Judge Randy Shelton

Southeast Texans who answered the desperate need for foster parents


It was the day 17-year-old Destiny McCrea had waited on for seven long years. She was officially part of a family.


Two Southeast Texas students captured the hearts of their readers and a trip to Washington, D.C. after submitting essays detailing how violence has affected their lives and what they would do to exact change through the Do the Write Thing Texas Challenge, part of the National Campaign to Stop Violence.