Statewide News

Court set to rule on race in college admissions

Heman Marion Sweatt and Abigail Noel Fisher both wanted to attend the University of Texas at Austin, and both claimed race was a primary reason for their rejection.

West High School students come together to commemorate their next step

Weeks after an explosion rocked their city, the graduating class of West High School came together to commemorate their next step.

Astros take Appel with #1 pick

The Astros selected Mark Appel with the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday’s 2013 MLB amateur draft.

Rangers pick three players on first day of draft

The Texas Rangers selected three players on Day 1 of the 2013 Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft.

Texans honor fallen Houston firefighters

The Houston Chronicle covers the Texans. The team had donated to the Survivors Fund. http://blog.chron.com/ultimatetexans/2013/06/texans-donate-25000-to-fire....  

Rangers' Mitch Moreland to have MRI on right hamstring

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram covers the Texas Rangers. Mitch Moreland got hurt last night.

Super 1 Foods brings Mexican soccer sensations to play in Tyler

Brookshire Grocery Company and the Hispanic Business Alliance, announced two leading Mexican soccer teams Chivas Sub20 and Tigres Sub20 will face off at the 3rd Annual “Futbol de las Rosas”international soccer exhibition at Rose Sta

Judge in hot water: allegedly said minorities are prone to violence

Civil rights groups filed a complaint this week against a federal judge in Houston after she allegedly said during a lecture that some minorities are prone to violence.

Have Great Looking Skin at Any Age

(StatePoint) One of the customary perks of getting older is growing a little wiser along the way.  You’ve most likely come to appreciate your “thicker skin” when dealing with life’s sticky situations.

New Technology Helps Boomers and Seniors Have Fun and Stay in Touch

(StatePoint) Whether you’re a technophobe who is reluctant to make new purchases, or you warmly embrace every trend, you may be excited to hear about user-friendly innovations, such as touch screen computers, that can make life easier and