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2:30 p.m. Update: Tornado Watch remains in effect through 7 p.m.
The area remains under a Tornado Watch until 7 p.m. Storms are forming west of Interstate 35, tracking to the east northeast. Winds at C.David Campbell Field are generally between 20 and 30 miles per hour and gusty. No other advisories are in effect at this time. The late afternoon hours remain the best opportunity for tornado activity, with the possibility of large and damaging tornadoes and winds in the forecast through this evening.Continued ...
Severe weather likely in North Texas on Tuesday (with video forecast)
National Weather Service forecasters say there is a significant possibility of severe weather in north Texas Tuesday.Continued ...
A forecast summary issued this morning says large or long track tornadoes are possible, along with winds in excess of 70 mph, tennis ball to baseball size hail, and winds in excess of 70 mph.
OKC UPDATE: Crews dig through night after deadly Okla. twister
MOORE, Okla. — Search and rescue crews worked through the night after a monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburbs, demolishing an elementary school and reducing homes to piles of splintered wood. At least 51 people were killed, including at least 20 children, and those numbers were expected to climb, officials said Tuesday.Continued ...
- Over 50 killed in OKC suburb tornado
- CISD Trustees table architect proposal, hear bond feedback
- 2:30 p.m. Update: Tornado Watch remains in effect through 7 p.m.
Lindblom loses 1st start, Rangers fall to A's 9-2
Josh Lindblom pitched out of trouble several times early in his debut as a major league starter. The Texas right-hander couldn't do it in the fifth inning. Seth Smith homered and scored three times, Bartolo Colon pitched seven strong innings for his first win in a month and the Oakland A's beat the Rangers 9-2 on Monday night.
GC Softball: Mildred wins Game 2, but falls in series finale to Garrison
The Mildred Lady Eagles dropped their regional semifinal series to the Garrison Lady BulldogsSaturday in Lindale. After losing a heartbreaker on Friday night, the Eagles fought back to take Game 2, 2-1, but fell in the deciding game, 3-1.Continued ...
- GC Baseball: Dawson earns sweep, series, with 4-3 win over Muenster
- UPDATED: GC Baseball: Dawson holds off Muenster to take Game 1, 7-5 (Corrects Game 2 time)
- GC Softball: Mildred falls to Garrison, 1-0, in Game 1
- Lindblom loses 1st start, Rangers fall to A's 9-2
I am so cynical
Cynical: “...believing that people are motivated in all their actions only by selfishness; denying the sincerity of people’s motives and actions, or the value of living...sarcastic, sneering, etc...pessimistic implies an attitude, often habitual, of expecting the worst to happen...”Continued ...
Dumb people in the news
In the news this week was an on-line press release from the Department of Environmental Protection for the state of Pennsylvania that they’ve lost a nuclear device off the back of a truck somewhere between Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The Troxler Model 3430 is a radioactive gauge that takes measurements in the ground. The press release from the DEP states that anyone finding the box should not “tamper” with it.Continued ...
- Editorial: Seizure of AP phone records insult to independent press
- Flying the “Delta Connector”
- It's my job
- I am so cynical
Patty (Pat) Verne Ford Taylor
Pat Taylor passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, May 18, 2013, at the Odyssey Healthcare Facility in Houston, after a two month illness in which she chose to take risks and fight to regain her quality of life.Continued ...
Enelda Elizabeth Niles
Enelda Elizabeth Niles, 85, went to join her late husband from her earthly home to her heavenly home, on Saturday, May 18, 2013. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, 2013. Her celebration services will be at Pecan Grove Funeral Home, 3124 Robinson Dr. at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2013 with burial service following at Waco Memorial Park.Continued ...
- Enelda Elizabeth Niles
- Death Notice 5/20/13
- Willie Mae Beseda Lee Linex
- Rita Lucille Maxwell
- Patty (Pat) Verne Ford Taylor
Emhouse School Reunion
The Emhouse 53rd School Reunion will be held May 18 at 11 a.m. at the Taylorosa Event Center on West Hwy. 22 and FM 744 in Corsicana.Continued ...
Navarro County Treasurer Frank Hull was notified of his nomination for Outstanding County Treasurer by the County Treasurer's Association of Texas (CTAT) Chairman of the Nomination Committee, Donna Kelly, Erath County Treasurer. The winner is determined by a vote of the 250 membership in May. Only five are nominated each year.Continued ...
- George Jones, country superstar, has died at 81
- Emhouse School Reunion