Texans Dominate Jaguars In Home Opener

By Terrance Turner Sept. 12, 2021 Today, the Houston Texans began their season at home against the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jaguars traveled to NRG Stadium in Houston. Interestingly, their home stadium is being used used by the New Orleans Saints. (The Saints are playing the Green Bay Packers in Jacksonville; the Saints cannot play in … Continue reading Texans Dominate Jaguars In Home Opener

Texas Abortion Ban Goes Into Effect, Sparking Lawsuits

By Terrance Turner September 1, 2021 (updated Oct. 6) After the Supreme Court failed to act, a restrictive Texas abortion law has gone into effect. The law forbids abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, before expectant mothers are even aware of the pregnancy. It makes no exceptions for rape or incest. (Supposedly, six weeks is … Continue reading Texas Abortion Ban Goes Into Effect, Sparking Lawsuits

Judge Lina Hidalgo Issues Mask Mandate For Harris County Schools; HISD Concurs

By Terrance Turner August 12, 2021 Harris County Judge LIna Hidalgo is issuing a mask mandate for all public and private schools (excluding religious institutions). "Effective immediately upon signing, the Local Health Authority for Harris County hereby imposes the following control measures on all public and non-religious private schools ('School System') offering instruction to students … Continue reading Judge Lina Hidalgo Issues Mask Mandate For Harris County Schools; HISD Concurs

“Hard Knocks” Premiere: Dallas Cowboys Bring “MOJO Moments” — And Plenty Of Curses

By Terrance Turner Aug. 10, 2021 "I love scars." In the opening of tonight's season premiere of "Hard Knocks", Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott displays the scars from his surgery last year. He opens up about losing his brother to suicide in April 2020 and his season-ending ankle injury on Oct. 11. Prescott says he … Continue reading “Hard Knocks” Premiere: Dallas Cowboys Bring “MOJO Moments” — And Plenty Of Curses

Gov. Abbott Bans Mask Mandates, Cuts Unemployment

Photo from the Texas Tribune. By Terrance Turner May 18, 2021 Texas Gov. Greg Abbott today issued an executive order banning state governmental entities -- including cities, counties, school districts or officials -- from having mask mandates. Starting Friday, May 21, any government entity that tries to impose a mask mandate can face a fine … Continue reading Gov. Abbott Bans Mask Mandates, Cuts Unemployment

Gov. Greg Abbott Announces Texas Will Open “100 Percent”

Photo courtesy of Twitter. By Terrance Turner March 2, 2021 (UPDATED March 3) Today, Texas Governor Greg Abbott made a game-changing announcement. In remarks delivered live from Lubbock, Gov. Abbott touted the state's economy: "If Texas were its own country, it would still have the ninth largest economy in the world." But due to the … Continue reading Gov. Greg Abbott Announces Texas Will Open “100 Percent”

AOC Flies To Houston, Helps Raise $3 Million For Texas

Photo by KPRC. By Terrance Turner Feb. 20, 2021 While Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) faces backlash for his trip to Cancun amid Texas winter storms, one of his political rivals is doing his job for him. House Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) flew to Houston last night, joining Rep. Sylvia Garcia (D-TX) to help out struggling … Continue reading AOC Flies To Houston, Helps Raise $3 Million For Texas

Sen. Ted Cruz Flies To Cancun As Texas Freezes (UPDATED)

Photo courtesy of Reuters. By Terrance Turner Feb. 18, 2021 On Monday, a historic winter storm blanketed the state of Texas. A mix of rain, snow and sleet fell on the ground in Texas as temperatures reached historic lows. By Tuesday morning, the temperature was 9 degrees, as opposed to the normal low of 47 … Continue reading Sen. Ted Cruz Flies To Cancun As Texas Freezes (UPDATED)

Bow Wow Performs at Packed Houston Club As COVID Cases Spike

By Terrance Turner Jan. 16, 2021 Last night, rapper Bow Wow performed at (and hosted) an event at Cle Nightclub in Houston. Cle, located downtown at 2301 Main St, was packed. Hundreds of people hit the club, in the middle of a pandemic, to see Bow Wow -- for what reason, we don't know. What … Continue reading Bow Wow Performs at Packed Houston Club As COVID Cases Spike

As COVID Cases Soar, HISD Announces New Guidelines

By Terrance Turner HISD Superintendent Dr. Grenita Lathan during a press conference on July 15. (Photo via Twitter.) July 15, 2020 Today, HISD unveiled its new guidelines for the 2020-2021 school year. The guidelines were announced at a press conference by HISD Superintendent Grenita Lathan this afternoon. Lathan stressed that the coronavirus has affected her … Continue reading As COVID Cases Soar, HISD Announces New Guidelines