Category : Texas

Southwest / Texas - 1 month ago

“A SURVEY OF THE BOOK OF ROMANS”

Rev. Johnny C. Smith,Pastor – Mount MoriahMissionary Baptist ChurchRomans 15:7-13 Paul’s Exhortation to Serve and Honor, Part II The word “wherefore” in verse 7, builds upon Paul’s argument of the oneness that unity brings in the body of Christ...

Southwest / Texas - 1 month ago

The Clothes that Make the Man

Jose Villalobos’ art redresses the macho traditions of norteño culture. Mon, Jun 24, 2019 at 6:15 am CST Matthew Busch Jose Villalobos’ art redresses the macho traditions of norteño culture. by Michael AgrestaJune 24, 2019 On a June eve...

Southwest / Texas - 2 months ago

In the Rio Grande Valley, a Fight to Bring Back NPR

The Valley is now the largest market in the nation without an NPR station. Fri, Jun 21, 2019 at 10:00 am CST “If you listen to NPR regularly, you can get the equivalent of a liberal arts college degree over time,” said Dr. W.F. Strong, a UT-RGV p...

Southwest / Texas - 2 months ago

Photographer Recounts facing Dallas Gunman

A security guard and a civilian run for cover as bullets ricochet off the building as a shooter (far background left) fires towards them on Monday, June 17, 2019 at the Earle Cabell federal courthouse in Dallas. A masked gunman opened fire Mond...

Southwest / Texas - 2 months ago

Loon Star: Vaccinating Against Ignorance

Ben Sargent takes on anti-vaxxers at the Legislature. Tue, Jun 18, 2019 at 11:00 am CST Ben Sargent To see more political cartoons from Ben Sargent, visit our Loon Star State section, or find Observer political reporting here.

Southwest / Texas - 2 months ago

The Cost of Carve-Outs

Lawmakers passed an omnibus school finance and property tax reform bill this session, but didn’t include a way to pay for it past 2021. One place to look: corporate tax breaks. Tue, Jun 18, 2019 at 6:00 am CST Chair of the House Public Education...

Southwest / Texas - 2 months ago

Eye on Texas: Loren Elliott

Mon, Jun 17, 2019 at 10:47 am CST reuters/loren elliott I spent time in February with Orfa, a migrant from Honduras, and her daughters, Rachel, left, and Carolina. After fleeing gang violence in San Pedro Sula, they were detained in Texas befo...