troopers to a level tha More...

From the Chef’s Corner

Spanish Omelet

Having weekend company? Of course there is always a breakfast to plan for. You can’t go wrong with this dish. Also, Bloody Marys go along with this meal. More...

Unemployment Insurance Defrauder Receives Five- Year Prison Term

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) announced today that Bexar County resident Marvin Dale Armer, Jr., was convicted of third degree state felony theft and was sentenced to five years in jail for defrauding the state’s Unemployment Insurance ( More...

New Wildfire App Brings ARC Safety Info to Mobile Devices

On the heels of a major drought and busy wildfire season, and one year after devastating wildfires across Central Texas, the American Red Cross has released its official Wildfire App. More...

Why Not Get Married?

Statistics show that young people are waiting to get married until they are in their late 20’s and 30’s. This is a good trend, I think, but one may speculate on the reasons for the trend. More...

Every Vote Does Count

It is often said that decisions are made by those who show up. Nowhere is that statement more true than at the voting booth. More...

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Star of the Republic hosts annual night at the museum

The Star of the Republic Museum at Washington-on-the- Brazos State Historic Site will host its annual Night at the Star of the Republic Museum from 7-9 p.m. on Nov. 3. More...














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