Tom Cruise may have made fans swoon with his depiction of a Naval fighter pilot in the 1986 movie Top Gun, but one of Beaumont’s own is the real deal and has been recruited into the exclusive training program that lent its name to the movie, bringing honor to himself, his family, a
Big Thicket National Preserve and the Big Thicket Association invite members of the public to be part of a immersive opportunity, as civilian scientists, to participate in fungal research and specimen collection. Fungi researcher David Lewis will lead a research trip in the Lance Rosier Unit of Big Thicket National Preserve on Saturday, June 13, 2015, to collect and document mushroom species.
The second running of the $300,000 Evangeline Downs Turf Sprint will be held Saturday, May 30, in Opelousas, La., and its field of eight includes last year’s winner, Heitai, and graded stakes winner Power Alert
As the 84th Texas Legislature nears its mandated June 1 conclusion – with no special session on the horizon – it seems like a good time to consider what the 181 men and women who comprise the House and Senate managed to accomplish this session.
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