Small east Texas town has to boil water during Thanksgiving due to old infrastructure

ZAVALLA, Texas — The nearly 700 residents here must boil their water this Thanksgiving as the small east Texas town grapples with aging infrastructure that has left residents without safe water for 10 days this month. The working-class town, 23 miles southeast of Lufkin, has had problems with its water system for years, but issues … Read more

Texas man dies after jumping on moving 18-wheeler and dancing

HOUSTON, Texas (ValleyCentral) — An investigation is underway after a man fell to his death after jumping on a moving 18-wheeler and dancing on top of it, police said. The Houston Police Department said that a red Kenworth tractor-trailer truck was traveling south when a 25-year-old man jumped, or climbed, on top of the trailer … Read more

Little league batter consoles tearful opposing pitcher after being hit in head

WACO, Texas — A little league batter rose after being hit in the head to console the upset pitcher who threw the pitch during a Little League regional tournament game Tuesday in Waco, Texas. The dramatic scene unfolded during a Little League Southwest Regional Playoff final. Right-hander Kaiden Shelton of Pearland, Texas, was facing batter … Read more