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Mauldine Lamar (Stuessel) Schubert

Mauldine Lamar (Stuessel) Schubert, 81, of Sealy, Texas, passed away Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, at her home. She was born Nov. 4, 1935, in Cat Spring, Texas, the daughter of Theodore Ted and Annie (Bender) Stuessel. Mauldine grew up and attended schools in the Cat Spring area, graduating from Sealy Hig


Ladybirds basketball off to 2-0 start

The El Campo Ladybirds basketball is off to the races with a 2-0 start. The Ladybirds opened the season with a road win over Industrial and then a big home win over Bellville this past Tuesday. "All and all, I'm very happy with the 2-0 start. I hope we can keep going and push forward," Head Coach Ga

EL CAMPO LEADER-NEWS - 2017-11-18 11:00:00

Real estate in brief: Auto Financial Group inks sublease deal on San Felipe

Auto Financial Group has subleased 6,598 square feet at 5555 San Felipe from Marathon Oil Corp. Griff Bandy and John Simons of NAI Partners represented the tenant. Axiom Medical Consulting has subleased 26,189 square feet of office space at 8401 New Trails from Hunt Guillot & Associates. Scott Covin


Tax overhaul faces tough Senate battle

WASHINGTON - A tax overhaul passed by the U.S. House could face thorny problems in the Senate. The Senate is expected to take up the tax bill when it returns from the Thanksgiving holiday. The House passed the bill last Thursday on a 227-205 party-line vote. It would be the biggest revamping of the

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-11-18 18:00:00

Five elected to EDF board

Five directors have been elected to the Brenham Economic Development Foundation board. Three current directors were re-elected to serve another term: Tee Dippel of Brenham National Bank, Mike Hopkins Jr. of Mike Hopkins Distributing Company and Barney Loesch of Thrivent Financial. Two newcomers to t

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-11-18 17:57:00

Jobless rate drops to 3.4%

Washington County's jobless rate in October fell to its lowest level in almost 10 years. Unemployment here fell to 3.4 percent, lowest since February 2008, records from the Texas Workforce Commission show. The county's October labor force totaled 14,420, with unemployment at 487. The September workf

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-11-18 16:33:00

Life sentence given for murder

A Tomball man who pleaded guilty to a Washington County murder has been sentenced to life in prison. Nicholas Porter, 21, was sentenced by District Judge Reva Towslee Corbett in court here Friday. Porter on Sept. 28 pled guilty to the April 10, 2017 murder of Ernest Trevino. He requested a presenten

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-11-18 16:30:00

Coffee powers publisher to excel

Coffee cups have littered the office the past couple weeks. It's a common sight, really, at any newsroom across the country. Inky wretches like ourselves tend to consume a lot of coffee. But the past fortnight has seen an uptick in caffeine consumption, especially from the publisher's office. That's

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-11-18 08:11:00

Care of Holiday and Gift Plants

As the holiday season approaches, you may be a person that likes to decorate your home with holiday plants or even give gift plants to friends and neighbors. When you see the plants at the store, they are in great shape, but you find it tough to keep them looking great over time. Today, I am going t

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-19 18:30:00

Weekend Bible Reflections with Jon

"Jesus left the temple and was going away, when his disciples came to point out to him the buildings of the temple. But he answered them, 'You see all these, do you not? Truly, I say to you, there will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down.' As he sat on the Mount of O

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-19 16:00:00

Johnny Vardeman: Stories stir memories of fabled ranger Arthur Woody

Duncan Dobie's book about U.S. Forest Ranger Arthur Woody has stirred memories of the man from people who knew him or had friends who knew him. Dobie's book, "Arthur Woody and the Legend of the Barefoot Ranger," tells numerous stories about the famous conservationist who did so much for preserving t

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

New Echota United Methodist Church honors veterans

Sunday, Nov. 12 was another day for New Echota United Methodist Church to honor the veterans at the church and to honor those all over this country. Maj. Darrel Geving invited Maj. Andrew Parker to speak to the congregation. Maj. Parker is the Chaplain for the 781st Troop Command of the Georgia Army

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-18 19:00:00

Flores graduates from Air Force Basic Training

U.S. Air Force Airman Geovanni Ayala Flores graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and bas

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-18 17:00:00

CGCREA raises $6800 for scholarships

The Calhoun Gordon County unit of the Georgia Retired Educators Association recently held their Scholarship Auction. When retired Calhoun High School educator Ken Proctor passed away and left money in his estate to be used for scholarships, the CGCREA created a Scholarship Foundation. For several y

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-18 14:00:00

Youth Leadership visits City Council

The Calhoun City Council discussed a vast array of topics and approved a variety of new business items during its Monday, Nov. 13 meeting. One of the highlights of the meeting was the acknowledgement and recognition of the accomplishments of the 2017-2018 Gordon County Youth Leadership class, which


WWII veteran shares experiences with local Rotary

On Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, Calhoun Rotary had a very special speaker to commemorate Veterans Day. Dr. William R. Thompson, who is 95 years old and the father of Rotarian and Calhoun attorney Bill Thompson, visited the latest Rotary meeting to share his experiences during World War II. Dr. Thompson w

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-11-18 15:00:00

1 wounded in North Port shooting

NORTH PORT, Fla. One person was shot and wounded Thursday night near Warm Mineral Springs. The victim was flown to a hospital from the scene on the 8300 block of Herbison Avenue, the North Port Police Department said. Police identified the victim only as a male, calling it an "isolated incident." It


Police at shooting scene in North Port

Officers are the scene of a shooting in North Port. The North Port Police Department is investigating at the 8300 block of Herbison Avenue. One person was flown to a trauma center to treat a gunshot wound. Officers are the scene of a shooting in North Port. The North Port Police Department is inves


Top 5 Things To Do This Week, Nov. 19-25

1. Holidays on the Green at UTC Outdoor ice skating has come to Sarasota-Bradenton thanks to the recently unveiled Holidays on the Green at UTC. Ten bucks gets you skates and use of the rink for 90 minutes. Everything else, including train rides at Holidays on the Green is free and open to the publi

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-19 12:00:00

Venice gets the blues at beachfront festival

VENICE - Guitar slingers, soul singers, funky grooves and slow-burning ballads just sound so much better on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. The fifth annual Venice Blues Festival at beachfront Maxine Barritt Park on Saturday brought an impressive lineup, with Blues Hall of Fame and Rock and Roll

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2017-11-19 01:22:28