Tuesday Aug 5
Fort Bend Star
Kempner kicks off football practice
Public schools in Texas are allowed to begin practicing on Aug. 3, and the Cougars got started at 7 a.m. "We wanted to get the players up here and have a regular practice and a walk-thru with a two-hour break in-between," Kempner head coach Darrin Andrus said.
Early Tuesday Fire Destroys Kempner Home, No One Injured
Firefighters from Kempner, Copperas Cove and Lampasas battled a house fire Tuesday morning that was consuming a home about 3 miles southeast of Kempner.
Wish Granted For Local Boy Diagnosed With Life Threatening Disease
The Make-A-Wish staff worked with dozens in the community to help build a greenhouse for Antonio Laguna, 8. Laguna was diagnosed with rapid-onset obesity in Nov. 2012, a rare and life threatening disease that results in many complications, including the body not knowing when it is full.
Ft. Hood Soldiers Help Finish Little Boy's 'Make a Wish'
Even the toughest of soldiers cry once in a while, and get misty eyed when emotions get the best of them.