By Roy Kent, Staff writer Published 3:05 pm CST, Monday, December 3, 2018 WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 03: A bust of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush is pictured at the U.S. Capitol Building on December 3, 2018 in Washington, DC. A WWII combat veteran, Bush served as a member of Congress from Texas, ambassador to the United Nations, director of the CIA, vice president and 41st president of the United States. A state funeral for Bush will be held in Washington over the next three days, beginning with him lying in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda until Wednesday morning. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images) less WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 03: A bust of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush is pictured at the U.S. Capitol Building on December 3, 2018 in Washington, DC. A WWII combat veteran, Bush served as a member of ... more Photo: Zach Gibson, Stringer / Getty Images … [Read more...] about Private school students to honor, remember President George H.W. Bush
AUSTIN (Nexstar) — Tributes are pouring in for former President George H.W. Bush, who died Nov. 30, 2018 at the age of 94.Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued the following statement: "The state of Texas mourns with the nation at the passing of one of our greatest Presidents. George H.W. Bush was an American hero and icon, he was a friend to all he met, he embodied class and dignity. Texans are genuinely honored that he called the Lone Star State home and we collectively grieve this monumental loss. On behalf of Texas, Cecilia and I offer our thoughts and prayers to the Bush family in their time of need." Abbott shared a photo of his family with the former First Couple at a football game between Texas A&M and Texas.Saturday morning from a meeting with world leaders in Buenos Aires, Pres. Donald Trump told reporters the 41st president was a "very fine man.""I met him on a number of occasions,” Mr. Trump told reporters. He said he called former President George W. Bush and … [Read more...] about Texans pay tribute to former Pres. George H.W. Bush after his death
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index U.S. Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper U.S. | Houston Recalls Legacy of George Bush, Its Lone Star Yankee and Senior Booster Supported by ByManny Fernandez Dec. 1, 2018 HOUSTON — Inside the airport that bears his name, George Herbert Walker Bush looks, at a distance, as if he’s wearing a cape. An 8-foot-tall bronze statue at the Houston airport shows Mr. Bush, who died at his home here on Friday, standing tall and chisel-chinned against an invisible wind. Up close, the real image comes into focus. The cape is actually his coat, thrown over his shoulder. A man with superhero status in this city, who survived war and political turmoil, resembles not Superman but Clark Kent. Mr. Bush and Houston — both a little quirky, a little square, a little misunderstood — were a natural fit. The former president was an apolitical Lone Star … [Read more...] about Houston Recalls Legacy of George Bush, Its Lone Star Yankee and Senior Booster
It’s everywhere you look. It’s dark, gloomy and foreboding. Actually, it’s hot, uncomfortable and a real pain in the … Lovie Smith is on the hot seat. That’s what the national experts are saying as they compile their “hot seat” lists, anyway. And it’s not only being written in the media. An email that hit our inbox Monday came from a sports betting site that gave Illinois’ Smith 5-to-1 odds of being the first coach fired this season. Only Kansas’ David Beaty, at 4-to-1, had more reason to sweat. (Maryland’s D.J. Durkin, who is on administrative leave, was not included.) But what’s the real deal? Put it this way: Smith will be back — assuming he wants to be back — in 2019 pretty much no matter how this season goes.And it probably won’t go particularly well. The Illini are 5-19 overall, and 2-16 in Big Ten play, in two seasons under the former longtime Bears head man. And, once again, this will be … [Read more...] about Illinois preview: Will QB A.J. Bush help cool Lovie Smith’s so-called hot seat?
Former President George H.W. Bush is returning home after his stay at a Houston hospital due to a blood infection, according to a family spokesperson. He was hospitalized with an infection that had spread to his blood.George Bush, 93, was hospitalized approximately two weeks ago, on April 22, just one day after attending the funeral for his wife, Barbara.Former President George H.W. Bush was released from the hospital on Friday, his spokesman said.Mrs Bush, 92, died on 17 April at the couple's Houston home.Bush family spokesman Jim McGrath tweeted Friday evening that doctors said Bush is doing well and is happy to be headed home. The two had been married for 73 years.In a tweet sent out during his hospitalization, Bush thanked Houston for its "professionalism and obvious care" during the memorials and services for his wife.He has also said that, while in hospital, Mr Bush was more focused on following basketball "than anything that landed him in the hospital".Medical experts say that … [Read more...] about George HW Bush released from hospital