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SEE THE “COME AND TAKE IT” CANNON

Although most consider the Alamo as the site for Texans (and Texicans) to start the fight for independence from Mexico, the first shots fired were actually in Gonzales – and they included shots from a famous cannon. The cannon was originally provided by the Mexican government to assist settlers in defending themselves from local Indian […]

ARE YOU UP FOR A SIDE HUSTLE ??

If you follow our BLOGs you will notice that we did not post one at the end of last month. Obviously, we were busy minding our business and that of our friends and neighbors during the storm and floods. Now that school has started, summer is over, vacation spending may be loading up your credit […]

READY OUR KIDS FOR LEARNING

School is a place for learning but it is not the only place for learning. In fact, a look at one of the most fundamental elements of the learning process brings us to focus on reading. Unfortunately, studies estimate that up to one fourth of all U.S. children cannot read at their grade level. This […]

TIME LEFT FOR SUMMER DRIVING TRIPS

Family visits to friends and relatives, a getaway to better summer weather or an annual vacation to some genuine tourist site; there are a couple of months left before school starts and the fall routine is established. Here are a few tips to make your summer travel a bit safer and more enjoyable: • Do […]

SUMMER IS THE MOST DEADLY SEASON FOR TEEN DRIVERS

According to a recent AAA study; during the 100 days of summer between Memorial Day and Labor Day an average of ten (10) people die every day from a crash involving a teen driver.  The study also confirmed that nearly sixty percent (60%) of those teen crashes involve distractions behind the wheel.  The statistics that […]