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Texas AG Ken Paxton impeached, suspended from duties; will face Senate trial

Defying a last-minute appeal by former President Donald Trump, the Texas House voted overwhelmingly Saturday to impeach Attorney General Ken Paxton, temporarily removing him from office over allegations of misconduct that included bribery and abuse of office.

City Hall roundup: Council approves emergency sanitary sewer pipe repair

The Katy City Council approved $47,235 in emergency repairs to a sewer pipe along 1st Street running from Avenue D to Avenue C.

How to ‘un-dorm’ a college student

Every year in late spring, parents of college students all over America travel to university campuses with stylish IKEA storage bags or (in our case) cardboard boxes that once held bulk orders of toilet paper and tortilla chips. When the parents arrive, they joyfully greet their academically-hungover children and start the arduous and sometimes pungent process of “un-dorming.”

Retired state workers deserve a 13th pension check like ex-teachers are receiving

Prom seasonal allergies

The vastness Newton Minow leaves behind

The man who made food shopping fun

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