Tuesday Dec 3
Willie Nelson returns to the Joint
Willie Nelson is returning to The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. The show is Feb. 6. Tickets start at $50 and go on sale Dec. 19. Since launching his career in 1959, Nelson has produced 68 studio albums and more than 100 singles, with an astonishing 25 songs peaking at No.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
GOP Rules Texas, But Talking Like They're On The Ropes
Democrats haven't won a statewide office in Texas since 1994. But Republican heavyweights such as George P. Bush and Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott have begun talking candidly about the GOP losing its grip on the Lone Star State.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Roofing Scam In Abbott Reported
A 90-year-old Abbott woman was scammed out of several hundred dollars in cash Monday afternoon, November 25, in an apparent roofing scam.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Women-Led Ticket Highlights Democrats' Suburban Voter Efforts
Senator Leticia Van de Putte announced her run for Lieutenant Governor of Texas at San Antonio College in San Antonio, TX, November 23, 2013.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Anticipate Heavy Traffic For Holiday
What most consider the busiest travel period of the year is upon us with Thanksgiving coming up Thursday, November 28. The Wednesday before the holiday and the Sunday after travelers across the state will be hitting the road to visit family members and then return home.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Albany Times Union
3 on Willie Nelson's band bus hurt in Texas wreck
Family Willie: Nelson and his sister Bobbie as teens in Abbott, Texas. The two began playing music together as kids.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Abbott Proposes Far-Reaching Ethics Reform
Ethics watchdogs are applauding gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott for proposing what would amount to a sea change in Texas ethics laws.
Journalists track Texas' movement from red to purple
A group of political journalists discussed the possibility that Texas could become a "purple" state - or one that swings between voting Democratic or Republican - in the 2014 election cycle at a panel Wednesday afternoon.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
National Review Online
Texas Challenges EEOC's Felon-Hiring 'Enforcement Guidance'
Greg Abbott, Texas's state attorney general, has filed a most excellent complaint , challenging the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's "enforcement guidance" that tries to limit employers' use of criminal-background checks in hiring.
Sat Nov 09, 2013
Abbott and Davis Register Candidacies for Governor
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and state Sen. Wendy Davis have formally registered their candidacies for their parties' nominations for governor in next year's primaries.
AG candidate Smitherman: Aborted would vote GOP
Texas attorney general hopeful Barry Smitherman turned some heads when he suggested this summer that many aborted fetuses might have voted Republican had they been born.
Christmas For Kids Drive Underway
It's the time of year our thoughts turn to helping others and giving to those in our own town who are less fortunate and unable to provide toys or clothes for their children this Christmas.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Abbott Awarded Farmers Grow Education Grant
Chemistry, physics and environmental science students in Abbott schools will soon have a chance to utilize state-of-the-art lab equipment.