Registered to Vote?

Deadline to Register: The last day to register to vote in the November 4th, 2008, general election is October 6th, 2008. Applications to vote must be in the voter registration office or post-marked by that date.

Deadline for Absentee Voting: Applications for an absentee ballot by mail must be in the voter registration office by Tuesday, October 28th, 2008.… Read the rest

Hurricane Chaser or Weather Junkie?

August 29th, 2008, was the 3rd anniversary of the day Hurricane Katrina hit the New Orleans area. Hurricane Rita came only three weeks after Katrina, reflooding the Gulf coast and making clean-up and recovery efforts that much more difficult. According to, with The Times-Picayune, “The devastation to the Gulf Coast by these two hurricanes is being called the greatest disaster in our nation’s history.”

A little over a week ago, Hurricane Ike pummeled the Galveston, TX, area, with winds reaching 110 miles an hour and drawing comparisons to the unnamed hurricane of 1900, which killed more than 6000 people.… Read the rest