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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.
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.
WASHINGTON -- Thousands of well-wishers lined up on a chilly Washington day for a glimpse of George Bush's flag-draped casket and the opportunity to pay respects ahead of a state funeral Wednesday that will bring together five U.S. presidents and an assortment of kings, princes and prime ministers.
U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, credits his decisions to enter the public arena to former President George H.W. Bush.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) will be attending the state funeral for President George H.W. Bush Wednesday in Washington D.C.
“More than anything, George Herbert Walker Bush embodied class and decency. He treated everyone with a civility and grace that frankly we need a lot more of today,” said Cruz.
Admirers ranging from an ESPN writer to the Oak Ridge Boys and leading politicians issued statements reacting to the news of President George H.W. Bush’s death. Here’s a sampling:
George H.W. Bush first became the nation’s chief executive in Fort Worth, but he didn’t know it yet.
Reactions from local leaders and former Army generals in the Killeen area poured in Saturday as residents learned of the death of President George H.W. Bush, 94, who steered the country during the Gulf War in 1990-91.