Injustice in Kendall County Texas

In the spring of 2005, Air Force Colonel Philip Michael Shue was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors. Shue was 54 when a violent car crash took his life two years earlier. His vehicle struck some trees alongside a Texas interstate highway, not far from San Antonio. But even as

Leon County Commissioner Dean Stanford was awarded a document for Domestic Violence Awareness Month October 2018.  The Leon County Commissioner who pleaded guilty to a domestic violence charge after choking and punching his wife in March will keep his job, officials said Friday.  Because Commissioner William Dean Stanford pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor instead of the

    Here’s a troubling story in Texas right now. Democrat Mike Siegel is running against Rep. Michael T. McCaul (R) in Texas’s 10th district. This evening I saw a tweet from Siegel which said: “Just learned that my field director was arrested while delivering our letter. He told police he was working for me

Texas Police Seize a Yard Sign

A Hamilton woman’s homemade political sign was meant to support the #MeToo movement and spur people to vote. But the accompanying visual spurred criticism — and a visit from law enforcement. At some point during Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh’s testimony last week, Marion Stanford grabbed a piece of wooden paneling, some paint and the $5

Texas’ Attorney General Ken Paxton stole another attorneys pen. Well it was a $1000 pen. Who the heck carries around a 1k ink pen?  Attorneys usually. It happened at a Collin County courthouse, where lawyer Joe Joplin rushed through the security stop, needing to get to a hearing. A few hours later, he realized he’d

Caught Between Light and Shadow

Picture it: 1960’s Leon County Texas.  We were a backwoods sort of Mayberry with our very own Andy Griffith, but our sheriff’s name was Ben Lee and then Buddy Bell.  They were good men and the community trusted them.  Neighbors helped neighbors and the community stood as a whole.  We looked out for one another

No Medicaid Expansion – No Travis Clardy Official Statement from Alec Johnson Democratic Candidate for Texas State House District 11     Turning to consider the specifics of Clardy’s contract with Memorial Hospital, his $120,000 annual retainer – that’s right, $120,000 a year — seems to be a very poor bargain for Nacogdoches County. And

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The Price of Investigative Journalism

This story has nothing to do with Public Corruption in Texas and then again it has everything to do with it. How you may ask? Corruption is a business model and our former Governor Rick Perry courted many corrupt politicians when he was the governor.  Interesting enough one of the key people in this corruption

Blind Justice in Leon County Texas

How has a forged will that has been the focal point of lawsuits, suspicious deaths and a multi million dollar oil well been ignored from local authorities to the Texas Governor?  This question has been asked by numerous people from disenfranchised family members to journalists in Texas and California.  As a matter of fact Los

City of Palestine what are you doing?

by Johnnie Belle Reagan   When will enough be enough?  How can the City Council unleash a contractor with an open checkbook and allow him to continue to go unsupervised in a time when the City is a serious financial crisis? How can every department of the City sustain losses due to the financial cut

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