Be Sociable, Share! TweetReflection on St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church’s first ceremony for a same-sex couple. by Neil Ellis Orts In many ways, the most remarkable thing about the day was how ordinary it all seemed. On March 17, people gathered at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church on West Alabama much as they do on any other [...]
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Jonathan Charles, a native of Wharton, graduate of the University of Houston-Clear Lake, and a theater and dance faculty member at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, passed away suddenly after complications from a surgery. He was 64.
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