Maximilian Uriarte

Hollywood, understandably, has a way of focusing on the drama of war. But War Zones aren't always pulse-pounders and hair-raising hellscapes. 

Sometimes war zones are paperwork and long walks with heavy packs. Sometimes the stories most worth paying attention to are the ones after the fire fight.

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Sylvester Perez began a new job as Superintendent of Edgewood Independent School District Wednesday.  The Texas Education Agency appointed Perez and replaced the seven elected School board members with five appointed board members. The district has suffered from a deadlocked School Board that failed to appoint a new superintendent, which trickled down to the school level with two schools lacking principals.

Perez resigned nearly a year ago as Superintendent of SAISD to care for his ailing father who would pass away in September 2015.

James Baker

Mosquitos, rampant mushrooms, and over watered gardens, are all resulting from the heavy rainfall south Texas has received this spring. We talk with Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Horticulturalist, David Rodriguez about how to improve drainage, avoid nasty pests, and ensure a healthy crop for the family.


  • David Rodriguez, Horticulturalist with Texas A&M Agrilife Extension
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Why do some American combat veterans suffers from the effects of Post Tramatic Stress Disorder - and others do not?