Monday is Memorial Day, a federal holiday aimed at remembering the sacrifices of U.S. service members who died for their country; but, a Conroe man has gone a long way — 628 miles to be exact — to help ensure we remember the ones who are still here and in need of support.
After scratching her first attempt in the women’s triple jump, University of Texas freshman Asa Garcia knew the chance to reach the NCAA outdoor track and field championships would hinge on her next shot.
The Santa Fe Indians couldn’t overcome missed scoring opportunities as their season ended in an extra-innings thriller Saturday at Mumford against the College Station Cougars, who swept the teams’ best-of-three Region III-5A semifinal series.
Photo by Stacy Canion
A jogger runs on the lakeside trail at College of the Mainland in Texas City. According to recent studies, exercise not only helps to keep you in shape it also improves brain function.
Photo by Jennifer Reynolds
Antoinette Swinnea, right, teaches Claudia Maveety, clockwise from left, Paula Townley, Jeannette Sama and Carol Jean Hebert how to play Mah Jongg at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Texas Medical Branch. Dr. James S. Goodwin, director of the Sealy Center on Aging, says social interactions help keep the brain engaged and makes people happy, which is an important part of aging well.