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Cajun Fest Gumbo Cook off announces contest rules
Cajun Fest Gumbo Cook Off will be open to in-county and out-of-county residents. Gumbo rules and regulations: 1. Gumbo must: A. Be cooked on-site day of cook-off B. Be prepared from scratch-includi...
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eggtastic or Not?
While making out my shopping list the other day I was going through my refrigerator and noticed a carton of eggs that I was not sure how long they had been there. The date printed on the packing sa...
Sep 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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George West HS principal delivers emotional Vietnam speech
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
From Staff Reports The Progress GEORGE WEST — Richard Waterhouse, the principal of George West High School and Vietnam War veteran, delivered the following speech Friday at the site of the AVTT Wal...
Our bumblebees are preparing for winter
by Karen Benson
Sep 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
While watching hummingbirds feeding at desert willow flowers recently, I noticed a large, hairy bee methodically going from flower-to-flower. It was black with three yellow bands around its abdomen...
Beeville pair heeds the call of highland, heather
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Cynthia and John Blatherwick of Beeville hiked 86 miles in Scotland just weeks before Thursday’s unprecedented vote for possible independence. They first stayed in Glascow, warming up for the trek ...
Live Oak Historical Commission historical maker unveilings on Sunday
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
by Janis Hudson LIVE OAK COUNTY — The Canfield and Tullis-Lewis Texas historical marker unveilings will start at 1:30 p.m. Sunday Sept. 21. at the Canfield House at 508 Crockett, proceed to the Dob...
Wild ride to wildlife
by Gary Kent
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Epic motorcycle trips are nothing new for retired City Secretary Tomas P. Saenz. So, after seeing most of the United States and a significant part of Mexico from the seat of a motorcycle, Saenz and...
What is it about owls? columnist asks
by Karen Benson
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Everyone loves owls, especially the little owls. What is it about owls? What makes them so cute? Perhaps it is their large, forward-facing eyes. An owl will stare at you as though it knows you, or ...