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