The accolades continue to roll in for the Texas A&M University-Commerce soccer team as a pair of Lions were named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-South Central Region teams. Freshman Savannah Henderson picked up first team honors and senior Brionna Minde was a second team selection.
The accolades keep on coming for Amy Davault and Jordan Neal as both Lions earned AVCA South Central All-Region honors.
The honors are the latest in a line of honors for the two; as Davault was named LSC Newcomer of the Year and First Team All-LSC while Neal earned Setter of the Year in the LSC, First Team All-LSC, and yesterday was honored with Daktronics Second Team All-Region.
When you think of the world's great cuisines, Brazilian food doesn't spring to mind. But that is about to change.
Outside Brazil, the South American nation is most famous for its barbecue, or churrascaria. But inside the country, a new movement celebrating regional foods is booming. And ahead of the World Cup and the Olympics, Brazilians are hoping the world will get a new taste of Brazil.
Originally published on Thu December 5, 2013 6:08 pm
The White House has acknowledged that as a student at Harvard Law School in the 1980s, the president briefly lived with his Kenyan-born uncle, after it first denied the two had ever met.
Earlier this week, Onyango Obama, 69, faced a deportation that resulted from a 2011 drunken-driving arrest. At the hearing, which he won, the judge asked about his family, and Onyango replied that he had a nephew named Barack Obama, adding, "He's the president of the United States."
Wildlife officials in southwest Florida who are struggling to save dozens of beached pilot whales say there's hope that at least some of the animals might escape after they spotted at least 20 of them swimming in deeper water.
Originally published on Fri December 6, 2013 5:27 am
If you love cats and adore Christmas, do we ever have the website for you. It takes the concept of "reality TV" in new directions — eight solid hours a day of streaming video of cats in a holiday setting.
The scene you'll find at Christmas Cats TV is a unique one. A woman sits in a den that includes a Christmas tree, a hearth and some presents — and a whole lot of cats, some of which have been cajoled into wearing Christmas sweaters.
Texas A&M University-Commerce has canceled classes and all events and non-essential services beginning 5 p.m. Thursday and continuing through Friday.
All A&M-Commerce off-campus events will also be canceled beginning 5 p.m. Thursday and continuing through Friday.
Paris Junior College will also close all facilities, including those in Greenville and Sulphur Springs, at 5 p.m. Thursday. Paris Junior College will remain closed through Friday, with all events canceled.
A rendering of the world's largest vessel, the Shell Prelude, which comes in at just over 1,600 feet. It has just left its dry dock in South Korea, where it is being built. It will eventually head toward Australia, where it will be anchored off the coast and used as a liquefied natural gas facility.