Texas Politics

Beg pardon, but are you dead?

One of the better opening paragraphs in a news story about Texas’ latest election flap came from Houston Chronicle reporter Mike Morris on Sept. 11: “Harris County Tax Assessor Collector Don Sumners said Monday that he would not purge from the voter roll before the November election any of the 9,018 citizens who received letters from his office in recent […]

Writer’s Roost

Social Security was seen as an ‘old age pension’

Despite any political leanings, one has to look at Social Security as the early recipients viewed it: ‘old age pension.’ And, that was a very positive gain for that generation. American workers had begun, with impetus from labor union movements, to gain political and economic influence. However, that represented a still fairly small segment of laboring folks. Through that political […]

Important moments in Hispanic history



• 1928: Octaviano Larrazolo becomes the first Hispanic U.S. Senator when he replaces New Mexico Democrat Andieus A. Jones, who died in office. • 1929: Several Latino service organizations merge to form the League of Latin American Citizens. The organization would become the longest-lasting Latino civil rights group in the country. • 1932: Benjamin Nathan Cardozo becomes the first Latino […]

Natalia celebrates centennial this Saturday



After months of preparation and planning, the big day is this Saturday. Natalia, community and schools, will celebrate their 100th birthday with a big festival and dance that will start at 10 a.m. with a parade and end just after midnight with a wonderful fireworks display. After the parade, there will be a historic marker dedication at the school at […]

Memories and Melodies




I’m a believer in family. I think in general most people are.  This is why it puzzles me when I think about the fact that the last time my extended family got together was over 20 years ago.  Probably closer to 25.   There have been a few funerals in between of course.  The conversation always goes something like “We […]

Brush Country Football Highlights



The Brush Country Boys are at it again. The Pleasanton Eagles take on Lytle at Eagle Stadium while the Charlotte Trojans fight the Poteet Aggies for Homecoming.

Daryl Sattler Awarded NASL Golden Glove

Sattler finishes with lowest goals against average, most shutouts in the NASL

MIAMI, Fla. (Sept 26, 2012)  -San Antonio Scorpions goalkeeper Daryl Sattler has earned the 2012 NASL Golden Glove award, given annually to the goalkeeper with the best goals-against-average (GAA) during the regular season (minimum 1,350 minutes played).  Sattler finished the season with a 0.79 GAA while logging 2,151 minutes for the NASL Regular Season Champions.  Sattler earned 13 shutouts during […]

“Peace Out To Bullying” 5k run postponed due to weather



Due to the 90% chance of heavy rain this weekend, the “Peace Out To Bullying” 5k run scheduled for tomorrow at the City Park has been cancelled and is re-scheduled for October 13th. The times of the event will be the same.

Scorpions Will Face Minnesota Stars in NASL Semifinals

First leg of series will be played in Minnesota on Saturday, Oct. 6

SAN ANTONIO, TX (Oct. 1, 2012) – The San Antonio Scorpions will face off with the defending NASL-champion Minnesota Stars FC in the NASL Semifinals after the Stars defeated the Puerto Rico Islanders in the NASL Quarterfinals. The Scorpions will travel to Minnesota for the first leg of the series, which will be played on Saturday, Oct. 6 with a kickoff […]

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