Women of Waller County appeal to former First Lady Laura Bush

Women of Waller County appeal to former First Lady Laura Bush

Former First Lady Laura Bush is a champion for Texas. Her organization, Taking Care of Texas...

The long row home

The long row home

Boats have been used for travel for at least 1 million years, but even in the 21st Century,...

Juneteenth Festival rocks the city

Juneteenth Festival rocks the city

The Annual Juneteenth Festival had a new focus this year. The festival focused on music and...

Governor Signs Kolkhorst Bill to Create a Texas Gold Bullion Depository

Governor Signs Kolkhorst Bill to Create a Texas Gold Bullion Depository

June 17, 2015 - On Friday, June 12, Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 483 by State...


Governor Signs Kolkhorst Bill to Create a Texas Gold Bullion Depository

June 17, 2015 - On Friday, June 12, Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 483 by State Representative Capriglione (R-Southlake) and Senator Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) to establish a state gold bullion depository. The new depository will be constructed at no cost to the taxpayers and administered by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.

Juneteenth Festival rocks the city

The Annual Juneteenth Festival had a new focus this year. The festival focused on music and included events from the Youth Summit at the City Convention Hall on Friday to the parade and all day event at Hovas Park. The splash park was open and the basketball court was hot. Vendors sold food, treats and souvenirs, while Team Tayden sold t-shirts to raise money for a Disney World trip for Tayden Iberra, a little girl who has cancer.

Eli McFarlane receives 4-H Club scholarship

The Waller County 4H Horse Club would like to announce the awarding of a $3000 scholarship to Eli McFarlane. Eli received this scholarship to assist her at The University of St. Thomas where she will study Environmental Science.

Divina receives Spirit Award

By Susan Hopkins
Royal ISD
The West I-10 Chamber announced the recipient of the Spirit Award at the annual Royal ISD end of year luncheon. The Royal ECC recipient is Karen Hillhouse Divin. Karen has taught kindergarten for Royal ECC for the past four years and was chosen by her colleagues.

Professor offers eight tips to protect against West Nile

In Texas, May turned out to be the wettest month on record as Central Texas slogged through 25 consecutive days of rain, while state rainfall totals reached an astonishing 35 trillion gallons. Those heavy rainfalls have not only affected communities across Texas but have significantly impacted mosquito populations.

Texas food prices continue to rise

Protein packs a punch in more ways than one. It’s where consumers are seeing an increase in second quarter grocery prices, according to the latest Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) Grocery Price Watch survey. The total cost of the 16-item grocery bill rose about 2 percent to $47.63, up from $46.66 last quarter.