If there was ever a time a group of city officials would need to pump the brakes and revaluate things, the situation regarding sidewalks on North Shepherd last month would be it for the Planning Commission.
I’m sure most people who read The Leader regularly have taken their time out to read the always-entertaining columns by our publisher, Jonathan McElvy, and the growing wonder that is his son.
There are few things that interest me than a lively debate and perhaps there has been no livelier debate in the last year than the controversy over the potential name change at Reagan High School.
I’m sure there are plenty of jokes out there about how journalists aren’t exactly the greatest when it comes to math. Truth be told, I’d guess I’d fit the stereotype pretty well.
With the dust (somewhat) settling from the whirlwind that was the 2015 Houston election, I think it’s fair to say that there are plenty of people feeling a bit of disappointment right now.
The death of Eryc’Charles Shelby, the 16-year-old Waltrip High School student, whose life was tragically cut short in a fatal train accident within a stone’s throw of our own office, is the kind of tragedy that gets everyone talking and asking questions.
Even in a month as good as this, pink consumption can be a bad thing.
Thinking back to Rhonda Skillern-Jones and what she had said about Reagan and what the Confederacy stood for, I decided to dig deeper to figure out what was controversial about the statesman.
This week, citizens from all walks of life came together to celebrate the integrity and dedication of local law enforcement following the horrific shooting of Harris County Sheriff Deputy Darren Goforth at a gas station.
For many people, politics can be absolutely exhausting to cover. In some ways, I can’t blame them.