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WASHINGTON -- Democrats were thrilled to see Rep. Colin Allred win a Dallas congressional district last year, but not only because he ousted longtime congressman Pete Sessions.
They’re counting on the former NFL linebacker and Hillcrest High center fielder to lead them to glory in Wednesday’s annual charity congressional baseball game.
A few minutes after sunrise not far from the U.S. Capitol, U.S. Rep. Roger Williams called out to fellow Texas Republican Jodey Arrington with a simple instruction for a coming showdown with the Democrats: "throw strikes."
A birthday celebration for The United States Army took place June 15 at the Burleson Public Library.
Among the dignitaries on hand for the 244th party were Burleson Mayor Pro Tem Dan McClendon and U.S. Congressman Roger Williams, R, representing the 25th District of Texas. Each of them gave speeches.
The deployment of the troops, who are under the governor's command, would cost the state additional funding beyond the $800 million lawmakers allocated in the legislative session to fulfill a federal government responsibility.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.