Three local projects make Prop. 1 cut

Just four months after voters approved Proposition 1, which transferred $1.74 billion from the state’s rainy day fund to the Texas Department of Transportation for road projects, the organization has released the list of where all that money will be spent. Of the 201 projects that made this list, three are local.

Former Gunter mayor fights Council’s decision to remove him from office

GUNTER — Earlier this month, the city of Gunter had an unusual item placed on a special meeting agenda: “Consider, discuss and take any action, if any, regarding collection of debt owed to the city by Mayor Don Anderson for the deductible requirements … and consequences, if any, of non-payment, including whether Mayor remains qualified to continue holding office.”

Austin College professors feel bond through experiences at Iwo Jima, Los Baños

For many survivors and veterans, the experiences of World War II can be a place of common ground. Many have shared stories of experience, hardship and sacrifice during this difficult period in American history. For two Austin College emeriti professors, this shared experience comes despite differences in location and perspective during the war, seventy years ago this month.

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