September 28, 2017

Water flooded into the Burleigh family home as rain from Hurricane Harvey bore down on the Southeast Texas town of Vidor. 

What started as a flooded garage quickly turned into a flooded home with water up above the average person’s knees. As highways turned into rivers,...

September 21, 2017

When he played football for Pilot Point High, Tommy Wheeler ran like cartoon character Fred Flintstone, whose trademark expression was “yabba dabba doo.” So, naturally, Wheeler earned the nickname of “Dabba,” and the name has stuck. 

Folks are now rallying around Wheele...

September 14, 2017

Pilot Point firefighter Chase Stanford and Aubrey police Lt. David Bruce say news photographs and video can’t begin to show what happened to people affected by Hurricane Harvey in Southeast Texas. 

Both men went to the area after the hurricane to provide assistance. Sta...

September 7, 2017

 Katrina taught a hard lesson, Bailey says 

Shileta Bailey has four words for the people affected by the tragedy of Hurricane Harvey: “God doesn’t make mistakes.”

“I know that may not be what they want to hear right now,” said Bailey, whose family fled from Hur...

September 1, 2017

Editor’s Note: This story contains material that some readers may find offensive.

The first letter written to Johnny and Saint James Limoges arrived two weeks after they moved into Providence Village in March.

The letter called Johnny Limoges “white trailer trash” and to...

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