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.
I have to admire the young student who wrote directly to the mayor regarding their need for a sidewalk in Candlelight Plaza back in 2012. I’m not sure I would have been so inclined to fulfill a civic duty like writing to a representative back when I was a kid.
Rather than facing a trial by jury, people like Weigand face a trial by Facebook where judgment is swift, founded on emotion and intuition rather than evidence and logical reasoning.
If living in Houston has taught me anything, it’s that getting stuck in traffic is a pasttime for many who live here.
Over the past two weeks, some of our readers have fielded several calls and emails regarding the security situation with the gas pumps over at our local Kroger.