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  • Main Street Grapevine, Texas - Festivals all year long
    Grapevine, Texas: A Festival City All Year Long
    In late fall of last year, I had a delightful and fun filled December weekend in Grapevine, Texas, during their Christmas Celebration. You know Grapevine is the Christmas Capitol of Texas, and everything seems to be bigger in Texas? Between sips...
  • Texas Leaders: Cruz, Abbott, Paxton
    Texas adds more jobs, beats national average in unemployment again
    Texas added more fuel to their natural right to brag today as the State’s Workforce Commission (TWC) announced this morning that the Lone Star State added 7,100 jobs in the month of February. This drops the unemployment rate down to 4.3...
  • Jordan Britten found dead
    Jordan Britten found dead: Texas spring breaker found dead in just his underwear
    Jordan Britten, a 20-year-old from Killeen, Texas, was found dead this week. Britten was declared missing by his family after he failed to return home with his friends after a spring break trip. Britten was last seen on March 20 at a music concert...
  • Gypsy, shot in the face and lost eye
    Animal Cruelty: Beautiful Silver Labrador shot in face needs emergency surgery
    An Austin, Texas veterinary clinic raced to perform emergency surgery on "Gypsy" today, helping to save her life after an unspeakable act of animal cruelty.The complete story behind Gypsy is a mystery. The gorgeous Silver Labrador, Blue...
  • 104-year-old Dr. Pepper
    104-year-old says Dr. Pepper is her secret to long life: Three Dr. Peppers daily
    A 104-year-old has a secret to longevity: Dr. Pepper. Elizabeth Sullivan, who recently celebrated her 104th birthday, says there is only one doctor in her life – and he comes in a cool red can. Take three of these and call me in the morning?...
  • Racism
    'Whites Only' messages on Austin businesses causes outrage
    Stickers reading “Exclusively For White People” have been plastered on at least six businesses in Austin, Texas. The anonymous act of posting the racist messages has caused grave concerns among Texas politicians, Texas residents, and...
  • Flying Saucer Sugar Land
    It's Craft Madness at Flying Saucer Sugar Land
    March Madness is upon us and by now, most die- hard college hoop fans have already filled out brackets and some have even entered their selections in contests, hoping to beat almost unsurmountable odds and take home an amazing prize. But there is...
  • Mas Ayoob
    OC legislation moving in Texas
    Much-sought legislation making open carry of sidearms once more legal in Texas – it has been prohibited since the post-Civil War era – passed that state's Senateyesterday and there is considerable discussion lately about the pros...
  • Jessica Alba speaks about The Honest Company at SXSW Austin
    Jessica Alba at SXSW Austin
    Jessica Alba, showing off a short new hairstyle and wearing a blazer, white top and long flowing skirt, spoke on the Inc. Presents: The Honest Company panel during the 2015 SXSW Music, Film and Interactive Festival at the Austin Convention Center...
  • Overton
    Room Report: Overton Hotel and Conference Center Lubbock, Texas
    Arrival Experience: Located on the edge of the Texas Tech University campus, the towering Overton Hotel and Conference Center is the city’s (and the region’s) premier hotel and conference spot. The bright lobby is a mix of Texan décor...
  • Buddy Holly Center
    Arts and culture thrive in Lubbock
    As most college towns go, there is a vibrancy that abounds in Lubbock, Texas. With nearly 30,000 students that call Texas Tech University home (and projections to reach 40,000 in the coming years), the city thrives on youthful energy and a North...
  • iscflag
    Holy Islamville; South Carolina and Georgia propose Shari'a ban
    With the Texas State Legislature making headlines across the nation due to House Bill 562 moving forward to the Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee, the spotlight in Islamic Shari'a law and its possible implementation in American...
  • Houseboat on Gulf of Mexico, Corpus Christi
    Best places to retire along the Gulf Coast of Texas
    The Gulf Coast of Texas continues to be a magnet for retirees due to low-cost living, warm weather averaging 70 degrees year-round and approximately 370 miles of scenic coastline. Another draw to the State of Texas is the absence of state and...
  • J.T. Barrett participates in Ohio State football spring practice
    J.T. Barrett participates in opening Ohio State spring practice
    Wichita Falls, Texas native J.T. Barrett was further advanced in his rehab than expected as Ohio State's national champions opened their spring drills Tuesday, according to Coach Urban Meyer in an interview with ESPN. The former Rider High...
  • 200 dogs in Texas shot by cops this year, Candy was a victim
    Will 'dog shot by cop' be a thing of the past? TX lawmakers demand change
    Every day there's a new 'dog shot by cop' story, and the state of Texas is determined to change things for dogs and their owners in that state. Today it was announcedthat Texas is considering mandatory training for their police...