Category : Southwest

Southwest / Texas - 4 days ago

How to start investing for the long-term

Learn about the investment options available to you that make the most sense for your long-term financial success. Investing can help your money grow. But before you move your money to anything riskier than a savings account or IRA, you should review...

Southwest / Texas - 1 week ago

Open Enrollment Nov. 1 – Dec. 15

The open enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace begins Nov. 1 and runs through Dec. 15, 2019. Through the Marketplace, individuals are able to go to one place to search for health coverage options and choose from the health plans avai...

Southwest / Texas - 1 week ago

Thank A Farmer This Thanksgiving

An Editorial by Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller November 25, 2019 Howdy neighbors! In just a few short days, it will be time to gather for a day of feasting with friends and family. Your plate will probably be piled high with turkey and mas...

Southwest / Texas - 1 week ago

The Moral Burden of Thanksgiving

(AP Photo/Larry Crowe, File) By Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. In the bloody summer of 1863, the Union Army defeated General Robert E. Lee’s Confederate forces at Gettysburg, a three-day battle that changed the course of the Civil War and the long journe...

Southwest / Texas - 1 week ago

VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS

Elzie Barnett, II Cadet I Lieutenant Commander Elzie Barnett II is the Executive Officer (XO) for the Wilmer-Hutchins High School, Navy Junior Reserves Officer Training Corps (JROTC) Eagle Battalion. He is a Senior, ranked in the top ten percent of h...

Southwest / Texas - 2 weeks ago

Tensions explode at HISD takeover meeting

Parents, teachers and some Houston ISD school board members exchanged verbal fireworks over a looming state takeover of the district during a town hall at Chavez High School Thursday evening. Some community members chanted during the event. Membe...