What others say: Air Force changes training for recruiters

...from commanders altogether and placing them with experts in the legal process.The Senate rejected this measure by New York Democrat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. It should revisit the issue.- San Antonio (Texas) Express-News,Aug. 19

Dorothy Lentz Bourne

...Linda Polyefko and her brother Ralph Bourne.She is survived by her children, her daughter Lorna Kendall and her husband Al of Texas, her daughter Leslie Hamman and her husband Kevin of Kenai, her son William "Bill" Lentz and his wife Joanna of Jacksonville...

Court says CIRI can pursue gas royalty payments

A federal South Texas Bankruptcy Court has ruled that Cook Inlet Region Inc. can continue...agreement was filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas Aug. 14. CIRI has been trying to get royalty payments from Buccaneer...

Bob Franken: The rules of the rule of law

...with a malleable grand jury, a prosecutor "can indict a ham sandwich." In one current case, Texas Gov. Rick Perry is the ham. Usually, the Texas governor would not be portrayed as a victim - his policies draw scorn for ranging from cruel to...

Community news and notes

...Airman 1st Class Louis R. Velasco 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...


AUSTIN, Texas - Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry vowed Saturday to fight a criminal indictment in...criminal investigation against the longest-serving governor in Texas history.Perry made it clear he will finish his term that ends in...

Rich Lowry: Free Rick Perry

...much about the laughable indictment of Texas Gov. Rick Perry that it has made him a...Volokh points out of the first count, Texas laws requires that the official be in possession...headlines, to distract him. On cue, Texas Democrats absurdly called on Perry to resign...

Reeling it in: The bad and the not so bad on the big screen

...sense, but that is never the case. It's never explained why he has such a thick accent. He was sheriff of a small West Texas town in "The Last Stand." Really? Why did they elect a muscular Eastern European for the job? I'm not saying it couldn't...

Arts & Entertainment
The Bookworm Sez: Why do we love dogs? Author hits the road to find the answer

...They met a cynophobe, consulted a pet psychic, and added a new member to their family in Arizona.And "somewhere around Texas," the question of dogs and love was answered...Why do we adore dogs so? You could answer blithely, but the real reasons...

Arts & Entertainment

...for potential GOP presidential candidates in 2016 to court social conservatives in the early-voting state.Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and former caucus winners Rick Santorum and Mike Huckabee already...



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