Seventeen Southeast Texas counties have been declared disaster areas after Hurricane Nicholas came ashore, dumping more than a foot of rain and cutting off power to a half-million customers in Texa
His fate was already sealed when Gov. James Edward Ferguson rose to speak on Sep. 24, 1917.
Here’s a great question from a Texas reader: “Why is the pizza round, the box square, and the slices cut into triangles?”
Editor’s note: This is the convocation speech Ryder Appleton, Mexia ISD superintendent, delivered to teachers. He also presented it recently to Rotary Club of Mexia members.