From the Vault: Some say Texas State Capital home to political spirits

Editor's Note: This story was originally published in the Tyler Morning Telegraph on Oct. 27, 2008 It was written by an Associated Press reporter.   AUSTIN (AP) - Politics can be plenty spooky, especially this time of year. But in Texas, some politicians have a way of sticking around way past Election Day. Some say Sam Houston, the Texas hero…

Houston-area school district apologizes for altering homecoming queen's hair in photo

HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston-area school district has apologized for altering a high school homecoming queen's purple hair in a photo. Ebony Smith was crowned North Shore Senior High School's homecoming queen last month. Galena Park Independent School District shared a photo of Smith online last week in which her hair had been altered to appear

Million dollar winning Powerball lottery ticket sold in East Texas

A million dollar winning Powerball ticket was sold in East Texas. According to the Texas Lottery's website, a winning second place ticket was sold in Nacogdoches on US Hwy 259. The second place prize is $1,000,000, but because this ticket was purchased with the PowerPlay option for an additional dollar, this winning ticket is worth $2,000,000.

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