Brown Santa is a great way to give back.

Travis County Brown Santa is in its 35th year of providing assistance to underprivileged children and their families in Travis County and senior residents of local retirement centers in Travis County. If you are able to see this post, then you are able to volunteer some of your time. For some, the holidays are the best time of the year. Christmas movies, Christmas songs, and Christmas decorations everywhere. For those less fortunate, this time of year can be very depressing. I am fortunate enough to love this time of year, but […]

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‘Tis the Season

Hello all, We at Keel, Nassour & Heilman care about those in need especially during the holiday season. We are very fortunate to be where we are in life, but we haven’t forgotten where we came from. Contrary to some of those opinions, our officers here in Austin feel the same way. We implore everyone to give to Blue Santa and share with your friends and family. Having lived on government assistance and at times didn’t receive gifts at Christmas, I know how less fortunate families feel during the holidays. […]

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Another Hero Loses Battle with Cancer

JD Reyes lost his battle to Cancer yesterday. I have never actually met JD in person, but I followed his journey through his father Ely. This family along with many other families have been through hell and back. I wouldn’t wish this on my worst enemies. JD and his family were so much stronger than I could have been through the entire fight. JD had a bucket list that I fear he did not get to complete. He tried so hard to beat this thing with a positive attitude and […]

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Texas Police Officer Is Captured On Camera Washing a Homeless Man’s Feet

There has been something of a national conversation about police officers in recent months, spawning movements such as Black Lives Matter and Blue Lives Matter. No matter where you stand on those issues, it is worth remembering that the vast majority of police officers are good people who are just trying to make their communities safer. Some cops even go above and beyond, committing acts of kindness and generosity that prove they are a credit to the badge. One such cop is Houston officer Sgt. Steve Wick. The homeless man is […]

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A texas police officer dies of heart attack while helping inmate

Texas officer suffers fatal heart attack after helping inmate

GREGG COUNTY, Texas — A correctional officer serving in the Marvin A. Smith Criminal Justice Facility suffered a fatal heart attack while helping an inmate.    

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