Affluenza in Waco

Under a plea deal, after pleading no contest to unlawful restraint, former Baylor fraternity president Jacob Anderson received three years probation, a $400 fine and he will have to attend mandatory counseling. He will not be required to register as a sex offender and will not serve any jail time judge accepted a plea deal

Embryo Stage of a Dirty Cop

by Karen Leidy   When does bad judgement cross the line into unlawful behavior?   A local defense attorney contends that the May 25, 2018 arrest of his client at her home in Freestone County, by an off-duty Limestone County Sheriff’s Deputy, may have constituted such an instance.   Following an initial meeting with his

The Bad Judge Who Fell from Grace

Hundreds of judicial transgressions have been uncovered during the last decade, with results that cost the defeated litigants their home, business, custody, health or freedom.   Some of the best-known cases involve judges who ultimately did suffer consequences for their behavior, including Texas judge Christopher Dupuy, who bullied four lawyers who filed conflict-of-interest recusal motions

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Energy companies are paying billions of dollars in oil and gas royalties to Texas landowners. But some owners say they’ve been short-changed. The biggest among them: The State of Texas.   “If they don’t pay the royalty, that’s stealing,” Former Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson told us.   Patterson said the Texas Railroad Commission is

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Who is the Texas Area Fund Foundation?

Who is Texas Area Fund Foundation?  According to their website “Texas Area Fund Foundation cultivates and facilitates the philanthropic spirit, responds to charitable needs, and promotes community service”.     The real question the citizens of Palestine Texas should be asking themselves is why Texas Area Fund Foundation so important that our City Council allows