His sacrifice saved four of his fellow soldiers, including two East Texans. Tuesday, members of congress, including Congressman Louie Hohmert recommended Army Specialist Ross McGinnis for the Congressional Medal of Honor.More >>
It's been two weeks since Private First Class Allen Brenton Jaynes, 21 was killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq. A 2005 graduate of Brownsboro, Jaynes joined the military right after high school. Saturday he was remembered with full military honors.More >>
An East Texas soldier is recognized for his service in Afghanistan, receiving one of the nation's top honors: the bronze star medal. More >>
Too many unqualified people are speaking about the war in Iraq. So I decided to let some local people who have earned the right to talk about it offer their opinion. Tommy Guinn from Overton has served in both Iraq and Afghanistan and was also paralyzed in his service to our country. We asked him if he thought the US should remain in Iraq and here is what he had to say.....
Its courage and wisdom like Mr Guinn's that that make this a better east Texas.