Columns & Opinions

Car seat safety

The 2021 records for the Atlanta, Texas district of Texas Department of Transportation show statistics for area car crashes that resulted in eight serious injuries and three deaths of children under the age of eight, according to Heather Deaton, public information officer for TxDOT’s Atlanta district.

Hispanic Texans likely largest demographic group

Hispanic Texans likely largest demographic group

The U.S. Census Bureau released its latest estimate, which indicates Hispanic residents in Texas make up more of the state’s population than white residents. The new population figures from the American Community Survey indicate Hispanic Texans comprise 40.2% of the state’s population last year, while non-Hispanic white Texans made up 39.4%, as reported in the Texas Tribune.

 Texas History Minute

Texas History Minute

John Henninger Reagan was a controversial figure in Texas History. He had a long record, serving as a judge, U. S. Senator, Confederate cabinet member, and chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission. While he was an outspoken defender of slavery and secession early in his career, he was later a defender of the interests of farmers against large railroad interests.

District Court

Courtney Shelton, Criminal District Attorney, releases the following information on cases disposed of in the 5th Judicial District Court for the Month of August, 2022, with Bill Miller, Presiding Judge: JAIL/ PRISON SENTENCES


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