Athletics Seems To Have Had Heavy Influence Over Texas Return To School Guidelines

Officials suggest that the possibility of parents leaving public school sports for so-called “select leagues” heavily influenced TEA return to campus decision making during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Severe Thunderstorms Cause Damage In Jim Wells and Duvall Counties Sunday Evening

The atmosphere over parts of South Texas was just moist enough and had enough lift to fire off some significant thunderstorms Sunday evening over parts on South Texas near San Diego and Alice. Emergency managers in reported wind damage bad enough where the roof of a shed was blown off onto County Road 103 in Duval County. There were also

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A Change Is Coming

I wanted to take a few minutes and talk to you about the changes going on here at The Southside Light News, some that you may already be noticing. Several years ago while working with CNN I was in Atlanta at the headquarters for the network. It was there that I had a “lightbulb” moment and realized that there was

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Military Matters

Lt. j.g. Madeline G. Swegle made history this week as she earned the designation of a naval aviator and received her Wings of Gold with 25 classmates during a small ceremony at Naval Air Station (NAS) Kingsville, Texas. Lt. j.g. Swegle became the Navy’s first African-American female tactical air (TACAIR) pilot in history and she received her Wings of Gold

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Hurricane Hanna: No Close Call At All

Journalist Matt Pierce Briscoe spent days not only covering Hurricane Hanna but collecting vital data to share with researchers who study storms. This special presentation “Hurricane Hanna: No Close Call At All,” takes a look at the storm from his perspective in the field both as a journalist and a NOAA Storm Spotter. Hurricane Hanna: No Close Call At All

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Gov. Abbott Tours Hurricane Damage In Corpus Christi On Tuesday

Gov. Greg Abbot visited Corpus Christi on Tuesday to survey the damage left by Hurricane Hanna, which made landfall just south of the city on Saturday. During his visit, Gov. Abbott met with local officials and held a press conference, which he called an “information sharing event,” addressing the state’s response to the storm. Abbott was quick to note that

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Analysis: A Road to Nowhere Could Leave Yorktown More Dangerous Than Ever And City Council Has A Choice To Make

By Matt Pierce Briscoe Last week we began looking into a stretch of roadway that is slated to be included on this years bond package that is slated to go before voters this November. In question is the section of Rodd Field Road that is yet to be built that would extend from Yorktown to Oso Creek and eventually connect

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Hanna Made Landfall On Saturday And The Biggest Problem Was The Welcome that She Received

Matt Pierce Briscoe Hurricane Hanna made landfall just south of Corpus Christi late Saturday afternoon and it brought more than just wind, rain and high tides. Hurricane Hanna was met curiosity seekers and wannabe Instagram sensations posing for photos and making quick pointless videos that were the meant to be nothing more than social media curiosity click-bait. Early in the

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