Sexy Cucumber Ad Upsets Parents

Some residents in Dallas say a billboard showing a flying cucumber with and the message, “Stop Vegetable Abuse,” is too much for their tastes....more

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Child's Suicide in Texas Leaves Friends, Family Stunned

No one knows why 9-year-old Montana Lance locked himself in the nurse’s bathroom at Stewart's Creek Elementary School in The Colony where he used a belt to hang himself ....more

Ding,Ding Debit? Changes at the Salvation Army Include iPhone apps, Online Donations and Facebook Widgets

A debit card machine at a Salvation Army bell station? No, you haven’t hit the eggnog too early. It’s part of a growing number of changes at the organization including an iPhone app that allows users to choose bell tones. ...more

Students in North Texas School Asked to Donate Money to Buy Principal Designer Purse

Teachers at Carroll Elementary in Frisco sent out a letter to parents asking students to donate a quarter to help buy principal Melissa Ellis a birthday present–”a designer purse to go with the designer shoes they bought her with donations last year,” reports Steve Stoller at WFAA. ...more

Help Find Jean Paul: Texas Judge Gave Illegal Custody to Father Based on False Documents

The last time  Berenice Diaz saw her 10-year-old son, Jean Paul Lacombe Diaz, he was begging Bexar County constables not to give him to his father. Video taken by a school bus camera shows the little boy in tears screaming at the officers,  ”Please! He’s not my dad. He hits me lots of times!” And all Bernice could do was watch as constables with a court order took him away–see video here. ...more

Wording in Texas Amendment Banning Gay Marriage Nullifies All Marriages After 2005 (Oops!)

A constitutional amendment banning gay marriage in Texas included language that effectively bans ALL MARRIAGES AFTER 2005 in Texas says Barbara Ann Radnofsky, a Houston lawyer and Democratic candidate for attorney general....more

A Visit to Blue Heron Farm, Making Delicious Goat Cheese An Hour Outside of Houston

Lisa and Christian, the owners of Blue Heron Farm, raise beautiful goats and make delicious cheese in Field Store Community, Texas. They sell their cheese at farmers markets all over the Houston area and have developed quite a following for their ultra creamy and flavorful chevre (or goat cheese). I recently took a tour of their farm. For more on this post click here....more

Killing Spree Shakes Fort Hood, Texas

Updated 10:20 p.m. CST: Army statements at Fort Hood shooting news conference declare the alleged shooter, Major Malik Nadal Hasan, a U.S. soldier and psychiatrist, was not killed during today's shooting spree on the Texas military base. A new source reports the following: ...more

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Juneteenth - Musically Jumping for Joy

Imagine yourself 144 years ago on June 19, 1865. It is has been two and a half years since the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation.  The place, Galveston, Texas. You might see federal troops coming into town or you might be one of the first to hear Gen. Gordon Granger make the announcement to enslaved citizens that they were free.  ...more

where they know how to throw a party with music. The Juneteenth events always had such great ...more