Tuesday May 14
Family nurse practitioner Jean Gisler at her office in Victoria, Texas.
Advanced practice nurses and physician assistants under the supervision of a physician may soon have broader authority to prescribe controlled substances, after the House gave preliminary approval on Tuesday to the so-called "scope-of-practice" bill.
Mon May 13, 2013
Brenham pharmacy burglary like something out of 'Mission Impossible'
Less than a week after brazen thieves made off with more than $12,000 in prescription drugs from a Brenham pharmacy, investigators have few leads to go on.
Weekly Weather: After a couple cool mornings, summer is coming
Good morning and welcome to my weekly weather report on the immediate past, present and future of weather in the Bayou City.
Rare 50 die variety surfaces unattributed
The Overton 127a variety of 1806 Draped Bust half dollar is characterized by the heavy die break at the star 6 position shown by the arrow on this recently identified example.
Fri May 10, 2013
Thieves Cut Hole in Roof of Brenham Pharmacy, Steal $12K in Drugs
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect for Grimes, Liberty, Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto, Waller, and Walker Counties until 7AM Saturday.
Thu May 09, 2013
The Austin Chronicle
Lawmakers Reject Medical Marijuana Protection for Patients
A conservative measure that would have created an affirmative defense to prosecution for pot possession for seriously ill Texas patients has died in a House committee without being called up for a vote.
Wed May 08, 2013
The Brief: May 8, 2013
Gov. Rick Perry speaks with a reporter on Feb. 21, 2012, a month after dropping his bid for the Republican presidential nomination.
Thu May 02, 2013
Mom says woman found after 11 years is doing OK
A woman who surfaced 11 years after disappearing and leaving behind her young children is doing OK but "had a real traumatic time," her mother said Thursday.
Getting to know the Detroit Lions undrafted free agents
Oklahoma linebacker Alex Elkins was a baseball and rugby star in high school and didn't start playing football until college.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Surveillance Camera Captures Caretaker Assaulting Mentally Disabled Man
A Hempstead man and former caretaker at the Brenham State Supported Living Center is sentenced to two years in prison for Injury to a Disabled Individual, a second degree felony.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Personal stories help shape Medicaid debate, decisions
Rep. Lois Kolkhorst is fiercely focused on the numbers when it comes to whether the state should expand Medicaid, but the chart-wielding dynamo was solemn when confronted with one of the many faces behind the figures.
Dallas Morning News
Kolkhorst: "TX has never jumped into any federal program"
Rep. Lois Kolkhorst is riding point for the red team that is trying to keep Texas from doing the Medicaid expansion under Obamacare.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Texas Blubonnets Lure Admirers, Trespassers
It is bluebonnet season in Texas, when hayfields and grazing pastures are transformed into seas of indigo bloom.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
The Beaumont Enterprise
Two students advance to state spelling meet
Two students advance to state spelling meet Two Jasper High School students are headed to the state UIL Academics contest after placing at Saturday's Regional Spelling competition at Blinn College in Brenham.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Legislators Seek Action on Medicaid Fraud Measures
After the discovery that the state was spending millions of dollars on fraudulent Medicaid dental and orthodontic care, state lawmakers held hearings ahead of the legislative session to identify what went wrong and how to prevent future fraud.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Houston forecast: Rain on the way late Tuesday
Some much needed rain is heading to parts of southeast Texas as a cool front pushes through late Tuesday, said KHOU 11 News Meteorologist Mario Gomez.