Residents of the small town of Carthage enjoyed a concert last night at the First Baptist Church. In fact, the performer who has records playing on Christian radio stations is the grandson of the town's mayor, Carson C. Joines.
The Associated Press is reporting that the National Christmas Tree planted near the White House has died during a transplanting operation. It's now being removed after passing away from "transplant shock."
The DeSoto Parish community near Frierson is reeling today after news of an early morning triple murder that happened at a residence there. DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Lt. Tony Morris told KEEL News, a father shot his two young sons and then turned the gun on himself.
Texas law enforcement will be working overtime soon, with the 11th annual "Click It, or Ticket" safety campaign about to get underway. From May 21st through June 3rd, including Memorial Day weekend, law officers will be out in force all over the state.