Texas

9:09am

Wed August 13, 2014
Business

Pittsburg, Texas, announces business plan competition to spur growth

Credit City of Pittsburg, Texas

Pittsburg, Texas is launching its first startup business competition that will reward a small business for opening up inside its city limits. 

The Pittsburg Innovative Entrepreneur competition will award $20,000 to the winning business plan to be used on startup expenses, along with other perks. Pittsburg’s economic development director Jenny Rowan said she wants to generate buzz and grassroots support for economic development.

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7:35am

Fri August 8, 2014
Commentary

Gary Borders: Courthouse restoration is a labor of love for Long Islander

The Franklin County Courthouse in Mt. Vernon, Texas, is being carefully restored to its 1912 grandeur.
Credit Gary Borders

Commentator Gary Borders visits the Franklin County Courthouse and finds the 102-year-old structure is being brought back to life by a true craftsman.

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7:35am

Thu March 27, 2014
Commentary

What Was I Thinking for March 27, 2014

Commentator Brian O'Nuanain reflect on his recent trip to San Antonio, Texas for a concert and gives the city two thumbs up.

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2:35am

Fri January 17, 2014
Commentary

Gary Borders: Americans are overrun with surveys, survey says

When was the last time you were solicited to take a survey? Chances are very recently, according to commentator Gary Borders, who now and again takes the bait and fills one out.  Borders is a journalism instructor at Kilgore College. Chances are his students will one day fill out a survey about him.

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7:35am

Fri December 20, 2013
Commentary

Gary Borders: Boxing great Jack Dempsey had oil wealth in East Texas

These weathered boxing gloves were passed down from Gary Borders' father.
Credit Gary Borders

Walk into the study of commentator Gary Borders and you'll see framed sports memorabilia showcasing an American cultural icon of the 1920s. Newspaper clippings of Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey remind Borders of his dad and Dempsey's ties to East Texas.

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