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Grand Prairie students raise funds for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Grand Prairie Elementary School second grade students (l-r) Derrick Blakely, Connor Argyle, Lucy Murphy and Alison Melone during the "Kids Walk to Cure Diabetes." (Posted by NANCY NEUZIL, Community Contributor) Grand Prairie Elementary School’s fifth annual "Kids Walk to Cure Diabetes" was held recently to raise funds for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF.) This […]

Report: New homes in Houston taking longer to sell

New homes in the Houston region took nearly 5 days longer to sell and commanded slightly lower sales prices on average in April, a new report showed. Time on the market rose from 140.76 days in March to 145.37 days in April, according the HomesUSA.com Index. The index tracks 12-month rolling averages for new homes […]

Train cars derail in Texarkana, TX

TEXARKANA, TX – Several train cars derailed this morning in Texarkana, Texas. Police say it happened west of the downtown train yard. Nine cars in all derailed. No injuries were reported and no evacuations were need. No word on how the train cars derailed. Source Article

Your home might qualify for free fixes to make it more energy efficient

AUSTIN (Nexstar) – If you’re reading this, you might qualify for free energy-efficient fixes to your home that could keep your utility costs down. The Weatherization Assistance Program, funded through federal grants from the Department of Energy, is a cost-saving measure for low-income families. "We’ll install solar screens, add insulation, install HVAC systems, insulate walls, […]