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Santa Rosa Plums Are Awesome, So Hurry to Local Farmers Markets Now
Tasting a Santa Rosa Plum for the first time a few years ago opened my eyes to the fact that I had probably never really tasted a plum before.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
UT's Center for Mexican-American Studies misses out on $1.5 million following Perry's veto
After sustaining substantial budget tighting during the past four years, the Center for Mexican-American Studies took another cut Friday when Gov. Rick Perry line-item vetoed $1.5 million in funding to the center approved by the Texas Legislature.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Texas farmer pleads the case for native bees
Honestly, I grow slightly perturbed whenever anyone goes on and on about honeybees.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Perry vetoes $1.5 million in funding for UT Department of Mexican-American Studies
Republican presidential candidate, Texas Gov. Rick Perry pauses during a news conference in North Charleston, S.C., Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012, where he announced he is suspending his campaign and endorsing Newt Gingrich.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Perry adds big item to special session
Gov. Rick Perry on Monday added fixing Texas' underfunded transportation system to the agenda of the special legislative session, the first new topic since he called lawmakers back to the Capitol to work on redistricting.
Legislators Reflect On End Of Regular Session
It was a short break for Texas legislators between the 140-day regular session and the first called special session on redistricting.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
New Orleans School of Cooking shares city's rich culinary legacy
At the New Orleans School of Cooking in the heart of the French Quarter, instructor Saundra Green demonstrates how to make a roux for chicken and sausage gumbo -- a task the New Orleans native has performed countless times both for her cooking classes and at home for her family.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Seven horses seized from Texas property
The SPCA, acting under the authority of the Ellis County Sheriff's Office, took custody of seven horses and a dog from the property in Waxahachie on Monday morning.
Wise County Messenger Online
CASA needs volunteers for increased caseload
They come from broken homes.Placed in a system they don't understand, the only certainty in the lives of many foster children is uncertainty.Fortunately, Court Appointed Special Advocates of Wise and Jack Counties does provide some stability and consistency in the lives of foster children.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Dallas Morning News
The peaches are here! The peaches are here
More accurately speaking, the peach crop is coming off the trees . The Central Texas peach crop was affected by late spring freezes, but our East Texas and even some Central Texas growers fared just fine.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Dallas Morning News
SPCA seizes emaciated horses, dog from property in rural Waxahachie
The animals did not have access to adequate food or water on the land in the 2000 block of Forreston Road in rural Waxahachie, and the dog lacked proper shelter and needed medical attention, according to the agency.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Texas Senate approves more funding for Eagle Ford roads
Sen. Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, announced Wednesday that the Texas Senate has approved $450 million in funding to repair, maintain and improve state roadways in areas impacted by energy exploration and development, including the Eagle Ford Shale.
Times Record News
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Edward Henry of Archer City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today at a reception in their honor at the Spur Hotel in Archer City.
Wed May 29, 2013
Legislature's regular session comes to an end - at last
Texas lawmakers finally passed Senate Bill 1, a state budget for fiscal biennium 2014-2015, on May 26, the 139th day of the 140-day regular session of the 83rd Texas Legislature.
Mon May 27, 2013
State's budget headed to Perry
Lawmakers moved Sunday to restore cuts made two years ago in public education and health care by sending a $197 billion, two-year state budget to Gov.
Sun May 26, 2013
Budget deal, graduation reform approved on sine die eve
With applause and more than a few bipartisan embraces, the Texas House approved a complex and hotly contested budget deal Sunday night.
Sat May 25, 2013
Agenda Texas: Legislative Development
House Appropriations Chairman Jim Pitts, R-Waxahachie, watches from the sidelines as debate continues on SB 1 on April 4, 2013.
Fri May 24, 2013
New Twist in Budget Agreement Would End System Benefit Fund
A late-session battle between the Texas House and Senate over the tax relief in a budget deal may be resolved with an unexpected twist.
Thu May 23, 2013