Category: Politics


Meet the Erath County Sheriff candidates: Kent Howell

“Being elected sheriff is not about the title, the money nor the status some may think the position carries, but rather for the simple fact that I am fully committed to this community,” Howell said. “I consider the residents of Erath County my family and I want to serve and protect each and every one of them. I have dedicated my life to public service, working as a law enforcement officer in Erath County for almost 13 years, as well as serving on the Erath County Fire Department for 14 years as a volunteer.”


Tarleton reacts to midterm election results

This story was based on reporting by Cedric Burton-Smith, Vanessa Chukwu, Whitley Combs, Brittany Felch, Mekenzie Garza, Ashley Ginther, Eliza Goldsberry, Ciara Hall, Sarah Hayner, Tommy Hollowell, Madison Hudson, Colleen Hughes, Emily King, Jordan Krueger, Emery Lang, Sullivan Latka, Reece Lunceford, Destinee Miller, Beatriz Munoz, Katie O’Brien, Channa Parvin, Jordan Rankin, Adrianna Rousseau, Hanah Trimm, Jessica White, Jenna Whitmire, Alexia Woods and Colti Wright.   Tarleton students and staff weighed in on the 2018 midterm...


Ted Cruz wins Texas Senate Race

By Shelby Clayton— Editor-in-Chief Ted Cruz was re-elected to the U.S. Senate after a tumultuous election, beating out Democrat Beto O’Rourke. Cruz continues the 30-year streak of Republicans being elected to the Texas U.S....