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Jun 12, 2019 In The News

Dripping Spring’s Congressman Roger Williams (R-District 25), met with local officials and community leaders on Thursday Jun. 6th to discuss the recent floods. The site chosen for the meeting was Homespun Restaurant, which was recently flooded.

Jun 7, 2019 In The News

Southwestern Adventist University was honored to host a reception for U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, on May 29 in the Larry R. Moore Nursing and Administration Building.

May 31, 2019 In The News

From fields of bluebonnets to baseball fields, U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, discussed some of his favorite pastimes and more while visiting constituents in Johnson County on Wednesday.

Dec 27, 2018 In The News

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Shortly after the news of World War II veteran Richard Overton's death, condolences and memories came pouring in from around Texas and the nation.

Overton's cousin, Volma Overton Jr., said the family will miss the funny 112-year-old and that his memory will keep them going.

Dec 27, 2018 In The News

AUSTIN, TEXAS — Richard Arvin Overton, the nation's oldest living war veteran — and the oldest man in the U.S. — died Thursday in Austin at the age of 112 after a bout with pneumonia.

Dec 27, 2018 In The News

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A family member says the nation's oldest World War II veteran who was also believed to be oldest living man in the U.S. has died in Texas.

Shirley Overton, whose husband was Richard's cousin, says the Army veteran died Thursday evening at a rehab facility in Austin.

Overton had been recently hospitalized with pneumonia.

Dec 13, 2018 In The News

GATESVILLE — Area representatives and officials threw a surprise retirement party in Gatesville this week for outgoing Coryell County Judge John Firth.

Dec 10, 2018 In The News

Killeen-Fort Hood area military experts said Monday they were pleased with President Donald J. Trump’s pick of current Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Dec 6, 2018 In The News

To celebrate a year of love, growth and partnership with Johnson County residents, businesses, churches and other organizations, Crazy8 Ministries on Tuesday hosted a dinner banquet for more than 400 people at the Cleburne Conference Center.

During the event, more than $30,000 was raised through silent and live auctions.

Dec 5, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — It was a national and international crowd that came to pay homage Wednesday to President George H.W. Bush at Washington National Cathedral, but there was a distinctive Texas air about the service, as dozens of Texans joined Bush’s Texas-centric family in celebrating the life of the nation’s 41st president.

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