The pass-happy Ponies of Southern Methodist clipped the Rice Owls’ wings on Nov. 15, 1926 setting the stage for a showdown with the Baylor Bears to crown the king of Southwest Conference football.
Following is a list of new books and other items at Gibbs Memorial Library.
The Parkview Regional Hospital Foundation distributed $15,000 each to seven charitable nonprofits serving either Mexia or all of Limestone County Nov. 16.
The Texas Legislature, conceived as a part-time body to meet every other year for 140 days, is now in its record fifth session (counting the regular session). When the impeachment trial of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is included, legislators have been inAustin pretty much the entire year, as the Texas Tribune noted. While legislators are paid just $7,200 a year in salary, per diem payments – meant to cover their expenses while in Austin – have mounted. If the fourth special session goes a full 30 days, taxpayers will have spent $4.8 million keeping lawmakers in Austin.
Dear Readers: With the coming holidays, many of you will be doing some deep cleaning as you get ready for guests and parties. It’s so easy to overlook stains in our busy, everyday lives because we promise ourselves that we’ll get to it later on when we have time.